"Participating in this CyberFair project helped my students learn about their
town government. I saw their understanding and knowledge about government
Chris Osieja, teacher, Nutley School District
"This research has brought changes to the relationships between our school
and local community, and also between teachers and students."
Jian-wen Tsao, teacher, Yuan Dou Junior High
"I think this project is very significant. It had made me learn so much and
love my hometown more!"
Wei-Shio, student, Hemei Primary
"We began to care for the place we live in, for community affairs, and with
our newly learned computer skills, kept a wonderful record of our hometown."
Students, ages 10-11, Hong-Yep Primary School
"Our participation in the CyberFair project has enriched our knowledge of our
school and our community by opening us up to a whole world of new activities."
Students, ages 11-14, Fallston Middle
"I had fun working on the project with my friends and I am glad that I have
found some ways to preserve my community."
Student, Wellsville Elementary
"This project gave students an opportunity to communicate with members of our
local community and to share a common interest."
Louise Latham, teacher, Jurien Bay District High
"This project is filled with positive educational outcomes. Children learn to
reach out to the community for assistance and information. Their efforts make an
impact on uniting the community."
Teacher, Curepe Presbyterian
"This project was a learning partnership where students were given
opportunities to make a significant contribution to the community."
Teacher, LET Academy
"CyberFair gives you a reason to connect yours students with their
Teacher, Millennium Middle
"We discovered that we play a bigger part than we thought in our community
because people were willing to help and were letting us express our ideas."
Students, age 13, S.T. Worden Public School
"The CyberFair project gave us a chance to influence and make changes in a community on a large-scale basis."
Students, ages 12-16, Singapore Chinese Girls' School
"Communications between parents and children were enriched as the students encouraged the participation of their parents."
Teacher, Dabang Primary
"We learned how to communicate with the community and work together with our school, friends and relatives."
Students, age 17, St. Paul's Secondary
"Participation in International Schools CyberFair has been a rewarding
experience for the students that completed this project because it allowed us to
share a piece of our community with the world."
Lisa Monteith, teacher, W. W. Lewis Middle
"The whole process helped the students immensely with their listening
comprehension, and their speaking, reading and writing skills in a comprehensive
Shu-i leng, teacher, Piho Primary School
"The state of Oregon has been really into having us improve our writing and
reading skills and this project helped us continue to do that because we had to
present our information in a correct grammatical and interesting way using our
writing skills appropriately."
Students, ages 15-18, Heppner High
"We learned how to make the most use of the Internet and also learned the
skills of building web pages. We learned how to analyze a problem and solve it
step by step."
Students, ages 14-15, Sin-hua Junior High
"In addition to increasing our knowledge in science, we have learned skills
like how to organize a team to work on a project, communicate with people, and
also the importance of cooperation."
Students, ages 11-13, Jaw Nan Elementary
"The project helped us cultivate good habits for scientific research, such as
actively discovering questions, offering evidence, and carefully doing
Students, ages 13-16, An-nan Junior High
"This project provided an opportunity to review and apply the information
that the students have learned from the required subjects such as Earth Science,
Biology and Chemistry. They had to learn how to differentiate and organize
information that they collected from the library and Internet. They also had to
learn how to make a conclusion and find evidence to support it."
Teacher, Tsoying Senior High
"Students really understood that history is "living," not only something that
happened hundreds or thousands of years ago."
Bill Bush, teacher, International School of Latvia
"We think that using the Internet for teaching and learning is not only more
effective than traditional methods but it is practical and interesting."
Students, ages 14-17, Instituto Jujeño de Inglés
"This project has introduced the students and parents to the power of the
Internet to promote learning and connect students to enriching resources."
Brenda Dyck, 6th grade teacher, Master's Academy and College
"After we completed our project, our students become more confident of
themselves not only on the ability to master computer skills, but also on the
ability to organize and carry out a project. Furthermore, they understand the
importance of cooperation."
Teacher, Yu Chang Junior High
"Through the entire course of the project, we learned many new skills like
management of time, teamwork, and to make use of different software and the
Internet to scout for relevant information."
Students, ages 14-16, Raffles Girls' School (Secondary)
"The experience of participating in International Schools CyberFair was a
completely new way of learning compared to learning stuff from the textbooks."
Students, ages 11-12, LuChiang Primary
"We think that through project learning we can learn more efficiently than
through the traditional way."
Students, ages 10-11, PLK Grandmont Primary
"Our CyberFair project was a sound educational opportunity for everyone involved. Standards were touched upon in several different content areas."
Kara Sweger, teacher, Wellsville Elementary
"The most exciting aspect of this project was that students practiced and
mastered so many skills while enjoying themselves."
Darlene Letourneau, teacher, Martel Elementary
"The process of completing the CyberFair project was an enriching one,
teaching us many skills which we could not have learned from our academic
Qi Zhao, student, Raffles Institution (Secondary)
"We learned how to explore a question and look at it from any different
aspects, understood how to work together as a team, and improved our interview
skills. All this combined helped us to create a very meaningful project."
Students, age 17, Taipei Municipal Chung Cheng Senior High
"The benefit students received from this research cannot be acquired from
normal teaching materials."
Teacher, Sin Pi Primary
"Our students were eager to get up an hour early and attend a special class to get this project completed. That says that this learning was important to these students."
Teacher, Harris Middle
"The CyberFair competition has a great meaning to us. Not only does it
support our curriculum requirements, it also surpasses them and brings us new
skills and experiences, and new methods of learning."
Ewa Karolewska, teacher, XIII Liceum Ogolnoksztalcace
"Through our participation in CyberFair, we experienced authentic learning,
and had the opportunity to share we have learned about the endangered animals of
Hawaii to the world."
Students, ages 9-11, Enchanted Lake Elementary
"After the project, students not only have more confidence about themselves, but also know more about their own culture."
Teacher, Jin-Yue Elementary
"From the project, we learned that learning in school does not only occur
through textbooks and worksheets. Learning can take place outside of the
classroom through the Internet and excursions."
Students, ages 9-11, Enchanted Lake Elementary
"Our CyberFair project has served as a catalyst of change in our school.
Students, teachers and administrators are recognizing the incredible power of
students guiding their own work and sharing that work with the world!"
Thomas Lechner, Nagoya International High