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Building Bridges with France - Lake Geneva, Wisconsin <  last video  |     next video  >

Summary: 
Respect. Friendship. Spirit. These elements combine to build a successful school partnership program. Watch as students from Terrasson, France and Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, come together to celebrate each other's cultures through stories, music and team building.
Global Competency Focus:
Recognize Perspectives: There is no better way to get to know someone from another country—to understand their culture and to appreciate their way of life—than to meet face-to-face. Join Badger High School students as they share stories, music and ideas—and uncover more similarities than differences. Download the EdSteps Global Competence Matrix.
How to get started:  
Jeanine Kopecky says:
The key to a successful program is to have everyone on the same page. In our district, we've created a set of guidelines for teachers looking to begin an international education experience. With tips for seeking out international teaching partners, preparing host families, and generating community and administrative support, our district provides practical, useful information for creating long-lasting and successful international educational opportunities.

For more information on getting started, contact Jeanine Kopecky