Secondary students (age, 16 years old) from Philippines and Mexico created projects/presentations around a solution to oil spills. Additionally, via Facebook and structured questions, students personally related and connected with one another.
During October and November of 2015, elementary students in Australia and Taiwan came to learn how development impacts the school/community. For 6 weeks, the digital exchange focusing on the impact of development on the local community members.
When elementary students from two countries pair up to get to know each other, the possibilities for learning are endless. Classes from Australia and Taiwan ranging from ages 6-12 years old, collaborated on a project about life and local
For students from the tundra of Alaska and their partners in the deserts of Mexico, imagining what the polar opposite climate would be like is no longer just a picture in a book. In spring of 2015, a group of Yup’ik students shared their
During the spring of 2015, two elementary school classes from Japan and Taiwan collaborated on world peace by creating their own replica of the Tower of London Poppy Installation, by artists Paul Cummins and Tom Piper. Students researched the
Secondary students ranging from grades 8-11 in India and Mexico, collaborated on a project about the impact of environmental pollution and conservation of within their countries. This exchange consisted of three phases that students needed to
An elementary teacher in Mississippi, who incorporates cross-cultural learning in math and science subjects, connected with a high school math class in Mexico to engage in a unique exchange. The 4th-6th grade mixed class in Mississippi are
High School students in Mexico connected with 6th graders in South Korea to create an exchange that focused on recycling. Through this exchange students reused various items to create “Second Life” products. The students in Mexico also hosted
Imagine a gallery of cultural images from students who celebrate different cultures. A secondary Art class from Canada and 2 secondary Art classes from Mexico did. Over the Fall 2014 semester, these 3 classes worked together to investigate and
Two high school classrooms from Maryland, USA and Mexico, came together during the Fall of 2014 to create a project that enlightened their students about poverty. Together, they shared a private Google Community where their students could
When learning a new language it’s important to learn about the culture as well. High school students in Taiwan who are learning to speak Spanish were matched in a cultural exchange with students in Mexico. They spent six weeks getting to know
During the Spring semester, Graduate Students in the Dynamics of Planned Change course at the State University of New York, Masters of Professional Studies Program, engaged in The Sharability Project with 5th grade students at the American
Elementary students in Brazil and Wisconsin, USA participated in the Journal Swap for Peace project created by Know My World. This particular project first brings awareness to students in relation to their environment. They start to explore
Two secondary and college level teachers, Amanda from South Korea and Heidi from Canada created a letter exchange with students to practice English Language Arts. With this exchange, students were asked to have a general discussion together
Gabe Reed, Director or Education and Volunteerism Via International Via International’s focus on the intersection of Community Development and Voluntourism is founded on 40 years of listening to community, experimenting, learning, and developing