Your Name and Title: Almerinda Garibaldi (Brazil), Cornelia Platon (Romania), Omashani Naidoo (South Africa), Allan Kakinda (Uganda), and Lisa Jobson (USA), Program Managers for Adobe Youth Voices in iEARN
School or Organization Name: iEARN
Co-Presenter Name(s): see above
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Brazil, South Africa, Uganda, and USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Junior high and high school educators from all over the world.
Short Session Description (one line): Join us for an interactive session showcasing youth media-making projects from across the globe that were created as part of iEARN's partnership in the Adobe Youth Voices Program.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
This interactive session will showcase youth media-making projects from across the globe that were created as part of iEARN's partnership in the Adobe Youth Voices program, and will include tips and strategies on how to start and manage your own youth media program.
Adobe Youth Voices [ http://youthvoices.adobe.com/ ] is Adobe's global philanthropic initiative that empowers youth worldwide to comment on their world using multimedia and digital tools to communicate and share their ideas, demonstrate their potential, and take action in their communities.
iEARN [ http://www.iearn.org ] is one of five founding non-profit partners that helped to launch the Adobe Youth Voices program in 2006, and is currently administering Adobe Youth Voices programs in Argentina, Bahrain, Belarus, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, China, East Jerusalem, Egypt, Japan, Mexico, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, and the USA.
Check out a sample of the iEARN network's Adobe Youth Voices media projects on the iEARN Adobe Youth Voices YouTube Channel [ youtube.com/iearnayv ] and join us in this session on how educators across diverse settings have integrated youth-produced media and media-making into their teaching practices.