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Plan your year with iEARN projects by celebrating UN International days

Your Name and Title: Alema Nasim
School, Library, or Organization Name: iEARN Pakistan
Co-Presenter Name(s): Diane Midness, iEARN USA,
Country from Which You Will Present: Pakistan
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience (such as primary school teachers, high school administrators, students, etc.): teachers of all ages and school administrators

Short Session Description (one line): Learn when you need to register and participate in certain iEARN projects throughout the school and see some recommended projects that could be used with holidays and UN International Days

Full Session Description (as long as you would like): There are so many wonderful iEARN projects and it is hard not to choose them all. This presentation is to help you plan projects for your classroom or your school throughout the school year. During this presentation you will go month by month to see appropriate projects that can be used in your classroom for holidays and UN International Days.  You will learn which projects require registration and the deadlines for them. You will receive a copy of the calendar and the booklet “Create International Classrooms, Celebrate United Nations International Days” by Alema Nasim.  Some of the project facilitators will be available to briefly share about the projects mentioned and answer your questions.  Plan for the rest of this school year and get ready for the next one.

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session (if any): www.iearnpk.org

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This pounds like an excellent session. Choice is all well & good but sometimes we need help in refining our choices!

Thanks Julia! I hope this session will be helpful to you and provide you some useful tips. Look forward to seeing you in the session.

Do let me know what the times are etc! 

iEARN International Conference and Youth Summit 2012 Session Acceptance

Thank you so much for your session proposal for the 2012 iEARN InternationalConference and Youth Summit!  We're please to let you know that your submission has been accepted! Your proposal is now in the "iEARN accepted proposals" list on the website. Here are some important tasks for you.

1.  Because we have sessions being presented from all different time zones, as a speaker you actually schedule your own session time at http:// http://iearn.youcanbook.me. This allows you to see the available slots and to pick something that works within your time zone, work schedule, or other constraints. We're quite proud of how this works, as it is one of the benefits of a virtual conference, but if you should fun into any difficulties finding a time that works for you, email me directly (dmidness@us.iearn.org).

We encourage you to do this quickly, as proposals are being reviewed in the order in which they were submitted, so your priority for selecting a session time depends on you scheduling right away. When you do select you time, be sure that the scheduling system has the correct time zone for you!
To schedule your session, you should open http://www.globaleducationconference.com to your presentation proposal (you can do a search on your name to find it, or click on "My Page" in the top menu and then click on the "discussion" link on the left side to find it). Open the session booking link from above in another tab. You will find it easiest to copy the information from one to the other rather than re-type it.  Once completed, you will receive an email confirmation of your booking.

2. As a presenter, you need to make sure you are a member of the iEARN conference "presenters group" on the network website. Most of our announcements to speakers will be sent to the members of this group, so as not to email all site members. Join the group (or check to make sure you're already a member) at http://www.globaleducationconference.com/group/iearn-2012-conferenc....

3. Presenters are responsible for knowing how to use Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate).  We will have a cadre of volunteers on hand during the conference to help with any issues, but you need to go through the moderator training for Collaborate if you are not a seasoned user. There will be a variety of training resources at the GEC Collaborate website, and we email the speakers group in some weeks alerting you to actual live training sessions.

Again, we are so delighted to have you participating in the 2012 iEARN International Conference and Youth Summit.  Thank you!

iEARN Conference Planning Committee


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