It's a Small World: Creating Global Networks Across Content Areas
Keywords:cross-cultural, online learning, collaboration, instructional design model, learning theory
AbstractThe intersection of interdisciplinary instruction (IDI) and global education is the framework for educators in both basic and tertiary education to create authentic and engaging learning environments. Web 2.0 is the media that can make it happen. Segregated subject areas can become integrated through global project work and attention to the connections that need to be made between technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge in 21st century classrooms. Global project networks such as IEARN and ePals serve as catalysts for creating global experiences at any grade level.
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