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This is the term used for describing how the rest of the world is becoming a more accessible, and familiar place. The globalization of American culture continues to accelerate. Picture from Yahoo Images
How can educators address this accelerating globalization of our society? How can we effectively raise international awareness? How can we interest our students in other cultures that they may have never heard of? Pictures from Yahoo Images
KeyPal http://www.keypal.com/ Make New friends world wide! No registration!
Kidworld Keypals http://www.bconnex.net/~kidworld/keypals4.htm Kidworld helps kids from all over the world to write to one another.
ePals http://www.epals.com/ Safely connect, collaborate and learn using the leading protected email and blog solutions for schools and districts
KIDLINK http://www.kidlink.org/kidspace/index.php Is an organization in Sweden, that helps children understand their possibilities, set goals for life, and develop life-skills. Its free educational programs motivate learning by helping teachers relate local curriculum guidelines to students' personal interests and goals.
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Global SchoolNet's mission is to support 21st century learning by engaging teachers and students in meaningful project learning exchanges with people around the world.
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Technology: Flattening the World and Enhancing Multi-Cultural Education Daily
“ The new technologies provide innumerable exciting opportunities to transcend the distance between countries and explore the great variety of cultures around the shrinking planet.” (Tiene, Ingram, 2001)