Mini Web Contest - for K-12 classes
The goal of this program is to build a bridge of communication between classrooms in countries and regions of the world. This mini contest is open for approximately 10 weeks during three different periods in the school year. The contest is for students from K-12 schools around the world who create a collaborative website on a topic of world interest. Groups are assigned by the GVC, and may consist of anywhere from 2-4 schools.
Contributions can be text, illustrations, multimedia, recorded/textual discussions, interviews, etc all original /created by the participants themselves.
Copyright rules have to be strictly followed while utilizing content (text /illustrations/photos/videos) from another website. Attributions and Citations are a must for every post in the website. Original work should be credited to the school, class, or individual. (Follow your school's policy for individual student names.)
GVC Mini Contest is perfect for:
Students will work on collaborative projects, learn to create Websites, experiment with multimedia, or simply participate in discussions. They can design and carry out international surveys and analyze the results. Do scientific or historical research with partner schools. Exchange artwork, poetry, stories or essays. Teach each other about your culture, festivals and communities.
Original work is highly valued when sites are assessed.
Assessment will be based on Creativity/ Originality, Social Responsibility, Team Spirit, and Copyright compliance. Results will be announced usually within 2 weeks of the end of the contest time period.