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"
Thank you for your support this summer! We had an amazing conference this month in Doha, Qatar, sent more than 100 high school students abroad to learn Hindi, Arabic, Korean, and Mandarin, and are gearing up for our best back-to-school ever. Generous contributions by institutions and individuals like you have made it possible for students […]Read more "An Education of Hope"
This week, our staff is excited to travel to the 2013 iEARN Annual Conference and Youth Summit, hosted by iEARN-Qatar/ROTA (Reach Out To Asia) in Doha, Qatar from July 1-6. Educators, students, administrators, ministry officials, non-profit, and corporate partners will be presenting and sharing models for using technology to build global understanding and enhance teaching and learning. Topics will […]Read more "The Road to Doha"
iEARN in Qatar is facilitated by Reach Out To Asia, a non-governmental organization (NGO) within the framework of Qatar Foundation – a private non-profit organization founded in 1995 by His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar and chaired by Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser. In June, ROTA Chairperson, Her Excellency Sheikha […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Qatar"
Dear Members and Friends of iEARN-USA, Thank you for the positive response to our year-end Global Connections Campaign. We’ve already reached 42% of our goal. That means that we can support more than 200 U.S. teachers and their 5,000 students to learn with, not just about, their peers in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, […]Read more "Global Connections Campaign Update"