11 cities may run out of water like Cape Town

CAPE TOWN – The City of Cape Town’s strict control measures on water usage has forced Capetonians to change their water usage behaviours as the city is battling to avoid ‘Day Zero’, but water scarcity seems to be affecting other global cities, according to BBC News. The BBC identifies a few other cities that may […]

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TEDsters get to know students around the world, thanks to EverFi

At TED2017, attendees could interact with students from around the world inside the EverFi social space. Photo: Marla Aufmuth / TED EverFi is supporting the TED2017 community in having a direct hand in changing the future.As a leader in connecting education to the real world since launching at TED in 2008, EverFi allows attendees to meet those […]

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Self-organized learners around the world team up to raise money

SOLE Colombia teaches digital literacy to kids in rural communities across the country, giving them big questions to research in groups. Photo: Courtesy of SOLE Colombia In Kingston, Jamaica, 4- to 6-year-olds in early education programs think about questions like, “What does it mean to be selfish?” In a school on the outskirts of Lahore, Pakistan, fifth […]

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What learning at the edge of chaos looks like

Normally, “Skype Granny” Lesley Keast  lives in Spain and appears as a giant face on a screen in the School in the Cloud learning lab in Gocharan, India. But in the days before the first-ever School in the Cloud conference, she got a chance to visit the lab and meet the students she’d been mentoring from […]

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