1. Description of Our Team
Our team consists of 4 members namely Joshua, Lorraine, Christine, and Nicolle; we are 15-year-old high school students. We joined together as a team because we have a similar interest in changing our world for the better. We knew that tasks involving our project wouldn’t be easy so we made it by directly encoding the contents. We owe a lot of gratitude to our coach, Mr. Vincent Tabor, who helped us in making our project description and narrative worthwhile ones.
2. Summary of Our Project
Our Doors to Diplomacy project aims to teach others the value of world unity in solving our problems especially in world hunger. Through our project we can make others realize the importance of international affairs and diplomacy because through them we can be united in helping one another to eliminate world hunger.
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
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
Our Internet access is sometimes too slow and sometimes fast.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
We had many obstacles in creating our webpage such as slow Internet access, due date of our project, and the answers to the project narrative. We overcame the obstacles by doing the project at a member’s house and having unity in our team.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
“Rice is Life, Protect it.” Rice symbolizes the food we eat everyday so we should preserve and not waste our food because without it, we can’t live.
6. How did your activities and research for this Doors to Diplomacy Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
This project fitted in our school because it helped us, the students, in realizing the need of eliminating poverty in order to eliminate hunger. In our team we practiced teamwork for us to finish our project and to have the expected output. We better understood diplomacy and international issues through the news we’ve read and watched. In our school using the Internet for teaching and learning has been more effective than traditional methods because through the Internet, we learn more and we gather more information for our projects. The Internet is also important because it gives us