CARMEL, Calif. April 23, 2012 "the safe social network for kids around the world™," www.penpalkidsclub.com Explore, Play Share’
Developed for both school and at-home use, the site is ideal for curricular applications, as a reference resource, and as an engaging free time activity. Key safety and educational features include:
- Students exchange digital postcards with children around the world, communicating via a classroom avatar to ensure privacy. Teachers locate and approve the Pen Pals, plus guide questions and responses that help kids learn about their new friends’ cultures and daily lives.
- Postcards are automatically translated into seven different languages – English, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, French, Italian and German – so children across the globe can participate.
- Trivial Travails!
- Fare Fair!
- Through an exclusive partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica for Kids, subscribers enjoy direct online access to this vast kid-filtered library of information. Great for homework help and classroom projects!
- built-in adult controls fully compliant
John and Shelley Aliotti Shelley Aliotti "My Pen Pal Scrapbook: An Educational Journey Through World Cultures."
"Our goal is to instill a love of learning about different people and places in children, so we’re thrilled to be able to offer this wonderful free resource to classroom teachers," said Ms. Aliotti.
SOURCE Pen Pal Kids Club