Live from Yemen: Navigating the Challenges of Virtual Collaboration
"Collaborative, unbound, socially-based, online education is here to stay. Using technology to create real-world, real-time, participatory virtual learning environments—whereby teachers consult with their international colleagues and students use Skype to videoconference with experts, collaborate with peers overseas, and take virtual field trips—is inspiring, real, and reaches to the heart of 21st century education."
Download the full article (page 8-11) "Live from Yemen: Navigating the Challenges of Virtual Collaboration," [pdf] by iEARN Teacher and iEARN One Day in the Life Project Co-Facilitator, Chris Baer, in the Spring 2012 issue of Perspectives, the Massachusetts ASCD Journal.
Featured Above: 1 - iEARN-Yemen Team, 2) Skype between teachers in Martha's Vineyard, MA and Miass, Russia.