At 59 million, teachers are the largest professionally-trained group in the world
100 million children do not go to school, 66% - girls 850 million illiterate adults HIV-AIDS infections, domestic violence, the sex trade, military gangs are dominated by the undereducated … and the key to social and economic development
TWB-Canada is a non-profit NGO devoted to closing the education divide through teacher professional development and community education.
Cape Town Naivasha, Laikipia Districts TWB Canada July-Aug ‘08
Info literacy, research, validation, authentication of facts
Negotiation and collaboration
(Tapscott) Whereas previous generations value loyalty, seniority, security and authority, t he NetGen’s norms reflect a desire for creativity, social connectivity, fun, freedom, speed, and diversity in their workplaces.
http://www.widernet.org/digitallibrary/ The Flip
Karen Guth - teacher at Neveh Channah School in Etzion Bloc, Israel :"I would say that this became a project that engaged the minds, skills, and hearts of our students. It turned the English Bagrut project into an international research, writing, thinking, and teaching opportunity ."
"From all of the work that we have done with other students, I have learned how to look over other people's work and let them edit my own.”