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Phil Darko
  • Haymarket, VA
  • United States
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures. We will explore their traditions, games, food, lifestyles and many more through live multi-points face-2-face videoconference connecting countries around…Continue

Started Jun 5, 2011

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT AFRICA?

Global Education Gateway (GEG) is an award winning program that connect schools, students, teachers, organizations, and individuals globally via multi-points video-conference technology, skype, and…Continue

Started May 7, 2011

Linking the World for Positive Change

I facilitate international video-conference program called Global Education Gateway among young people in the US and abroad to help build global awareness, competence and engagement. Phil DarkoContinue

Started May 1, 2011

 

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Camara Waotta Marc Souleymane left a comment for Phil Darko
"Bonjour, je serais heureux de collaborer avec vous et partager la culture de mon pays" la Côte d'Ivoire ". Hello, i'm living in west Africa( ivory coast)."
Aug 9, 2013
Camara Waotta Marc Souleymane commented on Phil Darko's group DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES
"Bonjour,je serais heureux de collaborer avec vous et partager la culture de mon pays "la Cote d'Ivoire" avec vous.Si possible envisager un partenariat ou soumettre des projets."
Nov 15, 2012
Dalila Salomé Roxo Vicente commented on Phil Darko's group DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES
"Hello everyone  I'm from Portugal, and I'll be glad to share some of our culture with you - special FADO - and to learn from yours"
Nov 14, 2012
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures around the world. Explore their real traditions, art, food and lifestyles through the use of modern communications technology like face-2-face live video conference, Skype, and others. Join us now.See More
Oct 27, 2012
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures around the world. Explore their real traditions, art, food and lifestyles through the use of modern communications technology like face-2-face live video conference, Skype, and others. Join us now.See More
Sep 22, 2012
Ekaterina Kolyanikova joined Phil Darko's group
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures around the world. Explore their real traditions, art, food and lifestyles through the use of modern communications technology like face-2-face live video conference, Skype, and others. Join us now.See More
Sep 19, 2012
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures around the world. Explore their real traditions, art, food and lifestyles through the use of modern communications technology like face-2-face live video conference, Skype, and others. Join us now.See More
Sep 18, 2012
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures around the world. Explore their real traditions, art, food and lifestyles through the use of modern communications technology like face-2-face live video conference, Skype, and others. Join us now.See More
Sep 13, 2012
Phil Darko added a discussion to the group Partner Organizations - 2012 Conference
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Linking Africa Schools To The Outside World Via Video Conferencing

Our organization World Partners for Development hasbeen using video conferencing to bring students in Africaface-to-face with their peers around the globe to discussand share ideas that improve lives and communities. Thispartnership will allow us all share more global ideas together. Learn more about us or partner for a program throughwww.wpdprojects.org. ThanksPhilSee More
May 7, 2012
Phil Darko joined Steve Hargadon's group
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Partner Organizations - 2012 Conference

Whether you are a small school or a multi-national organization, we want to encourage you to become a conference partner by joining this group. Your work in this area must be non-commercial and primarily or substantively focused on globally connecting students or teachers, or other global competency and awareness education initiatives. Once approved, we'll ask you for more detailed information on your organization, which will be listed on the partner page with a link, logo, and a short…See More
May 7, 2012
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures around the world. Explore their real traditions, art, food and lifestyles through the use of modern communications technology like face-2-face live video conference, Skype, and others. Join us now.See More
Nov 25, 2011
Elena Grigorouk commented on Phil Darko's group DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES
"Hi! I teach students from 8 to 18. It is very interesting to communicate and collaborate. Projects could be worked together!"
Nov 14, 2011
Elena Grigorouk and Reny Mathew joined Phil Darko's group
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DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures around the world. Explore their real traditions, art, food and lifestyles through the use of modern communications technology like face-2-face live video conference, Skype, and others. Join us now.See More
Nov 14, 2011
Jessie Voigts commented on Phil Darko's group DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES
"have you all seen the document your day project? it's on 11.11.11, and asks students to videotape part of their day - a global project that is exciting! here's the…"
Nov 9, 2011
Jessie Voigts commented on Phil Darko's group DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES
"I love learning about other cultures. It's what makes me happiest!"
Nov 6, 2011
Safiétou Ndiaye commented on Phil Darko's group DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES
"Dear members of the group, I like the topic chosen by your group. I think culture is what differentiates people but at the same time it's what unites them,if we just take time to learn about each others' cultures."
Nov 6, 2011

Profile Information

Title:
Educator/Program Director
Location (City or Town):
VA
About Me or Reason for Joining the GEC:
Program Director/Educator of a Global Education program. I utilize multi-points video-conference technology, Skype, and other internet technologies to give schools, students, youth organizations, educators, and communities around the world the opportunity to share ideas on topics that promote cross-cultural understanding and global development.
I am a:
non-profit employee
Grade Level or Age of Students You Work With (if applicable):
Elementary through Secondary
Web Site (if applicable):
http://www.wpdprojects.org
Global Education Projects Sponsored By You or That You're Involved In (if applicable):
Global Education Gateway (GEG)
Languages Spoken:
English
Favorite Education Resources:
Cross-cultural
School
students
teachers
organizations
Skype Name:
philipdrk

Phil Darko's Blog

DISCOVERING OTHER CULTURES

Let's have fun learning about other cultures. We will explore their traditions, games, food, lifestyles and many more through live multi-points face-2-face videoconference connecting countries around the world. Great empowering program for young students and youth groups.



Learn more at www.wpdprojects.org



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Posted on June 5, 2011 at 9:55pm

WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT AFRICA?

Global Education Gateway (GEG) is an award winning program that connect schools, students, teachers, organizations, and individuals globally via multi-points video-conference technology, skype, and other internet tools. We empower people to know more about Africa. In our previous programs, students from other parts of the world were happy to have live face-to-face chat with their peers in Africa. GEG programs are school curricula and education standards.

Our all year round programs that… Continue

Posted on May 7, 2011 at 12:13pm

CONNECT YOUR CLASSROOM GLOBALLY

Global Education Gateway (GEG) is an award winning program that connect schools, students, teachers, organizations, and individuals globally via multi-points video-conference technology, skype, and other internet tools. We empower people to become fully engaged citizens of the world. GEG programs are school curricula and education standards.

 

Our all year round programs that link schools and groups in Africa and other parts of the world include but not limited to:… Continue

Posted on April 27, 2011 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 7:31am on August 9, 2013, Camara Waotta Marc Souleymane said…

Bonjour, je serais heureux de collaborer avec vous et partager la culture de mon pays" la Côte d'Ivoire ".

Hello, i'm living in west Africa( ivory coast).

At 6:14am on May 8, 2011, Gayle Shaw said…

Hi Phil,

I am interested in starting a project that would link classes from all of the continents. How would I go about doing this? Any suggestions?

At 7:53pm on May 4, 2011, Nathan Thompson said…

Hi Phil,

What is your role in your school?  I am a technology integration Specialist, so I help teachers to wisely and effectively use technology in their classrooms.

At 7:11pm on May 4, 2011, andytgeezer said…
Hi Phil - Thanks for adding me! I mainly want to swap postal projects with your classes
 
 
 

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