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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Voyage: My Desire to Serve Community (MDSC)

Originally posted on Chris Stevens Youth Network:
Sa’ada Basic Education students exhibiting and selling their final, workshopped products Students from Sa’ada Basic Education School in Oman came together this year for an exciting month of fun, collaborative, and productive service work. Students chose a social entrepreneurial theme to launch them into the larger iEARN project “VOYAGE,” which…

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For Online Learning, It’s Who You Know

The national conversation about online learning has focused on what and how, but has given with whom short shrift. In his remarks this week to the Foreign Service Institute Overseas Security Seminar, US Secretary of State John Kerry underscored the importance of “with whom,” highlighting virtual exchange as a key US government strategy to provide educators and youth with a meaningful […]

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Bringing Global Connections to Life in the Palestinian Territories

This winter, iEARN-Palestine is helping launch the new Chris Stevens Youth Network, which will create trustworthy networks of global peers that engage in meaningful dialogue and build mutual understanding. Noted Kahraman Arafa, Country Coordinator at iEARN-Palestine, This reciprocal exchange will enrich our students’ lives through globally minded leadership development. Our educators and youth will benefit […]

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