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Issue #17 - Transforming Education Newsletter

Issue #17 - Transforming Education Newsletter
By Global Citizenship Foundation • Issue #17 • View online
Issue 17 of the Transforming Education Newsletter features an article by Nanyang Technological University’s Dr. Fei Victor Lim from the 2nd Edition of the .ed Magazine — a quarterly curated issue-based digital magazine for educators.
What do you get in this newsletter?
⛳️ Article of the week; ☘️ Three upcoming 🗓 global events ; 💫 Author spotlight, along with 🗞news and updates from the Global Citizenship Foundation.
Do scroll towards the end of the newsletter to know how you can help me and my team :)

🌟 Featured Article
The Possibilities of Digital Play in Advancing Effective Social and Emotional Learning
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and the social distancing measures, have shifted much of our human activities online in many modern cities. The pandemic has advanced the digitalization of our lives and has necessitated engagement with technology to sustain the continuity of work, learning, and play in unprecedented ways. With this natural experiment of pervasive technology use, researchers have also examined the changes in which the pandemic has ushered in our social lives and reflected on what the post-pandemic new normal can look like. At a time when social distancing is encouraged, and interaction with others is minimized, digital play has also become…[Read Full Story Here]
🎫 Upcoming Global Events
💡 19th OELF - Celebrating Gender Inclusive Learning Spaces
💫 Author Spotlight
Rebecca Bailey
Rebecca Bailey is an Assistant Director of the EASEL Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she works closely with Dr. Jones to design and lead the EASEL team’s portfolio of research, programmatic, and policy work. Rebecca’s research focuses on two areas: the development of the executive function, self-regulation, and social-emotional skills across early and middle childhood.
Know more about Rebecca Bailey here.
🤩 Global Citizenship Foundation Events and Updates
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Please stay safe and do take care!
Invested in your success,
— Aaryan Salman
Editor, .ed Magazine
President, Global Citizenship Foundation
“Technology will never replace great teachers, but in the hands of great teachers, it’s transformational.”
George Couros
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