iEARN-USA is proud to be a partner of iEARN-Bahrain, and in 2013 we seek to enable as many U.S. and Bahraini educators and students as possible to connect, to learn from each other to build lasting friendships. iEARN in Bahrain began in 2003 with support from the US Embassy, Manama, and the Ministry of Education. Impressed by the […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Bahrain"
Today, iEARN-Lebanon is hosting its first teacher’s workshop of the new year, and the team at iEARN-USA sends its greetings to all participants. We’re privileged to begin our 14th year collaborating with our Lebanese peers, who have helped pioneer online project-based learning in their country under the auspices of the International Education Association (IEA), a […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Lebanon"
This fall, iEARN-Iraq has partnered with Touchable Earth, the first digital world book for kids where kids in each place explain all the facts about it. Touchable Earth founder Tudor Clee describes the program on Facebook: Traditional world books tell you what a place is. Touchable Earth tells you what its like – from the […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Iraq"
As recounted in the previous post, the Global Connections and Exchange Program was built upon an earlier iEARN and US Department of State partnership program called CIVICS: Community Voices, Collaborative Solutions. CIVICS began in 1999 as a one-year pilot program to support two educators in each of six countries—Egypt, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Pakistan, and Sri […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Syria"
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"
Here on the east coast we’ve been fortunate to have had day-after-day of searingly hot summer weather (too hot for some!) I’ve spent every possible weekend and after work moment outdoors, from active sports to quiet moments reading under a tree. It seems fitting that my summer reading would be a ode to our planet […]Read more "Earth Friendly Summer Reading"
iEARN-USA is pleased to support the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA), an annual celebration and network for young people under 30 years of age using the Internet, mobile phones or other digital media to put the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into action. The MDGs were set in 2000 by the UN to prompt […]Read more "Taking Action on the United Nations Millennium Development Goals"