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.…Continue
Added by Tom Clark on December 31, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by Noah Stout on December 21, 2013 at 4:38pm — No Comments
…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.
Added by Marisa Constantinides on December 15, 2013 at 1:06pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Tim Villegas on December 6, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments
Exam code: 700-038
Exam leads toward: Cisco collaboration support specialist certification
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…Continue
Added by Ronald J. Brannan on December 5, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Anthony Sargon on December 4, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments