June 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Rhodes to Wisdom

In my quest to create a self-paced maths course that enables students to work anywehere between VELS levels 2 to 5, I recently purchased a Wacom Bamboo tablet. I bought this because Salam Khan uses it to make his videos. Who is Salman Khan? Check out the video below.

This week in maths, we are looking at the rather unexciting topic of multiplying fractions. This corresponds to level 3.25 in number in the mathematics… Continue

Added by Rob Sbaglia on June 26, 2011 at 2:18am — No Comments

Peace Through Sport Internships/Volunteer Placement


Un-Paid internships


Peace Through Sport (Multi-Task Project Assistants)


Non-profit organization…


Added by Africa Youth Ministries on June 25, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

GVC Wikis for teachers and students.

GVC Contest teachers will be able to request ONE partner for the 3 school web design team.  In order to do this teachers will need to first fill out the contest registration form at www.virtualclassroom.org.  They will then receive an invitation to join the Teachers' Lounge Wiki when they will meet other teachers. The wiki also features support for those who need to…


Added by Janet Barnstable on June 21, 2011 at 3:52pm — No Comments

Passport Model School


Excited about finishing our second year as a Passport Model School. Our students and teachers had a very successful year integrating regional focus into their daily lessons. Students in grades 3-5 met high growth on our state standardizes tests with preliminary results. Way to go GCES!

Added by Cal Violette on June 21, 2011 at 8:13am — No Comments

Educación Abierta: ¿un concepto en desuso?

Durante  mucho tiempo, en el último cuarto del siglo XX, la educación abierta parecía encaminarse a ser la solución a la demanda masiva de educación en gran parte de los países latinoamericanos, sin embargo, ante el advenimiento de la aplicación de la tecnología en el campo de la educación, evidente en la creación de los cursos virtuales y de la diseminaciòn de estrategias de e-learning, cada vez se habla menos de la educación abierta.


¿Existen posibilidades de su…


Added by Rodolfo Calderón Vivar on June 17, 2011 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Built to Last

This has been a great term for our students to be able to use ICT to access expertise. Here are three stories.

Story 1 - The scientist, the biology teacher, and the immunology competition

When one of our Virtual Experts, the fantastic Dr Krystal (a microbiologist in Melbourne) alerted us to an immunology competition, I popped it up onto our forum, not expecting anyone from our school wanting to enter (particularly as our focus is on history at the moment).… Continue

Added by Rob Sbaglia on June 17, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments


Let's have fun learning about other cultures. We will explore their traditions, games, food, lifestyles and many more through live multi-points face-2-face videoconference connecting countries around the world. Great empowering program for young students and youth groups.

Learn more at www.wpdprojects.org


Added by Phil Darko on June 5, 2011 at 9:55pm — No Comments

Editors wanted for a Journal that Supports Fellow Professors in World's 50 Poorest Countries!

Our Journal is also committed to helping leverage the economies of underdeveloped world by allowing conferences and professors form the world’s 50 poorest countries to publish research articles and selected conference proceedings for free. 

American Academic & Scholarly Research Center


Added by Sam on June 3, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Final call! International Educaation Seminar!

If you're ready to be inspired, please attend the Melibee Global International Seminar on June 8th.

Registration ends on Friday, June 3rd. 

Please note that I'm happy to offer a group rate for 3 people or more (only $25 per person!)

Here is the link - please share it as you see fit:


Hope to see you there.  Feel free to email me at info@melibeeglobal.com with any…


Added by Missy Gluckmann on June 1, 2011 at 11:59pm — No Comments

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