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Ed Gragert replied to David Archer's discussion Understanding and advancing the right to education
"Hi David,  Glad to see you have proposed a session--even if at the last minute.   Clearly the issue of privatization of education globally is a key issue we need to explore. Ed"
Nov 14
Ed Gragert replied to Lisa Swayhoover's discussion Education for a Better World Imaginarium: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Global Education Lesson Plans
"Hi Lisa, Looks great.    If you tag this also with 2014EFA it will pop up when people do a search for GCE-related sessions.  I realize that the focus is on domestic education, but since you are part of GCE-US, I'm sure that some…"
Nov 7
Ed Gragert replied to Kolleen Bouchane's discussion Get #UpForSchool! Join the movement to all children everywhere access to education.
"Hi Kolleen, Looks good.  The tag should actually be 2014EFA."
Nov 7
Ed Gragert replied to Kader Adjout's discussion Would you like to skype or "hangout"?
"Hi Kader, One suggestion is that you take a look at iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) - http://us.iearn.org .  They have several hundred projects underway in their global network.  For Example, our organization is…"
Sep 12
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Jan 16
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Jan 16
Ed Gragert replied to Randy Hilgers's discussion Collaborative Video Learning
"Hi Randy,  Were you planning to showcase work that has been done or is being done by students in different countries using video collaboratively in projects?   Like Lucy, I don't see the international component yet.     Ed "
Nov 18, 2013
Ed Gragert replied to Paul Hartman's discussion Introducing Quill
"Hi Paul,    For those of us involved in the efforts to ensure that all young people worldwide get an education, we would be supportive of your proposal if the thrust was primarily looking at literacy and learning globally.  Some would…"
Nov 17, 2013

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Location (City or Town):
iEARN-USA
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Degrees in Asian History and political science from the University of Washington and Columbia University. Lived extensively in Seoul, Korea and Tokyo, Japan. Ran a worldwide youth exchange program for 11 years to enable young people to experience the world first-hand. Have been the Director of iEARN-USA for 17 years, bringing the world to US schools and after school programs through experiential online interactive learning.
Web Site (if applicable):
http://us.iearn.org
Favorite Education Resources:
Authentic student-to-student interaction in collaborative project-based learning:

http://us.iearn.org/professional_development/multimedia/index.html
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At 5:21pm on August 27, 2008, Yusif Kamara said…
Hi Ed,
greetings from Freetown and I am very happy to be connected.
Freetown is great and in the midst of difficulties we are working hard towards success.
Regards,

Yusif
At 7:49am on November 16, 2007, Tommie Hamaluba said…
Technology is amazing! Great friends meeting again here on this platform. Hi Ed and how are you doing? We are busy with malaria project here in Botswana.

Regards,

Tommie
At 9:05pm on September 24, 2007, Ed Gragert said…
Hello Lucy, I would like to congratulate you on creating a community of global educators. I hope that we can be supportive of these wonderful educators who want to integrate the world into their classes.

Ed
At 7:00pm on September 24, 2007, Lucy Gray said…
Hi Ed! Honored to have you here!
At 2:28pm on September 24, 2007, Diane Midness said…
Welcome to the neighborhood!
 
 
 

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