December 2013 Blog Posts (7)

Learning English: A View From3 Developing Countries

In most developing countries, learning English is part of every school curriculum. Many consider English to be the core language for global communication. However, not every country in the world welcomes the influx of the English language. In fact, some feel English threatens their language, their culture and their heritage.…

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Added by Tom Clark on December 31, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Education in Hong Kong

Two notes from the piece.

"The other day, I overheard two parents talking about their sons. One mom turned to the other and shrieked, “I found him in his room, just sitting there. Not doing anything!” The other gasped and shook her head in disbelief.

Their sons are 6 years old."

72% of Hong Kong students receive after-school tutoring.…

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Added by Noah Stout on December 21, 2013 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Digital Storytelling & Young Learners

Picture this:

…a teacher holding up her laptop or tablet and a circle of children listening to her and following the digital images of her imagination, completely absorbed in the world she has been weaving for them through her narration.

Now Picture this:

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Added by Marisa Constantinides on December 15, 2013 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Cisco 700-501 Exam for Small and Midsized Business Specialization

The Cisco SMB Specialization certification Program

The Cisco has developed a certification program for its partners who represent a combination of the former Small Business and the Small Business Foundation Specializations.  This specialized program gives stress on the architectural strategy of the Cisco’s advanced level of specializations that positions all of the SMB partners to sell strategies across all the technologies. All the Cisco partners can take the exams included in this…

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Added by Robert G. Miller on December 9, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

Diversity Is Not Politically Correctness

Inclusive Schools Week

This year my school celebrated National Inclusive Schools Week, but in a slightly different way. The opportunity presented itself to have our yearly Heritage Day and Inclusive Schools Week at the same time. The decision, to include Heritage Day in the mix with Inclusive Schools Week, proved to be a challenge but ultimately a good…

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Added by Tim Villegas on December 6, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

700-038 Exam Leading Towards Highly Acknowledged Cisco Collaboration Support Specialist Certification Exam

Exam code: 700-038

Exam leads toward: Cisco collaboration support specialist certification

Overview of Exam 700-038:

Cisco offers advanced collaboration architecture specialization for its Partner companies and organizations so that they effectively sell collaboration architecture appliances and communicate with customers in such a way so as to convince them about the immense benefits of the Cisco Collaboration. This specialization aids partner…

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Added by Ronald J. Brannan on December 5, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

Helping High School Students Catch Up on Credits

Originally Posted on Learning Outside the Lines

Estimates vary, but each year nearly a million students drop out of high school. One key reason is that students fall behind on credits and, once behind, they see little hope of catching up. So, keeping students from falling behind their peers is a significant challenge that impacts every high school in…

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Added by Anthony Sargon on December 4, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

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