Photo by meaganpavey - students are strategizing during the intermission of the debates. Their topic was about control of environmental resources - whether it should be centralized and managed with global agreements or not.
Want to see students excited? Want to see them run to class? I’ll never forget the time we skyped with Govinda and his students in Nepal. The fifth graders had an optional meeting at 7 am where they could come to school to meet the other kids half a world away. Every student came early! […]
Like squirrels in a sack, we can choose to coexist or we can make life miserable for one another. We are all a global citizen whether we realize it or not. Parents and teachers are building the bridges today that tomorrow will walk across. Let’s be clear about something. Because of the way students form their […]
Skilled for Success?: Raising a 21st Century Workforce
It is vital to understand your country and the needs of the workforce. For more developed countries, creative work is becoming the norm and routines are less desirable. It makes me wonder if it is wise to use one test to measure all students as they are being prepared for a different reality and job market.
Picking the wrong technology tool can unleash a nightmare. Don’t think it can’t happen to you. If you look over the shoulder of one of Gord Holden’s 10,000 students, it looks like they are playing a video game. They are not. They are learning. They are safe, too. Let’s dig into Gord’s three things about digital citizenship that […]