Connecting Classrooms Across Continents


Presented by Linda Nitsche at
  • PETE&C Hotel Hershey Starlight Terrace West
  • Tuesday, February 10 - 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Program Description:

Help your students understand diverse perspectives and cultures through real interactions and explorations with global audiences. Examine successful collaborative projects, which engage students in authentic and meaningful learning. Discover sources for partners, platforms for connecting, and Web2.0 tools to make collaborations successful. Chat with project creators and be inspired to start your own collaborative project.


I. Why Collaborative Projects?

  • Global Education and 21st Century Skills

\Learning Today\






What words come to mind when you think about Global Collaborations? Open this EtherPad and record your ideas.

II. Essentials in a Collaborative Project?


Collaborative Space


Communication Tools


Embed Web 2.0 Media


Protection Levels

  • Online Identity
  • Privacy Levels
  • Comment Moderation
  • Tracking Discussions

III. Getting Started


Get Connected





Networking for Partnerships


  • Examine Classroom Curriculum for Goals and Content Ties
  • Select a Tool to Add Value to Your Purpose
  • Find and Join Organized Projects





Don't STOP Here...

How ready are you to get your class connected?




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