Global Ready

Dear iEARN Family, Followers, and Friends, What an incredible honor to be a member of the iEARN community for the past 17 years. As I move on to my next career adventure, I send you a fond farewell. The extent to which iEARN shaped my sense of global connectedness is indescribable. The impact on my personal […]

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Explore Where You Live With the World

This lovely 1973 classroom virtual exchange image is today’s #PinoftheDay, a daily feature of the Historypin global community. The photo shows students from Lunalilo Elementary School, Honolulu, Hawaii talking to peers in Alaska on PEACESAT, the Pan-Pacific Education and Communication Experiments by Satellite. PEACESAT has been working to lessen the information and communication technology (ICT) divide in the Pacific Islands […]

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Changing Teaching Through Global Project-Based Learning

Teaching is changing. We’re educating students for jobs that don’t exist yet using technologies that haven’t been invented. -Katherine, Pattonville High School Teacher Through global project collaborations, iEARN educators are meeting the challenge of teaching students for tomorrow and equipping them with the 21st Century Skills they will need to succeed in their future academic, […]

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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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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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Believing the World Will Be OK

[above image: Students in Denton Avenue Elementary School in New York share some feedback with iEARN-USA staff.]   iEARN-USA is honored to be one of the first Top-Rated Awards of 2014 on Great NonProfits!  Thank you for all the great reviews and support, like this lovely review from our long-time partner Wendy Jewell of the […]

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