Take an hour to get engaged and inspired!
iEARN-USA offers webinars on topics such as getting started in iEARN, using multimedia in global project work, and is also launching a new "Real Life, Real Stories," series featuring presentations from experienced educators from around the world.
Webinars use Blackboard Collaborate. A Certificate of Participation is available for all webinar participants.
Interested in empowering your students to help end world hunger? You'd be amazed at the difference one class can make! Join us on Wednesday, September 25 at 6pm EDT for an informal webinar discussion with project faciliatators, Larry Levine and Maria Conte. You will be introduced to Kids Can Make A Difference (KIDS), an innovative educational program that for 19 years has helped students understand the root causes of hunger and poverty and how they - as individuals - can take action. Larry and Maria will give great tips on how to get started with this project, and answer all your questions. Appropriate for teachers of grades K-12.
View the recording here to see the great resources that are available.
Back to School! Plan Your Year with iEARN Projects
Join us for a webinar on how to get started with Global Collaboration. We'll have veteran teachers on hand to talk about some of their favorite projects and answer all of your questions!
Participants will also receive a free booklet produced by iEARN-Pakistan outlining Activities & Lesson Plans for Celebrating United Nations International days and observances with iEARN Projects.
You can view a recording of the session here
Common Core State Standards and iEARN Projects
Join iEARN teachers Mary Brownell and Deanne McBeath for an inspiring webinar! They will share how their students' involvement in iEARN projects is making a difference in their communities and in the world. They are creating gardens, raising hens, coordinating school assemblies, raising funds to help a partner school in Kenya, presenting at international conferences, and expanding curriculum in their schools. Mary and Deanne will discuss how Global Collaboration and iEARN projects can bring real-life experience and meaning to the Common Core State Standards.
Thursday, May 30 at 6:00 PM EST
Getting to Know the Collaboration Centre
Hopefully by now you have already visited the new iEARN Collaboration Centre. Attend this webinar to learn what is new and how your students can use it for project collaboration.
Wednesday, Sept. 19, 7PM EDT
Customized and Special Group Webinars
If you are interested in a webinar for your school or district please contact iEARN Professional Development.
To participate in a Blackboard Collaborate webinar you will need:
- 20MB free disk space
- Sound card with speakers and microphone (preferably headset) Note: You can participate without a microphone by chatting if you do not plan to speak.
- Minimum 28.8 kbps Internet connection
See more information on how to use Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).
We hope you will find the webinars to be valuable experiences to make the most out of your iEARN membership. If you have any questions contact Diane Midness.
Special Webinar - Live from the Middle East: Classroom Connections Amidst Political Changes
On Wednesday, April 20th, a very special live and interactive event was hosted with educators from Egypt, Tunisia, Lebanon, and Morocco. We discussed the political changes taking place in the Middle East, the impact of technology on both politics and education, and student-to-student interactions worldwide. This was hosted by Ed Gragert, Executive Director of iEARN-USA, who will be joined by Dalia Khalil Egytian Association of Educational Resources; Hela Nafti iEARN Tunisia, Eliane Metni, iEARN Lebanon and Mourad Bengali, Morrocan Education and Resource Network. This event is jointly sponsored by iEARN-USA, the Global Education Collaborative, and the Global Education Conference. View recording.
"Digital Story Telling: It all begins with a story"
"Adding Multimedia to Your iEARN Projects: It's Easier Than You Think!"
About Blackboard Collaborate
Formed by the union of industry leaders Wimba and Elluminate, Blackboard Collaborate delivers open, education-focused collaboration solutions that enhance learning, reduce costs, and improve outcomes by enabling anywhere, anytime, instruction, meetings, and help.