There are many e-Twinning Projects using web 2.0 technologies that you can go and have a look at. These projects are great as they give children an audience for their work in a structured way. There are timelines and mini-tasks to complete to keep the momentum going. Go and have a look at some of these examples.

e-Twinning Portal
This is a site where you can find other teachers that you want to collaborate on a project with.

Earthbridges project - Earth Day 09
They are still looking for four more collaborator classrooms for this project (as of the 9th March 9)

Voices of the World
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In this project, there are a number of different classrooms from around the world who are asked to complete a small task every month during the timeframe of the project. These tasks are kept manageable and also introduce the classrooms to a range of Web 2.0 tools. The latest task has been to sing 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star' where you hear a delighful range of languages and accents.

Bear Exchange Project
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There are currently 10 schools in this project. They each send a teddy bear (or at least a cute cuddly toy) to an exchange school in the group and then children have turns taking the visiting bear home to their house for the week and writing a diary about what he gets up to. This then helps the other class to learn about the culture of their partner country. You can see an example of this in Rachel Boyd's New Zealand class sharing bear stories with a class in Scotland.



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A class in Melbourne and a class in Hong Kong use Google Earth and Skype to find each other, and to explore an
inquiry unit on water together. There is an accompanying Planner in the framework of the Primary Years of the
International Bacculaureate and a downloadable package of resources. The seven movies in the series can be
streamed or freely downloaded. It would be great to see more classes across the world setting up similar
projects. This is the way of the future.

School Net Global
external image umbrella_logo.GIF?1127214155 There have been over 500 000 children in 34 countries involved in projects through this organisation and many of the results are published on this website. Find other projects here to get involved in.