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21st Century Connections with Level Up Village

By Dana Feldman, Rumson Country Day School

It was the last day of the Level Up Village Global Inventors 3D printing course I was teaching, and as I was watching the students helping each other tighten the switches on their solar flash lights, the word “Connection” came to mind.

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3D Printing Opens New Modes of Learning in Rural Kenya

By Sharon Runge, Executive Director of Kenya Connect

Who could imagine that a group of 7th graders in Kenya with no electricity in their homes or school could be on the forefront of one of the most innovative technologies of our time?

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Australian School Raises the Bar for Global Learning

At Nambour State College, a K-12 school in Queensland, Australia, teachers Melissa Radke and Emma Fitzpatrack have integrated Level Up Village’s Global Scientists course into the seventh grade curriculum with a focus on this driving question: How can technology be used to improve water quality in the world?

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Level Up Village Introduces Two New STEAM (STEM + arts) Courses

Designed to develop 21st Century skills, Global Web Designers and Global Explorers include one-to-one collaboration with partner students in the developing world each class period.

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Four Important Skills Kids Develop by Learning Game Design

Game Design and development is as much a display of cutting-edge technology as it is of creative expression. Conceptualizing a game through imagination and creativity is the first part of the creation process. Acting on those ideas using technology will make the experience tangible. After dreaming up new experiences, children are challenged to bring them into existence.