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Teachers Without Borders (TWB) - What we do, TWB courses, Certificate of Teaching Mastery (CTM)


  • Teachers Without Borders - in WikiEducator
  • TWB - priorities, audience / needs, community, WikiEducator
  • Nigeria, Voices, priorities, audience / needs
  • CTM, peace, human rights, learning disabilities - access, facilitation, delivery
  • web resources - members, courses ? discussions, blogs / comments
  • OER / open textbooks
  • Community Empowerment - training, leadership, translations

to do

Teacher Collaboration

Teachers_Without_Borders/Teacher Collaboration

  • analysis - questions, requirements, limitations, priorities
  • planning, examples, resources

Voices of Tearchers - TWB Nigeria

Voices of Teachers - under Teachers Without Borders in WikiEducator

VOT segment ideas - 3-5 minutes (400-600 words), picture, learn more...

In progress

  • mp3 files - download, playback, text summary of topics and guests, questions
  • broadcast quality - equipment
  • hosting - formats
  • podcasts
  • program summaries, guests, links
  • download instructions - Please Right-Click (or opt-click on MAC) and Save to disk to save bandwidth - need to click on link, bring up page with mp3 player, then save.

Mobile, twitter

  • Multi Links Telkom - Through funding from Millennium Development Ambassadors, Multi Links Telkom has provided TWB in Nigeria with mobile connection services in motor parks and local market places as a self employment scheme for youths, as well as a strategy to empower physically disabled persons.
  • Ushahidi - The Ushahidi Engine is a platform that allows anyone to gather distributed data via SMS, email or web and visualize it on a map or timeline. Ushahidi creates a platform where TWB members in different countries can share education needs and accomplishments offline.

Other ideas to explore

  • TWB Nigeria needs
  • WE / OERF CollabOERation - teacher training, community college 50 high enrollment courses, science lessons with found objects
  • Paul Edwards <pceiii - high school and middle school math Eldoret, Kenya
  • Linda's list of contacts in Kenya
  • AR - Sierra Leone, libraries

Millennium Development Goals

Teachers Without Borders/Millennium Development Goals

CIS2 Summer 2009 Final projects

Final projects for Summer 2009 address the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. The UN renewed commitments to achieving the Millennium Development Goals by 2015 and to set out concrete plans and practical steps for action.

How can computers and the internet contribute to resolving these societal issues? What is being done now? What is planned for the future?

  1. Goal 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education
  2. Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education
  3. Goal 7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
  4. Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  5. Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education