Your Name and Title:
Nicole Weitzner, Manager of Membership Services
School or Organization Name:
Co-Presenter Name(s): Jennifer Russell, Director of Education
Area of the World from Which You Will Present:
New York, United States
Language in Which You Will Present:
educators, school administrators, youth, and other professionals interested in iEARN’s global virtual exchange projects and how to get started
Short Session Description (one line):
Introduction to iEARN: The What’s, Why’s and How’s of Engaging Students in Global Projects
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
Are you looking for a way to globalize your classroom and have your students learn not only about the world, but learn with the world? Join this presentation to learn about the benefits of engaging students in global project collaboration through virtual exchange and how you and your school or district can start engaging your students in iEARN’s global virtual exchange projects. This presentation is open to educators, school administrators, youth, and other professionals interested in iEARN’s global projects and wanting to learn about how to get started.
The presentation will include an overview of iEARN’s history, global network and projects; a closer look at two iEARN projects, their structure and outcomes; a discussion of the benefits of engaging students in global project work; educator support and opportunities for iEARN members; and how to become a member of iEARN.
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