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Bringing Global Connections to Life in Lebanon

Bringing Global Connections to Life in Lebanon | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it

Today, iEARN-Lebanon is hosting its first teacher’s workshop of the new year, and the team at iEARN-USA sends its greetings to all participants. We’re privileged to begin our 14th year collaborating with our Lebanese peers, who have helped pioneer online project-based learning in their country under the auspices of the International Education Association (IEA), a non-profit organization (AD-42) founded by Lebanese educators committed to the development of global partnerships in education and the capacity-building of learning communities based on the effective use of ICT for Lebanon and the Arab World.

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It’s Time for Design to Start Empathy Too

It’s Time for Design to Start Empathy Too | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
In this post, Matthew Manos takes a look at advertising campaigns leveraged in the social sector and critiques their tendency to deliver content that engages...
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Provocative: "If I told you that close to 97 percent of nonprofit organizations, and the designers that power them, are marketing their causes in immoral ways, would you believe me?"

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Bringing Global Connections to Life in Qatar

Bringing Global Connections to Life in Qatar | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
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 H...
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We are excited about the iEARN Conference in Doha next July!

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Bringing Global Connections to Life in Yemen

Bringing Global Connections to Life in Yemen | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
Most Americans associate Yemen with one or more of the following: kidnapping, corruption, poverty, qat, al Qaeda, terrorism, drones, and the USS Cole. iEARN educators and students in Yemen, with th...
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iEARN-Yemen has had a prolific year of workshops & activities across Yemen. Inspiring!

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Sign up now for the Jan-May 2013 Session of iEARN Learning Circles!

Sign up now for the Jan-May 2013 Session of iEARN Learning Circles! | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
Looking for a new project collaboration opportunity in iEARN? Consider signing up for the upcoming session of Learning Circles - running from January 30th - May 25th.
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YFU Student Hosts iEarn Webinar

YFU Student Hosts iEarn Webinar | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
“To celebrate International Education Week, two students from opposite ends of youth exchanges collaborated to present their experience during the iEARN/Global Education Virtual Conference. O...
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Terrific YES-NSLI-Y mash-up session. 

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Ben's Epic Tea Documentary Film

Ben teaches us about the art, history, and culture of an ancient Chinese/Taiwanese tradition: TEA!
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The NSLI-Y Taiwan Program, hosted by iEARN-Taiwan, encourages scholars to use video, social media, and other tech to support language learning. 

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Bringing Global Connections to Life in Morocco

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Building off the momentum of the 2009 iEARN Annual Conference and Youth Summit in Ifrane, the Moroccan Education and Resource Network (MEARN), a non-profit organization founded in 1999 by Moroccan educators for the empowerment of all Moroccan children and youth, has grown to 1,500 educators and 20,000 students in 300 schools active in iEARN projects and programs.
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Awwww. So sweet! from @touchableearth

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YES 10th Anniversary Kickoff Party | #SierraLeone

YES 10th Anniversary Kickoff Party | #SierraLeone | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
Ambassador Owen of the U.S Embassy in Sierra Leone and the Public Affairs Section Celebrates the YES 10th Anniversary with the Sierra Leone YES Alumni and their parents.
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iEARN-USA's curator insight, December 12, 2012 10:09 PM
Embassy support in all countries has been phenomenal for ten years. Thank you.
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iEARN-USA New York City Staff Celebrates #KLYES10

iEARN-USA New York City Staff Celebrates #KLYES10 | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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Adobe Youth Voices Online Courses for Educators

Adobe Youth Voices Online Courses for Educators | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it

From February 18-April 15, 2013, iEARN will be facilitating a series of online Adobe Youth Voices professional development courses for 175 educators from Argentina, Belarus, Brazil, China, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, Oman, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, and Uganda as part of the Adobe Youth Voices Program.

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Courses will run in English, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.

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Khitam A Al-Utaibi's comment, January 4, 2013 4:37 AM
What is the possibility to make the courses in Arabic? iEARN-Jordan is welling to collaborate.
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Twitter / touchableearth: Seasons greetings from us and ...

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iEARN-Yemen

Lovely compilation of iEARN-Yemen's efforts this year.

 

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Global Connections Campaign Update

Global Connections Campaign Update | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it

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, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen.

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With much appreciation,

 

iEARN-USA staff

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iEARN Project Book

iEARN Project Book | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is the world's largest non-profit global network that enables teachers and youth to use the Internet and other technologies to collaborate on projects that enhance learning and make a difference...
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Now avaiable in Traditional Chinese!

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Bringing Global Connections to Life in Iraq

Bringing Global Connections to Life in Iraq | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
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...
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Where in the World Will You Go Next with PBL?

Where in the World Will You Go Next with PBL? | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
Previously in this series on going deeper with project-based learning, we've explored the importance of teacher reflection in teacher reflection in PBL, considered how to plan interdisciplinary proje...
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Kind mention of iEARN in Edutopia.

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iEARN-USA's curator insight, December 18, 2012 3:27 PM

Thanks for the iEARN shout-out!

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Bringing Global Connections to Life in Tunisia

Bringing Global Connections to Life in Tunisia | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
Few countries have been transformed in the past 18 months as much as Tunisia. TEARN (Tunisian Education And Resource Network), under the guidance of president and Global Education Conference keynot...
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Huge respect for Hela and her team in Tunisia!

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Adobe Youth Voices Project: Flash Mob to Promote World Languages

Adobe Youth Voices Project: Flash Mob to Promote World Languages | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
A youth produced event designed to motivate students from public schools to study a second language. About 200 pupils were at the event, dancing and having fun! Students will be creating a a video about the event as part of the Adobe Youth Voices Program. Educator: Elisa Abreu, EE Prof. José Pinto Marcondes Pestana, Sao Paolo, Brazil, December 2012.
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Online Course Scholarships for New iEARN Teachers

Online Course Scholarships for New iEARN Teachers | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
iEARN-USA offers online course scholarships to U.S. high school teachers new to iEARN as part of the Global Connection and Exchanges 2.0 program. U.S. teachers will connect with schools from 19 countries in the Middle East and North Africa.
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Teachers who complete the course and become active in online projects may also have a chance to participate in iEARN’s Annual Conference in Doha, Qatar in July 2013!

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Bringing Global Connections to Life in Jordan

Bringing Global Connections to Life in Jordan | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
Since 1992, iEARN has engaged Jordanian educators and youth in collaborative thematic online projects activities and exchange partnerships with their peers worldwide. For 20 years, Jordanian educat...
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Khitam A Al-Utaibi's comment, December 14, 2012 5:38 PM
Many thanks for putting things together and sharing with the world!
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YES 10th Anniversary Kickoff Party | Facebook

YES 10th Anniversary Kickoff Party | Facebook | iEARN in Action | Scoop.it
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iEARN-USA's comment, December 12, 2012 7:52 PM
Fantastic work by Sounkalo and his iEARN Team in Mali