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Eric Black: When the World Poses Challenging Questions, What Do We Tell the Kids? — BCNN1 WP

What do we tell the kids about sex? The neighbors are gay and invited us over. What do we tell the kids? The pastor’s been accused of sexual misconduct. What do we tell the kids? A child at school says she no longer identifies as a girl. What do we tell the kids? A teenager […] … Continue reading Eric Black: When the World Poses Challenging Questions, What Do We Tell the Kids? — BCNN1 WP

Fake News – Resources for Learners and Educators | CristinaSkyBox | Information and digital literacy in education via the digital path

Digital literacies, Visual literacies, Social Media literacies.The skills and demands of today's literacies change and so should educational practices by meeting learners in the world in which they live in.   Here are some resources for helping students understand the issue of fake news. Source: Fake News - Resources for Learners and Educators | CristinaSkyBox | … Continue reading Fake News – Resources for Learners and Educators | CristinaSkyBox | Information and digital literacy in education via the digital path

Africa Renewables Fund awards $1.6m for solar home lighting to 7,000 homes in Zambia —

Kazang Solar, Azuri Technologies’ official distribution partner in Zambia, has been awarded $1.6 million from the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) under its Renewable Energy and Climate Adaptation Technologies (REACT) window. Azuri is a leading commercial provider of pay-as-you-go solar home systems to off-grid homes in Africa and has been working with Kazang in Zambia… via … Continue reading Africa Renewables Fund awards $1.6m for solar home lighting to 7,000 homes in Zambia —

The World’s Most Valuable Resource Is No Longer Oil, But Data – The Economist

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A century ago, the resource in question was oil. Now similar concerns are being raised by the giants that deal in data, the oil of the digital era. These titans—Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, … Continue reading The World’s Most Valuable Resource Is No Longer Oil, But Data – The Economist

The Robot Will See You Now: Could Computers Take Over Medicine Entirely – Tim Adams

Like all everyday miracles of technology, the longer you watch a robot perform surgery on a human being, the more it begins to look like an inevitable natural wonder. Earlier this month I was in an operating theatre at University College Hospital in central London watching a 59-year-old man from Potters Bar having his cancerous … Continue reading The Robot Will See You Now: Could Computers Take Over Medicine Entirely – Tim Adams

7 Personal Growth Questions Every Teacher Must Ask Themselves – Lee Watanabe-Crockett – Lee Watanabe Crockett

Every teacher knows that consistently asking personal growth questions is part of the game in education. They exist in all shapes and sizes and are meant to challenge educators to meet and exceed professional goals. It’s for the good of themselves, their colleagues, and most of all their learners, that they devote themselves to this. … Continue reading 7 Personal Growth Questions Every Teacher Must Ask Themselves – Lee Watanabe-Crockett – Lee Watanabe Crockett

6 Resources to Help Students With Information Literacy – Laura Ascione

Information literacy skills top many lists of must-have abilities, especially in the age of fake news. Not all results in a Google search are legitimate–but how many of today’s students know this? Children have access to devices at younger ages, which underscores the importance of teaching them how to look at news with a critical … Continue reading 6 Resources to Help Students With Information Literacy – Laura Ascione

Thinking About Becoming An Infopreneur – Michael Guta

You probably have heard “Information is Power,” and in today’s digital ecosystem it has become much easier to turn this information into a business. The new infographic by Kajabi looks to answer how this is the right time to turn your knowledge and expertise into a business as an infopreneur. Titled, “Knowledge Commerce: How to … Continue reading Thinking About Becoming An Infopreneur – Michael Guta

Building A Tinkering Mindset In Young Students Through Making – Alice Baggett

The most important thing you can do to set up your tinkering space for primary students has nothing to do with the space. Of course you’ll need space for your students to work in, but the physical space for tinkering matters much less than the mental space that you create for young makers. To be … Continue reading Building A Tinkering Mindset In Young Students Through Making – Alice Baggett

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