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"
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"
We’re celebrating our furry friends today, and invite you to join our Teddy Bear Picnic. The iEARN Teddy Bear Project has been a favorite of hundreds of thousands of teachers and students in more than 8,000 schools worldwide since 1996, and we’re spending the day sharing stories, images, and the joy of global collaboration in […]Read more "iEARN at 25: A Teddy Bear Picnic"
This fall, iEARN-Iraq has partnered with Touchable Earth, the first digital world book for kids where kids in each place explain all the facts about it. Touchable Earth founder Tudor Clee describes the program on Facebook: Traditional world books tell you what a place is. Touchable Earth tells you what its like – from the […]Read more "Bringing Global Connections to Life in Iraq"