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Making International Education for Everyone

Making International Education for EveryoneYour Name and Title: David Potter, Chief Development OfficerSchool or Organization Name: iEARN-USACo-Presenter Name(s): [tbd]Area of the World from Which…Continue

Tags: 2013iEARN, 2013Leadership

Started Nov 12, 2013

Girls Rising to the Challenge of Global Collaboration
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Both the assassination attempt on …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joseph A. Esposito Nov 10, 2013.

They Never Seem to Make the Boys Get Water

On World Water Day on last Friday, a new mobile game called, Get Water!, was launched by Decode Global, a…Continue

Tags: Get, Water!, #globaled, Global, Decode

Started Mar 26, 2013

Talking Kites Around the World
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Earlier this month we celebrated iEARN’s 25th Anniversary with a Teddy Bear Picnic. This week, we celebrate…Continue

Tags: Kites, Talking, iEARN

Started this discussion. Last reply by Camara Waotta Marc Souleymane Aug 18, 2013.

 

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Making International Education for Everyone

Making International Education for EveryoneYour Name and Title: David Potter, Chief Development OfficerSchool or Organization Name: iEARN-USACo-Presenter Name(s): [tbd]Area of the World from Which You Will Present: United StatesLanguage in Which You Will Present: EnglishTarget Audience(s): Educational, exchange and technology professionals, policy-makers, foundationsShort Session Description (one line): A session on the importance of giving all young people the opportunity to have a meaningful…See More
Nov 12, 2013
Joseph A. Esposito replied to David Potter's discussion Girls Rising to the Challenge of Global Collaboration
"David: Good comments related to Malala Yousafzai.  I see her as being somewhat related to the work being done on human rights by Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar in a different realm.  The work of both is valuable to study. Joseph Esposito"
Nov 10, 2013

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Camara Waotta Marc Souleymane replied to David Potter's discussion Talking Kites Around the World
"Bonjour, Je suis étudiant et président d'une association de jeunesse de type ONG dénommée Donne Moi ma Chance.Pourrais je avoir de plus amples renseignements quant a votre projet et savoir si nous pouvons…"
Aug 18, 2013
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Girls Rising to the Challenge of Global Collaboration

Both the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai and the documentary Girl Rising have increased awareness of the power of girls education to change the world. Now, how do we turn this awareness into action? For iEARN, its giving girls opportunities to…See More
Jun 16, 2013
David Potter posted a discussion

Girls Rising to the Challenge of Global Collaboration

Both the assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai and the documentary Girl Rising have increased awareness of the power of girls education to change the world. Now, how do we turn this awareness into action? For iEARN, its giving girls opportunities to…See More
Jun 15, 2013
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They Never Seem to Make the Boys Get Water

On World Water Day on last Friday, a new mobile game called, Get Water!, was launched by Decode Global, a Montreal-based startup that specializes in mobile games for social impact.Jordan Shapiro’s positive review in Forbes touches on a…See More
Mar 26, 2013
David Potter posted a discussion

They Never Seem to Make the Boys Get Water

On World Water Day on last Friday, a new mobile game called, Get Water!, was launched by Decode Global, a Montreal-based startup that specializes in mobile games for social impact.Jordan Shapiro’s positive review in Forbes touches on a…See More
Mar 26, 2013
David Potter's discussion was featured

Talking Kites Around the World

Earlier this month we celebrated iEARN’s 25th Anniversary with a Teddy Bear Picnic. This week, we celebrate another iEARN project that uses a favorite childhood object to connect classrooms worldwide: kites.Beginning March 20, iEARN continues its annual tradition of designing, building, and flying kites with personal and group images of peace and our dreams for a better world. Students and teachers around…See More
Mar 21, 2013
David Potter posted a discussion

Talking Kites Around the World

Earlier this month we celebrated iEARN’s 25th Anniversary with a Teddy Bear Picnic. This week, we celebrate another iEARN project that uses a favorite childhood object to connect classrooms worldwide: kites.Beginning March 20, iEARN continues its annual tradition of designing, building, and flying kites with personal and group images of peace and our dreams for a better world. Students and teachers around…See More
Mar 21, 2013
RABIA AHMAD replied to David Potter's discussion Internet Freedom and the Education of Hope
"that will be the perfect day....As i also wana have it to happen soon  "
Feb 1, 2013
David Potter's discussion was featured

Internet Freedom and the Education of Hope

Thanks to communities like GEC, one day, the “globally connected classroom” will simply be known as “the classroom.”A post on Internet Freedom Day:http://connectallschools.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/internet-freedom-and-the-education-of-hope/Cheers,DaveSee More
Jan 25, 2013
David Potter posted a discussion

Internet Freedom and the Education of Hope

Thanks to communities like GEC, one day, the “globally connected classroom” will simply be known as “the classroom.”A post on Internet Freedom Day:http://connectallschools.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/internet-freedom-and-the-education-of-hope/Cheers,DaveSee More
Jan 18, 2013
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Introducing the Christopher Stevens Youth Network

Dear GEC Friends,We're excited to share good news in our campaign to enable as many U.S. classrooms as possible to connect with peers across the Middle East and North Africa. iEARN is privileged once again to work with the US State Department to help launch a new initiative, the Christopher Stevens Youth Network, through which we will support educators and students from 20 countries to…See More
Jan 16, 2013
David Potter posted a discussion

Introducing the Christopher Stevens Youth Network

Dear GEC Friends,We're excited to share good news in our campaign to enable as many U.S. classrooms as possible to connect with peers across the Middle East and North Africa. iEARN is privileged once again to work with the US State Department to help launch a new initiative, the Christopher Stevens Youth Network, through which we will support educators and students from 20 countries to…See More
Jan 15, 2013
David Potter replied to David Potter's discussion Knitting the World Together a Million Relationships at a Time
"Thank you Shauneil! So glad the links were relevant. Look forward to checking out your site. Cheers, Dave"
Nov 17, 2012
Shauneil Scott replied to David Potter's discussion Knitting the World Together a Million Relationships at a Time
"This article is filled with so much information that I will have to save it and read it another time. I clicked on two links and spent fifteen minutes navigating different pages. Thanks for such a great post. My site is www.sofeproject.com…"
Nov 17, 2012

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Title:
Director of Development
Location (City or Town):
USA
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
I presented at and interacted in more than 20 Global Education Conference presentations last year. It was such a great, ground-breaking event that I wanted to join GEC this year and help promote #globaled11.
I am a:
non-profit employee
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
K-12
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.us.iearn.org
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
iEARN
Exchange 2.0
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program
National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)
Global Connections and Exchange Program
Languages Spoken:
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Edutopia
http://mindshift.kqed.org/
#Kinderchat
Global Ed Ning
Connect All Schools
Huffington Post Education
Twitter Name:
@iearnusa
Skype Name:
dpotter_iearn

David Potter's Blog

Optimizing for Professional Generosity

(originally posted at Connect All Schools on July 18, 2012)

This August, the US Department of Education is sponsoringConnected Educators Month to highlight “online communities of practice in education.” The Connected Educators site now features more than 80 online…

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Posted on July 18, 2012 at 6:05pm

Connecting US Classrooms Globally for National Security

(Cross-posted on Connect All Schools, July 10, 2012. Love to collect a list of articles from other countries on this topic. Which countries have invested in language learning and connecting schools with partners worldwide in order to bolster their…

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Posted on July 11, 2012 at 4:34pm — 1 Comment

Occupy Globally Connected Learning

[Cross-posted at Connect All Schools Blog. UPDATE: I received a nice Tweet from Professor Ito inviting help from the global education community to support the Connect Learning research network describe below]



As a kick-off to the badge competition at…

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Posted on March 8, 2012 at 5:13pm — 3 Comments

Visualizing Global Classroom Collaboration

(Cross-posted at iEARN-USA Blog, February 8) 

Last year, our staff in New York City had the privilege of attending a reception for new Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, who said, “use local experience to build global peace.” That concept resonates with our work over the…

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Posted on February 8, 2012 at 11:36pm

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