Kelly Walsh's Blog – April 2011 Archive (4)

10 Reasons Why Schools Should Be Teaching Financial Literacy To Our Kids

Thanks to guest writer Krisca C. Te for working with me to develop this week’s feature post on the importance of financial literacy education for our high school and college students.

 

Dollar sign clip art

 

In the past, a teacher telling kids how to spend their allowance money might be promptly put in her place by the PTA. Money matters were personal, and to…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on April 25, 2011 at 6:13am — No Comments

TakingITGlobal – Social Learning With A Global Consciousness

This online community empowers students everywhere to understand and act on the world’s greatest challenges.

 

TakingITGlobal has been around since 1999 and is a pioneer in the use of social networking to encourage global citizenship through collaborative projects for students and educators. TakingITGlobal (TIG) has partnered with thousands of schools and organizations, from just about every country, to inspire, inform, and…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on April 18, 2011 at 6:15am — No Comments

Inspiring Learning Outcomes with Twitter in the Kindergarten Classroom

This teacher’s work with Twitter is building connections across the globe, and inspiring learning here at home.

 

I first learned about Amy Night’s use of Twitter in her kindergarten classroom when she submitted the following comment in response to the post, “…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on April 11, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Social Learning With Social Networking Tools Designed Just For Education

Are you using one of these education-specific Social Learning applications?

 

Last week’s article, “Facebook in the Classroom. Seriously”, was the first in a series focused on the use of social networking tools in the classroom. I am writing this series of articles as part of…

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Added by Kelly Walsh on April 4, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments

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