Global School Network

Global SchoolNet’s mission is to support 21st century learning and improve academic performance through content driven collaboration. We engage teachers and K-12 students in meaningful project learning exchanges worldwide to develop science, math, literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork, civic responsibility and collaboration, encourage workforce preparedness and create multi-cultural understanding.  We prepare youth for full participation as productive and effective citizens in an increasing global economy … (full text Homepage).

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Address: Global School Network, 270 N. El Camino Real, Ste. 395, Encinitas, CA 92024, USA;
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Our History: Launched in 1984, Global SchoolNet has two decades of experience in the field of online project-based learning. 

FrEdMail:

Global SchoolNet began in 1984 as the Free Educational Mail (FrEdMail) Network, http://www.globalschoolnet.org/gsnabout/history/fredhistory.cfm
when San Diego teachers Al Rogers and Yvonne Marie Andres, began linking their students to classrooms on the east coast to participate in online writing projects. Research and experience demonstrated the importance of “connected learning” and by 1990 their online network had expanded to more than 300 schools. FrEdMail closed its doors in June, 1999 after 15 years of operation. Read what some teachers thought about “FrEd.”

In 2005, in the 25th Anniversary issue of Teaching and Learning Magazine, the FrEdMail Network was recognized as one of the top fifteen “Breakthrough Products” of the previous 25 years (item #12).”

Global Schoolhouse Project: … (full long text History).

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