Baer, Chris, "Live from Yemen: Navigating the Challenges of Virtual Collaboration," [pdf - page 8-10], Perspectives - Massachusetts ASCD Journal, Spring 2012.
Zeichner, Noah, "Global Education: Bringing the World to Your Classroom," Education Week News, July 3, 2012.
Alam, M. M., "Quantum Leap from Orleans to Orangi," Pakistan Observer, July 1, 2012.
Gragert, Ed, "Linking US Global Competence with Education Globally," The Huffington Post, June 26, 2012.
For Romania iEARN was an Open Door to the World and a Model of Learning Beyond the Classroom," independent de , January 16, 2012., Magdalena, "
Brown, Sarah, "Chris Baer's High School Students See the World Through a Lens," Vineyard Gazette, January 13, 2012.
Morales, Becky, "Share Your Class's Global Experience with "Connect All Schools," KidWorldCitizen, December 25, 2011.
Garzón, Magdalena and Manso, Micaela, "Designing Effective Global Collaborative Projects," Learning & Leading with Technology," ISTE, November 2011.
Ali, Komal, "There's a girl in the boys' college," The Express Tribune, July 8, 2011.
Gurguis, Dina and Galbraith, Miranda, "Making a World of DIfference Through Online Collaboration," NCIV Newsletter, May 2011.
Herbert, Marion, "Going Global By 2016," District Administration, May 2011.
Kakinda, Allan, "How social networks train social skills," eLearning Africa News Portal, April 18, 2011.
Alfuzai, Muna, "iEARN: A small step for a greater cause," Kuwait Times, April 20, 2011.
Gragert, Edwin."Global Competency Through International Interaction and Education," Huffington Post, April 19, 2011.
US-funded iEARN promotes free press practice among Kuwaiti students, Kuwait Times, April 19, 2011.
Long, Stacey, "Virtual Exchange: The Newest Form of Diplomacy," Adobe Featured Blogs, March 25, 2011.
Cunningham, Steve, "Trinity High project explores stereotypes with French students," Courier-Journal, February 13, 2011.
Djecka, Joe, "Multinational Mystery Brews," Omaha World Herald, March 14, 2011. (Excerpts of the novel)
Schachter, Ron, "Global Learning Scales Up: Districts build on the success of private, internationally oriented schools and foreign language programs," District Administration, March 2011.
Varma, Richa, "Online Bonding From Charleston to Chennai: An American nonprofit organization is linking schools internationally, teaching how to learn with the world, not just about it." Span Magazine, January/February 2011.
"Riverside Middle School to participate in iEARN," Go Upstate.Com, March 15, 2011.
Fredrick, Kathy, "It's a Small World: Nurturing Global Citizens," School Library Monthly, Vol 27, Number 3, December 30, 2010.
Gragert, Edwin. TEDx Talk on Global Youth Service Day, May 18, 2010 (video), "What if All US Schools Were Connected?" Washington, DC.
Gragert, Edwin. Engage The World: Effective Networking for Global Awareness and Global Education, Huffington Post, May 19, 2010.
Hall, Linda, "Wayne Kids Draw for Peace." Wooster Daily Register Record. May 2, 2010.
"The second Omani iEARN forum in Sharqiya North is a success for online global learning (in Arabic)," Oman Daily, April 16, 2010.
Reese, Susan, "Here Comes Hindi!," The Language Educator, April 2010.
Davis, Cooper, "Digital Exhibit: Picture a Student in Oman, Iraq or the Vinyard," Vineyard Gazette, April 2010.
Aronowitz, Scott, "International Online Teaching Conference to Focus on Web 2.0, Collaborative Technologies," T.H.E Journal, April 2010.
Bernard, Sarah, Global Language Education: Learning the Lingo, Edutopia, April 2010.
Fost, Dan, How Global Language Learning Gives Students the Edge, Edutopia, April 2010.
Schaffhauser, Dian, Teachers Boost Global Collaboration Abilities with Hybrid Approach. T.H.E. Journal, February 17, 2010.
Kagan, Aaron, In this cultural stew, trading ideas and recipes. Boston Globe, January 13, 2010. Story about YES exchange student recruited by iEARN-Pakistan living in the U.S.
Huynh, Judy, Teacher Training In India, Kids Can Make a Difference, Nov. 2009.
Guirguis, Dina, Making a World of Difference Through Online Global Education, SEEN (SouthEast Education Network), Nov. 20, 2009.
Keetan, Thameen. Jordanian, American high school students propose solutions to combat climate change. The Jordan Times, Nov. 6, 2009.
White House Blog, Secretary Duncan Connects American and Jordanian Students, Nov. 5, 2009.
Carleton, Jim and Mali Bickley, Students Without Borders: Global Collaborative Learning Connects School to the Real World, Learning and Leading with Technology, November 2009.
Peters, Laurence, The rise of the globally connected student. eSchoolNews, October 21, 2009.
Ali, Syed Intikhab, Pakistani Students to Participate in International Event, The Nation, October 11, 2009.
DiBlasi, Dr. Howie, Create, Communicate, Collaborate, EdTech Magazine, Sept/Oct 2009.
Ali, Syed Intikhab, FM100 airs Achay Dost for youngsters, The Nation, September 30, 2009.
Gragert, Edwin, Partners in Success: Creating International Education Collaborations, ASCD Education Update. August 2009, Volume 51, Number 8.
Glod, Maria, Students Without Borders:Online Communication Facilitates Global Collaboration at Area Schools, Washington Post. June 24, 2009.
Llewellyn, Courtney, Glenbrook students share passion for recycling. The Reminder. East Longmeadow, MA, May, 2009.
Parsavand, Shirin, "Ramona High School videographers frame issues for global Web project." The Press-Enterprise, pe.com.
Rao, Rajesh, "City students take the plight of Pune rivers to New York City," Digital News and Analysis (India), May 4, 2009.
Wasti, Tahreem, "Humanising Our Future," Dawn.com (Pakistan), April 19, 2009.
Srinivas, Suchitra., "Mera Bharat Mahan," Express Buzz (Chennai, India), February 1, 2009.
Chicago Public Schools, video "Chicago Schools in iEARN," (Video) January 2009.
Shofar, Cassandra, "Root students get green," The Gazette (Medina, Ohio), January 28, 2009.
Sloan, Willona M., "Creating Global Classrooms," Education Update ASCD, Vol 51, No. 1, January 2009.
Reimers, Fernando M.," Global Competency, "Harvard International Review," Winter 2009.
Shinde, Swati. "Americans get Hindi lessons in Pune," The Times of India. January 6, 2009.
The Teachers' Podcast -Dr. Kathy King & Mark Gura featuring interview with iEARN-USA Executive Director, Ed Gragert at the NECC Conference, 2008.
"iEARN in Omani Schools," Times of Oman, December 14, 2008.
Pincus, Ted.,"Reinventing The Pen Pal For The Digital Age," Chicago Sun-Times. December 5, 2008.
Reimers, Fernando M.," Preparing Students for the Flat World, "Education Week," October 3, 2008.
Ibrahim, Saleem. "Telling Tales: Pakistani Students Share Their Culture's Lore Online." George Lucas Educational Foundation's Edutopia. February 2008.
Dutta Roy, Anindita, "Youth Journalism: Reporting the News for Global Citizenship," Youth Media Reporter, February 14, 2008.
Mero, Ted. Teaching Hindi in Schools, Converge Online. Spring 2008.
Sturgeon, Julie. Around the World with Technology. EdTech Magazine. November/December 2007.
Cavanagh, Sean. Network Sponsors Worldwide Sharing of Curricula, Education Week. February 2006.
New York City Students Provide Tech Assistance to Jordan. Government Technology. March 30, 2005.
Del Rosario, M. (2005, May 1). Moving Voices: Digital Video Making in the Global Classroom, Technology and Learning Magazine.
Aicher, R., Educators and students click with online learning, The Daily Star (Lebanon), July 11, 2005.
Ames, Ann Marie. "Teens play ambassador. Verona students break down cultural barriers in Lebanon." The Capital Times, November 1, 2005.
Ryavec, Carole. "International Education and Resource Network in the Arab World." Abana Review, published by the Arab Bankers Association of North America. Click here to download a pdf of the article. Winter 2005
Solomon, C. (2005). "Bellevue students forge ties with Mideast schools," Seattle Times.
Peerwijk, Ingrid. "Computer Knowledge - the first step to development." Feature on iEARN in Suriname. December 13, 2004
Wiske, M., Breit, L., Rennebohm Franz, K. (2004) Teaching for Understanding with Technology, Jossey-Bass, MA.
Gordon, David (Ed.). Better Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom (2003). Harvard Education Publishing Group: Cambridge
Lempke, Cheryl L, "Technology Solutions that Work: Five school case studies exemplify the power of technology to enhance student's education." Principal Leadership, NASSP, 2003.
NCREL & Metiri Group, enGauge 21st Century Skills, "Literacy in the Digital Age," 2003.
Grambow, David. "Using Computers to Build Commuity: a Fifth Grade teacher offers Practical Strategies for K-6 Teachers" Responsive Classroom, Winter 2002.
Kern, Honey. An End to Intolerance Online Student Magazine Encourages Global Learning. ASCD Curriculum-Technology Quarterly. Volume 12, Number 2. Winter 2002.
Armstrong, Sara. "Rural Washington Students Connect With The World." Edutopia. A Publication of the George Lucas Educational Foundation. June 6, 2002.
Ellis, Ken, "New Technologies Link Ancient Cultures." Edutopia. A Publication of the George Lucas Educational Foundation. June 6, 2002.
Gragert, Edwin. "Learning from the other." learningchannel.org. Opinion - July 2002
Branzberg, Jeffrey. Learning on a Global Scale. Technology and Learning Magazine. November 15, 2002.
Kulezich, Mihaela. "The Visit of Mrs. Miles." Journal for Youth - Online Newspaper, Edited by Kids and Supported by MIT. January 2001.
Abdou, Nyier. Students Without Borders. Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 14 - 20, November 2002 Issue No. 612
Faustova, Galina, "From Kazakhstan: Opinions about Terrorism,"techlearning.com, February 1, 2001.
Faustova, Galina, "New Areas of Motivation in Teaching Second-Language Writing," techlearning.com, October 1, 2001
Abdou, Nyier. Off their guard Can kids from around the world shirk the burdens of diplomats and gung-ho advisers to talk amongst themselves? Al-Ahram Weekly Online, 20 - 26, December 2001 Issue No. 565.
Issues in Global Education. Journal of the American Forum for Global Education. Guest-edited by Lisa Jobson and Aylin Kaya of iEARN-US. 2000-2001.
White, Noel. Student Creators- Helping students develop meaningful projects online. George Lucas Educational Foundation. June 1, 2000.
Gragert, Edwin, "Expanding International Education Through the Internet: No longer Limited to the Global Studies and Language Curriculum," White Paper prepared for the Secretary of Education's Conference on Technology in Education, Washington, DC, September 2000.
Gragert, Edwin. "It Takes Many Villages to Make a World." The George Lucas Educational Foundation Newsletter. October 5, 2000.
Rennebohm-Franz, Kristi. USA North Central Regional Education Laboratories EnGauge Success Stories. "There's A Lot of Learning Going On- Use Multiple Assessments to Capture IT All," "Literacy Learning through Technology: Primary Classroom," "The Pedagogical Practice Behind the Technology in a Primary Classroom." October 2000
"Web: A Global Playground." The International Herald Tribune. November 29, 2000
"Student Voices from Around the World: Profile on Youth Group: iEARN." The Global Student Voice-UN Publication. May/June 1997: 1. Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration on the Internet. Prepared by iEARN-US as part of the US Department of Education\'s International Education Initiative. November 2000.
Brown, Justine K. "Indigenous Connections through iEARN." Converge Magazine, April 1999.
Mendels, Pamela. "Sowing Technology\'s Seeds in Developing Countries." The New York Times. April 21, 1999.
Zehr, Mary Ann. "Opening Up the Classroom--The World Is Their Teacher." Education Week. October 1, 1998 (pp. 65-66).
Gragert, Edwin. "The Internet Offers the Potential for an \'Education of Hope." School Board News. Oct. 13, 1998: 2.
Potter, David. "Sister Schools on the Superhighway: Linking sister cities to the 21st century." Sister City News. Winter 1997: 7-8.
Kasman Valenza, Joyce. "Going Online to Learn about and Help Others." The Philadelphia Inquirer. May 22, 1997: 1.
Reines, Sara and Esther Lopata. "Teaching about the Holocaust: Programs to Be Proud Of." AMIT. Spring 1997: 38-43.
"It's the World on the Line" Headstart section of the Courier Mail (anewspaper in Queensland, Australia) on Tuesday, April 22 1997.
"International Program Shows Children How to Change the World." School Board News. June 1997: 6.
Kern, Honey. "Students\' Grass Roots Work Goes Global: The iEARNHolocaust / Genocide Project (HGP)." Journal of Online Learning. Volume 9 / Number 1. 1997: 5.
Moed, Andrea. "What Technology Can Do For Youth: Defusing the Hype." Who Cares. Nov/Dec 1997: 19-22.
Rosenoff, Julie. "A Glimpse of Technology in Action at Spokane Valley HS." Changing Schools. February 1996: v. 24 n.1, 10-13.
LaTurner, Gary. "The World as a Classroom." The Washington Art Educator. February 1996. v. 13 Winter: 1-2)
Magana, Sonny. "Virtually Exploring the World." Changing Schools, v. 24 n.1, February 1996: 3-5.
Rennebohm-Franz, Kristi and McLane, Jane. "Exploring Waterworlds: Telecommunications for Young Students." Green Teacher. Fall 1996: 27-29.
Rennebohm-Franz, Kristi. "Toward a Critical Social Consciousness in Children: Multicultural Peace Education in a First Grade Classroom." Theory into Practice. Autumn 1996: 264-270.
Rennebohm-Franz, Kristi. "Real Teaching in the Social Context of the Virtual School." 1996.
Copen, Peter. "Connecting Classrooms through Telecommunications." Educational Leadership. October 1995: 44-47.
Solomon, Gwen. "Special Report: Interdisciplinary Language Arts-Worldwide Writing." Electronic Learning. May/June 1994: 98.
Holland, Matt. "Planetary Networking for Kids." In Context: A Quarterly of Humane Sustainable Culture. Winter 1993: 43-45.
Morton, Chris. "Children Communicating." Online Connection. February 1992: 3.
Gragert, Edwin. "International Telecommunications Network expands to K-12." Telecommunications in Education News. Summer 1991: 6.
Gragert, Edwin. "High Tech in High School Exchanges." Transitions Abroad. November/December 1990: 40-41.
Tessa Melvin. "A Computer Project Links Students with Soviet Partners." New York Times. December 4, 1988
Modzelewski, Wendy R., "Impact on Teachers as Global Educators After a Professional Development Cluster," unpublished PhD dissertation, Wilmington University, Wilmington, DE, November 2009.
Kramer, Barry S., "Investigating Teachers' Expectations for Using Telecollaborative Project work," PhD Dissertation, Lehigh University, 2009.
Chung, Warren Euwon, "Content-based EFL Instruction using Scaffolding and Computer-mediated Communication as an Alternative for a Korean Middle School," Dissertation, Columbia University Teachers College, 2008.
Wiske, Martha Stone, with Kristi Rennebohm Franz and Lisa Breit, Teaching for Understanding with Technology, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
Gordon, David (Ed.). Better Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom (2003).Harvard Education Publishing Group: Cambridge. Includes chapter "Global Education for Today's World: Creating Hope with Online Learning Communities," byKristi Rennebohm Franz and Edwin Gragert.
Bacer, Kathleen & Bacer, Wayne, "A Study to Identify Effective Strategies for Assessing K-12 Online Global Learning Environments," Dissertation, Pepperdine University, 1999.
Lafontaine, Ellen, Dissertation, "The Implementation of the International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) by Argentine Teachers," unpublished PhD dissertation, New York University, New York, NY, 1999.
Bodin, Joanne Susan, "Proximate Human Contact Through the Internet: A Technography of an Intercultural Global Electronic Learning Network, iEARN (International Education and Resource Network)," unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1998.
Anderson, John, "The International Education and Resource Network: Building A Sustainable Virtual School," unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1995.
Cummins, Jim and Dennis Sayers. Brave New Schools: Challenging Cultural Illiteracy Through Global Learning Networks. New York: St. Martin\'s Press, 1995.
Brown, Kristin, Jim Cummins, Enid Figueroa, and Dennis Sayers. "Global Learning Network: Gaining Perspective on Our Lives with Distance." Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development, edited by Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart and Margo Okazawa-Rey.
Reports & Research Papers
Bush, Abby; Chung, Sora; Holton, William; Kokozos, "The New York State-Mosow Schools Telecommunications Project: The Founding Project of iEARN--A Comparative Program Analysis of New York Schools and their Interactions with their Russian and Chinese Counterparts," Capstone Research Project, New York University, 2007.
Copen, Brent, "Evaluation Report: Program Impact on Teachers and Students Who Attended the 9th Annual International iEARN Conference in Moscow, Russia 2002," Unpublished paper at Columbia University, November 2002. (4.7mb pdf).
UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights issues final report, "Educating Children and Youth Against Racism," highlighting iEARN's role in combatting racism through Internet-based education. 2001. (pdf)
Conte, Christopher. "The Learning Connection: Schools in the Information Age." Prepared as part of the What's Going On series through the Benton Foundation's Communications Policy and Practice program. 1997.
Itzkan, Seth. "Student recommendations for global networking in schools." Washington, DC: World Future Society General Assembly. 1993.
Johnson, Michelle Lee, "Latino High School Student Cross-Cultural Collaborative Learning Utilizing Global Technology," Pepperdine University, 2011
MAGI Educational Services, Inc. "Evaluation of the New York State/Moscow Schools Telecommunications Project." Prepared for: New York State Education Department, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education. February 1992.
iEARN-USA at TedX Global Youth Service Day Event, April 22, 2010. AT TEDX GLOBAL YOUTH SERVICE DAY EVENT IN USA, APRIL 22, 2010. Check out a video on YouTube of iEARN-USA Director Ed Gragert sharing examples of how iEARN youth around the world are collaborating to make a difference in their communities and to find solutions to challenges facing the world.
International Education and Resource Network: A Global Gateway for Kids. Southwest Educational Development Lab. A 12 minute videotape produced by SEDL for the US Dept of Education.
iEARN: Linking Communities to Make a Difference. [contact iEARN] An 8 minute videotape produced by Back to Back Productions sharing iEARN voices from across the globe.
iEARN-USA: A Tech Museum 2004 Laureate Recipient video. A short video on why iEARN was selected as a Laureate winner in the Education category: Technology Benefiting Humanity (2004).
New Technologies Link Ancient Cultures video A George Lucas Educational Foundation Feature. The First People's Project enables indigenous students on five continents to share the wisdom of their respective cultures (2002).
Intel Innovation Odyssey Features:
- Building Bridges of Understanding: Egyptian students connect with distant peers to study global water issues.
- Lessons from Siberia: Online projects connect Russian students with the world.
- Finding Treasure: Australian students connect with the world of online learning.