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How Students Can Use Tech, PenPals & VR To Learn About the World

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New York — Thursday, September 3, 2020From 12:00 to 13:00Los Angeles — Thursday, September 3, 2020From 9:00 to 10:00London — Thursday, September 3, 2020From 17:00 to 18:00Athens — Thursday, September 3, 2020From 19:00 to 20:00Singapore — Friday, September 4, 2020From 0:00 to 1:00Sydney — Friday, September 4, 2020From 2:00 to 3:00


When you register, you'll see the call-in details here.


We, travelers, know how important traveling is to expand kids' horizons and build an understanding of other cultures.

The challenge is how can we provide these eye-opening experiences consistently, especially when travel isn't even possible?

Fortunately, technology now makes it possible for kids to experience many of the benefits of travel without leaving home. In this session, we will explore virtual "travel" resources specifically designed for kids, including VR field trips, online PenPals, and more. These resources include lessons to help children reflect on their experience, as well as project-based activities that encourage kids to be creative and share their learning with peers around the world.

Join us if you'd like to hear how technology can be used to transform the minds of the next generation into global thinkers.

Note: You do not have to have children of your own to attend this event - it's open and valuable to everyone who dreams about a more inclusive future generation.

JOE TROYEN is the Founder & CEO of "PenPal Schools", an organization that connects over a quarter million students from 150 countries to learn together. Prior to starting PenPal Schools Joe worked as an English teacher in Spain, researched the effectiveness of after-school programs in the Bronx, and earned a bachelor's degree in International Relations from Pomona College.

Connect with Joe:
Website: http://penpalschools.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/penpalschools
Facebook: http://facebook.com/penpalschools
Instagram: http://instagram.com/penpalschools

P.S. This event will be hosted by Leah Arao. Leah is a Virtual TNN Event Host, LA TNN Chapter Leader, event manager, and travel podcaster (https://instagram.com/ticket2anywherepodcast) who has backpacked, worked and volunteered all over South America and Australia.

While our program is free, a lot of work goes into making it happen. If you’d like to support our community, please check out our Patreon (http://patreon.com/nomadicmatt) where you can get untold travel stories, photos, weekly Q&As, free guides, courses, and more as part of your monthly membership. If you'd like to make a one-time donation, you can do so via Paypal (https://www.paypal.com/biz/fund?id=W2MBHGHGTSG94). Thanks!