Surrealistic Me is a collaborative project for students from around the world. It is deliberately open to interpretation and variation to accommodate various curricula. Lessons, links, and inspiration are available on the website @ http://carrotrevolution.com/surrealisticme/ or feel free to download,…Continue
Join the live webcasts being held on the tundra in Churchill, Manitoba with live polar bears outside a tundra buggy with scientists, and zoologists! The first one today is at 12:30 p.m. central time tpday, but there are more to follow…and they will be archived.
Below is the link to the Tundra Connections schedule. …
Added by Julene Reed on November 9, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments
Facebook is a flat 2D text based pen-pal like online social networking website. We can send messages back and forth and keep in touch. But we can't have voice conversations easily because the premise of the site is set around text. If we truly want to get "connected" we need a visual representation with spatial proximity to "feel" as if we are truly connecting. Virtual worlds such as Second Life (http://secondlife.com) allow a person to create an…
Added by Mike McKay / Professor Merryman on November 8, 2011 at 10:17pm — No Comments
Students 13 years and over want to learn more about your country first hand by working with your students. 'What do we know' global project is now open for classes - students use social media to actively participate and learn from each other.
So far we have:
Australia - What do we know? at http://webtowhere.ning.com/group/australia
Romania - What do we know? at…Continue
Added by Gail Casey on November 7, 2011 at 3:33pm — No Comments
Over the past few years, a new approach to signaling individual skills and competencies has emerged the cutting edge of the education sector. Badges, already used successfully in games, social networking sites and youth development groups such as the Girl Scouts and 4-H, are now being developed in digital form to represent the wide range of non-traditional learning experiences critical to success in a global society.
Digital badges can showcase learning that takes place outside of…Continue
Added by Julie Newport on November 7, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
Sitting here 5 months later I'm…Continue
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Last week, a new "amiko" in Uzbekistan asked for help with translating his letter to travel agents from Esperanto into English. This is what he wrote (in essence):
THINK OF IT!
If international tourists were led to contact the people who will serve them -- chauffeurs, waiters, tour guides, and targeted sales people, Esperanto-speaking tourists would have the opportunity to speak with someone who speaks their language. They would be able to speak in a common language that was…Continue
Added by Joe Blum on November 5, 2011 at 6:33pm — No Comments
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2012 VOLUNTEER PLACEMENT: PROJECTS
Should be received at least one month in advance through MDG partner organization in respective countries.or direct application .
Volunteer Exchange Forms VEF.can be requested from the MDG Head firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer agrees to pay participation fees depending on the placement duration which fees is chargeable as follows:
6 weeks duration Euros…Continue
Added by chrisphine ochieng okumu on November 2, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
I am excited about the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues across the World, to discuss topics related to global education knowledge, skills and values and to share innovative pedagogical approaches and resources that support ubiquitous communication and collaboration.
I like the design, the structure and the interactive tools provided via this online environment. I have a particular interest in developing online communities of practice and I would like to explore the…Continue
Added by Katya Toneva on November 2, 2011 at 5:20am — No Comments
Muugano Development Gateways (MDG)
A non-profit NGO providing voluntary services to marginalized communities in rural areas of Kenya.
Muungano development gateways [ MDG] is a indigenous and membership organization which is non profit started 2005 as a work camp organization…
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Added by Joe Blum on November 1, 2011 at 9:06pm — No Comments
There is enough research on leadership to fill oceans. Indeed, we can easily find ourselves swimming in the leadership data and wondering where to focus our energies.
Since most leadership research doesn’t focus on school leadership, how do we know what’s most important for school leaders? After all, schools are unique institutions. It stands to reason that they require a unique kind of…Continue
Added by J Daniel Hollinger on November 1, 2011 at 6:36pm — No Comments
Cuando existe la vocación de educar, la enseñanza es necesariamente un acto de amor, o mejor dicho, la sucesión de actos de amor, un proceso orientado por el amor al ser humano, cuyo rostro se concreta en cada clase, en cada alumno, en cada curso.
Un proceso amoroso que implica sin duda la búsqueda de cambios en las personas, de…
Added by rafael sampedro on November 1, 2011 at 12:04pm — No Comments
SHAPE THE WORLD PROJECT
Added by chrisphine ochieng okumu on November 1, 2011 at 11:48am — No Comments