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    • iEARN Moldova Liceul Prometeu By Daniela Munca, American Language Center January, 2010
    • Personalities
      • Lorena Bogza
      • Madonna
      • Ban Ki-moon
      • Nicolas Sarkozy
      • John MacCaine
      • Dima Bilan
      • Bill Gates
      • Antonio Banderas
      • Tony Blair
      • Vladimir Putin
      • Hillary Clinton
      • Steven Spielberg
      • “ Large groups exhibit more
      • intelligence than isolated
      • individuals; Collective
      • intelligence shapes business, economies, societies and nations
      • “ Together all of us know more than any one of us does. ”
      • James Surowiecki
      “ The Wisdom of the Crowd” by James Surowiecki
    • What is Online Project based Learning?
      • Watch the Video and decide for yourselves!
    • Teddy Bear Project
      • Classes send each other a
      • Teddy Bear or other soft toy
      • by airmail
      • The bear sends home diary messages by email at least once a week.
      • The students write the diary messages as if they are the visiting bear describing its experiences in the new culture
    • Next Vista for Learning
      • “ Emilia learning about Moldovan Food”
      • Video
      • By Ana Efros
    • “ Talking Kites All Over The World ” Project
      • March 21, 2007, kites
      • made by children from
      • Jordan, London, Mexico,
      • Israel, Armenia, Belarus
      • and 12 cities in
      • North America
      • were launched in into
      • the air at the same time
    • - encouraged dialog and cross-cultural collaboration via artistic creation - the international language of visual art can break verbal barriers and create a fruitful dialog between different communities
    • My Hero Project
      • 2005-2006 - 100 classrooms - collaborative project work in 16 different countries
      • Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Columbia,
      • Egypt, Germany, Kazakhstan, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, the United States, Uzbekistan
      • Virtual classrooms - 3-4 months
      • projects drawn from the curriculum of each of the classrooms organized around a selected theme.
    • At the end of the term the group collects and published its work
    • New York Livonia – Chisinau American Language Center
      • US/Moldova Global Exchange
    • Online project based learning
      • Partner school overseas (Livonia, US)
      • An online collaborative space (blog)
      • Common interests (high-school life)
      • Interaction (exchange of videos)
      • Feedback (comments)
      • Final product (student essays)
      • Online publication (blog, YouTube)
    • Everybody Smiles in The Same Language:
      • Participant Countries: US, China, Jordan, Brazil, India
      • Students’ Work: Power Point Presentations, Essays, Personal Anecdotes
      • Exhange E-mails
      • Voting for the Funniest Story
    • iEARN
      • The world's largest
      • non-profit global
      • network that enables
      • teachers and youth
      • to use the Internet
      • and other technologies to collaborate on projects that enhance learning and make a difference in the world
    • iEARN is a non-profit organization
      • 20,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 115 countries.
      • teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies
      • over 1,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide
    • iEARN around the Globe
    • Moldova’s iEARN neighbors
    • iEARN:
      • on-line school linkages
      • students engage in meaningful educational projects with peers in their countries and around the world.
      • an inclusive and culturally diverse community
      • an opportunity to apply knowledge in service-learning projects
      • a community of educators and learners making a difference as part of the educational process
    • iEARN Projects
      • designed by teachers and students
      • provide powerful examples of how technology can make a difference in teaching and learning.
      • a final &quot;product&quot; or exhibition of the learning that has taken place as part of the collaboration
      • magazines, creative writing anthologies, websites, reports to government officials, arts exhibits, performances, and many more examples of youth taking action as part of what they are learning in the classroom
      • Museum of Natural History - exhibits of students’ work
    • 150 active iEARN projects
      • Designed to fit their curriculum and classroom needs
      • select an online project
      • how it can be integrated into their classroom/curriculum
      • online forum spaces - meet one another and get involved in ongoing projects with classrooms around the world who are working on the same project
      • local issues
      • &quot;How will this project improve the quality of life on the planet?&quot;  
    • Creating an account
    • Place me on the Globe
    • Creating Students Accounts
    • Where to find projects?
    • Important Steps
      • 1. Chose a project
      • 2. Chose a topic for each student
      • 3. Work o presentations (research)
      • 4. Find a partner (collaboration)
      • 5. Publish the presentations (Galleries)
      • 6. Write to minimum 2 other students
      • 7. Present your Work
    • Benefits of iEARN projects
      • Student Work is published online
      • Partners for collaboration are found
      • Practice: research, writing, creativity, oral skills, etc
      • Learn about new places: geography, English, history, traditions
      • Final product: meaningful learning
    • Professional Development
      • face-to-face
      • online professional development workshops and courses for educators seeking to integrate online global project work into their classrooms
      • iEARN has trained more than 100,000 educators since it started in 1988.
      • cover the technical, collaborative and organizational skills needed to participate fully in a global, collaborative Internet-based learning environment
    • Contact information
      • Daniela Munca, PhD
      • American Councils / ALC
      • [email_address]