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iEARN Newsflash, August 2019
Students in India learn about pond life and the ecosystem as they participate in the Water is Life project.

iEARN Projects and Activities
 

Register Now for iEARN Learning Circles

Register now to join teachers and students from around the world, who will be participating in the next session of iEARN Global Learning Circles. The project will run from September 30, 2019, through January 15, 2020, and there is a topic of interest for everyone on all grade levels.

New this year are 5 week-long Learning Circles for beginners at the Elementary, Middle, and High School levels. The new "Hello World: Learning Circles" are for teachers and students who have never participated in a Learning Circle. This 5-week experience will introduce teachers and students to the basics of Learning Circles including Teacher Introductions, Class Surveys, and the Exchange of Information. Register now online at the Learning Circles Space in the iEARN Collaboration Centre.
 

Last Call for Projects for 2019-2020 iEARN Project Book

We are busy gearing up for the new project cycle to begin and the 2019-2020 Project Book release. The deadline for renewing an existing project or submitting a new project is Thursday, August 15th. Are you facilitating an iEARN project? Do you have an idea for a new iEARN project? The 2019-2020 iEARN Project Book will be published in September 2019 and we would love to include all new and active iEARN projects in the collection. Click here to renew or submit a new project by August 15th.
 

Videoconference Invitation for Folk and Culture Project  

Join a videoconference on traditional games on August 24th! The Folk and Culture Project is hosting a video conference on August 24th from 14:30 to 15:00 (Japanese local time) for participants of the project to discuss traditional games in their countries. If you are interested in participating in this special event, please contact the Project Facilitator, Yoshiko, at: yoshiko@jearn.jp. 

Resources and Opportunities

 

iEARN Support for Migrant and Refugee Children

The iEARN Committee for Migrant and Refugee Children wants to hear from you! With the aim of inspiring creative actions, the committee is gathering and share information and resources on how iEARN can support migrants and refugees. Please complete this survey to share your information. iEARN-Orillas has started to compile useful resources for supporting migrant and refugee children. 


iEARN Getting Started Guide

Ready to join iEARN’s global network, but not sure how to get started? Check out the Getting Started Guide to learn all about completing your first iEARN Global Project with your class. 

iEARN 2018-2019 Year in Review


Report on iEARN Project Activities 

iEARN celebrates the more than 2,900 educators and 74,000 students that participated in 100+ projects in the 2018-2019 projects cycle. Check out the feature stories on iearn.org to learn how iEARN projects impacted youth and their communities in the August 2018 to May 2019 project cycle. Thank you to all of the iEARN project facilitators who designed and managed global projects this past year!
 

About iEARN

iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is a global non-profit network that empowers teachers and students worldwide to use technology to collaborate on projects designed to make a meaningful contribution to the health and welfare of the planet and its people. Started in 1988, iEARN is currently active in over 140 countries, with 2,000,000 students participating as part of their education.  iEARN-International: www.iearn.org
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