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  • Blog Post: Connect your Students and change the World–Global Live Event

    We brought you news of the SHOUT programme back in October, where teachers and students from around the world can collaborate on environmental problems. As part of that programme, you and your students are invited to participate in an exciting global online collaborative learning event, where you...
  • Blog Post: Free Shout Seminars on Environmental topics – from the Smithsonian

    Stuart and I have blogged about Shout – Microsoft’s partnership with the Smithsonian Institute and Taking IT Global to help students around the world learn about environmental issues and tackle real-world scientific research. As part of Shout, we’re offering free “web events”...
  • Blog Post: The Geography collective – a unique teacher network.

    I am always amazed at the various professional networks that teachers belong to. When I was teaching, my professional network revolved mainly around the teachers I met on local authority organised training (these don’t happen to the same extent any more ) and a professional subject network, such as the...
  • Blog Post: Prepare for Earth Day with your students - The 40-Day Low Carbon Lunch Challenge

    Did you know that the food system is responsible for approximately 1/3 of global greenhouse gases ? Our friends at TakingITGlobal , a non-profit community for young people around the world have come up with a great Earth Day initiative to reduce your carbon footprint and take a bite out of climate change...
  • Blog Post: Meet the Innovative Teachers coming to Berlin – Part 2

    In Monday’s blog post, I introduced you to the first half of our all-star team of teachers coming to this year’s Innovative Education Forum in Berlin. I hope you’ll take a look at Amy and Jan’s work in more detail on the Partners in Learning Network . Today I’d like to introduce you to David Rogers...
  • Blog Post: Innovative Teachers can inspire anyone, anywhere.

    We have talked a lot about Dan Roberts, one of our award winners from the Worldwide Innovative Teachers Forum in Hong Kong. He is still very much an active member of the Innovative Teachers programme, and Kristen and I are in contact with him and his school on a regular basis. He has just returned from...
  • Blog Post: Planning for Next Year (Post #4): The Climate Mystery

    In May, I blogged about The Climate Mystery , an online game and alternate reality universe where students learn about climate change and issues while they try to save the world from certain disaster. If you want to use this curriculum with your students in September, Microsoft and Congin (the game creators...
  • Blog Post: Planning ahead for next year – take part in The Climate Mystery

    I know, I know – with the near summer weather we’ve had until recently (at least here in SE England), it’s difficult to think of anything but summer holiday. In this post, however, I’m going to ask you to think past your long-awaited and much-deserved summer holiday to your new school term next autumn...
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