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CIVICS: Future Citizens Project
civic education / environment

CIVICS: Future Citizens Project

Students at Sahafiin School in Tunisia sought to develop their civic responsibilities through their project “CIVICS: Future Citizens Project.” Their project values the work done in local residences to benefit the local community, and by extension, the world. Additionally, this project hopes to hone the individual students’ identities as citizens of a community– a part … Continue reading

Voyage: My Desire to Serve Community (MDSC)
civic education

Voyage: My Desire to Serve Community (MDSC)

Students from Sa’ada Basic Education School in Oman came together this year for an exciting month of fun, collaborative, and productive service work. Students chose a social entrepreneurial theme to launch them into the larger iEARN project “VOYAGE,” which stands for Volunteers of Youth Age. Given the emphasis on community service, students paired up with friends from Al-Wafa Center … Continue reading

An Apple A Day…
health

An Apple A Day…

This project uses the widely known idiom “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” as a metaphor for striving for healthier eating habits in teenagers. Students at Farhat Hached Pioneer Prepratory School in Tunisia noticed that many teenagers tend to develop the habit of eating junk food as opposed to healthier foods. They learned … Continue reading

My City Amman: iEARN Jordan Uncovers Their Capital’s History
literacy and education / peace education

My City Amman: iEARN Jordan Uncovers Their Capital’s History

Through their project “My City Amman,” students in Amman, Jordan learned to contextualize their every day experiences of Amman with its rich history and culture. Students chose different aspects of their city’s history to spend the semester researching. They created Powerpoints and captured images that were later presented to their peers. The highlight of the … Continue reading

YouthCaN Algeria in 2014: From Classroom to the Global Community
environment

YouthCaN Algeria in 2014: From Classroom to the Global Community

2014 was a very exciting year for our friends at Hammou Boutlelis High School in Algeria working on the Green Economy YouthCaN project! In their second year, students expanded their club to many other members of their school who share a passion for alleviating environmental issues. In February, students gained traction at the local and … Continue reading