Tuesday Jan 08, 2013 11:54 PM PT
Personal satellites that fly into space
Updated 4:30 pm, Monday, December 24, 2012
A very thought provoking video on the issues of creativity and how to make provision for it in the work place.
Theme Days are essentially project based learning with a difference. During a Theme Day learners will be invited to form part of a committee to manage a Theme Day for their colleagues in a particular Grade. The topic and the activities are open as the committee with determine and can involve a broad range of team activities.
This resource has been established to highlight a range of educational software title for Apple, Windows and Linux based software. The emphasis in on Open Source, Freeware and Shareware software to encourage learners to be able to access the software from home. The material will also be integrated into a Teacher's Handbook and and a Learner Guide in 2013.
Looking at a decision from all points of view
'Six Thinking Hats' is an important and powerful technique. It is used to look at decisions from a number of important perspectives. This forces you to move outside your habitual thinking style, and helps you to get a more rounded view of a situation.
This tool was created by Edward de Bono in his book '6 Thinking Hats'.
Education, training and skills development at all levels of society remain high on the national agenda and few would disagree that there is a willingness to identify more efficient and accessible ways to meet this need and to promote a broader culture of learning, skills development and responsible citizens. Education is a powerful way to address poverty alleviation.