Make the most of today's technology to give your students a more interactive, authentic learning experience! Connecting Your Students with the World shows you how to use web tools to get K-8 students in touch with other classrooms worldwide. This book is a valuable resource to help you find and communicate with other teachers and classrooms and even design your own collaborative online projects. You'll find out how to: * Conduct videoconferencing calls to put your students in touch with classrooms around the world; * Embark on Virtual Field Trips; * Plan themed projects for every season, including fun holiday activities; * And more! The book includes detailed instructions for each activity and connections to the Common Core, ISTE, and Next Generation Science Standards, so you can ensure that you are meeting your state's requirements as you prepare your students to become engaged, informed, and global citizens. Additionally, a comprehensive list of online resources is available as a free download from the Routledge website at www.routledge.com/9781138902961.