November 6, 2012

iEARN-USA receives 2012 Top-Rated Award from GreatNonprofits

Thanks to all of the amazing reviews we got from all of you, we've won a 2012 Top-Rated Award from GreatNonprofits. Check out iEARN-USA's profile on the GreatNonprofits website.

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November 5, 2012

NSLI-Y Korea Students Show off their Language Skills and Share their Reflections

Students on the NSLI-Y program in South Korea share reflections on gaining a greater understanding of other languages and cultures through photo-essays and videos.

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November 1, 2012

Get ready for the 2012 Virtual iEARN Conference and Youth Summit!

Join in a free, week-long, online event with educators, youth, and organizations from around the world - in partnership with the third annual Global Education Conference, November 12-16, 2012.

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Reaching out to Those Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Our sincerest thoughts are with all of you from the Caribbean islands up through the eastern coast of the U.S. and Canada who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy this past week.

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October 29, 2012

Register by November 4th for the 2012 iEARN Holiday Card Exchange!

Students are invited to make cards celebrating their special holidays. Each class will be grouped with around seven others around the world and will prepare cards to send to their partner classes.

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October 26, 2012

U.S. Department of State Announces Global Connections 2.0 Program Partnership with iEARN

The 2012 – 2013 Global Connections 2.0 Program is a new virtual exchange program for teachers and students from the United States and 19 countries from the Middle East and North Africa.

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October 25, 2012

Boo! Halloween and Folk Tales

As classrooms, school hallways and homes across the country are decorated and buzzing in the spirit of Halloween (October 31st, 2012), what better time to reflect on the origins of the day and engage your students in storytelling and research as part of a global project while their motivation and excitement is dizzying?

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October 24, 2012

Snapshots of Exemplary Integrated Programs

iEARN featured in new Common Core State Standards Edition of Susan M. Drake's, "Creating Standards-Based Integrated Curriculum" book. Check out snapshots of iEARN projects, including the Solar Cooking Project.

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Moving from Awareness to Competence: Students Taking Action Globally

Join iEARN at the K-12 Global Education Symposium 2012: Global Issues and Global Solutions in University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 24-25, 2012.

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October 17, 2012

Sounds So Difficult! I can’t do That!

As we start the school year and online projects, I’m reminded that incorporating the richness of global collaboration into my curriculum has been a gradual process.

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