iEarn international conference & Youth Summit
In July 2010, iEARN-Canada will be hosting the 17th Annual iEARN International Conference and 14th Annual Youth Summit. This is a gathering open to all, which typically brings together teachers and students from 50-70 countries. It builds upon previous conferences in Argentina (1994), Australia (1995), Hungary (1996), Spain (1997), USA (1998), Puerto Rico (1999), China (2000), South Africa (2001), Russia (2002), Japan (2003), Slovakia (2004), Senegal (2005), the Netherlands (2006), Egypt (2007), and Morocco (2009).
All are welcome! We invite you to join hundreds of educators, students, administrators and partner organizations who come together annually at the iEARN Conference and Youth Summit to share how they are using technology to build global understanding and enhance teaching and learning!
Among countries registered so far: Armenia, Argentina, Australia, Azberbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Ethiopia, France, India, Israel, Japan, Kenya, Liberia, Malaysa, Mali, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, USA, and the UK.
Highlights of this year's conference include:
- Karen Cator, Director, Educational Technology, US Department of Education
- Milton Chen, George Lucas Education Foundation
- Jennifer Corriero & Michael Furdyk, TakingITGlobal
- Stephen Heppell, Education Visionary
- Adobe Youth Voices Film Festival
- First Nations Dance Troupe
- Environmental Youth Panel
- Opportunities to meet and collaborate with educators from over 50 different countries!
Early registration rates still available. For more information regarding registration and payment, see http://www.iearn2010.org or contact: email@example.com
Are you interested in sharing your project, student work or best practices in education? To participate as a presenter at the conference, fill out a presenter form.
Visa applications to Canada might take a few weeks to process at the Canadian Embassies. We are in the process of preparing Letters of Invitation for the conference. If you require a Letter of Invitation to apply for your Visa to Canada, please complete an invitation letter request form. Please also be aware that we can not send the Letters of Invitation directly to the Embassies.
iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 130 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide. Since 1988, iEARN has pioneered on-line school linkages to enable students to engage in meaningful educational projects with peers in their countries and around the world.