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Creating a shared vision for education across North Carolina

When the decision is made to make a change within the Singaporean education system, the change takes just one year....

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Trip to Singapore opens educator’s eyes

Eleven middle school and high school educators from North Carolina traveled to Singapore July 15-24 to learn about the best...

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The role of ICT in Singaporean schools — Who is it for? And what value does it have to Americans?

The rise of educational technology over the past 20 years is not news to anyone. With companies such as Google...

 

Creating change makers

Over lunch at Cé La Vi, the rooftop restaurant of the iconic Marina Bay Sands Hotel that dominates the harbor view...

 

Teaching teachers in Singapore

[View the story “Day Five” on Storify]

 

Connecting policy to practice in Singapore: Inside the classrooms!

Singapore is changing its mindset about its students. No longer does it see them as consumers of knowledge. In the 21st...

 

Engaging students and educators in Singapore

[View the story “Day Four” on Storify]

 

Transforming student learning: The Internet of (School) Things

Singapore may love acronyms more than we do. iDA=Infocomm Development Authority. KPI=Key Performance Indicator. ICT=Information Communication Technology. ALP=Applied Learning Programme....

 

Our journey for excellence: A country, a school, our teachers

Singapore Singapore is a young country, celebrating its 51st birthday this year. Everywhere we go, the people we visit explain this...

 

N.C. teachers visit Singapore school, learn across cultures

[View the story “Day Two” on Storify]

 

N.C. teachers in Singapore learn about innovation & technology in education

[View the story “N.C. teachers in Singapore learn about innovation & technology in education” on Storify] [View the story “N.C....

 

Initiating change in the education system

Shane Castevens, a math teacher at Stokes Early College in Walnut Cove, started our day by asking, “How do we...