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Video Conference for Hope: Guatemala

Status
Completed
Contact Information
Terry Godwaldt

Queen Elizabeth High School
Education: High School
Edmonton, Alberta
Canada
Phone: 780-700-4482
terry.godwaldt@epsb.ca
Objective of Collaboration
Join the World as we work together to raise $50 000 to help build a school for the children Guatemala. On Wednesday, November 5th, students from around the Globe, in partnership with Polycom and Change for Children, 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. For more information visit: www.vcforhope.ning.com
Time Frame
October 2008 - November 2008
Target Audience
Education: Grade(s): Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Disciplines
Creating a School/Community Partnership (Vista), International, Community Interests, Social Studies/History, Foreign/World Languages, Health/Physical Education, Language Arts/English, Performing Arts, Problem Solving
Collaboration Technology
Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)