Monthly Archives: June 2011

Social Media Revolution 2011 by Erik Qualman (Video)

Erik Qualman: “Since I was giving a keynote following Al Gore this week I thought it an appropriate time to produce a new Social Media Revolution video…” http://www.socialnomics.net/2011/06/08/social-media-revolution-video-2011/ Part of the world’s most watched Social Media video series; “Social Media … Continue reading

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Top 12 Blogs of the Quarter (and a Bonus Track)

Top Twelve blogs of the quarter, and a bonus track, is how I described the image above. It shows the stories, the posts, and the items on my blog that have interested readers most over the past 90 days. As … Continue reading

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Dr. Martha Dijkhoff, Former Minister of Education for the Netherland Antilles: “Patois Can Be Used to Teach English”

Dr. Martha Martha Dijkhoff, Former Minister of Education for the Netherland Antilles, giving a speech at the 2010 International Centre for Caribbean Language Research (ICCLR) 2 day conference, which was held on January 13-14, 2010 at the University of the … Continue reading

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The Global Search for Education: Teacher Be Good

C. M. Rubin interview (excerpt) of Professor Theo Wubbels, who is from the Netherlands. Source: The Huffington Post http://huff.to/jdIxas Is there enough emphasis on technology in school curricula currently? I think in The Netherlands, the use of technology in schools … Continue reading

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Programa “Vocación de Profesor”: 40% de becados entró a Pedagogía en Inglés, Matemática y Básica

Beneficio elevó en 9,5 puntos el puntaje promedio en universidades tradicionales. Fuente: El Mercurio online – martes, 28 de junio http://bit.ly/kCJssG por Alejandra Muñoz C. Este año, 3.234 estudiantes entraron a estudiar Pedagogía en forma gratuita gracias a la beca … Continue reading

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Words, Glorious Words: Speak To Me

Today I’m writing a few lines about teaching speaking. To begin with, Scott Thornbury had an excellent post on his blog this past Sunday (all his posts are great, by the way). It was called, “E is for Eliciting” http://scottthornbury.wordpress.com/2011/06/26/e-is-for-eliciting/Continue reading

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John Hardy, Making A Difference: My Green School Dream (TED Talks)

Welcome to the world’s Green School! Green School in Bali, Indonesia is giving its students a relevant, holistic and green education in one of the most amazing environments on the planet. Green School in Bali, was founded by John and … Continue reading

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Green Charter Schools Network

Vision and Mission The Green Charter Schools Network (GCSNet) is a national nonprofit organization of environment-focused schools, individuals, and partnering organizations. Launched in February 2008 and headquartered in Madison, WI, the GCSNet is governed by a board of directors that … Continue reading

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International Year of Forests 2011: Of Forests and Men

The ninth biennial issue of State of the World’s Forests, published at the outset of 2011, the International Year of Forests, considers the theme ‘Changing pathways, changing lives: forests as multiple pathways to sustainable development’. http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/i2000e/i2000e.pdf It takes a holistic … Continue reading

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Turning the Tide on Desertification in Africa

In Senegal, the Acacia project has involved the planting and managing of Acacia forests in arid lands helping combat desertification while providing life-changing benefits to local communities. With two thirds of the African continent now classified as desert or drylands … Continue reading

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