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Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration

The Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration (CILC) is a nonprofit dedicated to advancing learning in various subjects through collaborative technologies. In addition to offering schools and teachers content resources and consulting to improve learning through collaboration, the site also allows teachers to search for local and global collaborative projects in and outside of the U.S.A...

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The Global Educator: Leveraging technology for collaborative learning and teaching

This book was published in 2016 by the International Society for Technology in Education. It provides essential pedagogical approaches and frameworks for global collaborative learning. It is also a collection of anecdotes, inspiring examples, case studies and resources. It provides educators and education leaders at all levels of education new ideas and modes for connecting and collaborating...

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Simulations for Education: The ICONS Project

Simulations for Education: The ICONS Project advances learning by designing and delivering dynamic role-play simulations for students and educators worldwide.   Our Instructor Tools include:  Faculty Area: A place for you to access facilitator guides, instructional resources, and roster management tools for your simulation (password required).  Simulation Stories: Read interviews and...

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Curricula and Webcast Series

Leverage our GNG educational resources to promote empathy, awareness, and action in your classroom today. Webcast Series Our webcasts are designed for classrooms and individuals to join conversations on some of today's most pressing issues with a global perspective. The best part is that we are able to record these conversations which allows you to take advantage of these incredible...

Flat Connections Global Educator Online Course

The Global Educator online courses are recommended for K-20 educators and education leaders. They are multi-faceted and provide options for those who want a shorter learning experience and those who wish to become more embedded in the practice and theory of online global learning – how to connect, communicate, digital citizenship skills, intercultural understanding and online global...

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UNESCO Associated Schools Project Network

The UNESCO Associated Schools Network (ASPnet) links educational institutions across the world around a common goal: to build peace in the minds of children and young people. The 10,000 ASPnet member schools in over 180 countries work in support of international understanding, peace, intercultural dialogue, sustainable development and quality education in practice.

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Virtual Exchange Definition

What is Virtual Exchange? Virtual exchanges are technology-enabled, sustained, people-to-people education programs. Developed over the past 30 years from experience in the field of educational exchange and study abroad – and evolving rapidly with the explosive growth in new media technologies and platforms – virtual exchanges have been integrated at all levels of education from...

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Student to Student Language Lab

The Student to Student Language Lab is a set of 55 multimedia Mandarin Chinese lessons featuring middle and high school students from various regions of China. The lessons range in proficiency level from Novice-High to Intermediate-High. The resource is free. 

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iEARN Project Curriculum Integration Activities

The iEARN Project Curriculum Integration Activities is a database of lesson plans that align iEARN projects to the U.S. Common Core State Standards and Global Competency Matrix. The lesson plans were created by primary and secondary school teachers across the United States who participated in iEARN Projects. This is a helpful resource for teachers looking for lesson plans and activity ideas to...

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Teacher's Guide to Online Collaboration and Global Projects

The iEARN Teacher’s Guide to Online Collaboration & Global Projects is a resource designed to guide educators through the steps of planning and conducting an online, collaborative project with classrooms around the world.   This online guide includes nine modules to help teachers plan and develop an iEARN project.  Each module includes reflection activities to develop a project plan and...

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Global Education Motivators (GEM) Resources

Global Education Motivators (GEM) works to compile up-to-date information about a variety of global topics, conferences, curriculum, and the United Nations (UN).  The Educator Resources section includes information about curriculum, conferences, classroom resources, and more.  The Global Resources section includes articles, tools, websites and other resources that will connect you to the...

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Virtual Reality Toolkit and Library Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Toolkit and Library Virtual Reality (VR) is a technology that allows one to interact with immersive alternate realities. It can transport you to the beaches in the Maldives, on a science expedition in the Arctic, or into the middle of a refugee camp. Through using a VR headset, like a Google Cardboard or Oculus, the viewer can place participants inside of a three-dimensional...