Photo by meaganpavey - China - Students preparing arguments for the @eracismproject finals on Wednesday December 19 - the students in China were in school at 9:30 pm and the US arrived at 7;30 am.
Our partner ActionAid UK's Skype lesson with Ashley Primary School's year 6 class. The students took part in a great Skype lesson during which they taught other students from around the world about sustainable farming, how to plant your own potatoes and how this knowledge can be used to grow food in Africa. https://education.skype.com/partners/34-action-aid
An Amazing Story of Influence, from a 9-year old
Intercultural video chatting gives students ‘Global Classroom’
Instead of Globally Competing, Let's Collaborate! Global education focuses on emphasizing the need for students to recognize themselves as global citizens. In doing so, students and educators can cooperate across the globe to further educational instruction and practice. Technology such as blogs, Skype, Twitter...etc. can be used to connect classrooms and create global literacy, and develop multicultural perspectives that are valuable to helping students navigate the 21st century world.
Globalization Lesson Plan Resources | Global Envision's mission is to foster a conversation about global poverty. This website includes sections for teachers and students with globalization lesson plans.
Great ideas for student roles for mystery skyping!
Interactive English resources for middle and high school classes
ePals is a collaborative educational community for engaging in cross-cultural exchanges, project sharing and language learning.
A student-friendly version of an Acceptable Use Policy. This example helps students understand what is expected of them in a clear, concise manner, and, also ties into the district's PBIS expectations. This, or something similar, should be hung in each classroom or technology lab around a school as a reminder for students to use technology responsibly.