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ePals and Smithsonian Launch Global Junior Folklorist Challenge

Hello all,I wanted everybody to know about this challenge from ePals and the Smithsonian which invites kids to explore and share information about their cultures. This project, which also teaches the…Continue

Tags: project-based, technology, video, podcast, learning

Started Apr 2

Global Kids Invention Challenge

Hello all,I just wanted to give you a heads up about this competition that gets kids around the world involved in identifying and solving real-world problems. The Smithsonian-ePals Invent It…Continue

Tags: competition, diy, challenge, global, innovation

Started Jan 17

 

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ePals and Smithsonian Launch Global Junior Folklorist Challenge

Hello all,I wanted everybody to know about this challenge from ePals and the Smithsonian which invites kids to explore and share information about their cultures. This project, which also teaches the authentic journalism skills of interviewing, shaping stories and more, is a great way to keep kids engaged and learning as we bring the school year in for a landing. Deadline is May 26th, 2014.  Details are in the attached press release and entry forms are here:…See More
Apr 2
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ePals and Smithsonian Launch Global Junior Folklorist Challenge

Hello all,I wanted everybody to know about this challenge from ePals and the Smithsonian which invites kids to explore and share information about their cultures. This project, which also teaches the authentic journalism skills of interviewing, shaping stories and more, is a great way to keep kids engaged and learning as we bring the school year in for a landing. Deadline is May 26th, 2014.  Details are in the attached press release and entry forms are here:…See More
Apr 2
Susan McLester's discussion was featured

Global Kids Invention Challenge

Hello all,I just wanted to give you a heads up about this competition that gets kids around the world involved in identifying and solving real-world problems. The Smithsonian-ePals Invent It Challenge offers K-12 kids a chance to touch lives and even get their inventions patented.One past winner is a 13-year-old boy who invented a hands-free vehicle for transporting refugees fleeing conflict and famine. He was inspired by news stories of Somalian parents having to leave their kids by the side…See More
Jan 17
Susan McLester posted a discussion

Global Kids Invention Challenge

Hello all,I just wanted to give you a heads up about this competition that gets kids around the world involved in identifying and solving real-world problems. The Smithsonian-ePals Invent It Challenge offers K-12 kids a chance to touch lives and even get their inventions patented.One past winner is a 13-year-old boy who invented a hands-free vehicle for transporting refugees fleeing conflict and famine. He was inspired by news stories of Somalian parents having to leave their kids by the side…See More
Jan 17

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Title:
President
Organization (if applicable):
McLester Content, Consulting & PR
Are You an iEARN Member?
No
Location (City or Town):
Berkeley, CA
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Hi, I'm an ed tech industry consultant and journalist. I like to stay abreast of news and issues and participate in discussions about education on a global level.
I am a:
consultant, other
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.mclestercontent.com
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
The ePals Global Community and the ePals-Smithsonian Global Kids Invention Challenge.

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