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8 Rules for education

This is my perspective on how we need to educate children for their futures not our pasts. It is a personal view based on my experiences in education and feedback from the European projects I have been involved in.They are not in any particular order. Of course, most aspects I list cannot be viewed as individual facets but affect each other and often duplicate.Really interested in your comments on these thoughts, do I go far enough, what else would you include?  I purposely have not directly…See More
Jul 27
Joel Josephson posted a blog post

8 Rules for education

This is my perspective on how we need to educate children for their futures not our pasts. It is a personal view based on my experiences in education and feedback from the European projects I have been involved in.They are not in any particular order. Of course, most aspects I list cannot be viewed as individual facets but affect each other and often duplicate.Really interested in your comments on these thoughts, do I go far enough, what else would you include?  I purposely have not directly…See More
Jul 24
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EU Multilingual Families children’s eStoryBooks

Great NewsThe EU Multilingual Families children’s eStoryBooks have now been published. There are 2 books, for 0 to 6 and 6 to 10.http://www.multilingual-families.eu/repository/for-children They are specifically designed to motivate children to be learn…See More
Jul 17
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European Competition using Apps & Web2.0 in education

European Competition 2.0 - The Ed2.0Work NetworkUsing Internet & mobile apps in education Enter now, Closing date 12 September 2014 at 12.00 noon Small cash prizes and the winner gets to present at the project final conference in Glasgow (expenses paid flights within Europe only). The European Competition…See More
Jun 29
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European Competition 2.0 - The Ed2.0Work Network

European Competition 2.0 - The Ed2.0Work NetworkUsing Internet & mobile apps in education Enter now, Closing date 12 September 2014 at 12.00noon The European Competition 2.0 asks educators/teachers to show how they are using Internet software or sites and mobile apps in innovative and creative ways in their…See More
Apr 15
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Help the EU Multilingual Families project

 Do you want to help the EU Multilingual Families project? You are a parent, teacher or involved in multilingualism.Join our project reference group, to help evaluate the resources we make for the project to help families, educators and stakeholders raise children multilingually.The EU large-scale “Multilingual Families”…See More
Mar 13
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Call for papers: ECAET 2014

        ECAET 2014 : European Conference in the Applications of Enabling Technologieshttp://www.ed20work.eu/conference When                           Nov 20, 2014 - Nov 21, 2014Where                          Glasgow, ScotlandSubmission Deadline  Jun 27, 2014Notification Due           Jul…See More
Mar 6

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About Me
Speaker at TedX Learning on the 'Creative Classroom and how we are implementing with EU projects'.

Founder of the Kindersite Project that is being used in 18,000 schools in 157 countries for EFL and ESL. It consists of Games, songs and stories suitable for early learners.

European Projects
Partner in 25 European Union funded educational projects with an expertise in dissemination and communications over the Internet. The projects are creating resources that can, in most cases, be used globally:

Video for ALL - Video for ALL will be the European project that will bring together all current methodologies, ideas and innovative practices to teach and learn languages by integrating digital video. The project believes that video must be a basic tool for a more multidisciplinary approach to language teaching and learning in today’s world.https://www.facebook.com/VideoforALL.EU

Vidusign - To use creative video for teaching, learning and communications for the European deaf communities. https://www.facebook.com/Vidusign
http://www.vidusign.net/

Ed2.0Work - Ed.20Work is a European Union network education project that is designed to improve the use of Web2.0 tools in education and the world of work. It will also be looking for synergies between the two fields. http://sigs.ed20work.eu

Multilingual Families - Supporting multilingual families A linguistic treasure for Europe. Preserving the linguistic and multi-cultural diversity of Europe immigrants and bilingual families. http://www.multilingual-families.eu/

PopuLLar - PopuLLar is a EU funded education project, targeted at secondary school language learners, designed to build motivation by bringing the most important aspect of teenagers lives in to language learning - music http://www.popullar.eu/

aPLaNet (Autonomous PLN for language educators) – is answering the questions, what are PLNs, why educators should use them and building a system to mentor new comers in to the networks. http://aplanet-project.org/

ARTinED - - A new approach to education using the arts’, a EU funded project that is designing innovative methodologies to add the arts and creativity in to primary schools as a key component of every school subject. http://www.artined.eu

FolkDC – using folk songs in 10 European languages to motivate and inspire language learning in early language learners. Culminates in a simultaneous concert, streamed on the Internet, in 4 European locations. http://folkdc.eu/

Don't Give Up - http://dontgiveup.eu Too many adult language learners drop-out of language courses, the Dont Give Up project offers language schools, course designers and students 48 ways to learn a foreign language successfully. ebook copy see http://www.myebook.com/index.php?option=ebook&id=24451

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At 8:37am on June 26, 2013, AMBREEN AMER said…

Hi, I am Ambreen Amer. I would appreciate if you add your view to my discussion about the barriers faced by institutes in being able to embed ICT fully as I am doing a project on it.

At 7:37am on August 16, 2010, Mark Carls said…
Joel, wow that Traveling Language site looks great. Thanks for sharing that site and your VT. Good luck with everything. Thanks for joining our group and good luck on the school year and thanks for the tweets.
Mark
At 12:53pm on September 19, 2009, Kevin H. said…
Hi Joel
You must think I ignored you, but in truth, I put your request on the burner and then ... ack ... forgot. Sorry.
I did come across this site that might be right up your alley: http://comicsinternational.ning.com/
Kevin
At 6:57am on July 29, 2009, Mathew Needleman said…
Try Kevin Hodgson. You can find him in this forum or via his blog http://dogtrax.edublogs.org/ He does a lot with digital comics.
At 5:31pm on February 2, 2009, Niki Lincoln said…
Hello, I teach seventh grade geography and my students are beginning a unit on Europe focusing on Germany, Russia, Italy, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Would you be interested in communicating with my students through SKYPE to answer questions about your culture and education in London?
At 11:43am on January 2, 2009, Deb248211 said…
Hi Joel

Tell me more! It definitely sounds like something that would interest me.

Deb
At 2:13pm on November 28, 2008, Hans Feldmeier said…
Hello Joel, my welcome from Germany! My focus is on Web 2.0 apps in the classroom - and I´ve created one of the biggest groups on CR 2.0 called DigiSkills with now 454 members about digital teaching methods.
Please think about to join this group too.
Hans

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8 Rules for education

Posted on July 24, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

This is my perspective on how we need to educate children for their futures not our pasts. It is a personal view based on my experiences in education and feedback from the European projects I have been involved in.

They are not in any particular order. Of course, most aspects I list cannot be viewed as individual facets but affect each other and often duplicate.

Really interested in your comments on these thoughts, do I go far enough, what else would you include?  I purposely…

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