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iEARN Moldova Balti Training
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iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
iEARN Moldova Balti Training
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Introducing Moldovan teachers and university professors to iEARN

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  • Project-based learning is truly learning in action. It engages students so that they are no longer passive receptacles of information, but active pursuers of knowledge.
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    • 1. Project-Based Learning Learning In Action! Daniela Munca, PhD, iEARN Master Teacher
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    • 3. Personalities <ul><li>Lorena Bogza </li></ul><ul><li>Madonna </li></ul><ul><li>Ban Ki-moon </li></ul><ul><li>Nicolas Sarkozy </li></ul><ul><li>John MacCaine </li></ul><ul><li>Dima Bilan </li></ul><ul><li>Bill Gates </li></ul><ul><li>Antonio Banderas </li></ul><ul><li>Tony Blair </li></ul><ul><li>Vladimir Putin </li></ul><ul><li>Hillary Clinton </li></ul><ul><li>Steven Spielberg </li></ul>
    • 4. <ul><li>“ Large groups exhibit more </li></ul><ul><li>intelligence than isolated </li></ul><ul><li>individuals; Collective </li></ul><ul><li>intelligence shapes business, economies, societies and nations </li></ul><ul><li>“ Together all of us know more than any one of us does. ” </li></ul><ul><li>James Surowiecki </li></ul>“ The Wisdom of the Crowd” by James Surowiecki
    • 5. Project-Based Learning (PBL)
    • 6. “ My HERO” Project <ul><li>2005-2006 - 100 classrooms - collaborative project work in 16 different countries </li></ul><ul><li>Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, </li></ul><ul><li>Egypt, Germany, Kazakhstan, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom, the United States, Uzbekistan </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual classrooms - 3-4 months </li></ul><ul><li>projects drawn from the curriculum of each of the classrooms organized around a selected theme. </li></ul>
    • 7. “ A Special Place” Project
    • 8. <ul><li>8 teachers </li></ul><ul><li>5 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Around 60 students </li></ul><ul><li>“ Special Place” project </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Online collaborative space </li></ul><ul><li>Read each others’ projects and exchanged comments </li></ul><ul><li>Learned about various amazing places around the world </li></ul>
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    • 16. “ Laws of Life” Project Intermediate Level <ul><li>Reading task: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chose an essay from “Laws of Life” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read it and be ready to tell the rest of the class about it. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Writing task: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Write a response to the author of essay. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In no more than 40 words state: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>A general review. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Your opinion about one of the essay. (use expressions such as: “I believe-in my opinion-personally-to me-as I see it-from my point of view-as far as I’m concerned-to conclude) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write a Law of Life essay & respond to comments </li></ul></ul>
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    • 22. <ul><li>Technology enables students, teachers, and administrators to reach out beyond the school building. </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative classrooms are not defined by fixed places but by their spirit of curiosity and collaboration among students, teachers, and others in a true learning community. </li></ul>The Philosophy behind PBL
    • 23. What is Project-Based Learning? <ul><li>PBL is curriculum fueled and standards based. </li></ul><ul><li>PBL asks a question or poses a problem that ALL students can answer. Concrete, hands-on experiences come together during project-based learning. </li></ul><ul><li>PBL allows students to investigate issues and topics in real-world problems. </li></ul><ul><li>PBL fosters abstract, intellectual tasks to explore complex issues. </li></ul>
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    • 28. Place me on the Globe
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    • 30. iEARN
    • 31. Moldova’s iEARN neighbors
    • 32. iEARN-Uzbekistan, July 12-18, 2008, Bukhara 15th Annual iEARN International Conference and 12th Youth Summit
    • 33. How can I work with iEARN in my ESL class? <ul><li>The iEARN model is theme-based, project based collaboration. </li></ul><ul><li>The students get involved in specific collaborative projects that include at least two classes anywhere in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>iEARN uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e-mail </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WWW-based discussion forums </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>video-conferencing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chat </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Exchanges of photos & videos </li></ul></ul></ul>
    • 34. How can I join and use the resources? <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Registration </li></ul><ul><li>Name of the project </li></ul><ul><li>Register the Students </li></ul><ul><li>Work on the Project </li></ul><ul><li>Read and write in the forum of the project </li></ul><ul><li>Let the students exchange messages </li></ul>
    • 35. Online Projects… <ul><li>designed by teachers and students </li></ul><ul><li>provide powerful examples of how technology can make a difference in teaching and learning. </li></ul><ul><li>a final &quot;product&quot; or exhibition of the learning that has taken place as part of the collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>Museum of Natural History - exhibits of students’ work </li></ul>
    • 36. <ul><li>20,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 115 countries. </li></ul><ul><li>teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies </li></ul><ul><li>over 1,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide </li></ul>Why to join?
    • 37. How can I use the iEARN resources in my class? <ul><li>1) Find Project Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>2) Find overseas Partner Schools / Universities </li></ul><ul><li>3) Connect the students on the iEARN forums </li></ul><ul><li>4) Publish their work in the Project Galleries and check for feedback </li></ul>
    • 38. Let’s Begin Think BIG! The Question is the Answer! What is the Question?
    • 39. Contact information <ul><li>Daniela Munca, PhD </li></ul><ul><li>American Councils / ALC </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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