Global Collaboration Project
JDO Foundation Global Collaboration Project
Since 2016, St. Peter's has been involved with the JDO Foundation Global Collaboration Program. The program pairs classrooms (students ages 8-14 years) from around the world to collaborate through the innovative and creative use of technology. The JDO Foundation's mission is, " enabling students to become accomplished, well-informed digital citizens... (And) to have these learning experiences transcend geographic, socioeconomic, and religious parameters."
JDO has classes from the following countries taking part; the UK, Northern Ireland, Wales, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Croatia, Macedonia, Poland, India, Brazil, Uganda, Greece and the USA.
Children in Year 4 and 5 have been partnered with children from the USA and Spain and have used their 1:1 technology to have regular communication with their international peers. The program has been extremely successful in developing children's technological understanding, knowledge of other cultures and ability to work collaboratively.
More information about JDO and the Global Collaboration Program can be found at: jdofoundation.org