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VC for Hope: Connecting the world to Guatemala

Status
Completed
Contact Information
Terry Godwaldt

Edmonton Public Schools
Education: K-12 School
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada
Phone: 780-700-4482
terry.godwaldt@epsb.ca
Objective of Collaboration
VC for Hope '09! Join the World as we work together to raise $50 000 to help build a school for the children Guatemala. On Wednesday, November 4th (Elementary schools) and Thursday, November 5th (Secondary schools), students from around the Globe will gather via Video Conference to help raise awareness and funds for the building of a school for disadvantaged children in Guatemala. Over the course of this day, from 08:00-16:00 (MT), schools from almost every continent on earth will connect to each other and a remote satellite connection in the hills of Guatemala, developing relationship and examining the impact of Globalization on indigenous communities.
Time Frame
November 2009 - November 2009
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s): Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, K-12 Educator
Disciplines
Creating a School/Community Partnership (Vista), International, Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Language Arts/English, Performing Arts, Character Education, Technology/Information Science
Collaboration Technology
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)

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