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ThinkQuest International Competition


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ThinkQuest international competition at MUFIX Community. By Hamada Zahera.

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ThinkQuest International Competition

  1. 1. ThinkQuest International Competition<br />By<br />Hamada M.Zahera<br />(<br />
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  3. 3. Agenda<br />Introduction<br />MUFIX-ThinkQuest Projects<br />MUFIX-ThinkQuest Teams<br />What’s Next ?<br />Conclusion<br />
  4. 4. ThinkQuest Introduction<br />ThinkQuest International competition challenges students to apply their critical thinking, communication, and technology skills to a real-world problem<br />
  5. 5. Why IS This Important ?<br />Our global society has become much more reliant on creative thinking, innovation, and new technology.<br />Employers in the 21st century need employees armed with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to be successful in this society.<br />The Oracle Education Foundation (OEF) has defined seven core skills that students need to be successful in an increasingly connected, technology-driven world. By participating in learning projects within ThinkQuest Projects, students develop and hone each of these core 21st century skills<br />
  6. 6. 21stCentury Skills<br /><ul><li>Required skills by the employees in the 21st Century : </li></ul>Critical Thinking<br />Creativity<br />Teamwork<br />Cross-Culture Understanding<br />Communication<br />Technology<br />Self-Direction<br />
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  8. 8. ThinkQuest Projects<br />ThinkQuest Project<br />Students develop e-learning projects || Age Division (under 19, under 16,under 12)<br />Digital Media<br />Students create a blog/journal, website, animation, public service announcement, photo essay, video, or some combination of these items. || Age Division (under 19, under 16,under 12)<br />Application Development<br />Teams develop a web-based application or game that solves a problem. || Age Division (under 22, under 19,under 12)<br />
  9. 9. Competition Rules<br />Schedule <br />Competition opens: August 25, 2010<br />Entry submission deadline: April 27, 2011 7:00 PM GMT<br />Winners announced: Scheduled for June 22, 2011<br /><ul><li>Events : </li></ul>ThinkQuest projects Events , Digital Media , Application Development<br />For more information about <br />(Team Requirements, Coach Requirements, Student Requirements )<br />
  10. 10. Entry(Project) Requirements<br />Application Development Event:<br />A web-based application or game<br />Teams are required to select one of the following options to develop their entry:<br />
  11. 11. “25 Days Left”<br />
  12. 12. MUFIX-ThinkQuest Projects<br />We will participate with 3 projects due to the tight time :<br /> EGYPT Revolution (Suggest Project)<br />Youth Participation in Political Life (Suggest Projects)<br />???? <br />For Information about previous winner ( )<br />
  13. 13. MUFIX-ThinkQuest Teams<br />Technical Team<br /><ul><li>Min of 15 students who (Flash , JavaScript, Java, PHP, MySQL, Joomla)
  14. 14. Technical Team will be divided as 3 groups</li></ul>Coordinators<br /><ul><li>Min of 3 Coaches
  15. 15. Each Coordinators will manage and connect between Technical and Data Collection Teams</li></ul>Data Collection Team<br />Min 30 of students <br />All Students will be divided as 3 groups<br />
  16. 16. What’s NEXT ??<br />create the teams by 2 April 2011<br />Specify the final Project Ideas by 4 April 2011<br />Communication and Discussion between us will be via Facebook Group (ThinkQuest-MUFIC)<br />Start Collecting the required data , Planning and Implementing the Project by 15 April 2011<br />Review meeting on 16 April 2011<br />T-shirts , Bags , 6 Java Books and other Giveaways will be given <br />40% e-Voucher discount for any Oracle/Sun Exams will be given <br />Review Submitting the projects from 17 April 2011 To 27 April 2011<br />
  17. 17. Conclusion<br />Each Participates (Coaches and Students) will get a Certification of Participation from Oracle-ThinkQuest Foundation by the end of the competition<br />Every Team will receive “Team Spirit Package “ of funny giveaways<br />All Participates will get (Oracle T-shirts , Sun Bags and other giveaways) . Active students or coaches will take Java Book (Hardcopy)<br />All Participates will take 40 % Voucher discount for any Oracle/Sun Exams <br />Winner Projects will receive free Laptops + A round-trip to Sans Francisco<br />