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Join an international learning community: iEARN Professional Development Opportunities

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  • W ebtour of us.iearn.org prof dev section- online courses and iEARN multimedia guide
  • Webtour - Take them to us.iearn.org-- online course section Go through the tabs of the online course section – descriptions and point out the alignment to educational standards Losira, is there anything in particular you would like to emphasize about courses? Testimonial from Claudia re: online course experience
  • Webtour - Take them to us.iearn.org-- online course section Go through the tabs of the online course section – descriptions and point out the alignment to educational standards Losira, is there anything in particular you would like to emphasize about courses? Testimonial from Claudia re: online course experience
  • Open up the Multimedia Guide (on webtour) Explain the 8 sections briefly Visit some examples of supplemental materials?
  • Probably won’t keep these last couple slides but just visit sections on the webtour Briefly explain Getting Started in iEARN webinars Sometimes offer free webinars re: specific tools and/or strategies that can enhance global project work Diane- can you talk for a couple minutes about the Digital Story Telling and the one Rushton did last year?
  • Probably won’t keep these last couple slides but just visit sections on the webtour Briefly explain Getting Started in iEARN webinars Sometimes offer free webinars re: specific tools and/or strategies that can enhance global project work Diane- can you talk for a couple minutes about the Digital Story Telling and the one Rushton did last year?
  • Probably won’t keep these last couple slides but just visit sections on the webtour Briefly explain Getting Started in iEARN webinars Sometimes offer free webinars re: specific tools and/or strategies that can enhance global project work Diane- can you talk for a couple minutes about the Digital Story Telling and the one Rushton did last year?
  • Probably won’t keep these last couple slides but just visit sections on the webtour Briefly explain Getting Started in iEARN webinars Sometimes offer free webinars re: specific tools and/or strategies that can enhance global project work Diane- can you talk for a couple minutes about the Digital Story Telling and the one Rushton did last year?
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iEARN-USA Professional Development Team iEARN-USA Professional Development Team Presentation Transcript

  • International Education and Resource Network
  • Today’s Agenda
    • Introductions
    • iEARN Overview
    • iEARN Professional Development (webtour)
    • Comments from iEARN course facilitator (Claudia Batista, Brazil)
    • Q & A
  • iEARN Professional Development Team Mandee Losira Diane
  • What is iEARN? The world’s largest, most experienced online K-12 network that enables students and educators around the globe to collaborate on educational projects using the Internet.
  • History Founded by Peter Copen in 1988; 12 schools in Moscow linked with 12 schools in New York State.
    • Principles :
    • Project and program initiatives that are “grassroots” and make a difference in the world
    • Learning that is shared with a broader community, locally and globally
  • iEARN today 2,000,000 Students 36,000 Educators 130 Countries 200 Projects 30 Languages Learning with the world, not just about it
  • Goals To facilitate teacher & student-directed collaborative project work
  • Goals To create global, national and local support structures to sustain project work
  • Goals To demonstrate that online education can enhance learning and improve the quality of life on the planet.
  • How do we do it?
    • Online collaborative projects
    • Professional Development
    • Partnerships and Exchanges
  • Professional Development
    • 8 week international online courses
    • Interactive webinars
    • Face-to-face workshops and conferences
  • Online Courses
    • 8 weeks, all curriculum areas
    • Collaboration with i nternational eduators
    • Development of a project plan to use in the classroom
  • Claudia Batista teaches English as a Foreign Language in Brazil and has facilitated Adobe Youth Voices and Fulbright online courses for iEARN.
  • iEARN Multimedia Guide
    • 8 sections, online course framework
    • Collection of resources and materials compiled from educators in the network
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  • iEARN Annual Conferences
    • Canada (2010)
    • Morocco (2009)
    • Egypt (2007)
    • Netherlands (2006)
    • Senegal (2005)
    • Slovakia (2004)
    • Japan (2003)
    • Russia (2002)
    • South Africa (2001)
    • China (2000)
    • Puerto Rico (1999)
    • USA (1998)
    • Spain (1997)
  • Resources - Q & A
    • Multimedia Guide to iEARN http://us.iearn.org/professional_development/multimedia/index.html
    • Curriculum Integration http://us.iearn.org/professional_development/curriculum/index.php
    • iEARN Videos http://us.iearn.org/collaborate/projects/project_videos.php
    • 2011 iEARN Annual Conference and Youth Summit http://www.iearn.org/event/2011-iearn-annual-conference-and-youth-summit
  • iEARN-USA 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 450 New York, NY 10115 212 870-2693 us.iearn.org