Our sincerest thoughts are with all of you from the Caribbean islands up through the eastern coast of the U.S. and Canada who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy this past week. When a natural disaster strikes, it’s a humbling reminder of just how fragile we are beneath the power of mother nature. It’s also […]Read more "Reaching out to Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy"
As classrooms, school hallways and homes across the country are decorated and buzzing in the spirit of Halloween (October 31st, 2012), what better time to reflect on the origins of the day and engage your students in storytelling and research as part of a global project while their motivation and excitement is dizzying? Do you […]Read more "Boo! Halloween and Folk Tales"
This year, November 12-17, will be the first time iEARN’s annual International Teacher Conference and Youth Summit will be free and online thanks to our partnership with the Global Education Conference. We’re excited about this unique opportunity to bring together more educators and students from around the world to share how they are using global […]Read more "Preparing for our Annual Conference: Tips for Presenting Online"
This Fall if you’re looking for a collaborative project with a weekly structure you might want to register for the next session of Learning Circles starting September 22nd, 2012 and ending January 15th, 2013. Over 15 weeks (with a 1 week break over the holiday week in December) you’ll grouped with a small number of […]Read more "Learning Circles"
If you haven’t already visited our brand new Collaboration Centre here’s a video (with a catchy song) to get you in the mood for the new school year! Following the video are some recommended projects that are active throughout the school year, but our members find successful for engaging their students in global collaborative project […]Read more "Global Projects to Start the New School Year"
This past May we introduced you to the Finding Solutions to Hunger project, a collaborative, interdisciplinary project that teaches students to explore the issues around hunger and poverty from all perspectives through hands on activities that are action oriented to make a difference. This week Kids Can Make A Difference, an iEARN partner, launched a […]Read more "Finding Solutions to Hunger: New Project Videos"
This week we have a guest posting from iEARN educator Teddy Mwonyonyi. Teddy is currently in Uganda visiting her family and spending time at the school her classroom back in Cleveland, Ohio has been learning with for a few years now: Carl & Louis Stokes Central Academy in Cleveland, Ohio has been collaborating with St. […]Read more "Visiting our project partners in Mulajje, Uganda"