iEARN Learning Circles Registration Open!

If you are looking for well-run international collaborative project for your learners to participate in, don’t miss the next session of  iEARN Global Learning Circles! What are Learning Circles? Learning Circles are highly interactive, project-based partnerships among a small number of schools located throughout the world. Teachers sign up and are then assigned to a group based on their interest and the grade level and subjects they teach. Themes for projects include: Places and Perspective...

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Get involved in the – My World 360 Degree Global VR Project

Are you looking for a global project to get your learners doing something positive towards tacking the Sustainable Development Goals?  Do you want to showcase your community and its challenges and solutions on a global stage? Do you want your learners to make exciting media – but only have access to a Smartphone? MY World 360° invites youth (ages 5-24) worldwide to create 360° media to share their perspectives and advance positive action toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The...

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Get your learners involved in an international collaborative project

Connecting with students from other countries can provide your learners with a rewarding opportunity to interact with people from other cultures and different backgrounds. Collaborating on a common project provides all participants with a common goal, that each group can contribute towards. Great projects provide all participants with opportunities to work towards addressing a global challenge, whilst bringing their own local knowledge and experiences to the task. Our friends at iEarn empower te...

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Water is Life – Collaborate on a global problem

The water shortages in Cape Town have made all South Africans, particularly those living in the Western Cape, very much aware of the importance of saving water. But access to adequate, safe water is a global problem – we can both learn from ideas that are working in other countries, and our learners can contribute ideas of their own. In February 2018, you can sign up to take part in the iEARN Water is Life project. As part of this global collaborative project, your students will be involved in ac...

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Global Education Teachers International Exchange Program – 5 Johannesburg teachers wanted…

The World Affairs  Council in Washington, DC are searching for 5 teachers from Johannesburg who are interested in participating in an exchange programme with 5 teachers from United States.  Interested? If so please contact omashani@schoolnet.org.za for more details before 22nd April 2016. Read about the program below: Overview The World Affairs Council—Washington, D.C. is a U.S. based non-profit dedicated to providing quality programming in global education. While many orga...

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Calling all Grade 6/7 teachers at public schools in SA – an opportunity to collaborate with Vietnam and Canada in Digital Storytelling. Interested?

SchoolNetSA has received an email from a teacher in Canada who is offering a wonderful opportunity to a Grade 6 or 7 teacher and class in SA in digital storytelling as from September 2016 and probably continuing till the same time the following year.  Would you be interested? You would need constant access to computers. The teacher would need to be open to using photography and making digital stories with his/her students. Experience with those media forms is not necessary as Hoa Truong-White will ...

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Enter the Global Virtual Classroom website design contest – work in collaboration with two international classes on a project and design a Google site together – register before September 25th

This is a superb web design (using Google Sites) contest to participate in with your class – the Global Virtual Classroom http://goo.gl/u0y1GT . Only three days left to register. Who may participate? Teacher guided Primary (Grades 1-7) and Secondary (Grades 8-12, or equivalent) classes and youth groups around the world that have access to the Internet and know or are willing to learn Google Sites are eligible. A  group should have 15-40 students, between 7 and 18 years old as of September. If...

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Join the Global Postcard Exchange project digitally using Google Drawing

In the previous blogpost we introduced Google Drawing and showed how to use it to create a postcard. In this post we encourage you to join the Global Postcard Exchange project digitally using Google Drawing. This project is facilitated by Melissa Schur and they are currently looking for teachers around the world to sign up https://sites.google.com/a/sjvknights.org/4postcardex/.    A look around the Global Postcard Exchange site answers any questions one might have:  Who is welcom...

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News about the upcoming free, online Global Education Conference. Get involved!

This is a message from Lucy Gray the Global Conference Co-Chair. “If you are new to the Global Education Conference Network, we are a 19,000 member strong community of educators and others interested in connecting classrooms and furthering educational opportunities for all. My conference co-chair, Steve Hargadon, and I strongly believe that educators need to connect with others globally in order to establish the foundation for collaboration; our community is designed to foster these professional ...

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Folk Tales/Storytelling: Past and Present – an awesome iEARN collaborative digital storytelling project

Yesterday I was pointed to this wonderful iEARN collaborative global digital storytelling project ‘Folk Tales/Storytelling  around the world’. This has been a popular global digital storytelling project since 2006 with variations on the project title from year to year… and it is still going.  The current project runs from September 2014 – March 2015 I took a look at the description of the current project, found at http://collaborate.iearn.org/space-2/group-83/about in the IEARN proj...

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