PenPal Schools has teamed up with Dell to promote global education through the launch of The Big Small World contest. More than 60 non-profit organizations within the Dell Youth Learning program will share PenPal Schools with educators in their programs. The non-profit organization that signs up the most students will win $10,000 in Dell technology! Winners will be announced in March 2016.
The PenPal exchange is alive and well, and this fall, students around the world will build friendships with their peers half a world away! From learning foreign languages with native speakers to exploring current events with students close to the story, there’s a whole lot to look forward to when it comes to having a penpal! While programs like PenPal Schools, it is easier than ever before to get started with a PenPal many learners hunger for more!
From the United States to India, and from France to Papua New Guinea, each culture has its own set of traditional clothing. Looking at traditional fashion from around the world is a great way to celebrate the unique characteristics of different cultures. Join us as we continue our journey around the world and explore 16 examples of traditional clothing from 16 countries where our PenPals live!We select only a few items per country, and attempt to highlight as much diversity as possible. If you love exploring cultures as much as we do, sign up for free and connect with a PenPal today!
After the first presidential primary debate, the election cycle is officially under way! Let’s take this opportunity to explore PenPal perspectives on American Jobs and the changing US economy, a topic that will receive plenty of attention this election cycle. In the coming weeks, we’ll share PenPal perspectives on immigration, marriage equality, and many other topics that are sure to make a splash leading up to Decision 2016!
Should I shake his hand? Should I bow? Should I kiss her on the cheeks? Each country has its own greeting customs, from bowing, to shaking hands, to kissing. These diverse customs can make even the simple act of saying hello” seem awkward and confusing. So we at PenPal Schools we decided to come up with a short guide on how to greet people around the world, country by country.
PenPal Schools connects over 100,000 students in 170 countries to learn together.