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Jackson R-2 School District

Digital Badges in Professional Learning

Pen Pal Schools

Pen Pal Schools

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Each week, the students log on to PenPal Schools’ web-based app, whether from home or from school, to complete an assignment, which is usually focused on global issues such as poverty, environment, and technology. PenPal Schools provides an original video, attaches a news article, and offers a set of discussion questions on the topic. These modules are available in multiple levels of difficulty.


Earn Your Badge!

Create an account here:

  1. Create a teacher account
  2. Select a Course of Study & Skill Level
  3. Invite students to join by sharing the Course Code
  4. Share a screenshot of your active dashboard showing your students pen pals and active conversations

(Created by Meg Hoelzer)

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