Online Learning Community Lets Kids Collaborate Globally

PenPal Schools

Collaborative lessons connect students across the globe  

Pros: Provides unique collaborative opportunities for students and offers teachers high-interest lessons that fuse subject skills with global connections.

Cons: The limited availability of projects per subject/age group and restrictive match dates can make it tough to get students paired up with pals.

Bottom Line: A thoughtful, ready-to-go platform that facilitates authentic, cross-cultural collaboration.

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