"BOSCO-Uganda is helping put an end to isolation caused by war. BOSCO-Uganda is providing an innovative Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solution to foster social and economical development and peace building in rural communities of northern Uganda. BOSCO is using a collaborative, web-based ICT training approach encouraging communication and collaboration for people living in isolated or war affected areas. "
Is this the answer for all of those educational Ning websites...what is this answer? A backup, but then what? Where are the real details about what this service provides.....or will Ning users just pay the money to Ning to have advertisement free networking?
Google has announced that it has rebuilt Google Docs from the ground-up. The result is a massive overhaul of Google Docs, including completely redesigned spreadsheet, document, and drawing editors, group chat functionality, and the ability to collaborate with real-time character-by-character mark-up, much like Google Wave. You can preview the new changes, starting today."
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BISS to be hosting school for Think Global.... "A San Francisco-based high school, Think Global School (TGS), is about to launch an ambitious program that will take students around the globe, literally. By the time they graduate from the private non-profit high school, students will have lived in 12 different countries and experienced 12 different cultures, languages and histories. The students will also be information technology gurus, as advanced communication technology will be at the curriculum’s core.
The first year will take the students to Stockholm, then Sydney, Australia; Beijing, China; and Hong Kong. Year two will include Santiago, Chile; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and Berlin, Germany. As juniors and seniors, the students will study in Vancouver, British Columbia; Barcelona, Spain; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Amman, Jordan; Bangalore, India; and finally Washington, D.C."
This welcome is for the NetGenEd Project, a Flat Classroom Proejct designed in conjunction with Don Tapscott, author of Growing Up Digital. More than 300 students from over 10 countries are now completing this global collaborative project that will continue until the end of May 2010. See http://netgened2010.flatclassroomproject.org/
This article used a couple of y Flickr.com images. Interesting first comment from an expat teacher re the content of the article. My opinion? As expats we are always guests in the country. We are not there to conflict with social and moral mores.