Composica - E-Learning Authoring Tools Concrete Leveling & Lifting | National PolyLevel® Contractor Network Home | Buzzy® Helps Running Tracks & Playgrounds Built on Chinese School Rooftops - chinaSMACK From QQ: Just as the new school year has started, news of a track field built on top of a primary school’s roof in Tiantai County in Zhejiang province attracted a lot of attention. Many people questioned the safety of a rooftop track field. Some people are concerned the railings are not strong enough while others fear that a thousand students on the rooftop can cause the building to collapse. On 2014 September 1, Zhejiang Tiantai Country Cicheng No. 2 Elementary School’s rooftop oval athletic track officially went into use, with students running and playing on the circular track for the first time. The “Guidelines for Ordinary Primary and Middle Schools” across China all set the amount of area dedicated to student activities. With the development of cities, many middle and elementary schools in cities have been surrounded by high-rise buildings, with the activity space for children becoming smaller and smaller. The same situation happens in Anhui province Huangshan city. Comments on QQ:
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News CES 2016, LAS VEGAS, January 2, 2016 – ALCATEL ONETOUCH announces peace of mind for parents with the launch of the CareTime children’s watch, which allows kids to communicate with pre-approved contacts and incorporates GPS tracking. “Connected objects are part of the daily experience of young children today, so CareTime can fit in easily with their needs and parents’ needs,” said Vittorio Di Mauro, General Manager of Smart Connectivity at ALCATEL ONETOUCH. Simple Enough for a Child to Use Designed for children from 5 to 9 years old, the CareTime 2G connected watch allows parents to call or send voice messages to their kids. Using the simple user interface, children can reply to calls from up to 10 pre-set contacts and make calls to 5 registered numbers. A Cloud Service for Safety Using a blend of GPS, GSM and Wi-Fi, CareTime can locate children within 60 seconds using the most accurate location information, both indoors and outdoors, thanks to a dedicated cloud service.
11 Inspiring TED Talks for Modern Educators There is no reason why teachers shouldn’t embrace a role as fundamental players in the creativity revolution sweeping across global economies and societies. But being an innovative modern educator on the cutting edge of educational design can become a tedious effort without outside inspiration and support from peers. Instead of being bombarded by the same old educator rhetoric, you can rediscover a sense of your vision and momentum by gleaning something from these selected and diverse inspiring TED talks below. 1. By teachers, for teachers, this is a TED classic presenter who brought relevance to his 4th-grade classrooms in Virginia with this creative game meant to simulate real world geo-political constructs and diplomatic scenarios, all in the pursuit of world peace. 2. This is Sugata Mitra’s follow up award-winning TED Prize talk about self-motivated learners from his “Hole in the Wall” experiments in the streets of New Delhi in India. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Further Resources