CyberFair Project ID: 7400

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International Schools CyberFair Project Narrative
Title: Sports and Recreation in Austin
Category: 8. Local Music and Art Forms

School: St. Theresa Catholic School
    Austin, Texas, United States of America

4 students, ages 13-14 worked together to complete this CyberFair project on February 25, 2013. They have participated in CyberFair in the following year(s): 2011,2012, 2013

Classes and Teachers: Language Arts Mrs. Pesqueda

E-Mail contact:

Our School's Web Site: http://

Project Overview

1. Description of Our Community

Our local community is Austin, Texas. Texas has many diverse cultures, and is known for everything from music to Bar-B-Que. However, we are a major sports city. Austin has some crazy fans and loves to participate in local sports activities.

2. Summary of Our Project

We are describing how the local sports in Austin affects the community.

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:1

C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection

D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6

4. Problems We Had To Overcome

We had to overcome the difficulties of making a website and learning about local sports teams and came togther to make a website.

5. Our Project Sound Bite

It has meant making a website and learning about the local sports and their impact on the community.

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

It helped us learn how to write an article.

Project Elements

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

We took pictures and used weebly.

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

We showed the world the good things Austin's athletes do.

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

We have given people more respect for our atheletes.

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

Mrs. Pesqueda helped us.


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