7 Steps For Starting A Global Collaboration Project

Global collaboration projects that allow students to work with peers across state and national boundaries aren’t just fun. They can also address several of the ISTE Standards for Students, including Digital Citizen, Global Collaborator and Empowered Learner.

Although it can seem daunting to get started, such projects don’t have to be time-consuming and complicated.

Pernille Ripp, a seventh-grade teacher at Oregon Middle School in Wisconsin, took  “a spark of an idea” — to connect students and teachers worldwide by reading one single book aloud — and turned it into a successful global collaboration project. Now in its ninth year, Global Read Aloud has connected millions of students globally.

If you’re ready to jump into a global collaboration project, Ripp offers a few simple steps to set you up for success:

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