Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
24.9K views | +1 today
Follow
Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching
News, trends and resources on 21st century learning and teaching to empower students, teachers and parents in Kenya. For a compete list of education resources go to: http://kenyaschoolreport.com/resources
Curated by Abraham Tumuti
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

How technology is set to transform India's fragmented education system

How technology is set to transform India's fragmented education system | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
India has no strategy for technology in the classroom, but
entrepreneurs and nonprofits are braving the odds in the sector. By Anika Gupta
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

3 Key Checks Before Investing In Your Next Education Technology Product

3 Key Checks Before Investing In Your Next Education Technology Product | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Technology adoption in education is an emerging trend in India and a wave that every School wants to be a part of. While Interacting with Schools we sense that schools are now more open than ever to invest in technology products and have started believing in the power of technology and the impact it can bring in education.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Why Asian Americans Excel At Academics

Why Asian Americans Excel At Academics | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Why do Asian Americans, as a group, tend to excel at academics?

 

Newly published research arrives at a simple answer: They work harder than their non-Asian peers.



Read more: http://www.psmag.com/navigation/books-and-culture/asian-americans-excel-academics-80840/#ixzz30wjaHRcq

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Retrogressive Practices Keep Over 700 Children In Kajiado Out Of School - YouTube

More than seven thousand children of school going age in Kajiado county are out of school thanks to retrogressive practices that keep them out of school desp...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

How To Use YouTube In Your History Class - Edudemic

How To Use YouTube In Your History Class - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Can you imagine the level of first-hand knowledge today’s students would have if their classrooms came equipped with time machines? Well, believe it or not, they do. Teachers can turn to YouTube to create a virtual time machine. Thanks to uploads of old footage, documentaries and reenactments, YouTube offers a plethora of opportunities to experience …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

How Online Classrooms Are Adapting To The Mobile Generation - Edudemic

How Online Classrooms Are Adapting To The Mobile Generation - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Education is a crucial component to success in the modern world. With the ever-progressing forms of communication and technology, we have seen an explosion of online tools and options that have become available to the mobile and tech savvy generation of today. Enhanced Models and Simulations Image via Flickr by possbeth In the past, teachers used tools …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Strike threat, higher fees as students

Strike threat, higher fees as students | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Schools reopen this week for the beginning of the second term amid serious concerns that learning may be interrupted.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

MPs and university students speak in one voice to oppose a planned increase in university fees - YouTube

Members of parliament and university students were joining hands to oppose a planned increase in university fees, expected to take effect from September 2014...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

How To Use 5 Highly-Rated Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic

How To Use 5 Highly-Rated Apps In The Classroom - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
We’ve been tracking some of the more interesting new technology products thanks to the new(ish) Global Education Database. It’s a helpful tool to help you find the best products for your classroom, and figure out how to implement them. A good place to start is with the most popular tools, but you can search by …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

7 Ways To Transform Education By 2030 - Edudemic

7 Ways To Transform Education By 2030 - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
It’s a simple question: what will high school look like in 2030? The reality is that we don’t know. There isn’t a plan. Up until now there has been a tacit belief that education systems will evolve to meet the needs of the future. But, what if our current modus operandi can’t evolve quickly enough? …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Education for the 21st Century

Education for the 21st Century | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Putting quality education at the heart of development Since its creation in 1945, UNESCO’s mission has been to contribute to the building of peace, poverty eradication, lasting development and intercultural dialogue, with education as one of its principal activities to achieve this aim. The Organization is committed to a holistic and humanistic vision of quality education worldwide, the realization of everyone’s right to education, and the belief that education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development. - See more at: http://en.unesco.org/themes/education-21st-century#sthash.O3pAYbFq.dpuf

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Teaching and Learning: Achieving quality for all | Kenya School Report

Teaching and Learning: Achieving quality for all | Kenya School Report | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

The 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report shows why education is pivotal for development in a rapidly changing world. It explains how investing wisely in teachers, and other reforms aimed at strengthening equitable learning, transform the long-term prospects of people and societies.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

What is SAT and How can you pass the test? | Capital Campus

What is SAT and How can you pass the test? | Capital Campus | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it

Many colleges and universities in the US require students to take the SAT to be considered for admission. The goal of this presentation is to help students understand what the test is about and how to register for it in Kenya. Created by American Higher Education Consulting – Connecting Kenya To North American Education.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Over 50% Of Schools In West Pokot Fail To Re-Open Due To Drought, Hunger - YouTube

Most the schools in West Pokot county risk closure as the second term starts following acute hunger and drought being experienced in the county. Area leaders...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

The 60-Second Guide To Education In The US - Edudemic

The 60-Second Guide To Education In The US - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Take a quick look at some interesting facts about education in the US
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

It’s sweet news for teachers, candidate

It’s sweet news for teachers, candidate | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
It is good news for teachers, candidates and parents after the Government announced waivers and allocations to be included in the upcoming budgets to improve and lower the cost of education.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Govt To Increase School Funds - YouTube

The government is set to increase the amount of money allocated to each primary school pupil by 500 shillings. Education Cabinet Secretary said the money tha...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

5 Inspirational Quotes Teachers Should Love - Edudemic

5 Inspirational Quotes Teachers Should Love - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Sometimes quotations can really sum up what we’re thinking or feeling in words that are much more eloquently put than what we can come up with in the moment. You can use them to help remind you that others are feeling, seeing, and doing the same thing as you are. You can use them to …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Hope for lower fees this term dashed as State breaks pledge

Hope for lower fees this term dashed as State breaks pledge | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
As schools reopen this week, parents will have to contend with high tuition fees despite a Government promise that the charges would be reviewed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

How Gardening Enables Interdisciplinary Learning

How Gardening Enables Interdisciplinary Learning | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
High school student Pierre combined biology, math, economics, and more to transform his campus greenhouse into a sustainable aquaponic system that provides fresh vegetables for the cafeteria.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

Codecademy Now Home to 24 Million Programmers-in-Training

Codecademy Now Home to 24 Million Programmers-in-Training | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
Students are rallying behind a pro–computer science initiative as a new way to learn basic programming online for free.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) - Edudemic

The Barriers To Using Social Media In Education (Part 1 of 2) - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
“When you step away from the prepackaged structure of traditional education, you’ll discover that there are many more ways to learn outside school than within.” - Kio Start In this article, we have analysed the impact of Social Media on the education sector while also empathizing with educators on their resistance to the use of …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

The New Alphabet Students Are Really Learning - Edudemic

The New Alphabet Students Are Really Learning - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
We talk a lot here about the technologies available to our students now that were not available to us at that time in our lives. Part of that is almost unavoidable – these technologies form a huge part of our daily lives, and it is really difficult to try not to compare that with the …
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Abraham Tumuti
Scoop.it!

How STEM Can Save The World (Or At Least Help A Bit) - Edudemic

How STEM Can Save The World (Or At Least Help A Bit) - Edudemic | Kenya School Report - 21st Century Learning and Teaching | Scoop.it
STEM is still a big deal these days. There’s still a push to get more students interested in STEM, and there’s still a lot of discussion happening around the ever-present ‘gender divide‘ in STEM subjects. The handy infographic below takes a look at the current STEM landscape in high school and higher education. Keep reading …
more...
No comment yet.