Our Greenleaf program is unique among virtual exchange programs. It combines an engaging curriculum with a suite of instructional and social networking tools, along with a team of specialists to ensure that participants experience both their cultural differences and their similarities.
Schoolwires® Greenleaf program supports global citizenship, working naturally with students’ desire to engage with and learn from their peers. As they collaborate on projects and learn together through safe communication and collaboration, students learn what it means to be a responsible and active citizen of the world. More than a virtual learning program, Greenleaf helps participants appreciate and understand cultural differences, similarities, and issues that impact world populations.
The Greenleaf curriculum is appropriate for middle and high school students and is designed to help them explore their communities and develop an understanding of other cultures and lifestyles. As students collaborate on projects and activities, they develop and deepen their 21st century learning skills. The Greenleaf curriculum is a standards-based, supplemental curriculum focused around 6 big ideas. Greenleaf curriculum is collaboratively designed and provides 27 hours of instruction over 36 online meetings.
Schoolwires provides an exceptional level of service and support to participants in the Greenleaf program, from professional pairing services to technical support.
Our International Classroom Exchange program uses collaborative and social media technology to engage students and teachers in a cultural exchange. Greenleaf helps students embrace cultural diversity while they develop the 21st century learning skills that are so important to their ongoing success as global citizens. Here’s what students and teachers have to say about their experiences in our Greenleaf program.