American Classrooms Encourage Thinking and Critical Reflection: What Lessons Do We Draw?

I have observed that students express their opinions and reflections on the material they study. Here, it is expected that you read the content before the lecture, and class time is used for reflection, seeking clarification, finding and comparing different viewpoints. Lecturers in Universities and teachers in schools emphasize thinking, and they seek and expect […]

Perspectives of Teachers on Use of Mobile Tech in Ugandan Schools

Teachers of ICT and Computer Studies in Uganda discussed via WhatsApp issues surrounding the use of Network Enabled Mobile Devices (Such as Mobile Phones and iPads) in Schools. This compilation reflects a di ersity of experiences, knowledge, practices, fears, hopes, aspirations of these gatekeepers to technology in Education. Anyone interested in  transforming education will find […]

Tips on How to Succeed as an Adult Learner

Shortly after enrolling for #ILEP2018, I struggled with the question ” Is my Experience a baggage to be discarded or an asset to be deployed? I turned to my friends on Facebook for advice. And they gave great advice which I think can benefit all other adult learners. I reproduce the messages in order of […]

A Beautiful Journey to ILEP 2018

"The ordinary person [in the US] is making it possible for me and my colleagues to be here" – #ILEP2018 Fellow Ayub Golooba Kalema from Uganda speaking at the ILEP Welcome Luncheon #ExhangeOurWorld — TEA & ILEP (@TEA_ILEP) January 5, 2018 The journey to becoming an International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) Fellow  and […]

Lessons from ICT in Education Workshop in Cambodia

Just returned from the “ICT and Pedagogical Development” follow up workshop in Phnom Penh Cambodia which was attended by about 30 people (Change Agents, Supervisors and colleagues) The workshop was intended to – To support a selection of change agents and their organizations in order to strengthen their network. – To discuss and analyze experiences […]

Who Said This in the Workshop

Let’s play a little reflection game. Pick any statement that you can identify with, tell us who said it what it means to you! And which key quotable statement did we leave out? “A network needs a purpose” “Don’t write too much” “Entering the Digital City should be Simple” “I am a facilitator, not a […]

Food On the Plane – Aha! Which one Did I Miss?

Now, I have a real problem. You see, I boarded a plane at Doha Airport, found in an Arab Country called Qatar. I boarded at 2:00Am. Destination, Vietnam. Vietnam is another small country that fought with a super power – United States of America and won, kind of! The air ticket I had indicated that […]

“Hang in There” – Change Agents Told in Cambodia

“Do not go with the flow. Don’t change this project to do what is simpler  just because …. You are onto something big here with Creativity” were the words (sort of anyway) of encouragement and counsel from Mr. Jacob Rubenson – a management consultant from Sweden to me after my presentation on Promoting creativity and […]

Retooling Of ICT Teachers at Kololo – 2017

The Teachers’ ICT Retooling Program has resumed. This year 2017, units covered include Elementary Programming, Database Management, Desktop Publishing and Management of ICTs. This training targets 300 Secondary School Teachers from across the Country selected by Ministry of Education and Sports. Click to see the full list of schools The training is conducted by Hood […]

Should Parents and Teachers Share Images of Our Children on Social Media

With the proliferation of the Internet and smart phones with cameras, it is now so easy to record special moments and share them with the world. With a click of a button, we can snap photos of our children playing in our beautiful compounds and share them in an instant on Facebook, WhatsApp or any […]

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