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PenPal Schools

by PenPal Schools

GRADES / Elementary (Grades K-4), High School (Grades 9-12), Middle School (Grades 5-8)
PRICING PLANS / License, Free
PLATFORMS / Web Browser

Connects students around the world to learn through collaborative lessons


PenPal Schools provides and authentic and engaging way for students to practice Writing, Reading Comprehension, Digital Citizenship, and Social & Emotional Learning. The program makes project-based learning easy for educators, and motivates students through exciting global connections.


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School license - Teachers can join PenPal Schools for free! All teachers start with 2 classroom credits. A classroom credit can be used to enroll a class in a PenPal Schools topic. Teachers can earn additional classroom credits each time they successfully refer another teacher. Schools can purchase annual site licenses to provide their teachers with unlimited access. Prices range from $2400-$3400 per year depending on the size of the school, with discounts available for multi-year or multi-school licenses. Scholarships are available for schools serving low income communities.
Can be purchased by School Leader or District Administrator.


Can be purchased by Teacher or Parent.


Free - We are dedicated to providing a great learning resource to as many students around the world as possible, and so we offer the option for all teachers to join PenPal Schools for free. Teachers who join for free get access to all the same content and features as those who pay.
Can be purchased by Teacher, Student, or Parent.


This product is accessible via a web browser -- Optimized for mobile browsers




Common Core Aligned Common Core Aligned

NGSS aligned NGSS aligned

State-Standards Aligned State-Standards Aligned

TEKS aligned TEKS aligned


For Students For Students

For Teachers For Teachers

K-12 K-12


Collaborative Learning Collaborative Learning

Social Learning Social Learning

Supplemental Supplemental

Subject Matter

21st Century Skills 21st Century Skills

Language Arts Language Arts

Social Studies Social Studies

Writing Writing

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