1) What information tools & technologies did you used to complete your CyberFair project?
The various tools we used while completing this project were use of computers for compiling the reports, presentations, surveys were completed through Excel, the Interactive White Board was used to compare countries through VENN Diagrams, different online software to prepare presentations, stories, interviews / skype sessions held to conduct surveys and talks about their project, digital cameras and mobiles to record and capture pictures.
2) In what ways did you act as "ambassadors" and spokespersons for your CyberFair project both on-line and in person.
This project had given a platform where our learners were not just restricted to their own school but were also engaged with other people in their own city and people from China and Libya whereby they exchanged salutations and emails, then also had a skype sessin , where they described their project and the learning outcomes that were expected through this project. They were quite excited about representatig their schools to other countries and were eager to participate in the interviews. The level of questions exchanged and data collected through these interviews were commendable. Keeping in mind all the data collected learners were able to propose a good and detailed report to put forward to the community members who were responsible to look to the water supply system in their city.
3) What has been the impact of your project on your community?
The project we have done will definitely and has also made a difference, the guest speaker who we had invited over was sent our proposal plan and he was really very thankful and at the same time excited about all the details given by the students for resolving the water issue in our community. Parents were very excited about the hard work put forward by their children and appreciated their efforts. This web page brought in many responses and feedback by people from other schools as well and was highly appreciated.
4) How did your project involve other members of your community as helpers and volunteers?
There were a number of people who extended their help and support to our learners during their project. Firstly, the guest speaker who took out his time to come to our school for an interview and he also prepared a detailed presentation for the students to explain them the measures taken by the government to overcome the water issues and what still needs to be done. Secondly, our foreign partners who too extended their information to our students and were well prepared for the questions put forward by them.
5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)
Yes, this project brought in a good partnership with the schools in China and Libya after they were impressed with the collaboration we had with them, it also gave our school a recognition.