Ideas for Collaborative Projects

Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration on the Web--
The Teacher's Guide to International Collaboration was developed to help teachers use the Internet to "reach out" globally. These materials were prepared as part of the Department of Education's International Education Initiative.

Global SchoolNet--Global SchoolNet's mission is to support 21st century learning and improve academic performance through content driven collaboration. We engage teachers and K-12 students in meaningful project learning exchanges worldwide to develop science, math, literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork, civic responsibility and collaboration, encourage workforce preparedness and create multi-cultural understanding. We prepare youth for full participation as productive and effective citizens in an increasing global economy.

Global Nomads Group--Global Nomads Group creates education programs and media about global issues for youth. Using interactive technologies in the classroom, such as live video-conferencing and multi-media videos, young people from around the world learn about and discuss the global issues that affect their lives.

The Global Gateway--bringing an international dimension to education

Kidlink is a project born in 1990 thanks to the collaboration of a a group of teachers from different countries and based essentially on voluntary service. It is hosted on a Social Network site, a unique on-line environment that allows teachers and students to collaborate in projects by providing a wide range of easy-to-use features and functions. The main goal of Kidlink is helping children through the secondary school level, to be involved in a global dialog .

iEarn--iEARN is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 130 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide.

The Global Education Collaborative--This is a community for teachers and students interested in global education. Contribute by adding media, conversation, and collaborative project ideas. Make sure you post an intro in the forum!

Flat Classroom Project--Welcome to the home of the Flat Classroom™ Project and associated global collaborations including NetGenEd Project, Digiteen Project and Eracism Project.

VoiceThread4Education--If you are interested in collaborating with other classrooms on your VoiceThread Project, please add your contact information here:

The Edublogger--This page has been set up to help you make connections with classes in other countries who are interesting in having Skype conversations with other classes. You can contact each person by clicking on their name or using the information they’ve shared.

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.