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 […]Read more "Global Ready"
iEARN-USA is proud to announce the launch of the new National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program Interactive website. The site is a showcase of the language learning and cross-cultural experiences of American students on the U.S. Department of State sponsored program. NSLI-Y provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates […]Read more "New National Security Language Initiative for Youth Storytelling Site"
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 […]Read more "Engaging the Global Commons"
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 […]Read more "Join the 5th Annual GlobalEdCon"
We are excited to celebrate the kick-off of International Education Week by joining the Exchange 2.0 Coalition’s launch of this brand new website for virtual exchange. We hope that the new site will accelerate efforts to combine the deep impact of cross-cultural exchange with the broad reach of new media technologies to support the goal of […]Read more "Let’s Make International Education for Everyone"
Want to give your students a real-world, world-class education? Connect them to real classes worldwide! The Chris Stevens Youth Network is an excellent place to start. This initiative is administered by iEARN and funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. State Department to engage students and educators in the Middle East, North Africa and […]Read more "Your Day to Connect with Teachers Worldwide"
Each 9/11 anniversary, I reflect on this George Packer piece in the April 2002 New York Times Magazine. This year, in light of the Mark Zuckerberg-led Internet.org announcement last month, Packer’s words seem particularly relevant: The globalization of the media was supposed to knit the world together. The more information we receive about one another, […]Read more "Images of Hope and Caring"