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December 2011 Blog Posts (23)

Finland - An Inconvenient Truth

I'm on the train back to Preston after a very inspiring but in some ways frustrating two days at the schools network conference.

Don't get me wrong, the conference is and always has been phenomenally successful in promoting thought by providing world class speakers and practitioner workshops to stir and stimulate our schools to become the best that they can be.



This year my own learning journey of inspiration was again fuelled by Sir Ken Robinson (I…

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Added by andy mellor on December 3, 2011 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

"breaking down cultural barriers"

Sophie Goldwasser

Skyping with the South African students in Mr. Gatoux’s class (11/28)

 

On the Monday following Thanksgiving break, my Spanish class had the rare opportunity to video chat with students from our sister school in South Africa.  Before talking with them on Skype, we had only communicated through blog entries, exchanging questions about what life is like in our respective countries.  For example: a normal school day.  In my mind, school goes from eight to…

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Added by Gérard Gatoux on December 1, 2011 at 8:16am — No Comments

Globaldreamers International Award winning project for global collaboration

Twenty years ago I was looking for ways to interest my children in their English studies. After many courses and difficult work, I realized the value of the Internet as a way of spreading an educational message around the world. The process has led me to become a technology innovator and global leader in online collaborative learning projects. These projects now include thousands of children from more than 37countries worldwide.

"Global Dreamers" (…

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Added by Marsha Goren on December 1, 2011 at 5:00am — No Comments

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