April 2013. Youth Calculator Empowers Youth to Reduce Resource Consumption. Read more.
March 2013. iEARN-USA announces the appointment of Daniel Rosenblum as its next Executive Director. Read more.
May 2012. Kids Can Make A Difference, a project of iEARN, the leader in online collaborative project-based learning, today announced a new video designed to help K-12 educators integrate the resources in the “Finding Solutions to Hunger” Teacher Guide into classroom activities. Read more.
Febuary 2012. Students around the world are working together to demonstrate that they can play a meaningful role in reducing greenhouse gases. They need the help of others to help them reach their goal of changing their lifestyles to reduce 100,000 tons of CO2. As of today, they have reached over 93,000 tons. Students across the US and around the world are needed immediately to join and put them over the top—and perhaps set a new and higher goal. Read more.
September 2011. iEARN is launching a Global Connections and Exchange Program initiative to expand online youth journalism in partnership with the US Department of State. Students in Ecuador, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Thailand and the USA will train to be reporters and cover the national elections that will be held in these five countries in 2012-2013. Read more.
September 2011. The Department of Education in Kansas City has teamed up with iEARN to help connect all schools in the city with peers worldwide so that students can engage in collaborative project-based learning. Read more.
March 2011. Under Secretary of State Judith McHale joins students in Redwood City, California in a video-conference link with students in Pakistan to discuss the role of young people as creators of media, rather than just as consumers. Read More.
March 2011. iEARN brings together over 80 organizations to launch national initaitive called "Connect All Schools" to internationalize all schools in the US by 2016. Web tool allows teachers to tell their stories about how they have worked with the organiations to bring the world into their classrooms. Read More.
November 2010. iEARN launches Innovative Youth Journalism Project between the US and Kuwait, with a free World Youth News Reporter Certification Onine Course open to all US students aged 14-19. Read More.
October 2010. iEARN Launches Multilingual Translation Program for Youth Interactive Project work. By a working relationship with Google Translate, iEARN now offers translations in 53 languages. Read More.
October 2010. Youth Journalism Project between the US and Mongolia, sponsored by the US Department of State, links Ulaanbaator and Boston schools. Read more.
September 2010. iEARN launches entrepreneurial project between US and Turkey financed by the US Embassy in Ankara. Read more.
August 2010. Intel education executive, Eileen Lento, joins the Board of iEARN-USA. Read More.
April 2010. One of the methodologies cited by the new National EducationTechnology Plan, "Transforming American Education; Learning Powered by Technology," is to link teachers in communities of practice in “Learning Circles.” Read More.
April 2010. NEA publishes Policy Brief on need for Global Competence and highlights steps and resources for districts and states. Read More.
February 2010. New Doctorate Research Demonstrates Importance of Online Professional Development Courses in Developing Expertise in K-12 Global Education at Delaware Department of Education. Read More.
February 2010. Online Global Educators To Convene in Barrie, Canada. Teachers and students from 70 countries to share experiences with technology-enhanced project-based learning. Read More.
January 2010. Kids Can Make a Difference becomes a Program of iEARN-USA: Innovative Program Engaging Young People in Addressing Hunger Issues Becomes Program of Global K-12 Education Network. Read More.
November 2009. US Education Secretary, Jordanian Education Minister to Lead Students in the United States and Jordan in Two-Way Video Conversation.
September 2009. Online Youth Network Partners with PBS NewsHour With to bring Youth Perspectives to National & World News Coverage. Read More.
May 2009. New York Times Climate Change Reporter, Andrew Revin, Receives Award from Student Environmentalists in iEARN. Read More.
April 2009. US High School Students Travel Abroad to Study Seven Lesser-Taught Languages Through Scholarships From the US Department of State's NSLI Program. Read More.
July 2009. Caribbean Teacher Educators at Universities Gain Technology Skills for the 21st Century through Partnership between iEARN and the Organization of American States. Read More.
December 2008 - iEARN-USA Helps Give Fulbright Teacher Exchange Program a Virtual Twist. Fulbrighters will work online to prepare to teach cross-culturally and will enable students to work online in collaborative project-based learning. Read More.
iEARN-USA Helps Launch New National Program to Expand Language Learning. 550 High School Students Will Travel Abroad Through Full Scholarships in NSLI-Youth Initiative. Read More.
November 2008 - Foundation Helps Expand Program that Builds Cultural Bridges Between US and Countries with Muslim Populations. Seeking US Teachers for Expanded Online Project-Based Learning Initiative. Read More.
October 2008 - Program to Build Cultural Bridges Between US and Countries with Muslim Populations Doubles to 17 Countries. Read More.
May 2008 - iEARN and ZEROFOOTPRINT Launch the First Global Campaign of its Kind for Youth to Reduce Greenhouse Gases! Global Network of Students and Teachers Will Combat Climate Change with New Carbon Calculator Designed Specifically for Youth. Read More.
December 2007 - iEARN-USA and Motorola Champion the Innovation Generation Creative Education Program to Inspire America’s Scientists and Engineers of Tomorrow. Motorola Foundation supports iEARN's OF2 (Our Footprints, Our Future) project to enable students to measure their carbon footprint and take action. Read More.
October 2007 - iEARN Launches Digital Animation Exchange and Training Program Linking Students in Louisiana, Pakistan and Uzbekistan on Natural Disasters. Seeking successful models of youth engagement in natural disaster preparation and relief. Read More.
August 2007 - iEARN Launches Innovative River Program Linking Classes in US, Nepal, India and Bangladesh. Project seeks science teachers with an interest in global environmental issues related to rivers in their community in the New York City metropolitan area. Read More.
August 2007 - New Jersey Lauches Innovative and Pioneering Hindi Language Program in Partnership with iEARN, funded by the US Department of Education. Edison School District partners with iEARN in the USA and India, to create a unique opportunity for New Jersey students to learn the language spoken by over 400 million people in the world. Read More.
June 2007 - Ohio Launches Technology and International Education Professional Development program and Will Evaluate Impact on Student Performance. Partnering with iEARN-USA, the Ohio Department of Educaiton initiative offers teachers opportunity to internationalize classrooms through participation in online professional development and global collaborative projects. Read More.
April 2007 - New York Times Science Reporter Andrew Revkin Challenges over 1,000 YouthCaN students to Explore Science and Global Warming Projects. At the global youth event, sponsored by iEARN and the American Museum of Natural History, Andrew Revkin stressed that the environment of the future is owned by over 1 billion of today's young people and challenged them to learn and take action. Read More.
May 2006 - The International Education and Resource Network (iEARN-USA) is joining with national exchange organizations to bring global learning and interaction into classrooms throughout the United States. The partnership enables any US teacher who has participated in a partner youth exchange program to engage with classrooms in 115 countries worldwide using online collaborative projects, resources and tools. Read More.
February 2006 - iEARN-USA and The New Jersey Department of Education to bring global learning and interaction into classrooms in every county in the state. The partnership enables New Jersey teachers to participate in an interactive online professional development course and to engage with classrooms in 115 countries worldwide using online collaborative projects, resources and tools. The grant was awarded by the Longview Foundation to provide professional development to teachers on how to integrate global online project work into their classrooms with schools worldwide. Specifically, professional development will focus on the technical, collaborative and organizational skills needed to participate fully in a global, collaborative, Internet-based learning environment. Read More.
February 2006 - iEARN and the Daniel Pearl Foundation today launched PEARL (Prepare and Educate Aspiring Reporters for Leadership) World Youth News, an international news service with articles written, edited and published by secondary school students from around the world. Read More.
March 2006 - Sister Schools Program to benefit from new partnership with iEARN-USA. - Partnership will Link Students, Teachers & Classrooms across 132 Countries. During the program’s launch year, iEARN-USA will offer partial scholarships to members of Sister Cities International to access iEARN’s global learning resources and tools. For only $50, a teacher will have access to thousands of projects around the world, as well as curriculum and professional development resources. An entire Sister School can get the benefits of iEARN-USA membership for only $180 through this partnership. Read More.