This week, our staff is excited to travel to the 2013 iEARN Annual Conference and Youth Summit, hosted by iEARN-Qatar/ROTA (Reach Out To Asia) in Doha, Qatar from July 1-6. Educators, students, administrators, ministry officials, non-profit, and corporate partners will be presenting and sharing models for using technology to build global understanding and enhance teaching and learning. Topics will range from using games and social media in the classroom to using ICT to empower disabled women to using SMS to enhance exchange programs. A .pdf version of the Conference Program is here.
We invite you to follow the conference via Live Stream and social media using the hashtag #iearn13. We’ll have all our social media channels hopping throughout the week.
It is a privilege for us to meet educators and students from the United States and from countries around the world in Doha. Countries represented will include: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, China, Egypt, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mali, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Spain, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, and Yemen.
Don’t miss keynotes by Julie Lindsay, Dr. Essam Heggy, Dr. Mohamed Ally, and Dr. Judi Harris, Michael Graffin’s Twitter chat, and 100+ sessions and special events, like: