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A Global Education

A number of local schools are learning collaboratively and carrying out cultural exchanges with schools around the world via discussion boards, live video, wikis and other web tools. Explore some of the far-flung partnerships.


SCHOOL LOCATION PARTNER SCHOOL CONNECTION DISTANCE LINK
Osnova sola Antona Ingolica Spodnja PolskavaMaribor, SloveniaRuxton Country School in Baltimore CountyStudents use an online forum to exchange pictures of each other posing with a teddy bear, which has been mailed between the schools.4,427 milesN/A
8 schoolsAzerbiajanEdison High School and West Potomac High School in Fairfax CountyPart of the "Deliberating in a Democracy" program funded by the U.S. State Department. Students use an online discussion board and lessons to learn about and debate various issues including cloning, freedom of the press and euthanasia.About 6,700 mileshttp://www.deliberating.org/
Hwa Chong InstitutionSingaporeLoudoun County Science AcademyStudents use email to collaborate on a science experiment.9,651 milesN/A
Le Petit Seminaire de PabreOuagadougou, Burkina FasoNi River Middle School in Spotsylvania CountyPart of the "Fire and Ice" program. Students from the schools linked up via live online video to discuss and learn about global warming.4,950 mileshttp://www.elluminate.com/fire_ice/
8 schoolsRomaniaSherwood High School, Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, Seneca Valley High School and Wheaton High School in Montgomery CountyPart of the "Deliberating in a Democracy" program funded by the U.S. State Department. Students use an online discussion board and lessons to learn about and debate various issues including cloning, freedom of the press and euthanasia.About 5,400 mileshttp://www.deliberating.org/

Source: Washington Post Research

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