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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Girls Rising to the Challenge of Collaborative Action

Both the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai and the documentary Girl Rising have increased awareness of the power of girls education to change the world. Now, how do we turn this awareness into action? For iEARN, its giving girls opportunities to learn new technologies, connect with peers worldwide, and to take action on global issues. Since 1988, iEARN has prioritized […]

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For Online Learning, It’s Who You Know

The national conversation about online learning has focused on what and how, but has given with whom short shrift. In his remarks this week to the Foreign Service Institute Overseas Security Seminar, US Secretary of State John Kerry underscored the importance of “with whom,” highlighting virtual exchange as a key US government strategy to provide educators and youth with a meaningful […]

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Global Connections Campaign Update

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, […]

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