Tag Archives: Education
“My greatest dream for education would be that students will move away from being just consumers of information, but become problem solvers, innovators, producers, global citizens,” says Joe Lemaron.
To celebrate five years of Daily Edventures, we’re sharing some of our favorite posts. This Daily Edventure was originally published on January 10, 2012. At first glance it’s pretty obvious: Colegio Fontán is different. No classrooms. No teachers. No … Continue reading
Emie C. Baylon Education Technology Coordinator, Economics and Political Science Teacher De La Salle Santiago Zobel School Philippines @eminion6 When Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Emie Baylon and I spoke recently at BETT Asia, she enthusiastically shared how technology has … Continue reading
Celebrating five years of Daily Edventures Five years ago, we started an incredible journey to showcase the stories of education heroes from all around the globe. Over the course of this journey, we’ve featured hundreds of accounts of innovation, struggle, … Continue reading
“My experience working in the business world taught me the importance of thinking independently and solving problems using available resources. Preparing students to meet these same challenges requires teaching strong information literacy skills that will give them the ability to fight economic poverty, improve quality of life and increase opportunities.”
Educator Tecumseh Vista Academy Department Head at Greater Essex County School Board Ontario, Canada @quagliaspace Andre shares his Project Based Learning in Business Education lesson on his page on the Educator Community, and on his website, cloudoflearning.com. Check them out!
“Giving students the opportunity to connect with peers from all around the world and from different cultural backgrounds opens their eyes and minds. Skype in the Classroom, apart from practicing communication skills, takes learning outside of the classroom and provides authentic learning experiences!”
Iro Stefopoulou Skype Master Teacher United Kingdom Iro shares even more Skype in the Classroom tips, insights and projects on her Educator Community profile. To give your class a once-in-a-lifetime experience, be sure to sign up for Microsoft’s global Skype-a-Thon, … Continue reading
“Critical thinking is one of the pillars of our program and in my opinion the most needed skill to be successful in today’s world. If you have true critical thinking skills you have the ability to analyze and acquire anything else you will need. It’s also a skill that is almost completely left out of the education systems in most of the developing world.”
Corey Johnson Executive Director, Imagine Scholar Kamhlushwa, MP, South Africa @ImagineScholar “Critical thinking is one of the pillars of our program and in my opinion the most needed skill to be successful in today’s world. If you have true critical … Continue reading
“Ultimately, I want kids to pursue life goals based on passions they encountered in school – similar to my school experience.” – Brian Aspinall, Canada
When we first spoke with Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Brian Aspinall last year, he shared his passion for helping his students solve problems systematically, all with the help of computer science and STEM. While Aspinall’s a veteran of using technology … Continue reading
Tomorrow, we will celebrate the “World Teacher’s Day“! I encourage you to recognize your teachers, teachers who have made an impact in your life and who are inspiring students everyday. On the UNESCO website, make sure you register your celebration … Continue reading