The Language Course Vocabulary Trainer offers a comprehensive set of 5000 words in several languages. All words are presented with audio, images and with progressive intervals of repetition that ensure optimum retention. It is completely free.
The Confucius Institute’s mission is to enhance intercultural understanding in the U.S. by sponsoring Chinese language and culture programs. NC State’s Confucius Institute promotes this mission through a range of educational and outreach activities for students, teachers, businesses, and community members. The institute contributes to the expansion of Chinese language instruction at NC State and . . . → Read More: Confucius Institute at North Carolina State University
http://www.hungerbanquet.org This innovative site invites a person to step into a world where access to food and other resources are often scarce. By “taking a seat” at the Hunger Banquet table, the user assumes the role of a person from a developing nation and is forced to make choices which will determine his or her . . . → Read More: Oxfam America’s Hunger Banquet
http://clvweb.cord.edu/prweb/ Summer camp sessions in Minnesota are offered in 10 different languages. Great for Middle School students.
New Global Citizens believes that young people are uniquely poised to tackle our most pressing global issues. Students in the program learn how lead the formation of their team on high school campuses across the U.S.Teams specifically focus on the challenges addressed in the 8 UN Millennium Development Goals.
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.
http://iew.state.gov The International Education Week (IEW) 2009 website has officially been launched, and is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of an effort to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global . . . → Read More: International Education Week
http://www.korczakschool.org/ The Korczak School website serves as the online home for the International Book Sharing Project. The International Book Sharing Project is an exercise in international cooperative learning about the Shoah (Holocaust) and its meaning for youth today. Schools from around the world are paired together. Students in the partner schools read the same book . . . → Read More: The International Book Sharing Project
http://www.iearn.org I*EARN is an international education and resource network for educators and K-12 students. This site promotes global education and provides a forum for the exchange of ideas among teachers and students all over the world.
http://www.creativeconnections.org This organization sets up classroom-to-classroom exchanges between U.S. and foreign schools. Currently there are three exchange programs: Classroom Connections, ArtLink, and MusicLink.
http://www.peacecorps.gov/wws/correspond/ Peace Corps offers three programs for teachers to connect with its volunteers serving around the world. The Peace Corps Partnership Program provides an opportunity for a class to take part in an overseas project with a volunteer. The Correspondence Match program allows for an exchange of letters, e-mails, artifacts, and artwork with a volunteer . . . → Read More: Peace Corps World Wise Schools Correspondence Match
http://www.epals.com This site provides a free online community that connects students and teachers from over 190 countries. You can search for ePAL connections based on age, grade, geography, curriculum, or language. The site also provides translation services for several languages.
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http://www.globalschoolhouse.org/pr This site provides descriptions and links to over 875 different free internet exchange projects for student-to-student or classroom-to-classroom exchanges. Projects are sorted by age level, start date, curriculum area, technologies used, project level and keyword.
http://www.friendshipthrougheducation.org The FTE website provides information on how students can link through letters, e-mail, art, collaborative projects and exchanges to foster mutual respect and greater understanding of cultural differences.
http://www.thebridgeproject.org BRIDGE (Building Respect through Internet Dialogue and Global Education) will connect 24 secondary schools in Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Pakistan with counterparts in the United States through collaborative online projects and physical exchanges.
http://www.semesteratsea.org/admission-and-aid/shipboard-life/vicarious-voyage.php The Vicarious Voyage program is part of the Semester at Sea Program for college students, through which a school class is “adopted” by a group of 3 to 5 students and communicates with them throughout the term. Personal exchanges during the voyage provide K-12 students with a very real connection to the experiences of . . . → Read More: Vicarious Voyage: Connecting K-12 Classrooms to the Semester at Sea Program
http://una-westtriangle.org/index.html The United Nations Association of the United States of America is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports the work of the United Nations and encourages active civic participation in the most important social and economic issues facing the world today. UNA seeks to promote constructive US leadership in a strengthened United Nations system. Specifically, . . . → Read More: United Nations Association