Global Education Conference Streaming Live Online in partnership with Eighteenth Annual iEARN International Conference and Youth

Summit November 12 - 16, 2012
Weeklong, worldwide virtual event featuring sessions and keynote addresses focused on collaborative initiatives for students, teachers, and organizations. The Global Education Conference seeks to present ideas, examples, and collaborative projects related to connecting educators, classrooms and organizations with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real–world problems. This collaboration between the iEARN conference and the Global Education Conference will provide an inclusive and worldwide community initiative involving students, educators, and organizations at all levels. The Call for Proposals for the 2012 event is now open through October 12: Presenters can submit proposals for general sessions focused on one or more of the following tracks: Teacher Track; Student Track; Curricular Track; and Policy and Leadership Track. Proposals should focus on ideas, projects, and initiatives that promote global understanding and collaboration. While the final deadline for submissions is October 15, 2012, presenters will be notified of acceptance on a rolling basis starting June 30, 2012. Session proposals are to be non-commercial. Interest in commercial sponsorship or presentations should be directed to Steve Hargadon at About iEARN Since launching as a pilot project between New York State and Moscow in 1988, iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) has grown to a global network of over 50,000 educators and 2 million students across 130 countries working collaboratively on projects that enhance learning and make a difference in the world. For more about iEARN, see 2012 will be the first time that iEARN is hosting its Annual Conference and Youth Summit virtually. Next year iEARN's 19th Annual Conference and Youth Summit will be hosted in July 2013 by iEARN-Qatar in Doha. Each iEARN Annual Conference is a unique opportunity for educators, students, administrators, Ministry officials, non-profit, and corporate partners, to meet and discuss how they are using technology to build global understanding and enhance teaching and learning. All are welcome to attend! Stay tuned to for additional info about the 2012 iEARN (virtual) Conference and Youth Summit. iEARN members should submit proposals using this information:

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