...When the data was ultimately collated, I expected that at the top of the list of criteria for a good school ... digital tools and exceptional resources would be present. Not so. Among the top three choices in all student data were good teachers. I did not expect this, and yet, I should have. That is precisely why we are committed as teachers to professional development, and why continuing to expand our Global Education work this year was an imperative. I’m lucky to be a 21st century teacher at work in a global world, but it is the present moment of this world’s needs to which our girls want to respond with action, movement, involvement. ...
For students to develop and share an understanding of how American Culture has changed from 1912 – 2012 through researching, interviewing, writing and performing. Students will be able to identify element of cultural changes that are common to other countries and cultures over time. ....
I’m here with twenty-five teachers from across the country for a three-day workshop, March 13th-16th, part of the Global Connections and Exchange (GCE) program, and because of this grant, iEARN-Thailand’s first national meeting of teachers. Thailand is one of five countries participating in the program, along with Ecuador, Pakistan, Tajikistan and the U.S. ....
Bongoh és un projecte telemàtic on diferents escoles participen en un joc de simulació. El joc consisteix en què cada grup-classe viu en una illa d'un arxipèlag anomenat BONGOH, i aquestes illes tenen la forma de les lletres de la paraula BONGOH, és a dir, una té forma de "B", una altra de "N", una altra de "G", una altra de "H" i dues tenen forma d' "O" (aquestes les diferenciem en O nord i en O sud).
Join a global design challenge - students around the world are invited to make something interesting, artistic, or useful out of 6 ordinary objects: a pencil, a plastic bottle, a plastic shopping bag, a piece of rubber band, a paper clip, and a...
Empathy is more than just awareness and concern. It is about cultural sensitivity and conflict resolution. It’s about the ability to communicate effectively and understand the motivations of others. Empathy is about standing up, not standing by, uncovering what’s below the surface through active listening and putting words into action.
This is why Ashoka is launching a global initiative to ensure that children master empathy, enabling them to be effective citizens, leaders and trailblazers.
Another project I worked on over break was trying to learn a song in Chinese. My tutors and I started by translating an A-Lin song that was slow and had alot of characters I recognized in the lyrics into English and pinyin (with a little help from our friend Google translate as well). 給我一個理由忘記
JEARN NDYS 311 first anniversary memorial report VC. The participants are from Japan, Serbia, Taiwan and Iran. Due to different blocks, we used Blackboard and Meeting Plaza VC systems. After one year, what is our awareness about earthquake? We need to think it over. We don't want to stop growing for another 10 years.
Espaço democrático para divulgação das atividades da Educadores Globais e do centro iEARN Brasil, seus projetos educacionais, cursos, campanhas educativas, eventos e ainda interação entre seus membros, professores e simpatizantes. Bem vindos!
iEARN-USA is the national member of iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) ... is seeking a Program Coordinator who wants to be a part of a global team committed to building a more peaceful and just world and who would like to play a key role in enabling young people worldwide to work together in collaborative projects.
This is a project in which children will learn the importance of human lives and how to cope with natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, wildfires, floods, hurricanes, landslides, tsunamis, droughts and so on through the communication and collaboration with global friends. Children can make a difference in the world.
Based on the books “Machinto”and “Sadako” related to Hiroshima/Nagasaki, participants learn about what wars bring us and research where little birds (”war affected children”) still crying somewhere in the world today. They will make creative picture books about peace and friendship to send to those little birds in the world....
How can researchers and aid organizations use technology to make the voices of the most marginalized girls heard? How can adolescent girls in the hardest-to-reach rural communities use mobile phones and the Internet to gain critical life skills?
... Prairie Summer, Associate Director of Development & Director of Communications at Equal Access International. “So we’re linking all these pieces together to have the greatest level of interactivity and access possible.”
We are talking about traditional celebrations and famous monuments and landmarks in the United States. We are collaborating with students from Oman,an Arab state in southwest Asia on the southeast coast of...
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