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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…  learn more

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All Things PLC

Professional learning community (PLC) An ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively in recurring cycles of collective inquiry and action research to achieve better results for the students they serve. Professional learning communities operate under the assumption that the key to improved learning for students is continuous job-embedded learning for educators. All Things PLC invites…  learn more

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Connecting Classrooms

Connecting Classrooms is a global education program based in the UK, sponsored by the British Council. It offers teachers a free learning journey which helps them improve their classroom practice and develop ideas with like-minded teachers internationally. By developing and networking with thousands of teachers across the world, the British Council aims to help young…  learn more

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EPA Climate Change Indicators

EPA partners with more than 40 data contributors from various government agencies, academic institutions, and other organizations to compile a key set of indicators related to the causes and effects of climate change.  learn more

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ePALS

ePALS allows you to connect, communicate and collabortae with educators around the world. You can also Explore Experiences – a.k.a., collaborative lesson plans – involving tasks like designing your own flag, games we play and poster power, and share the experience with classrooms around the world.  learn more

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Fish and Wildlife Service

The US Fish and Wildlife Service highlights regional contrasts.  learn more

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Get inspirED

High school students say they feel tired, bored, or stressed 75% of the time they are in school. Yet 88% of students say they want to feel happy, excited and energized. inspirED was created to bridge the gap between how high school students feel and how they want to feel.  learn more

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Global SchoolNet

Global SchoolNet is a non-profit education organization who's mission is to support learning and improve academic performance through content-driven collaboration. They engage educators and youth in e-learning projects worldwide, to develop science, math, literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork, civic responsibility and collaboration, encourage workforce preparedness and create multi-cultural understanding. Global SchoolNet combines education and…  learn more

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Global Virtual Classroom

The Global Virtual Classroom (GVC) is a collection of free, online educational activities and resources. It aims to complement the efforts of governments and educators around the world to integrate technology into their classrooms and curricula and to link their schools to the Internet in educationally productive ways.  learn more

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GLOBE (Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment)

GLOBE is dedicated to environmental studies, a core collection of this Internet Resource Center.  learn more

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iEARN Collaboration Centre

The iEARN project has encouraged on-line communications between students in the US, Eastern Europe and Latin America through over 100 active global projects. For example, as a result of virtual planning, a real construction project was initiated in a village in Latin America. Students have also collaborated on historical studies, such as the Holocaust. iEARN…  learn more

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Intel K-12 Education Resources

K–12 Education Resources and Technology Planning Discover K–12 education with Intel and learn about the future of education, including skills, STEM education, and resources for teachers and students. What Is Active Learning? Active learning is a teaching methodology that involves students’ full attention and participation when they learn. It’s the act of learning by “doing,”…  learn more

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JASON Project

JASON is an example of the 501(c)(3) nonprofit providing environmental educational resources. Real-world STEM curriculum for the classrooms of tomorrow.  learn more

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Making Learning Visible

Some recently developed models of thinking rely upon visualization so students can replicate how experts conceptualize a challenge. Making Learning Visible also stresses collaboration.  learn more

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Parental Involvement

This resource looks at parental involvement from the parents perspective. It can give you a better idea of the issues and questions parents bring to the table, and maybe some ideas on how to increase participation.  learn more

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Peace Corps' Educators

Peace Corps' Educators initiative fosters an understanding of other cultures and global issues by providing online educational resources and linking U.S. learners and current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers.  learn more

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Recycle City

This game from the EPA allows students to explore Recycle City to see how its people reduce waste, use less energy, and save money by doing simple things at home, at work, and in their neighborhoods. The site includes offline learning activities ans ideas for getting involved.  learn more

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Taking It Global for Education

Taking IT Global's goal is to enable young people to learn about, engage with, and work towards tackling global challenges. Explore our collection of lesson plans, research and data, videos, and educational games! Start by selecting a subject or topic.  learn more