Social Studies & Citizen Voice: Students Raising Their Voice on What Matters

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The goals include targets that the whole world should be working on in order to see a better world by 2030. You can learn more information about them at [link]. Advocacy Lesson social studies student participation student project activism amendments bill of rights citizen citizenship civic engagement flipgrid freedoms global goals letters persuasive writing research student voice writingTwo years ago, Ms.

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The potential, promise and pitfalls of blended learning in India

The Hechinger Report

The setting seems highly unlikely for an innovation like blended learning to take root. The Hechinger Report visited schools in India recently and talked to experts about blended learning – which includes an element of online learning with in-class instruction – and the potential it has for helping both teachers and students in the world’s second-most populous country. billion population is under 25, will need some three million new primary school teachers by 2030.

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Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam is a California Benefit Corporation , dedicated to effecting positive change in schools, and currently supporting a number of advocacy programs including the Our Voice Academy and the nonprofit Student Voice Foundation. I wanted to learn more about Jennifer’s perspective on edtech for social good, and after an introduction from Al, she was kind enough to meet with me via Hangout to share more of her work. Leadership Digital Citizenship Social Emotional Learning

What the World Can Teach the US About Education Technology

Edsurge

Governments, educators, advocacy groups and companies large and small need to work better together. But what may surprise some readers of the report, released Monday, is what the United States can learn from developing nations when it comes to bringing together all parties interested in edtech. Some of the conclusions may not come as a surprise in the Omidyar Network’s report on what works in scaling education technology in different regions worldwide.

Where Did All These Teen Activists Come From?

MindShift

That’s when she learned that polar bears were dying as climate change threatened their habitats. Learning to Make Change At School. Ana’s activism motto is “Act locally, think globally,” something she learned in her classes for the Marin School for Environmental Leadership. ’ ” At the end of four years of advocacy work, Ana is getting used to cumbersome bureaucratic systems.

Is California saving higher education?

The Hechinger Report

Then she was summoned to the financial aid office, where she learned that the university, part of the California State University System, was giving her a grant of up to $1,500 to help her get across the finish line. “I Meanwhile, all but four states are spending less on higher education, per student, than they did in 2008 , according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, a liberal-learning think thank. Jaelyn Deas at her work-study job at San Jose State University.

Global Leadership Week - Information and Schedule

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

GLW presents opportunities for educators and organizations to learn from one another and share effective leadership principles, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age. Learn a new and exciting way to foster your students’ critical, creative, and collaborative thinking skills by using a free global student discussion platform, WorldVuze (www.worldvuze.com).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Techcrunch : “ Tencent and education startup Age of Learning bring popular English-learning app ABCmouse to China.” The incentive-based learning program covers a variety of areas, including literacy, college course work, cognitive behavioral therapy and vocational training. ” More business news from Mindwires Consulting’s Phil Hill : “ Moody’s Downgrades Blackboard Debt, Focuses On Learn Ultra Delivery.”