Global-learning project made possible by social media

02/8/2012 | Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Students at an elementary school in Charlotte, N.C., are using social media to connect with students in schools across the world. The kindergartners use the ePals Global Community social network to study the weather with students in France, while first-graders study animal habitats with their peers in Taiwan. Time differences prevent the use of videoconferencing, but students also use e-mail to send videos to their pen-pal friends in other schools.

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