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12 years ago @ Quisitivity - What Does it Mean to b... · 0 replies · +1 points

I know a creative and capable young woman , who has travelled the world extensively, worked and volunteered in many countries, become familiar with different cultures and experienced far more than many people will ever experience. She has learned to relate to all of sorts of people, mastered a new language and overcome difficult situations. Although not formally qualified, she is a born teacher and has taught successfully in a range of places and settings. Yet when she recently decided to study, she found that the course she had dreamed of was simply not for her. This isn't the first time that she has found she doesn't fit into the educational system either. She's smart and talented but she doesn't fit into the existing model of school...
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12 years ago @ Quisitivity - ISTE 2010: Emerging Th... · 0 replies · +1 points

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with those of us who're on the other side of that small flat world! Great sum up of the message you got from the day. I really think that teachers who aren't making global connections are falling way behind now. Also glad to have discovered your blog, which I am now exploring!
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