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World Elephant Day is August 12th:...

 
 
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Teachers: Are you Conscious?

Mindfulness-or training one’s attention to focus on the present moment-has become all the rage, filtering into schools and classrooms. Books and articles suggest that teachers and students can benefit from mindfulness practices such as mindful breathing, meditation, and mindful walking.

While I subscribe to the concept of mindfulness, the term might put off some educators, who don’t want to get up in cultural nuances or esoteric practices. Therefore, let’s use the phrase, conscious...

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Should Releasing Helium Balloons into...

 
 
Have you ever released a helium filled balloon into the sky? Have you sent up a birthday balloon, a balloon in memory of a loved one or a balloon with a message attached in hopes someone will find it and contact you...

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The Global Search for Education: Making...

“Storytelling is one of the most human and powerful forms of explaining complex situations.” – Eva Dominguez

Students of the digital era are preparing themselves for an increasingly connected world, which enables them to work from anywhere, to be curious and savvy about current affairs, to adapt constantly and hone...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“We want to know what industries are using, what they need, and to try and adjust our curriculums accordingly where possible.” – Ryan Ball

How do you contextualize STEAM education and upskill students and teachers with timely knowledge, competencies and skills that are required for the modern workplace?...

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Tour de France 2019: Possible...

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The Global Search for Education:...

"At this very moment we have a community of 350 passionate teachers across 75 countries, offering free Skype lessons.” – Koen Timmers

In the era of globalization, interactions and learning between students of different countries have become a necessity for classrooms. Koen Timmers, an award-winning...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“We dared to say out loud that our current education system was not generating the expected results, that the role of the teacher should change, that memorization is not the way to consolidate learning, that grading is not evaluating, and that there is no learning without emotion.” – Karime Pulido Ramzahuer

UNOi, based...

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Classroom Management: A Numbers Game?

Classroom management is often cited as the top concern for new teachers.  Managing a classroom full of students comprised of various learning needs, diverse backgrounds, and behavioral challenges is no easy task. ...

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July is Plastic Free Month. What Can...

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