December 2013 Blog Posts (5)

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.…


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:



Added by Marisa Constantinides on December 15, 2013 at 1:06pm — 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…


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…


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…


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

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