Not a comprehensive list of Global Education or Education websites. I do not have personal experience with all of these websites, but I include them here as a resource to teachers. If you like a website, or dislike one, feel free to let me know what you think.
Global Project Based Websites
iEarn - A website that allows classrooms around the world to connect and collaborate in a safe online environment on projects together.
Connect all Schools - An online environment designed to connect schools in the US with schools in other countries. Allows for cultural exchanges and project collaboration.
Peace Corps Speakers Match - Schools can request returned Peace Corps Volunteers to visit their schools and meet with students.
ePals - Classrooms all over the world can partner with each other to share information and culture through either email exchange, skype chat and / or project collaboration.
Global Nomads Group - An online classroom exchange program run by an NGO that offers semester and year long "exchanges" where students interact via "interactive videoconferencing, webcasting, social networking, gaming, and participatory filmmaking." They have two focuses: International Education and Peace education.
Omprakash - A website that "connects grassroots health, education, and environmental organizations in over 30 countries with a global audience of volunteers, donors, and classrooms that can learn from and support their work."
Primary Source - Professional Development for Teachers looking to increase their global instruction through Graduate Courses, workshops and study tours. They also partner with School Districts to provide consulting and professional development to teachers throughout the district.
Outreach World - Resource website with units, lessons, and instructional aides designed by teachers on global educational topics that can be downloaded. Additional information about travel opportunities is posted here as well.
Global Education Conference - A yearly online conference with webinars and presentations "to present ideas, examples, and projects related to connecting educators and classrooms with a strong emphasis on promoting global awareness, fostering global competency, and inspiring action towards solving real–world problems." Archives from previous years are available as well.
University of Oregon - Global Education - Professional Development and an online program for students to increase global competencies. Not Free.
Reach the World - Reach the world connects classrooms with volunteers who are serving all around the world in many different capacities. It provides classroom - traveler matching and online video conferencing programs for classrooms based outside of New York City. Classrooms get the opportunity to interact directly with the volunteer and partner with them for at least 1 semester.
General Education Websites
Edutopia - The George Lucas Educational Foundation website with a focus on Educational trends, Technology, Common Core, and Project Based Learning.
Online Newspapers - Thousands of newspapers from around the world available online. Great for Current Events and / or comparing media representations of various topics.
Newsela - Current events news articles written at four levels of text complexity. Students can read articles at their reading level. Also includes reading comprehension quizzes.
Go Animate - Create Animated videos just by dragging and dropping pictures and parts. Characters lip-synch automatically to the words you record. Great for student presentations. School / District accounts are available for a certain cost per student.
Padlet - An website where people can create a "wall" where all sorts of things from pictures to videos to document can be posted. Make it password secure and your students can post without having anyone else see or add to it. The PDF below was created from a Padlet Wall made by 8th grade ELL students (ACCESS level 1-3) as an exploration of the Maasai people / Kenya.
Glogster - Teachers and Students can create an online "poster" by dragging and dropping pictures, text and videos.
Animoto - Create short videos using photos you upload and text you add. Great way to create introductory videos or have students make their own.
Docs Teach - From the National Archives, teachers can use primary sources and ready to use tools for those primary sources in their classroom.
Edmodo - Using a format similar to Facebook and other social networking sites, teachers and students can connect online outside of school to continue discussions. Students can earn "badges" for completing online activities and teachers can track students' progress with those badges.
Edublogs - Website to create secure classroom blogs where both teachers and students can post and have discussions.
BoomWriter - Students can collaboratively work on their own book that will be published and printed.