Polar Bears International Web Conferences

00473-47315Jennifer Corrierio, founder and executive Director of TakingITGlobal will be in Churchill Manitoba with Polar Bears International. documenting the polar bear migration. She will be travelling in  Tundra Buggy along with climate change specialists and scientists. They will be connecting LIVE to schools across Canada, talking about climate change and sending live video of polar bears migrating. It truly is an incredible experience to be able to talk to the scientists while watching polar bears right outside their window.
This special event requires registration. Information about the sessions and how to register can be found at:

Centre for Global Education

Climate Change In My Backyard

Screenshot 2015-10-22 11.33.28Climate Change in My Backyard is an initiative to  create and share artwork to depict what climate change looks like throughout the world. The work is shared on a global gallery and then will be  displayed at the COP21 Climate Change conference in Paris this December. For more information regarding the project, please visit:

Climate Change in My Backyard

Teddy Bear Project

42_teddybear_lThe Teddy Bear Project is one of the most popular projects within iEARN. The registration is ongoing, however, it is advisable to set up your collaboration partnership early on in the year.
To find a partner for the Teddy Bear Project, visit:

Teddy Bear Project

Holiday Card Exchange

108_holidaycard_lThe Holiday Card Exchange has been a very popular and successful project that invites your students to learn about holidays and celebrations from around the world while sharing Canadian traditions and holidays with others. This card exchange is a wonderful opportunity to learn with other classrooms from around the world while creating cards and messages.

The registration for this project ends October 31. If you are interested in additional information or would like to register for the project, please go to:

Holiday Card Exchange

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