An ICT learning management project design to incorporate hands-on and own-pace approaches to learning computer fundamentals, internet literacy, and Interactive Project Base Learning. K-12 students and teachers will be able to effectively participate in online collaborative learning, virtual learning circles and use the computer and internet as learning enhancement tools in the classroom.
The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs (ECA) to provide full scholarships for high school students from countries with significant Muslim populations to study for one academic year in the United States. YES students serve as “youth ambassadors” of their home country, promoting mutual understanding by forming lasting relationships with their host families and communities. Participants live with a host family, attend an American high school, acquire leadership skills, and engage in activities to learn about U.S. society and values; they also help educate Americans about their home country and culture