December 2011 Blog Posts (7)

How do we teach the 40% “push out” of our schools?

How do we teach the 40% “push out” of our schools?

All the time and funds we spend on STEM, “no child left behind” and technology we seem to be ignoring the inconceivable dropout rate and what happens to the child who be become adults. For those of us that work with this group we know them a “Push outs”  because when you ask them if they wanted to leave they inevitably say “no.”

We work with this group in outreach and shelter settings. A solid understanding how Adult Learning…

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Added by Richard C Close on December 30, 2011 at 11:34am — No Comments

"Flash Learning" and Collaboration

Chrysalis Campaign projects for the UNESCO Digital Storytelling portal and the Community Learning Center portal in the US are both a year old with plenty of evidence of the power of collaboration.

What we are doing is blending Web 20 learning with the human elements of small group project based learning in poverty settings.

 

Some new research on minority STEM learning in NYC points out that it is not the technology or STEM curriculum that lift students into the better…

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Added by Richard C Close on December 14, 2011 at 1:10pm — No Comments

What do we do?

We liberate an individual's ability to love and contribute to the world…

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Added by Richard C Close on December 9, 2011 at 2:01pm — No Comments

We are starting plans to return to Africa large community Wrokshops

Our last week in Lesotho the National University of Lesotho asked us to run our workshop five times. During that week we met with many community leaders and realized that the knowledge of how Internet resources and collaboration are transforming this generation of African youth had to be told. That…

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Added by Richard C Close on December 1, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments

Organization of African Youth becomes Certified This is my Story Training Center and post six videos

 

The Organization of African Youth (OAYouth) is the youth platform for information exchange, forum for debate on African issues and a network of future political, corporate, academic, literary, religious and traditional leaders in all African…

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Added by Richard C Close on December 1, 2011 at 12:03am — No Comments

This is my Story expands into animation. Thanks to Taha Sharif for awesome insight

We have recieved a number of requests to expand into more type of media that African youth use to tell their stories. Here is an amazing story told in anaimationing from Sudan. We hope to see more from other countries in Africa.

They way this story builds a bridge between to deep love for Africa, our elders and our new lives touches the hear heart and makes us think. Awesome work. We encourage you to visit their YouTube Channel and ask for more work.

Be friend…

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Added by Richard C Close on December 1, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

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