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6 common reactions when students bump into their teachers on the street

October 9, 2014 - 11:14 am in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, MAIN, The Good Stuff, U.K., U.S., World

  So teachers have lives outside of school (we do?) and when in a small town or country we often see our students out and about after-school. While we may offer them a wave and a greeting students tend to see it a different way. Here are six reactions…

Singapore: 17-year old student’s open letter to principal on BGR workshop goes viral

October 8, 2014 - 9:02 am in Asia, EdNews, MAIN, World

  <Update 10 October 2014: Focus on the Family Singapore has denied EdChron.com's request for a soft copy of the booklet for review. See below.>…

iPhone 6 is here; have mobile devices really made a difference in the classroom?

September 14, 2014 - 6:39 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, EdNews, MAIN, Opinions, Science & Tech, U.K., U.S., World

  The iPhone 6 may soon find its way into your classroom, whether it’s in your pocket, purse, or in the backpacks of your students. This newer,…

Malaysia national test papers leaked on social media, almost half a million students to resit exams

September 13, 2014 - 11:12 am in Asia, EdNews, MAIN, Politics, World

  ASIA / Malaysia - The country's biggest examination leak has affected almost half a million students, as investigations continue. Examination papers leaked online before test According to it's Education Ministry's press release, the Science examination…

Video: Incredibly scary journeys to school around the world

September 7, 2014 - 5:39 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, Featured, MAIN, Science & Tech, Travel, U.K., U.S., World

  Don't you just hate it when it takes at least 45 minutes to get to school so early in the morning? Consider ourselves, and our children, lucky. In many less developed countries around the world, students and teachers hike for miles and hours to get…

Lessons in life – a Thai ad that will warm your heart

September 5, 2014 - 3:36 pm in Asia, MAIN, Opinions, The Good Stuff, World

  ASIA / Thailand - The Thais have done it again. Parents have a crucial role to play in a child's life, and lessons can be drawn from anywhere. This commercial features a little girl and her mother. whose poor state of financials didn't stop her from…

9 things you should never say to a teacher

September 2, 2014 - 1:17 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, Opinions, The Good Stuff, U.K., U.S., World

  Whether a teacher is your colleague or work at your child’s school, as in any profession, treat them as professionals first. They work twelve hours a day to make sure your little spawn becomes a functional adult after all. Here are nine things…

Shortage of teachers – a worldwide problem

September 1, 2014 - 3:42 pm in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, Business, EdNews, MAIN, U.K., U.S., World

  WORLD - Imagine a world without teachers. In the past 24 hours alone, several reports of teacher shortages have surfaced online. The Kenya Secondary School Heads Association (Kessha) has called on the Government to address the teacher shortage in…

3 incredibly awesome songs about Math to share with your students

August 26, 2014 - 11:23 am in Africa, Asia, Australia & NZ, MAIN, Opinions, The Good Stuff, U.K., U.S., World

  We all know what most students think of Math - it's "tough", "dry", "boring", "difficult" and "useless" according to some. While some Math lessons covering advanced topics do not have much room for relevant creativity, it's building the interest in…

Vietnam: Government to spend close to US$200mn for e-textbooks in HCMC

August 23, 2014 - 2:28 pm in Asia, EdNews, MAIN, Science & Tech, World

  ASIA/ Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam - While Thailand is still reeling from its poor investments in its "One Tablet per Child" policy, Vietnam is steamrolling a plan that will cost them close to $200 million dollars - an amount even more developed asian countries…

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