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Connecting Youth Across Borders Virtually

We've all become more isolated as a result of the pandemic - but regardless of our physical distancing, we still have a fundamental need to connect with others. This session will showcase different virtual exchange programs and how they benefit young people by connecting them with peers overseas and develop their 21st century skills.

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  1. Attendees will have a better understanding of how to use virtual exchange to connect the youth in their classrooms.
  2. Attendees will understand how to integrate virtual exchange into their curriculum.
  3. Attendees will understand the types of activities that take place during a virtual exchange program.



Mohamed Abdel-Kader, Executive Director - Stevens Initiative, The Aspen Institute

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  • Tags: COVID-19, online education
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Converse
  • Track: Global Impact
  • Session Focus Area
  • Level: Basic Understanding
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