While I was teaching in Turkey, I worked with a colleague who spent two years teaching in Burma and another two years in Thailand. I asked her about Thailand, since it has been a place I have always wanted to visit. She told me many stories and
How can kids in two different countries take care of the planet they both share? Grade 5 students from San Diego, USA and grade 5 and 6 students from Taipei, Taiwan connected in a cross-cultural digital exchange to find out. Together, the
Through an eight-week virtual exchange, students in Irpin, Ukraine, collaborated with students in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA, to explore and reflect on disability rights and the inclusion of people with disabilities. The exchange began with a video
Teachers in Surabaya, Indonesia and Sydney, Australia believe that dispelling stereotypes is a continuous practice that should begin in elementary school. Both teachers partnered their Grade 5 and 6 students for a digital cultural exchange with
Grade 11 students from Peru studying in an English program were paired up with a mixed grade high school class studying Environmental Science from North Dakota, USA. The main goal of the exchange was to discuss the food aspect of their cultures.
One of our favorite types of exchanges to manage at Know My World is across the social and cultural differences of age groups. During the January to June 2017 EveryWorld Initiative, high school students from Pekanbaru, Indonesia and
How can partners from very different regions of the world work together to increase sustainable agriculture? Primary school students in Hong Kong and Tanzania decided to find out! Students in Tanzania live in a rural community where farming off
Food production and nutrition vary around the world. Available resources, cultural palettes and concepts of body nourishment are all reasons humans consume differently. An after-school program of 9-14 year-old students in Ivory Coast and a 5th