The new Hunger, Poverty & Inequality Portal brings together organizations to allow teachers and students to go to one location and get inspired, learn, act and reflect on the problem of hunger, poverty & inequality and show them that they can make a difference. Check out the video below and hear how these organizations are helping teachers […]Read more "Asking the Why Questions"
On this Thanksgiving, we wanted to let you know how thankful we are to have such dedicated and amazing teachers as part of the International Education and Resource Network. We recognize the outstanding work you do with your students and your commitment to providing them with a globally-focused education and skills for their success in […]Read more "An Invitation to Explore Food Heritage, Hunger, and Security"
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 […]Read more "Girls Rising to the Challenge of Collaborative Action"
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 […]Read more "For Online Learning, It’s Who You Know"
For the past 25 years, iEARN educators, like Deanne McBeath from Trenton, New Jersey, have helped create an alternative to the “us vs. them, online vs. face-to-face, virtual vs. physical” construct. Perhaps the zero-sum framing of online vs. face-to-face learning and virtual vs. physical exchange is inevitable. Resources are constrained. Our education system is not […]Read more "A Kenyan Homecoming"
Since 1988, iEARN has asked all participants to address the question, “How will this project improve the quality of life on the planet?” This question is the glue that holds our network together, and it’s a question that guides us as we develop programs and share resources with like-minded partners around the world. This March, […]Read more "Introducing The Finding Solutions to Poverty and Inequality Alliance"
On February 9th, iEARN-UAE and the Dubai Modern High School hosted the first professional development workshop under the auspices of the new Chris Stevens Youth Network. The workshop marks the ninth year in which UAE teachers and students have participated in iEARN activities. In 2005, Egyptian Association for Educational Resources received a MEPI grant from […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in United Arab Emirates"