The EveryWorld Initiative is a chance for schools around the world to apply for full scholarships to participate in a Digital Cross-Cultural Exchange facilitated by Know My World.
Welcome to the EveryWorld Initiative!
Know My World is proud to provide the EveryWorld Initiative, an exciting opportunity for classrooms around the world to connect with each other using Know My World’s unique philosophy of digital exchanges. In order to ensure that all schools are able to participate in our exchanges, Know My World provides full scholarships through our Every World Initiative, to schools in need of financial assistance. To contribute to this campaign please visit our donations page or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how to become a sponsor.
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Teachers selected for this opportunity will work with a Know My World facilitator and a teacher from another part of the world. As a team, they will create a transformative educational experience in which students from two different countries have the opportunity to interact and collaborate to complete a fun and academically powerful project. At the end of this experience, teachers will receive a professional development certificate of completion, and the tools to continually manage their own digital exchanges in the future.
Teachers will receive:
- Customized project planning experience
- Training in cross-cultural communication
- Strategies and rubrics for evaluating student work for cultural competency and social emotional development
- Exposure to the latest educational apps and web platforms
- Time management strategies
- Tools for integrating project-based learning into established curricula and learning standards (including the Common Core)
- A certificate of completion