2010 Global Education Conference

Global SchoolNet

Global SchoolNet's mission is to support 21st century learning and improve academic performance through content driven collaboration. We engage teachers and K-12 students in meaningful project learning exchanges worldwide to develop science, math, literacy and communication skills, foster teamwork, civic responsibility and collaboration, encourage workforce preparedness and create multi-cultural understanding. We prepare youth for full participation as productive and effective citizens in an increasing global economy. Founded in 1984, GSN is a 501(c)3 non-profit education organization. Let's work together to give youth the skills they need.

TITLE: Doors to Diplomacy Competition
PRESENTER: Yvonne Marie Andres, Global SchoolNet (United States)
TIME: GMT Wed 17 Nov 2010 05:00PM (click for international time conversions)
SESSION ROOM:CLICK HERE to enter the Elluminate session room, open one hour before session.
FORMAT: Open Discussion
SHORT DESCRIPTION: The U. S. Department of State sponsors the "Doors to Diplomacy" educational challenge - to encourage middle school and high school students around the world to produce web projects that teach others about the importance of international affairs and diplomacy. There are four components to the Doors to Diplomacy challenge. $10,000 is awarded in scholarships.
WEBSITE: http://www.globalschoolnet.org/gsndoors
TRACK: Global Issues