Goal 7: Make A Global Connection #30GoalsEdu

Goal 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge 2012! Click the link to find out more about the new changes to this year’s 30 Goals Challenge for Educators!

“True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” ~ Socrates

Video: Reading to Ms. Milos’ 3rd Graders in Romania

Short-term– Connect with an educator in another country or have your students connect with students in another country. Several social media tools support great conversation, collaboration, and discussion. These include Twitter, Facebook groups, Wiggio, Google Plus, Twiddla, and Edmodo.

Long-term– Create a global collaboration project with your students. Begin to think about how your global project can really foster intercultural communication, collaboration, and problem-solving.

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