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Middle School classroom connections / Liens pour les collèges


Middle School classroom connections / Liens pour les collèges

For French and American junior high/middle school teachers to meet and connect with each other / Pour que les professeurs de collèges (français et américains) puissent communiquer entre eux

Members: 45
Latest Activity: Jul 11

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Middle school partnership with a school from NYC

Hello!I am an english teacher in a middle school in france in the Loire Valley, 15 mins from Chambord castle and under an hour away from Paris! We have a class project called "NYC2016: la classe!"…Continue

Started by Stephanie Morin-Emmett Jul 11.

Looking for American penpals ! 1 Reply

Hello !I teach English in France in a school near Lyon, South East of France. I'd like to organize an email or snail mail exchange for my 11 to 14 year-old pupils. Please contact me !Continue

Started by Bedague. Last reply by Mary Jo García Dec 4, 2013.

Penpals for pupils in TAHITI 1 Reply

I've been teaching ENGLISH in TAHITI since 2002 and I'm looking for a teacher in the US, ENgland, Australia, NZ (any English-speaking country)... who would like to share this new penpal project…Continue

Started by Corine ESCOUTELOUP. Last reply by Mary Jo García Dec 4, 2013.

Email exchange with Paris School? 4 Replies

I teach French to 33 Middle School students (ages 11-14) at a school in Austin, Texas.  I would like for them to have email pen pals in France, preferably in the Paris region, throughout this coming…Continue

Started by Lisa Hallee. Last reply by Doussaint Cyril Sep 1, 2012.

Comment Wall

Comment by Delores Pedigo on October 7, 2009 at 7:25pm
I am a US 6th grade World Geography teacher in Kentucky. I am using the programs Skype, Epals, and Taking It Global to try to find students from around the world to communicate with my 11 & 12 year old students. The classroom would need internet and a video cam connected to a computer. Our content focuses on today’s world cultures, types of government, economy, and major geographical features. We are currently using Skype to communicate with students in Germany, Brazil, Norway, Nepal, & Uganda. We have one contact in China, however it is with a chemist who works with antioxidants. I have been very reserved with this contact. I don’t know very much about him. I would prefer to have connections with a recommended contact.

Any name or connection you could pass on to me, I would greatly appreciate it.

Delores Pedigo

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Comment by Stefanie Junker on November 23, 2009 at 3:49pm
Bonjour! J'enseigne le francais et l'espagnol aux eleves de 12-14 ans. J'ai un groupe d'eleves (11 eleves) qui a beaucoup d'enthousiasme pour le francais et pour faire la conaissance des autre jeunes gens. Ces eleves voudraient ecrire aux eleves francais du meme age (je crois par e-mail). Cela n'est pas partie du programme de francais ici. Je cherche une occasion de guider mes eleves vers une appreciation plus profond de la langue francaise et de l'amitie entre des peuples differents. Je pensais qu'un membre de ce groupe serait de meme avis.
Comment by Pauline ANNAT on December 2, 2009 at 10:31pm
Hello! I teach English in Paris to 11-15 year old students and I'd love to try a skype class. I must admit I haven't done it yet but I certainly would find very interesting to have 2 classes trying to talk to one another through a video conference. It could be very informal and I guess quite natural to make them introduce themselves and present their school in a 30 minute exchange on skype. Is anybody interested?

Comment by Virginie GUILLEMET on February 4, 2010 at 11:14pm
I teach English to 14-15 year old pupils in the South of France. That's a small group of 15 pupils and they are in a "European section (= they have extra English hours). My pupils and I would love to get in touch with American pupils (writing letters, postcards, emails...).

Comment by Eider Zaldua Azkoitia on November 9, 2010 at 4:37pm

I teach English to pupils aged 11-15 in Ziburu/ Ciboure, in the Basque Country. I have a group of 20 students and another one of 21 students aged 14-15 who would love to have American penfriends.

Hope to hear from you soon,

Comment by Dimitri Lahiton on May 25, 2011 at 4:37pm

I teach english at Marciac Jazz school.

This little village has hosted a great Jazz festival for more than thirty years and Jazz is part of our pupils curriculum. At the end of their four years with us, our pupils have quite a repertoire. They can perform in front of an audience and entertain them.

Several concerts are organised each year in the area and we've been invited to  great festivals: Jazz sous les Pommiers (Coutances) in 2008 and 2010.

My colleagues and I believe that playing in a club, or a music hall for an american audience would be a great experience for our pupils.

We had found a school that was interested in LA but they backed out because of the number of pupils: about 55

We're still optimistic and would be happy to get in touch with a school interested in the project. An exchange could be organised with the American pupils coming to Marciac during the festival and being hosted by local families.  

Comment by Laetitia Graves on June 20, 2011 at 7:33pm
Can anybody help me find a school in the us preferably on the east coast for an exchange? I'll take any tips...
Comment by Sophie Coquilhat-Brocq de Haut on August 27, 2012 at 12:50pm

Hello, I'm a teacher-trainer near Bordeaux, and I'm looking for an exchange through social networks. What do you think? I believe it would be interesting for eveyone. I'm open to all kinds of ideas.We could also share whatever works or projects we  achieve through the networks.

Contact me here:

Comment by Mary Jo García on October 19, 2012 at 8:21pm


 On serait enchanté de faire un échange d' emails/vidéos/SKYPE avec vous.

J'ai quatre classes de français I au collège (débutants) qui ont entre 13 et 14 ans.

 Ma prémiere classe commence à 7h50 jusqu'à 8h35(Pennsylvanie), la deuxième à 8h45 jusqu'à 9h30, la troisième à 11h10 jusqu'à 11h54 et la quatrième à 12h04 jusqu'à 12h50.

Je cherche 4 classes avec des élèves qui ont entre 12 et 14 ans plus ou moins.  Si tu veux ou tu connais des profs qui veulent faire un échange comme j'ai indiqué, envoie-leur cet email, s'il vous plaît.

Je voudrais commencer en novembre si c'est possible.


Mary Jo

Comment by Bedague on April 22, 2013 at 5:12pm

Hello !

I teach English in France in a school near Lyon, South East of France. I'd like to organize an email or snail mail exchange for my 11 to 14 year-old pupils. Please contact me !


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