‘I was Britain’s first black headteacher’ – BBC World Service

“There’s no colour problem at Ringcross Infant School. Mrs Yvonne Connolly has to be thanked for that. But there’s an awful lot of love – most of it for her. She’s London’s first West Indian headteacher. And what a hit she is with the kids – all 200 of them.” I’m Yvonne Connolly I was […]

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Building a Culture of Kindness With a Day of Service

>>Girl: How do you say “Welcome” in Spanish?>>Penny: Bienvenidos.>>Irina: In the seven years that we’ve done the Day of Caring, I’ve seen a huge growth in terms of students thinking outside of themselves.>>Girl: You get to experience happiness for helping someone else.>>Irina: At this stage of development, sixth, seventh and eighth grade, putting yourself in […]

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Physically Active Learning- Improving Performance | Bryn Llewellyn & Andy Daly-Smith | TEDxNorwichED

Transcriber: Yasmine Elhammamy Reviewer: Mirjana Čutura Andy Daly-Smith: If you could please close your eyes for me. I’d like you to visualize a picture of a typical classroom. This might be a classroom when you were younger or a classroom in modern-day times. What was the teacher doing in that classroom? And where were the […]

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CSU Green wins Continuous Improvement; Institutional Change category of the Green Gown Awards 2019

When Charles Sturt University adopted the Life Index in 2012 and embedded it into the university strategy it set our path for our commitment to institutional wide continual improvement towards best practice in sustainability management across our seven campuses. Headline achievements include becoming Australia’s first certified carbon neutral university, our graduate learning outcomes incorporating sustainable […]

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Searching for Zero Textbook Cost (ZTC) courses through Self-Service

Did you know, that an average college student spends about over $500 on textbooks every semester? Crazy right! College books are very expensive, and that’s where Open Educational Resources (OER) and Zero Textbook Costs (ZTC) programs can help. Grossmont started offering ZTC courses which are designed to assign FREE books and materials, so you’ll receive […]

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Science, Engineering and Design! Video 3: Art in Engineering

[MUSIC PLAYING] You might not think that art and engineering go together, but in reality, they complement each other very well. Many things that engineers have put together could be considered art, and many things that artists have done take some serious engineering. But what does engineering have to benefit from artistic skills and thinking […]

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