Bringing Global Connections to Life in Lebanon
On January 4th, iEARN-Lebanon is hosting its first teacher’s workshop of the new year for educators who will be participating in the Global Connections and Exchange Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
iEARN has been active in Lebanon for over 14 years, pioneering online project-based learning in their country under the auspices of the International Education Association (IEA). IEA is a on-profit organization (AD-42) founded by Lebanese educators committed to the development of global partnerships in education and the capacity-building of learning communities based on the effective use of ICT for Lebanon and the Arab World.
The session is covering:
- An introduction to iEARN Online Community
- iEARN Projects-based learning pedagogy
- How to join iEARN Projects and online forums
- Sample iEARN projects, including Custom and Tradition, Folk Tales from around the Globe, Folk Costumes, A Day in the Life, A Global Sense of Caring, Laws of Life, Get to Know Others, Children’s Rights, Environmental issues, Citizenship and identity, Food and Hunger Distribution.
Read more on iEARN-USA's Wordpress Blog about iEARN-Lebanon and the other iEARN programs around the world that will be participating in the Global Connections and Exchange Program in 2013 and 2014.