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- “The most important thing right now is that we are trying to get the standards in the hands of the population and bridge the gap between teachers and parents so we can start communicating around the standards, and that will take some considerable effort.” – Mick Hewitt, USA
- “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
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“In order to help teachers create new learning experiences through technology, we have to invest in training and encourage trial and error.” – Spain
“Today’s students are completely different from those of five to 10 years ago. Today’s students need to explore.”– Croatia
“Trying new ways with one’s students places both the teacher and the students into a learning community and as partners. Technology is one area that provides that environment.” – USA
“There are more than two billion social network users connected together. There are more than two billion potential teachers from around the world who can share their experience and learn together. Everyone can be your teacher!” – Hong Kong
“Although it seems that children are born with a “mouse” or “mobile” in their hand, they actually need assistance from adults to cope with digital literacy: privacy, ethics, critical thinking.” – Estonia
Parents, why volunteer at school? “The school is part of your community and the stronger the school, the stronger the community.” – USA
“‘Individuation’ and ‘pluralization’ will revolutionize education; no longer will we have to teach everyone the same thing in the same way.” – USA
“The fact that I, as a teacher, get to assume the role as facilitator and guide gives me the extra energy to really see the students as individuals, and to challenge their individual competences and talents.” – Denmark
“Too often cell phones in schools are banned but they are powerful tools. As long as safety precautions and standards are built in, that is.” – USA
“Involving students in their learning to create personal paths and collaboration is helping them, but competition and individualism is getting in the way of learning.” – Finland