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I am an educator who is passionate about helping students learn about the world from one another, and become active agents of positive change.
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Goldman Sachs Foundation Youth Prizes for Excellence in International Education

If you work with students in a US high school or American international school, this opportunity from Asia Society and the Goldman Sachs Foundation is a great way for them to showcase their global learning with technology.

The 2008 competition asks students to create an in-depth written essay or multimedia feature examining a social or economic issue that has relevance to them in a global context. Up to five winners will be selected to receive up to $10,000 each as well as an… Continue

Posted on April 28, 2008 at 1:21pm

Preventing Genocide, Promoting Peace: A Podcast Conversation with Arn Chorn Pond

Please Join Facing History and Ourselves, TakingITGlobal, and STAND for a special student conversation with Cambodian genocide survivor and Peace Educator Arn Chorn Pond.

To learn more about Arn, go to Facing History and Ourselves' interactive website, Be the Change: Upstanders for Human Rights. Through video clips of students who interviewed Arn, you will learn about the influences and motivations that lead him to stand up for… Continue

Posted on March 31, 2008 at 10:32am

Global education workshop tomorrow - input welcome!

Tomorrow (Wednesday Feb 27) I'm facilitating a workshop at the Northwest Council for Computer Education Conference in Seattle about integrating global perspectives into projects using social networking tools and digital media - the goal is to give a hands-on taste not only of all the excellent global resources and content out there, but what they can do to build their own network and learn from other educators, like all of you! I'd love help from any members of the Global Education… Continue

Posted on February 26, 2008 at 12:10pm

Live Chat on Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Please join TakingITGlobal for the next Live Chat in our series on February 21, at 10 AM EST (15:00 GMT/UST).

As part of our February Featured Issue on Corporate Social Responsibility, panelists will discuss how Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), corporations, and students are addressing the role of corporations in our global communities.

This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about the issue,… Continue

Posted on February 13, 2008 at 12:18pm

World AIDS Day Live Chat

In recognition of World AIDS Day, TakingITGlobal announces the next Live Chat in its series:

Thursday, November 29th at 2:00pm EST (Eastern Standard Time)

The theme is 'Keeping the Promise to Youth' and our guest speakers will be discussing:

What promises have been made to youth affected by HIV/AIDS? Have these promises been delivered on? And

what else needs to…

Posted on November 16, 2007 at 3:44pm

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At 9:40am on June 21, 2008, Maya Frost said…
Hi Emily!
I'm delighted to connect with you here and learn more about your good work with TakingITGlobal. Cheers!

Maya Frost
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At 9:17pm on September 20, 2007,
Lucy Gray
Welcome, Emily! I think I may have met you at NECC this year. I hope that you'll post a little about your organization and how people can get involved.

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