iEARN Brasil Announces 2015 Conference Homestays

Screen Shot 2014-12-09 at 6.03.12 PMiEARN Brazil, with the support of local Rotary Club, is pleased to announce that they will be offering 30 homestays to participants of the 2015 iEARN International Conference during conference days from July 26 – July 31st 2015. Eligibility requirements and applications can be found on the iEARN Brasil 2015 website

OTF Connects

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Through the OTF Connects program, we will be delivering a webinar on Monday November 3rd at 7:30 pm that will show you how to connect iEARN projects to the new inquiry based social studies curriculum. You can see a description and register here. This program is open to all Ontario teachers.

If you are able to attend, you will receive a free one year subscription to iEARN. We hope to see you there!

 

 

Peer Scholar and Global Teenager Project

Great article in the Toronto Star about how the Global Teenager Project is using Peer Scholar to help students with international peer assessment. To find out more information about this project in Canada, please contact either Bob Hofman – bob@globalteenager.org –  or Anita Townsend – anita@globalteenager.org.students_skype_with_amsterdam.jpg.size.xxlarge.letterbox

Apply Now for iEARN Educator Professional Development Course

Through support from Hipercept, iEARN-USA is offering full scholarships for 25 educators to participate in a 6-week iEARN online course starting on September 15.  Course participants will engage with other educators from around the world while covering topics such as: Principles of project-based learning; Developing a global project plan; Building relationships with educators and students through digital dialogue; Embedding technology in project work; Engaging the community in a classroom project; and Presenting, exhibiting, and assessing student learning in global projects.  Interested?  Apply here.

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