The Road to Doha

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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:

Learning more about our host, ROTA, and its IEARN-Qatar efforts. Here, participants showed their project work to Board member Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh bin Nasser Al-Thani and ROTA’s Director Essa Al Mannai
iEARN-AYV Festival 2013
The 2013 iEARN Adobe Youth Voices Media Festival will be broadcast live through an interactive online platform (Adobe Connect) and in person at the 2013 iEARN Conference and Youth Summit in Doha, Qatar on July 2, 2013. Experience youth-produced media from around the world, created as part of the in the Adobe Youth Voices program in iEARN over the past year.
My Hero Project Participants in Kurdistan, Iraq, 2008.
The My Hero Film Festival
Christopher Stevens Youth Network Activities in Syria
Learning about Christopher Stevens Youth Network Activities in Syria
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) ProgramAlumni Digital Storytelling Workshop
The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) ProgramAlumni Digital Storytelling Workshop
iEARN-Touchable Earth Partnership
A Presentation on the iEARN-Touchable Earth Partnership
Christopher Stevens Youth Network Activities in Algeria
Learning about Christopher Stevens Youth Network Activities in Algeria
The Teddy Bear Project!
A Teddy Bear Project Workshop!
Workshop "When the West meets the East - Case Study of 2012-2013 NSLI-Y Students School Visits in Taiwan"
Workshop “When the West meets the East – Case Study of 2012-2013 NSLI-Y Students School Visits in Taiwan”
Workshops on both Talking Kites and iEARN-Geogia activities!
Workshops on both Talking Kites and iEARN-Geogia activities!

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