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May 2010 Blog Posts (51)

Outsourced Video Request!

Requester Name: Dhabyah Al Kubaisi

School: Qatar Academy

Team: 2C

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Added by Dhabyah Al Kubaisi on May 23, 2010 at 6:00pm — No Comments

about me

My name is Sean and I go to AAHS. I like to read, play football, and play video games. I spend alot of time on my computer. I have no idea what else to say. >_>

Added by Sean S on May 22, 2010 at 5:00am — No Comments

The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman

Thomas Friedman's book The Word is Flat talks about how the world has flattened from companies doing trade to individuals doing trade. One of the most important things I think Thomas Friedman talked about were "The Steroids". "The Steroids" are personal technology. Nowadays, even cell phones and mp3 players like the ipod touch can connect to the Internet. It has given us the ability to receive information in our hands at any location. That means that we can have an information…

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Added by Varun P on May 21, 2010 at 6:36am — No Comments

About me :)

hey guys,

My name is Mohammed Al-Kuwari, im 16 years old and i enjoy reading swimming horesback ridding. l any other guy in the world i enjoy playing video games in my Xbox consol or my brothers PS3. I dont really like to read books but if anybody got any reccomendations I will be happy to give them a try.

Added by Mohammed Al-Kuwari on May 18, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments

About me :)

Hiya :)

I'm Karys. Born and raised in Namibia (for those of you whom dont know where Namibia is, take a look at a map; it's slight northwest of south africa), I spent majority of my life in Africa, and it will always be home to me. However, I was uprooted five years ago and now live in Doha, Qatar and attend Qatar Academy.

Likes:

-Art (Grey scale drawings, painting. I consider my art to be contemporary and sometimes abstract but I love it :] )

-Horse… Continue

Added by Kk on May 16, 2010 at 7:26pm — No Comments

Starting the Project

Today i finally handed in my Plan, and after making a Plan, we start working on our project "The video". I believe for this lesson i will only stay in class, and check out other peoples nings, and learn new ideas from them. Hopefully by next class i will start taking photos, and short videos.

Added by Mohammed Kahlout on May 16, 2010 at 7:24pm — No Comments

My Video Plan :)

The Life of a Cause on the WWW

A video biography







Video Summary:



The video will first introduce the definition of social entrepreneurship and…

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Added by Dhabyah Al Kubaisi on May 15, 2010 at 9:11pm — No Comments

All About Me...

Hi Everyone!

I am writing this blog post instead of making a short video so that I can introduce myself to everyone on the flat classroom project ning.

My name is Lara and I am 15 years old. My hometown in Hannover which is a city in Germany. Currently, I live in Doha which is the capital of Qatar and I go to Qatar Academy. In our I.T. class we are participating in the flatclassroom project and I am in group 11 (Wireless connectivty) and I am working in the…

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Added by Lara David on May 15, 2010 at 3:04am — No Comments

About Myself

Hi Everyone! My name is Michael Zaykaner, and I attend the Allied Academy of Health and Sciences. I must say that I live quite an interesting life. Every day when I wake up I know that something new and exciting is bound to happen because each day is so different. A few things that I enjoy doing most are hanging out with my friends and also playing tennis as well as other sports such as football and basketball. One thing that I look forward to every day is eating! Some of my favorite foods… Continue

Added by Michael Z on May 9, 2010 at 12:04am — No Comments

Reactions to Keynote



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-It's interesting how Thomas Friedman links the advancements in technology or the advancements that "flatteners" created to a flat world

-The quote "Whatever can be done will be done," I feel is spot on, anything that us humans desire to create will be created with the knowledge and the stamina to work hard at it until we… Continue

Added by Angela B on May 7, 2010 at 3:57pm — No Comments

About Me

Hey guys my name is Angela, I'm 15 and go to the Academy of Allied Health and Science. I currently want to become a veterinarian, but that is suspect to change. I play a two sports basketball and softball, but I'm more involved in softball. I have a big family of seven and a dog named Dakota. I can't wait until this summer because my sister just got her license and new convertible, so we will be hanging at the beach everyday. So let's get this project done early so that we have more relaxation… Continue

Added by Angela B on May 7, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Me, Myself, and I:)

Hey! My name is Sumaira, I'm 14 years old and go to AAHS. I'm not lying when I say that I'm not your average person, such as one characteristic of me is that I'm a mass of contradictions. For example one of my pet peeves is how modern music is only about love and break-ups, and how real musicians write about everything such as world peace, or even something simple like a rainy day, however the modern music-about love and break-ups are the only kind of music i really listen too. Another…

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Added by Sumaira H on May 7, 2010 at 2:42pm — No Comments

All About Me! :)

Hey, I am Karishma from the Academy of Allied Health and Science in Neptune, New Jersey. My school is pretty small, with about 80 kids per grade, but it is has a warm, inviting atmosphere. I love to surf the web, play lacrosse, and piano. I love to eat, really how could you not? Especially Chinese food, which is heavenly. I absolutely adore Michael Jackson's music and I practice my moonwalk all the time, yet I'm still really bad at it. I usually enjoy listening to most music on the…

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Added by Karishma J on May 7, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

A Little Something About Myself =)

Hi! My birthday is on July 3rd, and am going to turn 15 soon. My life circles around friends and basketball. Without them, my life would be pretty boring. I have been playing basketball since I was 9 years old and hope to continue on playing for many more years. I love my friends and hope to make new ones in this project. I am a hard worker, so, don't worry, I will get all of my parts done on time. Other than that, I am excited and looking forward to working on this project…

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Added by Juhi D. on May 7, 2010 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Hi there :)

Hola, my name is Emily. I'm a freshman at AAHS. I think the beach is the greatest place in the world. Or basically any place with sunshine, water, and wind (I like sailing). Certain shades of yellow make me smile, and I'm in love with my iPod, particularly when it plays British bands. Like Muse. Or Kpop. Don't know it? Google it.


Mi madre's a computer teacher, but that doesn't seem to help me much. I'm still pretty slow when it comes to technology. Don't get me wrong,…
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Added by Emily K on May 7, 2010 at 12:37pm — No Comments

A Little Something From Me

Hey, hi , and hello!

My name is Minseo and I am a "froshie" at AAHS. Don't worry if you can't pronounce my name. It's all good. Anyway, I love spending my time with my friends to the mall, movies, school, you name it! I love to chat on Facebook, email, etc. My life basically revolves around music as well. There's nothing in particular that I really love actually. Just as long as it's good, I listen to it. I love to sleep and eat too! Don't you think so too? I think it's really…

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Added by Minseo K on May 7, 2010 at 10:59am — No Comments

About me

I guess I actually have to write an about me now... I'm not the overzealous type when it comes to work, but I do what needs to be done. I like to hang around with friends or play some sort of instrument, whether it's piano, guitar, or drums.

Added by Peter F on May 7, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

About Myself

My name is Sabrina Khan, and I am fifteen years old and attend AAHS. I was born on October 30, 1994 and have been living life to its fullest ever since. I enjoy listening to music, hanging out with friends, dancing, and going to the beach. I love meeting new people and making friends, so it'd be really cool if some of you talked to me!(:

Added by Sabrina K on May 7, 2010 at 10:04am — No Comments

About Me

Hello everyone! My name is Amanda Cody and I am a freshmen at the Academy of Allied Health and Sciences in New Jersey. I love to relax and hang out with my friends, which is why I am looking forward to summer coming up. I cannot wait to start going to the beach again; however, I am also excited to begin working on the flat classroom project. I think it is really cool that we get to meet different people from all over the world. It will… Continue

Added by Amanda C on May 7, 2010 at 8:55am — No Comments

Introduction

Hello, everyone!

My name is Lacey, and I go to school in New Jersey. I can't wait to start working on this Flat Classroom Project!

I believe this project will give me a chance to understand what it is like to interact with people all over the world. I've already made a few friends from around the country and the globe!

My favorite sport is basketball, and my hobby is trapezing! I hope I get to know more about you!

Here is a…

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Added by Lacey M. on May 7, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

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