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  • Stephen Heppell explains the difference between asking kids their opinions and expecting them to do research and becoming fully involved in learning design. This talk is full of ideas and inspiration for rethinking learning environments. 

    Stephen Heppell explains the difference between asking kids their opinions and expecting them to do research and becoming fully involved in learning design. This talk is full of ideas and inspiration for rethinking learning environments. 

    Speaker: Stephen Heppell
    Date added: 25 Sep 2013
    Views: 15,091
    Duration: 5:25
  • Dr Mohamed Eltahir Osman, from the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, outlines a research programme that is investigating why young males in Oman are not performing as well academically as their female counterparts.

    Dr Mohamed Eltahir Osman, from the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, outlines a research programme that is investigating why young males in Oman are not performing as well academically as their female counterparts.

    Speaker: Mohamed Eltahir Osman
    Date added: 22 Sep 2013
    Views: 31,468
    Duration: 11:05
  • Professor Maria da Graca Nicoletti Mizukami of the Federal University of Sāo Carlos describes the development of a web portal designed to support beginning teaches take on the difficulties and challenges that they face during their first years of teaching. 

    Professor Maria da Graca Nicoletti Mizukami of the Federal University of Sāo Carlos describes the development of a web portal designed to support beginning teaches take on the difficulties and challenges that they face during their first years of teaching. 

    Speaker: Maria da Graca Nicoletti Mizukami
    Date added: 22 Sep 2013
    Views: 15,980
    Duration: 9:36
  • David Perrin, CEO of the Aboriginal Literacy Foundation, provides a background to the Foundation and outlines some of the programme elements, and successes. Working in collaboration with local communities and partners, the Foundation works to develop literacy skills with Indigenous children so that they can succeed in school and beyond.

    David Perrin, CEO of the Aboriginal Literacy Foundation, provides a background to the Foundation and outlines some of the programme elements, and successes. Working in collaboration with local communities and partners, the Foundation works to develop literacy skills with Indigenous children so that they can succeed in school and beyond.

    Speaker: David Perrin
    Date added: 22 Sep 2013
    Views: 14,331
    Duration: 6:39
  • Mark Osborne asks how can we take the learning opportunities available around the world and bring them into our classrooms so that our learners are not limited by our skills and our abilities, and at the same time how can we take the learning that we’re doing in class and make it accessible to our students wherever they are in the world.

    Mark Osborne asks how can we take the learning opportunities available around the world and bring them into our classrooms so that our learners are not limited by our skills and our abilities, and at the same time how can we take the learning that we’re doing in class and make it accessible to our students wherever they are in the world.

    Speaker: Mark Osborne
    Date added: 17 Sep 2013
    Views: 9,514
    Duration: 4:32
  • Wellington High School student Jeff Jones talks about the choices we make when seeking information, and the ways the schools might assist students to develop the skills of interpretation, critical analysis and understanding different writers' perspectives.

    Wellington High School student Jeff Jones talks about the choices we make when seeking information, and the ways the schools might assist students to develop the skills of interpretation, critical analysis and understanding different writers' perspectives.

    Speaker: Jeff Jones
    Date added: 5 Sep 2013
    Views: 10,844
    Duration: 5:00
  • Dr. Katherine Perez, from the School of Education at Saint Mary's College of California, explains that learning is not a spectator sport, that students need to be fully engaged, and as educators we need to reach out to the whole child. 

    Dr. Katherine Perez, from the School of Education at Saint Mary's College of California, explains that learning is not a spectator sport, that students need to be fully engaged, and as educators we need to reach out to the whole child. 

    Speaker: Kathy Perez
    Date added: 30 Aug 2013
    Views: 9,552
    Duration: 5:33
  • Dr. Mairette Newman and Dr. Carol Hordatt Gentles from the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, describe their innovative teacher education programme, which focuses on the pedagogy related to teacher education as a discipline and on the education of teachers.  

    Dr. Mairette Newman and Dr. Carol Hordatt Gentles from the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, describe their innovative teacher education programme, which focuses on the pedagogy related to teacher education as a discipline and on the education of teachers.  

    Speaker: Carol Hordatt Gentles and Mairette Newman
    Date added: 27 Aug 2013
    Views: 28,864
    Duration: 13:33
  • Karen Melhuish Spencer challenges schools to support students to act with integrity online; offer a curriculum that provokes deep questioning; allow students to drive the learning; and harness technology to show learning in multiple ways.

    Karen Melhuish Spencer challenges schools to support students to act with integrity online; offer a curriculum that provokes deep questioning; allow students to drive the learning; and harness technology to show learning in multiple ways.

    Speaker: Karen Melhuish Spencer
    Date added: 26 Aug 2013
    Views: 6,913
    Duration: 7:06
  • Stephen Heppell explains the difference between asking kids their opinions and expecting them to do research and becoming fully involved in learning design. This talk is full of ideas and inspiration for rethinking learning environments. 

    Stephen Heppell explains the difference between asking kids their opinions and expecting them to do research and becoming fully involved in learning design. This talk is full of ideas and inspiration for rethinking learning environments. 

    Speaker: Stephen Heppell
    Date added: 25 Sep 2013
    Views: 15,091
    Duration: 5:25
  • Dr Mohamed Eltahir Osman, from the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, outlines a research programme that is investigating why young males in Oman are not performing as well academically as their female counterparts.

    Dr Mohamed Eltahir Osman, from the College of Education at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman, outlines a research programme that is investigating why young males in Oman are not performing as well academically as their female counterparts.

    Speaker: Mohamed Eltahir Osman
    Date added: 22 Sep 2013
    Views: 31,468
    Duration: 11:05
  • Professor Maria da Graca Nicoletti Mizukami of the Federal University of Sāo Carlos describes the development of a web portal designed to support beginning teaches take on the difficulties and challenges that they face during their first years of teaching. 

    Professor Maria da Graca Nicoletti Mizukami of the Federal University of Sāo Carlos describes the development of a web portal designed to support beginning teaches take on the difficulties and challenges that they face during their first years of teaching. 

    Speaker: Maria da Graca Nicoletti Mizukami
    Date added: 22 Sep 2013
    Views: 15,980
    Duration: 9:36
  • David Perrin, CEO of the Aboriginal Literacy Foundation, provides a background to the Foundation and outlines some of the programme elements, and successes. Working in collaboration with local communities and partners, the Foundation works to develop literacy skills with Indigenous children so that they can succeed in school and beyond.

    David Perrin, CEO of the Aboriginal Literacy Foundation, provides a background to the Foundation and outlines some of the programme elements, and successes. Working in collaboration with local communities and partners, the Foundation works to develop literacy skills with Indigenous children so that they can succeed in school and beyond.

    Speaker: David Perrin
    Date added: 22 Sep 2013
    Views: 14,331
    Duration: 6:39
  • Mark Osborne asks how can we take the learning opportunities available around the world and bring them into our classrooms so that our learners are not limited by our skills and our abilities, and at the same time how can we take the learning that we’re doing in class and make it accessible to our students wherever they are in the world.

    Mark Osborne asks how can we take the learning opportunities available around the world and bring them into our classrooms so that our learners are not limited by our skills and our abilities, and at the same time how can we take the learning that we’re doing in class and make it accessible to our students wherever they are in the world.

    Speaker: Mark Osborne
    Date added: 17 Sep 2013
    Views: 9,514
    Duration: 4:32
  • Wellington High School student Jeff Jones talks about the choices we make when seeking information, and the ways the schools might assist students to develop the skills of interpretation, critical analysis and understanding different writers' perspectives.

    Wellington High School student Jeff Jones talks about the choices we make when seeking information, and the ways the schools might assist students to develop the skills of interpretation, critical analysis and understanding different writers' perspectives.

    Speaker: Jeff Jones
    Date added: 5 Sep 2013
    Views: 10,844
    Duration: 5:00
  • Dr. Katherine Perez, from the School of Education at Saint Mary's College of California, explains that learning is not a spectator sport, that students need to be fully engaged, and as educators we need to reach out to the whole child. 

    Dr. Katherine Perez, from the School of Education at Saint Mary's College of California, explains that learning is not a spectator sport, that students need to be fully engaged, and as educators we need to reach out to the whole child. 

    Speaker: Kathy Perez
    Date added: 30 Aug 2013
    Views: 9,552
    Duration: 5:33
  • Dr. Mairette Newman and Dr. Carol Hordatt Gentles from the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, describe their innovative teacher education programme, which focuses on the pedagogy related to teacher education as a discipline and on the education of teachers.  

    Dr. Mairette Newman and Dr. Carol Hordatt Gentles from the University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica, describe their innovative teacher education programme, which focuses on the pedagogy related to teacher education as a discipline and on the education of teachers.  

    Speaker: Carol Hordatt Gentles and Mairette Newman
    Date added: 27 Aug 2013
    Views: 28,864
    Duration: 13:33
  • Karen Melhuish Spencer challenges schools to support students to act with integrity online; offer a curriculum that provokes deep questioning; allow students to drive the learning; and harness technology to show learning in multiple ways.

    Karen Melhuish Spencer challenges schools to support students to act with integrity online; offer a curriculum that provokes deep questioning; allow students to drive the learning; and harness technology to show learning in multiple ways.

    Speaker: Karen Melhuish Spencer
    Date added: 26 Aug 2013
    Views: 6,913
    Duration: 7:06

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