I have attended "Global Project based learning and 21st century skills are dialectically connected" session which perfectly conducted by the dynamic teacher Samah ElJundi from Syria and her both brilliant students who seem to be promising leaders !!The three of them were so great and in harmony and they were full of enthusiasm,optimism and challenge to overcome and change the dire situation in Syria by their brilliant project !!!
I liked their topic of using their local history as a…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2013 at 2:33am — 1 Comment
connecting classrooms in the Middle East , North Africa and US through online projects was a great session run by co-presenters Jennifer Russel from US and Jamal from Morocco . They both have presented CSYN as one of the online courses for connecting both educators and classrooms around the globe through participating in global and collaborative projects on certain themes . The course is sponsored by iEARN international.
The presenters explained the objective of CSYN courses ;…Continue
Posted on December 4, 2013 at 2:30am
iEARN Local History Project as a tool to develop 21st century skills and enhance cross-cultural dialogue is a great example of a collaborative international session. It included three countries from Asia ; Russia , Syria and Taiwan. The session was really a very interesting journey by the three great facilitators from the three countries, who encouraged their students get connected to their local history and be proud of it. Then, profoundly the facilitators provoked their students to use…Continue
Posted on December 3, 2013 at 9:03am — 1 Comment
I have attended My hero session by Wendy Milette . It was so fantastic and inspiring session as well. Although I have been engaging my students into learning circles projects for two years so far, but unfortunately I never approached My Hero category. But after attending Wendy's session I find my self so enthusiastic to involve my students into such a great project which help our students to appreciate the great efforts made by both individuals and organizations who…Continue
Posted on December 3, 2013 at 8:35am