Using 2.0 Tools to Connect Students

This webinar demonstrates a variety of free web 2.0 tools (blogs, wikis, photosharing, collaborative classrooms) and how they can be meaningfully and purposefully embedded into global collaborative projects. By participating in global collaborative projects using ICT, students explore many social and cultural issues. By learning about and with students from all over the world, students develop empathy, caring, compassion, and a deeper understanding of youth around the world and in a variety of living and educational situations. See examples of projects, interactions, artifacts, and collaborations between students and their global partners, and it will become evident that these connections are beneficial and inspirational for all parties involved.  Teachers and administrators will also see the process where students explore an issue, respond to an issue, and then take an active role in being an advocate for that issue.

Audience:  All levels