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IEARN OneDay participants

Cause - Education. iEARN (International Education and Resource Network) is the world's largest non-profit global network that enables teachers and youth to collaborate on activites that enhance learning and make a difference in the world.

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Latest Activity: Dec 21, 2012

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Global youth day ,earth day and spring day ,yes we are celebrating all together with great enthusiasm. from 17th to 21st April 2012 and .We will upload all the pictures and video here to share with…Continue

Started by Anila Sidhu. Last reply by mohammad safi ul alam Apr 15, 2012.

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I am a teacher at Beaconhouse School System North Nazimabad Middle School, Karachi Pakistan. My students will record their daily activities in the form of pictures and videos at school and at home on…Continue

Started by Saima Imran. Last reply by Anila Sidhu Apr 14, 2012.

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Dear friends,participating in 11/11/11 was great fun for both my students and me. This year my students decided to make a video very different from last year's. For this reason we had weeks of bad…Continue

Started by Daina Valanciene Dec 31, 2011.

Beaconhouse School System NNPVI Branch, Karachi

I have uploaded some very amazing photographs and video made by our students of Class IV. I hope you enjoy watching them.…Continue

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Comment by Angule Gabriel on July 25, 2010 at 5:34pm
As we get set,may we share about how the youth are being prepared to take part. Is there room for them in this forum now?

Warm regards
Comment by Rajib Lochan Das on July 25, 2010 at 5:25pm
Hello teachers, it seems to be a great event on 10.10.10.
Good wishes to all for its big success.
Chris, you are great as usual.
Comment by Shukufa Najafova on July 24, 2010 at 6:28am
Hi Chris, thank you so much for clarification. Hope it will be interesting project.
Comment by Mbarek Akaddar on July 23, 2010 at 10:38pm
Fabulous introduction ,Chris .Your instructions and clarifications are clear to everyone who is interested to take part .Now , IEARN teachers are well informed of the project and its FAQ . They have No excuse !
Good Luck
Comment by Chris Baer on July 23, 2010 at 8:58pm
Hi again-

So videos for this project must be made on 10 October, and then uploaded onto this site soon afterward, YouTube-style. (We can then post links to it in the iEARN forum.)

As to when, I would imagine we should try to get everything uploaded within a few weeks - say by mid-November at the latest.

As to what, I think every teacher will have their own goals for this project. Keep it documentary, though. Show us what is unique about life in your area, good or bad. Maybe we can come up with a list of simple ideas.

So I definitely I recommend keeping all videos very short (under 5 minutes, say) and unedited (no titles, music, voiceovers, or even cuts.)

Comment by Chris Baer on July 23, 2010 at 8:51pm
Hi everybody-

I just started a discussion in iEARN's Teacher Forum as well as on iEARN's One Day in the Life forum to discuss how to approach this event. (Great idea, Mbarek!)

Here is what I wrote to get the conversation started:

Hi everyone -

Our next iEARN One Day in the Life "OneDay event" will be on 10 October 2010 (10.10.10) and is called "One Day on Earth".

It will be a special video-only event in partnership with our friends at - please visit their website and watch their Trailer to get the idea. They are nonprofit USA filmmakers preparing a documentary movie for theatrical release, and have agreed to partner with iEARN for this event.

We are asking students (and teachers, too!) to VIDEO a little of their day or their community in a documentary style on 10 October. Videos will be uploaded to, and we will post links to them in our forum for discussion afterwards.

The themes may be the same as for our normal One Day in the Life events - ordinary life on this Sunday in October: mealtime, family life, school (if you attend school on this Sunday), activities with friends, community life, etc.

I strongly recommend that:
You keep the videos under five minutes in length (and maybe only 2 or 3 minutes!)
You don't try to edit or title or add music or voiceovers to your work. Leave it "raw". You can accompany your post with captions or explanations when you upload it.

So think about what might be happening in your life and your town on 10 October. What will be visually interesting to the rest of the world? What is unique to your country or region?

So, please sign up on their website right away! Be sure to identify yourself as an iEARN member. (And please join our iEARN group!) Teachers: you can request a free education kit.

We'll discuss this event more as the date comes closer. This will be a lot of fun! Feel free to post your thoughts or questions here in the meantime!

All the best-

Mr. Chris Baer
Art, Design & Technology teacher
Oak Bluffs, MA USA
Comment by ruty hotzen on July 23, 2010 at 7:33am
Hi Chris
it will be good for all of us if you will send a link where we can read about this project and where we are going to upload our stuff.
Ruty from Israel
Comment by Mbarek Akaddar on July 23, 2010 at 12:02am
Hi Chris ,
I find great the idea of getting connected to IEARN and posting video links there .We still need to know where and how ? I suggest to start a discussion on teacher's forum and name it after the event : One day on Earth Video Project .What do you think ?
Comment by One Day On Earth on July 22, 2010 at 10:00pm
It's great to see everyone collaborating. Thank you Chris and IEarn!
Comment by Angule Gabriel on July 22, 2010 at 7:41pm
Wao! Wao!
You gus are all here! I am attracted by Ruty's suggestion although leaving it open would create more fun.
Let us enjoy creativity.


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