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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
Nasir Mohammed Baba replied to Ed Gragert's discussion Privatization of Education in Developing Countries: EFA Solution or Symptom of the Problem?
"Hi, a major concern that parents have with public schools in African countries is declining quality of the education they provide. Even public office holders that have statutory responsibility to manage public education patronise private schools for…"
Nov 17, 2013
Ed Gragert posted a discussion

Privatization of Education in Developing Countries: EFA Solution or Symptom of the Problem?

Your Name and Title: Helle Gudmandsen, Kampagnekoordinator/Education Campaign CoordinatorSchool or Organization Name: IBISCo-Presenter Name(s):Area of the World from Which You Will Present: DenmarkLanguage in Which You Will Present: EnglishTarget Audience(s): Educators and individuals in the education development fieldShort Session Description (one line): This session will look at a growing trend in developing countries for international corporations to privatize education through for-profit…See More
Nov 13, 2013
Ed Gragert replied to Heather Chirtea's discussion Build Curriculum for any Mobile Device – Share and Connect Through BYOD
"Hi Heather,   Can you share how this proposed session relates to the 2013EFA strand--how to ensure access to a quality education for students globally?  Ed"
Nov 11, 2013

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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.
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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.

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.


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.

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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