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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You’d Be MAD To Try It

As a globally connected K-12 education network since 1988, iEARN is positively MAD about Connected Educators Month this October. This type of event has been useful in promoting the concept of globally connected teaching and learning more widely. Still, this is a new concept for many classroom teachers, administrators, policymakers, and parents. As a result, we are often asked what the concept […]

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Join the 5th Annual GlobalEdCon

Want to present at a global online conference with educators and youth from around the world? Join us at the fifth annual Global Education Conference, a free week-long online event bringing together educators and innovators from around the world, held Monday, November 17 through Friday, November 22, 2014 (November 23rd in some time zones). iEARN is a founding […]

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