Global SchoolNet (GSN)www.globalschoolnet.org
Global SchoolNet's mission is to support 21st century learning. We engage teachers and students in meaningful project learning exchanges with people around the world to develop literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork and collaboration, encourage workforce preparedness and create multi-cultural understanding. We prepare youth for full participation as productive and effective citizens in an increasing global economy.
In addition to being voted a top ten educational web site five years in a row, Global SchoolNet has received significant awards, including: NII Award; Internet World Award; and the Webby Award. GSN's "Harnessing the Power of the Web" CD-ROM was distributed by Microsoft to over 500,000 teachers around the world as part of the original NetDay. NBC news correspondent, Brian Williams presented GSN with a Tech Museum Innovation Award, which honors visionaries from around the world who are applying technology to profoundly improve the human condition in education, equality, environment, health, and economic development. GSN won the EdNet Hero Award, for having made the most significant positive impact on education though telecommunications.