iEARN Online Projects for Curriculum Enrichment
1. My Name: Students research, find and send information about own name. Students will answer some questions about their name like “what does your name mean in your native language and in other languages?” or “Who gave you this name?” Students can create different visualizations of name: posters, handicraft, drawing etc.
2. Folk Costumes around the World: Students are invited to
send pictures about folk costumes in their countries, describe them and
eventually write a few lines about different occasions people wear them.
3. Eye to Eye: A project that sponsors the
creation of postcard size images to an online gallery which is dedicated
to the ideals of friendship and understanding through visual
4. Global Art: A Sense of Caring: Students create and exchange artwork and writing on "A Sense of Caring."
5. Cultural Recipe: Students research the recipes of typical food dishes in their countries as well as the origin of the ingredients and recipes, and the legends and stories behind them. They post the research and the digital image of the dish in the forum.
6. Side by Side: Students create elongated portraits of themselves with symbols of their past, present, and future.
7. One Day in the Life-Digital Diary Project: Students describe a day in their life. In addition to written descriptions, students are invited to share visual images of their days through "A Day in the Life: Photo Diaries Project," a digital photography exchange.
8. Laws of Life: "Laws of life" are the rules, ideals, and principles by which one chooses to live. The Laws of Life Project invites young people to express in their own words what they value most in life and submit essays about their laws of life in which they describe the rules, ideals, and principles by which they live, and explain the sources of their laws of life
9. Folk tales: Children from all over the world know "Three Little Piglets", "Sleeping Beauty" and "Cinderella" but unfortunately they know little about folk tales of their own country and they often know nothing about folk tales in other countries. We invite you to introduce your folk tales and to make acquaintance with the iEARN countries' folk tales. They look forward to hearing your tales!http://media.iearn.org/projects/folktales
10. CIVICS: This project provides a platform for young people to be actively involved in their communities to work on focusing issues like environment, eradication of poverty, women education, education and literacy for and to respond some of these issues through a process of reflection, dialogue and action.
11. Kindred Project: In this project Students are asked to interview members of their immediate family (mother, father, brothers, sisters), extended family (grandparents, uncles, aunts), neighbours or friends in the local community. They should ask them about experiences in their life that have been affected by the events of world or local history. Events may include war, natural disasters, migration, important discoveries, monuments, famous places and so on. Students should focus on the impact on the family. Students gain a greater understanding of themselves as a member of their local community and learn about life in other countries through the events that shape the lives of other contributor.
12. YouthCaN Environmental Project: Students facilitate an on-line network of students using technology to undertake and share environmental work locally and around the world. Students write about and interact on environmental issues faced in their communities during the year.
13. Calligraphy Arts: The project invites students to discover and engage in reviving ancient art of Calligraphy by producing, sharing and appreciating them.
14. Write-On: This project is aimed at introducing students a range of writing forms that includes, story writing, expository writing, persuasive writing, descriptive writing, informative writing and poetry. The idea of prompts or starters is used to help students begin with the writing using a relevant graphic organizer from a selection available in the resource section of this project.
15. My Country: Students can participate by writing, drawing or sending pictures about population, culture, agriculture, industry, economy and environment of their country with others around the globe.