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Friends and Flags Awards and Publicity 

F&F recognized as one of the top 100 elearning projects


Karen Eini , Nominee of Special Merit, 2001, 2002

Newsletter, September 2001, Vol. 8. No.1

Winner of the 2002 online shared learning award!!!

Judges comments:

"Karen Eini is very impressive in the scope of the "Friends and Flags" project. All participants including the deaf and slow learners are equal and this is inspiring. The testimonials from the people in the project come from many different locations and demonstrate the support that she has from the participants. A fantastic candidate. She has done a great job in collabrative learning, mentoring and inspiring."


Friends and Flags wins  Up to 18 category! Decemember 2002

Judges Comments: 

".... This model is a real international partnership demonstrating how technology can be used in a cost- effective collaboration to diminish the divide between cultures. Friends and Flags is an important model for future developments shaped by young people."


Friends and Flags is a commended project in Childnet Awards 2003
IRA presidential award for reading and technology  -Regional Winner February 2003


Association for Supervision Curriculum Development

Israeli Educator Named Finalist for ASCD Outstanding Young Educator Award

December 2003

The  Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) is an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents 160,000 educators from more than 135 countries and 66 affiliates.


Friends and Flags Project is recognized as a Finalist in the Culture Category  in the 2003/2004 Stockholm Challenge. Visit the Stockholm Challenge to learn more.

Online awards

Recognized by Study Web


Friends and Flags chosen as one of the sites of the month!


 Friends & Flags Web Site ( has been selected as a "Best Bet" on the USA TODAY Education Web site from June 11-17,2002


Friends and Flags receives top site award from Education Planet  02/25/02


Friends and Flags  was chosen among  thousands of web sites reviewed for The Busy Educator Award. Friends and Flags was also mentioned in  Marjan Glavac's  book "Busy Educator's Guide to the World Wide Web" 2nd Edition. ( p.36 )

Site of the week May 20th, 2002 in English Teachers Network of Israel


IASL Logo International Association of School Librarianship (IASL)

Friends and Flags was chosen as the site of the week!

Friends and Flags has  received the  EduNET Choice Award November 15th, 2002. "Congratulations,  we are pleased to offer you the EduNET Choice Award which is bestowed upon sites that "provide and maintain valuable educational content". You will be linked under the category "previous winners and other useful links" and "Society and Culture" category."


Professional Speaker -Eileen McDargh speaks about  F&F on Radio WRMN 1410 Chicago USA  Listen /  Read Online article by April 1999. ( greeting card site no longer active. Article saved )

Friends and Flags, RTF :The magazine for reading, writing, thinking, March 2001

Friends and Flags Multicultural Project: Trends : The Association of Teacher Educators for TEFL in Israel Vol.9, 2001, p-154-158. 

Friends and Flags ,Etni:  Article by participating teacher Lynn Goldberg, Volume XIII no.1, Winter 200

Teaching Tolerance: Spring Issue Idea Exchange ( Friends and Flags) 

"Friends and Flags Lesson Plans "Mussomeli  World Press Music : 2002:


NEWSPAPER ARTICLES Link to separate page of  Newspaper articles 

"Friends Exchanging their flags"  The Chronicle, West Island, Montreal, Wed. March 29, 2000
City of Vaughn Weekly - March 13, 2002 (Doncrest, Ontario, Canada)
The Liberal - March 12, 2002  (Doncrest, Ontario, Canada)
Northern Advocate, New Zealand- 2003

" Ina Pupils travel to Israel, Finland, Local Paper Ina Jefferson County, USA, 2000


Technospud Newsletter: April 6th, 2002

E-magine News: April 15th, 2002

  Newsflash: Awards 2002

Friends and Flags Presentations / Conferences
Welcome To the 2001 AMC Newsletter Online Chat

Global Learn Day III 10/29/99

Online conference: Audio File

GLD 6:




TESOL 2000  Electronic Village


Cyprus, 2001

ETAI, July 2001/2002

Jerusalem. Friends and Flags Workshop

NECC02, Texas San Antonio

Award Ceremony


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