Doors to Diplomacy Project ID: 7291

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: Talent of Baguio-Weaving
Category: 3. Trade/International Economics
URL: http://www.wix.com/talentofbaguio/weaving
Bibliography: http://www.wix.com/talentofbaguio/weaving#!bibliography

School: Saint Louis Laboratory High School
    Baguio City, Benguet, Philippines

4 students, ages 15-16 worked together to complete this Doors to Diplomacy project on March 15, 2012. They have participated in Doors to Diplomacy in the following year(s): 2011

Classes and Teachers: Florida Martin, Vincent Tabor, Nikki, Dustin, Katherine, Adrian

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Our School's Web Site: http://www.slu.edu.ph

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Team

Third Year Students of Saint Louis University Laboratory High School: Katherine C. (15) is intelligent. She is hard working. She is a part of the band in our school. She learns quickly. Dustin C. (16)is very active when it comes to sports. He is a player of Table tennis and Wushu. He is also a responsible person. Monica P. (15) is a smart girl. She does not lose hope instead she keeps on moving forward. She joins some of the school activities. Adrian N. (15) always aims for the better. He finishes all his work that he has been started. He is also responsible.

2. Summary of Our Project

Our project aims to show that Weaving is important in Philippine industry. Its purpose is to show how unique weaving really is. Weaving is a part of industrial developments in the Philippines, to the Asia, and to the world. We want to show to everyone how this art changes our way of living. Our project about the Weaving Business of Baguio City will show how people make our clothings, bags, decorations, etc. It will give information on how they trade this products with other places. It also aims to show how tourist admires this handcrafts. Weaving companies will also be shown showing pictures on how they make and trade this products.

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:dedicated connection

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:2-3

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

Time management, we students have different time schedules like in the times of practice of sports, meetings, family matters. We overcome this problem by messaging each other. So what we did is to divide the work and communicate to each other with the use of technologies. Knowledge deficit, since it is our first time to join we sometimes lack knowledge on how to do our website. But with the help of our teachers and co-students we become more interested on doing the project.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

“A person who makes a success of living is the one who focuses on his goal . That is dedication.”

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

Our group followed the instructions given. And with this, we learned more on how this websites are created. It helped us enhance our skills on creating our website. We learned how to create our work step by step.

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Project Elements

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

Software: Microsoft Word 2007 is used for encoding the content of our project. Hardware: Desktop Computer is the most useful device in making the whole project. It is also used in accessing in the Internet. Technologies: Camera is used in the interviews. It is also used in the taping of the processes of weaving.

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

As online ambassadors we can help show the beauty of weaving to the people with the use of technologies especially this website we are making. As person ambassadors we can spread the word to the people around us that there are many wonderful products that weaving can offer. In this way we may be of help on making weaving more popular to the people especially the tourists.

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

Through information dissemination we could promote weaving in Baguio City to tourists.

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

Through extensive interviews we were able to gather actual data.

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