Today’s society is mobile and global. Laptops, tablets and smartphones connect users with information in less than a second, and because mobility has increased our connectivity, we’ve increased our connections with all parts of the world.

These advancements mean students have to be ready to learn and work on a global scale. And luckily, with a mobile device and the internet, it’s fairly simple to help students get on the road to developing a global mindset.

Whether your goal is to help students connect with other students from different countries and backgrounds, or if your aim is to broaden their knowledge of worldwide issues, technology can help.

Here are 7 tools to get you started on your global mission:

Here are 7 tools to get you started on your #global #learning mission

iEARN: iEARN is a non-profit organization made up of over 30,000 schools and youth organizations in more than 140 countries. iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide.

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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura


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