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What will your students learn with their PenPals?
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All projects promote language, technology, and social-emotional skills.
Projects are offered for students of all ages and are aligned to academic standards.
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"PenPal Schools was an eye-opening experience that got my students thinking about the world in a new way."
Junior High School English Teacher
"PenPal Schools helps develop student reading and writing in a relevant global context. My students love it."
Social Studies Teacher
"My students cared much more about the quality of their work because they were writing to their peers in another country."
High School English Teacher
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How PenPal Schools Works
We know you're busy! Setup is simple and lessons take students under an hour per week.
Teachers choose from collaborative projects on language, culture, and global issues.
We connect every student with a group of PenPals from multiple classrooms around the world!
Students log in each week to learn and share perspectives with their PenPals.
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Built by Teachers, for Teachers
Use your powerful teacher dashboard to assess and guide your students, access supplemental resources, and connect with educators from around the world!
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Keeping Students Safe
Only verified teachers and their students are allowed.
Teachers can monitor all messages.
All data is secure and encrypted.
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