Doors to Diplomacy Project ID: 6964

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: Global Conflicts
Category: 2. Promotion of Peace and Democracy: Social Issues

School: St. Theresa
    Austin , Texas, America

3 students, ages 13 worked together to complete this Doors to Diplomacy project on February 16, 2012. They have participated in Doors to Diplomacy in the following year(s): 2010, 2011, 2012

Classes and Teachers: Mrs. Pesqueda

E-Mail contact:

Our School's Web Site: http://

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Team

Beringer, Regan, and Ryan worked on this project. We are all 13 years old. We joined together because it's a part of a comm apps project. We divided it up evenly. Mrs. Pesqueda helped us with this project and has contributed by helping us to understand what to do.

2. Summary of Our Project

Our Doors to Diplomacy Web Project is mainly about the global conflicts within countries resulting from the troubled economy and look at the current solutions being offered, we will examine Occupy Wall Street movement, riots and revolutions in Greece, Italy, etc., Presidential candidates different solutions, plans to revive the economy and create jobs, and the effects of buying local American made products and more.

3. Our Computer and Internet Access

A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:more than 50%

B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:more than 6

C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dial-up modem

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:1

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

The obstacles we had to overcome was having to find pictures that aren’t copyrighted and finding the correct information.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

Our participation in this project has meant that we can learn to work with each other and learn to help ourselves and our community

6. How did your activities and research for this Doors to Diplomacy Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?

Our Doors to Diplomacy project addressed the presidential candidates, Greece, and the Occupy Wall street. The skills that we learned from participating in this Doors to Diplomacy project is how to use convenient sites such as animoto and flashvortex. We practiced team work and how to collaborate with various schools to pull through on a project. Using the Internet is really effective because it helps us to use our resources to contribute to our projects and everyday life.

Project Elements

1) What information tools & technologies did you used to complete your Doors to Diplomacy project?

We used laptop computers to complete this project. We took various pictures for our websites. We are planning to skype the other schools that we are collaborating with. These tools helped us because it made it easier to communicate with them.

2) In what ways did you act as "ambassadors" and spokespersons for your Doors to Diplomacy project both on-line and in person.

We performed as ambassadors because we took control of what we were assigned to do and we presented all of the things that we have created. When we present out projects we act as spokespersons for this project.

3) What has been the impact of your project on your community?

Our project will make a difference because it will inform others about the different conflicts in the world started by the economy. Yes, people will learn new things because this project will teach others about the economy. Our project will do good thigs for our school by teaching them things that we don't know that much about

4) How did your project involve other members of your community as helpers and volunteers?

This project involved other members of our community because our teacher helped us understand the process of creating a website and which tools would be the most convinient for our website.


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