XW1W (Across the World Once a Week)

Collaborative Microblogging for Cross-Cultural Understanding

This week's question:

#XW1W-E, Question: #XW1W-E Animals depend on a healthy habitat to thrive. If you had a superpower to protect any habitat, what would it be, and why? #SDG15 #edtechchat

#XW1W-M, Question: #XW1W-M Knowing that animals depend on a healthy habitat to survive if you could choose an animal to get a superpower which animal would you choose. Why did you choose that animal and what would be its superpower? #edtechchat #SDG15

XW1WglobeXW1W uses today's instant technologies to share answers to the same question across the world once a week. XW1W is a simple, social way for students to learn about real life in other cultures from real kids all across the world. By simply "hashtagging" Twitter or blog responses to a weekly question about daily life, students can share and learn about other cultures from their international peers.

Responses can be brief: tweeted in 140 characters or less; or longer: blog posts, wiki pages, even multimedia creations. By simply "tweeting" a short response with the #XW1W hashtag or tweeting a link to other web-based responses, also with the #XW1W hashtag, students share their local culture and experience. Others across the world are able to find worldwide responses easily via Twitter search or other hashtag tools. Students everywhere are able to see and share answers to the same question across the world once a week. Ready to get started?

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