Second grade students from a Catholic school in Canada were matched with mixed grades students from a community school in Ivory Coast. The main objective of the exchange was to learn and understand each other’s cultures. They began with
By answering critical questions about education, pastimes and global citizenship, 12-14 year old students in Ukraine and Pennsylvania learned about their differences and similarities. With the support of the Know My World facilitator, teachers
Karachi, Pakistan and Baltimore, Maryland, USA What does oppression look like? High school students from Karachi, Pakistan and Baltimore, Maryland USA wanted to explore the impact of oppression in their countries, who the targeted groups are,
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.
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
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