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Comments for Education chat https://blog.wef-international.org A place to discuss education Wed, 08 Mar 2017 06:05:38 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.0 Comment on Back to the Future – or not by priti sachter https://blog.wef-international.org/?p=16#comment-464 Wed, 08 Mar 2017 06:05:38 +0000 http://blog.wef-international.org/?p=16#comment-464 In reply to Judith Casburn.

indeed Judith, — there was a time when we were not allowing mobile phones in the schools. they would be confiscated for the term. today however, we are encouraging students to use the immense possibilities of the mobiles and tablets to access more and more information and come up with the latest in every area of interest. This acts as well, as a motivator , students are vying with each other to get the latest and the best available on the internet. it also makes teachers and students communicate with each other in real time. Education is moving more and more towards making it easier for students to access information and for education to access students who could not be easily reached earlier. we have surely come a long way!!

Comment on Back to the Future – or not by Judith Casburn https://blog.wef-international.org/?p=16#comment-31 Wed, 24 Feb 2016 23:22:14 +0000 http://blog.wef-international.org/?p=16#comment-31 I think the Asian Conference in Mumbai early this year on ‘Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Reading and Developing Learning Society’ emphasised the importance of mobiles in learning. I was a skeptic but am convinced after hearing the many speakers at the conference including David Turner that mobiles etc. are a necessity.

Comment on Work and Play by Linda D. Misek-Falkoff, Ph.D.,J.D. https://blog.wef-international.org/?p=4#comment-2 Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:31:12 +0000 http://blog.wef-international.org/?p=4#comment-2 04-11-14
Please receive kind greetings from a now nicely warming up now New York … and how wonderful to e-meet you and your proposals here Professor!
Thank you so much Guadalupe and David Turner for this new and exciting portal for networking. In person or by geographic distances now connected globally, our particular WEF venue is welcoming new Interns and associates all the time, so please when you find time click on tab “O” which indeed will have more exciting news soon.
Best wishes, with much appreciation ongoing, at your service as well, and respectfully interfacing, LDMF. dr.misekfalkoff@gmail.com

Comment on Work and Play by Malcolm Bowie (W E F South Africa) https://blog.wef-international.org/?p=4#comment-1 Sat, 05 Apr 2014 07:39:44 +0000 http://blog.wef-international.org/?p=4#comment-1 Lovely Idea. These are some of our suggestions:
1 The use of ipads in the classroom
2 Educational apps
3 Social networking and how it can be used for learning
4 Experiential learning and problem solving
5 Play for peace organisation can be invited to do a
presentation: http://www.playforpeace.org/
6 Aftercare Programmes and Holiday Programmes
(Boot Camps)
7 Early Childhood Development
8 Expo’s
9 Exchange Programmes
10 International Excursions
11 Youth Job Creation initiatives – Opportunities for youth to
earn money to spend on their play (and learn)