Learn with the World, not just about it

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Today I learned of two innovative organizations whose work brings students, schools and teachers closer via the internet and social networking.  Today’s students are talking to each other instantly with Skype, working on projects jointly and giving new meaning to the words “international collaboration”.   I’m thrilled that young children around the world can connect instantaneously and that school curriculum can be enhanced exponentially.  With iEARN, over 2 million students are engaged collaboratively every day.

If you have a chance please check out iEARN and Connect All Schools and see if your school can participate.  As iEARN states..students are “Learning with the world, not just about it…”

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About the cultured kid

I've traveled, lived, worked and studied all over the world. Europe, North Africa, Central & South America, the Middle East and Asia. The more different the culture, the better! I'm determined to introduce my two boys to our multi-cultural world. Living in Washington, D.C. there are international festivals, parades and cultures right in our own backyard. I'll share with you our adventures around town and those that take us on international journeys. I'll also share ideas for introducing your family to foreign food, culture and community at home.

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  1. What a great post! I would love if my child’s school could develop a relationship like this with kids around the world. I’m definitely going to let the principal know. Thanks!

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