*Next Kids in the Cloud Workshop Series* – 19-21 March 2015, Windhoek, Namibia (Free Workshop)

We are delighted to announce that we will be visiting Windhoek once again! During our visit a couple of workshops will be presented for teachers from Namibian schools. These workshops include the following and more: design a web page, compile an online newsletter using a blog, create an online form, tips & tools in terms of teaching Information/Communication/Media/Computer Literacy and many many more! If you are interested in attending, please complete the online form at: http://goo.gl/forms/n6XzUqJ3sp Unfortunately the workshop is now fully booked. Please look out for the next one which will be announced on our web & facebook page. Venue: Welwitschia School for Integrated Learning Kupferberg Street, Eros, Windhoek View on Google Maps (incl.… Read More

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Schools supporting Animal Charities through In the Cloud

“The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” Mahatma Gandhi The following schools have become Kids in the Cloud schools since November 2014. Every time a school purchases a set of manuals, the school makes it possible for Kids in the Cloud to make a donation to an animal charity organisation. Thank you to the following schools for making it possible! We would also like to encourage learners and parents to give to these charities. Thank you for caring. School Beneficiary Walvis Bay Private High School (Namibia) – November 2014 Natureza’s Catz Rescue Sabie  (SA) The Dolphin Elementary School (Namibia) – November 2014 Walvis Bay SPCA (Namibia) Laerskool Walvisbaai (Namibia) – November 2014 Feral Care… Read More

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Thank you for making the ‘Kids in the Cloud’ workshops a huge success!!

A warm and special thank you to all the Namibian educators who attended the Kids in the Cloud Workshops from 20-22 November. Many, many thanks to Walvis Bay Private High School, Pro-Ed Academy and Windhoek Gymnasium for generously making their computer facilities available. It is highly appreciated! Thank you to Madalé van Deventer for coordinating all and for her assistance during the workshops. Personally it was a fantastic experience to engage with the educators, and we are looking forward to even more collaboration in future (and lots of fun in the cloud for both teachers and learners!)  Some feedback received from our educators who attended: “Dankie vir ‘n baie inseggewende praatjie vanoggend. Julle was great!!!” “Het iets nuut… Read More

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Workshop on Media, Information and Computer Literacy

Kids in the Cloud would like to invite ICT, Library and other teachers interested to attend a mini-workshop on Media, Information and Computer Literacy. The workshops will be presented in Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Windhoek. Please click here to register. Select from the following: 20 Nov. Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Private High School) 13:00 – 17:00 21 Nov. Swakopmund (Pro-Ed Academy) 13:00 – 17:00 22 Nov. Windhoek (Windhoek Gymnasium) 09:00 – 13:00 Inquiries: Mrs Madale van Deventer kidsinthecloud@gmail.com  Mobile: 081 624 8324

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Teacher training is where school improvement starts

“With the pace of change being so rapid, input from these experts in the use of the latest technologies must be a crucial component of  any quality teacher training programme. Teachers need to educate in ways which learners find culturally relevant. In this day and age, this means using the available technology as an embedded part of classroom practice across the curriculum.” Read more: http://tablet-academy.co.za/?p=169

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Kids in the Cloud Manuals now available!

Are you curious about what it is we’ve been busy with? Then you no longer have to wait. Take a sneak peek at https://kidsinthecloud.wordpress.com/products/ Each set of manuals is accompanied by a DVD with activities to be used along with the manuals, where indicated. These can be downloaded on a server, in the cloud, or on individual e-devices once a set has been purchased. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any queries:

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Welcome!

Welcome to our page! Do not hesitate to contact us should you have any questions or want to know more about our product. The due date for distributing manuals for the 2015 school year is the first week of December 2014. We are South African based, but our product can be easily used and implemented at schools from all over the world. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook! In addition to the manuals, our Facebook page is the place where most of the action will be happening, including tips, ideas, links and more! Also do not hesitate to share anything with us, or ask questions via the Facebook page! Communicating and sharing within the… Read More

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