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These sites are about virtual global collaborations. There are many projects that aim to build cross-cultural and collaboration skills. Includes online pen pals, projects, and communities where students and teachers can get information, share ideas, and find partners for online classroom collaborations. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Videoconferencing and Skype.
This site promotes global collaboration between schools and has many collaborative projects. Click on "Getting Started" on the left menu to find more information about involvement. Forums also provide information about collaborative ideas and projects as well as network news.
ePals is a global collaboration that fosters cross-cultural exchange through online projects. The focus areas are biodiversity, black history, elections, geopraphy, and human rights. ePals comes with the tools, email and blogs, that facilitate 72-language translations. Watch the video on the right to get ideas how the ePals works. NOTE: This site contains a banner-ad.
This organization teaches student skills in cross-cultural communication, collaboration, and computer skills through email pen pal programs. The major project of the Global Virtual Classroom is a contest in which schools from around the world collaborate to build websites.
See this adventure learning project that connected students to explorers and researchers participating in a trans-Arctic dogsled expedition. Includes trail updates, daily audio update, photo journal, weekly Q&A, quiz, expenditure from the past years, and more.
Find out the benefits of videoconferencing. Learn about different types of videoconferencing, equipment, participating companies, and classroom layouts. Learn how to prepare, plan, set up a room, start and end videoconferencing. Includes images and video files of examples of successful videoconferences, tips for teachers, and in-class projects and activities.