Taft IT High School hosting public viewing of the movie "WEB" on Monday postponed till probably April  News  admin  03-Nov-2014  0  1726 reads

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Change of Date: The event has been postponed till probably  April

At that time there will be a public viewing of the new documentary called "WEB" at the  Taft Information Technology High School.

The movie follows Peruvian families living in remote villages in the Amazon Jungle and Andes Mountains as their children experience the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) program, gaining access to the Internet for the first time. The preview of the movie is here:
http://vimeo.com/106111815

There is also an article from NYT giving some background info:
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/20/opinion/wiring-the-amazon.html

The goal is to to bring together organizations, companies, teachers, as well as children from local schools and their parent, to make them aware of IT opportunities in the global world, and to promote IT Education.

The  Cincinnati Kick-off to the worldwide "Hour of Code" Initiative will take place as planned, on Monday, Dec. 8th, 6-8 PM

See more information here

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