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- “I hope one of the things I can contribute to this world is the opportunity for more children to have access to the best education possible by using technology to extend the reach of great teachers, redesign schools in student-centric ways, and bring the joy back into the learning process.” – Heather Staker, USA
- “For me, the new possibilities for my students are the most rewarding. By using ICT, they can work with their peers from other countries.” – Darko Taleski, Macedonia
- 1-to-1 Learning and the Importance of the Right Technology
- Giving Teachers Feedback: “Our Teachers Deserve Better.” – Bill Gates
- EduTech in K12 Classrooms: What is Working?
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Monthly Archives: August 2012
“Let the pupils be creators of their own learning material rather than consumers. Let them find answers by themselves and learn from each other.” – Sigmund Brenna, Norway
“Don’t forget the importance of the inner life of a child. If you can give the student the tools to be able to generate happiness from within, then they are much better equipped for any challenge that life presents.” – Randy Taran, USA
“Having taught on two continents, the obstacles to quality education seem to be the same the world over: funding, resources, burdensome bureaucracy, time, and class size.” – Pauline Roberts, USA
“The present elitist system needs to be carefully dismembered into a system that recognizes that each individual is unique and gifted.” – Mohun Ojoodha, Mauritius
“Most policy proposals essentially are tweaks of what we already do. Instead, we need to recognize the transformative – and often disruptive – nature of changes and rethink what they mean for learning and teaching.” – Scott McLeod, USA
“I am worried that some schools are simply spending thousands of dollars on laptops and devices without any real thought behind their use or changing the pedagogy of the teachers using them.” – Denise Jeffs, Australia
“Make strong emotional links with your students. First, talk to their hearts, empathize; talk with them about their lives, their expectations. Don’t care if you don’t talk about the main subject of your class. That will come after. ” Antonio Tavares – Portugal
“Literature develops critical thinkers and is an important part in creating critical and respectful citizens.” Dalina Flores– Mexico