Project Center

Introduction

NOTE: Kidlink Conference 2022 was held on October 15-16 online.
Link to View videos of the presentations.
 

Our projects follow different Sustainable development goals.

Index


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Active Projects Info

Application form

Click on the links in this list to read more:

Age group 9-18

Age group 7-15

Age group 8-16

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Inactive projects or projects being developed

Email us if you want to become a Kidlink project manager of one of these projects: 

These projects are “resting” as we have no managers for them.
They have been very successful projects with students all over the world participating.
Would you like to become a manager of one of these projects? E-mail us at kidlinkproject(at)gmail.com

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Media: where we run the projects

Some projects take place in Kidspace: an online environment that allows teachers and students to collaborate in global projects by providing a wide range of easy-to-use features and functions. KidSpace makes it easy for students and teachers to publish and share their global dialogue on the web by creating web pages that contain images, sounds, short animations, texts, and videos.

I Describe myself You Draw me (DD),  Schools Around the World (SATW), Diamond Poema, What’s my Number, and some others take place in Kidspace web pages and use Facebook groups for teachers’ communication.

Doves for Peace, Landmark Games, Global Reading Club run via email and on Facebook. They don’t use Kidspace, but teachers have to apply by Application Form and register to Kidlink.
You can read the rules to participate in each project home page.

Moon Over Us has been run on Moodle.

 

To join a Kidlink project –  All teachers participating must Register with Kidlink one time. Read the short information about our projects here on this page, select one, and complete the following steps:

  1. Go to the project page you have chosen to participate in and follow the instructions to register for it. Almost all our projects have a link to their Application Form to fill out. If there is not, you have to write to the coordinator.
  2. Read and agree with Kidlink Guidelines
  3. Register to Kidlink for a New Account

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Short project introductions / abstract



Coordinator: David Donat and Stellan Kinberg
I Describe Myself and You Draw me – D/D  –  Three phases: Starts in February
D/D is a multicultural art project that enhances writing and descriptive skills.
It allows students to describe their physical and psychological aspects, and therefore to gain awareness of their behavior, interests, habits.
More about this project…

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Global  Reading club – Global Reading Club

Coordinators: Larisa Tarasevich (Russia) & Hugo Maldonado (Mexico)

Abstract:
Join the global exchange of legends, tales, and stories that are part of your family, community, or country. Our project promotes extensive reading (reading for pleasure) through book-related activities among classes around the globe, all year round.  Help us create cultural bridges among countries by interacting through our tasks, with the assistance of technology, educational platforms, and the love of a good story. 
By the end of each phase, classes will receive an electronic participation diploma.
To register or learn more about the phases and dates, go to the GRC main info page:
http://www.kidlink.net/index.php/grc-description/

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Coordinator: Terry Smith

Landmark Game –   Next session: February 2023
As a whole class or in small teams, students choose a culturally, historically, or geographically significant Landmark anywhere in the world, and research facts about its location. Next, they write nine challenging clues about the landmark. Over a 3-week period using email, teams try to decipher the clues, interact by questioning the other teams, and submit their final researched answers at the end of the project.  Topics that are involved: geography/geospatial, history, literacy, math, science, art, and music. Student Competencies: Collaboration, Organization, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Technology Skills, and Global Awareness.
Note! The Facebook group is private, and open only for participating Landmark teachers, not for students. – https://www.facebook.com/groups/Landmarkproject
Go to the Project Site to sign up on the Google Form

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Coordinator: Larissa Tarasevich

Doves For Peace 
The idea of the project is making friends with students all around the world by exchanging Peace messages. Students collaborate to compose their own peace messages on the dove-shaped sheets of paper. The letters usually contain information about the places where students live, symbols of the country, traditions, school, and their own interests and hobbies.
NB! The Facebook group is open only for participating teachers.
    More about this project....


Coordinator: Lusine Jhangiryan

Schools Around the World  – Next session: Spring
This exciting project is created to help schools of the world get closer and learn more about each other via Video Messaging. It provides a wonderful opportunity to connect with peers around the world to get acquainted with schools traditions, their students’ interests, hobbies, preferences, and ask questions to gain knowledge about towns, cities and countries they live in, as well as questions on relevant topics and global issues. It is also an opportunity for students to become community ambassadors and spread Global Friendship by working collaboratively. More….  

 


Coordinator: David Donat

Diamond Poem –
With this project, we suggest you try an unusual form of poetry: from a photograph or a drawing, write a poem that has a diamond shape. One way to let your imagination and your creativity run free, but also following a very detailed model   More about this project….


Coordinator: 
What’s My Number?

A Math Challenge for your young students!

Give your students the chance to develop a sense of numbers and to appreciate mathematics from a multicultural perspective! Allows students to create a “math puzzle” in which the reader needs to figure out which numbers to use (based on clues given by the author) and then answer to the math problem! More about this project….

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Coordinator: Anil Vithanage

Looking out of Your Window. (Paused)

Ask your students to imagine what their partners around the world – looking out of their bedroom window – might they see. Help the students to think beyond what they think, when they get an opportunity to see what their partners see. The project improves the students’ability and creativity to imagine and to draw pictures according to their perceptions about their partners. The project allows comparing whether what they thought about their partners was correct. More about this project…  


Coordinator: Bonnie Thurber
Harvest Moon Over Us in Moodle and Padlet

This project promotes the observations of the Moon by students on different continents. Students learn about the full Moon, its distance from Earth, and how it changes its shape. 

In Harvest  Moon Over Us:  students become cultural astronomers. They take a survey about the moon; draw images or take digital pictures of the moon once a week from September 1 to October 1 most of the cycle. They research and compare each other’s images of the moon; create Padlet images with comments that include poetry, history, beliefs, stories, and research. and link them to the Project Padlet.  Students use dialogue, comments, and discussion to share their valuable insights. The project ends with a final survey and sharing reflections. Students receive Kidlink Web Badges or a certificate for completing the project.

Please join us with your students by completing the Kidlink project form and letting us know how many students you have. More about this project …

 


Coordinator: Stellan Kinberg
Who Am I (WAI) 2000

In this project the students think about their identity, skills (emophatic/interpersonal among others), background (family roots), future and how to realize their dream as an adult.
The project runs in Moodle and padlet.
More about this project…

 



Kidlink Projects that need managers.

Manager needed. Write to kidlinkproject@gmail.com if you want to manage one of these projects
Other interesting  projects are archived in our Archive


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Where do I Live?
One of the most exciting features of our online community is that we come from all over the globe. Spend some time finding each other on the map and talking about the places where we live, we learn and have fun every day. 4 great questions to develop in your students a deeper knowledge of themselves and their goals.   More about this project…. 


Finish my Story
Basically, it is the sharing of creative writing. All children love to do this. It is one of the most successful collaborative activities that children undertake at school. The results can be surprising. Add to this an ICT component and it becomes a most worthwhile activity!   More about this project….


What are my Roots?
Going back to my roots…. It’s a project that supports the students to identify and appreciate themselves and their culture within their own family lineage. 3 stimulating points of discussion to engage your students in search of their roots. More about this project.


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My Favourite Snack
This “gourmand” project is created to support schools to share the 
diversity and the similarities of the different cultures and traditions in the world, focusing especially on the food/snacks. So that students will learn more about each other’s favourite food/snacks posting in their pages in Kidspace, pictures, drawings, recipes, Video Messaging/Slide-show. As with many other Kidlink projects, also this provides a wonderful opportunity to join with friends around the world to be acquainted with recipes of their favourite food and snacks.   More about this project…