Giving Gifts

The iEARN 2015 conference has so far offered an appreciable amount of shared knowledge, educational best practices, digital media story telling, and plenty of thought provoking conversation. One thing that makes an iEARN conference singular is the emphatic and sincere spirit of collaboration and friendship that pervades interactions between attendees. A hallmark of an iEARN […]

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My Name Around the World

iEARN teachers and students are familiar with the My Name Around the World project. In it, students share the story of their names by creating posts in iEARN’s Collaboration Center. Do they have a nickname? Were they named after a famous person? What does their name mean?! We’re all about flipping things here at iEARN. We decided […]

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Engaging the Global Commons

Living in a highly interdependent world is not an option—but at present, being educated to do so competently is. — Harvard Professor Fernando Reimers   United States policy has a huge impact on the world – effecting businesses, economies and ecosystems around the globe. In this increasingly interconnected age, it is critical the U.S. education policy prioritize […]

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The Road to Doha

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 […]

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Girls Rising to the Challenge of Collaborative Action

Both the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai and the documentary Girl Rising have increased awareness of the power of girls education to change the world. Now, how do we turn this awareness into action? For iEARN, its giving girls opportunities to learn new technologies, connect with peers worldwide, and to take action on global issues. Since 1988, iEARN has prioritized […]

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