I was honored to attend a workshop organized by Generation YES project and LabTech. This workshop entitled “GenYES Workshop—21st Century Learning Skills for Teachers & Students” was held for a day at City Seasons Hotel Muscat.
What was special about this workshop is that it included a practical proposal on empowering kids (with the help of ICT tools) at schools by encouraging them to innovate in different fields and to relate to what they learn through real life experiences and perceptions. Dr. Dennis Harper (the Founder and CEO of the not-for-profit Generation YES organization (GenYES) and the inventor of the Student Technology Leaders movement , AND an intimate friend of Steve Jobs) was keen to explain the adaptability of his project as he customized it to work in many countries. Continue reading