as I write this
the tears flow
the sobbing has subsided
Yes, there is a movement afoot
A movement to build up and to engage with our youth
Sunday 13 June 2010
began a particular important
24-hour event, the
At precisely 9:00 pm (NZ time),
synchronously (all at the same time),
over the Internet
direct from bali, indonesia
100’s of 16/17-year-old high school students,
from 14 different countries,
in teams of 8 plus a mentor/sponsor,
received this mission:
The GEC 2010 Challenge
It is two decades from now and the world is a very different place from the one we inhabit today.
Your Challenge today is:
“To produce a working model of an innovative game for a family of four (2 adults + 2 children aged 8-12) that addresses the issues and challenges facing the world in 2030.”
Each team was given no more than 24 hours to respond by uploading a video lasting no more than 3 minutes with no more than 4 slides.
Each team was also required to submit a complete written business plan on no more than two pages.
- Watch the winning entry (3 minutes)
- Watch some of the other ideas
- Watch the TED talk
- Tell it to someone you care about
- Make sure you do something like this in your region
- Get behind the kidz! or gtf out of the way
Kidz! They’re our only hope!
i feel much better now, thank you
at least i did, until i watched another talk
i don’t know why, but watching these kidz makes me weep…