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
Elementary school teachers in India and the USA worked together to increase awareness of global problems for their 10 and 11 year old students. Through research-based discussions, interactive video exchange, and the creation of White Papers,
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