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Using digital video technology, theatre and literature, local students connect with students beyond our region and country in real time.

Prime Stage Theatre Global Classroom

Pittsburgh, United States
Global Classroom is a unique annual program that creates unique opportunities for local schools and those beyond our region and country to connect, discuss and build bridges of learning, cultural awareness, and respect for others using theatre, literature, and technology. Students recognize how literature affects their life, recognize diversity and how different cultures bring literature to life.
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Prime Stage Global Classroom

“Yadira Pichardo, Liceo Cientifico in the Dominican Republic: "Truly grateful! Connecting students makes them proud of who they are and where they come from. Vast. They were inspired to dream!" ”

What we do? Use theatre, literature, and technology to connect adolescent students across the globe and create opportunities for discussion, sharing and learning.

Why we do it?  Create cultural and educational bridges where students share their responses to literature, text to text, text to self and text to world connections in real time.

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Target Group
25
Children/Users
1
Country
2006
Established
Not-for-profit
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Use literature that is in the curriculum, connect with a local theater that is producing an adaptation of the literature, ensure the time zones are compatible and the technology is compatible, prepare the participating teachers with sharing specific goals of the program and an overview.
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Prime Stage Theatre Global Classroom with students in Pittsburgh and the Dominican Republic
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