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Posted by CCafe-FWD: Victoria Quinton on April 12, 1999 at 23:10:30:

In Reply to: posted by CCafe on February 24, 1999 at 12:16:56:

Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999
To: rhayward@vicnet.net.au
From: Victoria Quinton
Subject: Fwd: Re: KidCast for Peace
Cc: peter@creativity.net

Is anyone associated with Sofweb or the Department of Schools and
Education likely to be able to help with and/or participate in this project?

>X-From_: owner-kidcast@envirolink.org Fri Apr 9 1999
>X-Sender: kidcast@maui.net
>Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999
>To: PortLowSc@aol.com
>From: "V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media"
>Subject: Re: KidCast for Peace
>Sender: owner-kidcast@envirolink.org
>>Hi. I teach technology to grades 1-5. I would love to participate in the
>>KidCast for Peace videoconference on April 22, 1999. Please forward me
>>whatever information I need. The time is Pacific, right? What age group in
>>mostly invloved? Could I do this with first graders? Do most of the kids
>>share their art work? Is there more involved? Double checking: private
>>conf. id # 462. I look forward to hearing from you.
>>Thanks so much,
>>Maria Hoyle
>>Portledge School
>>Locust Valley, New York
>Greetings Maria and fellow KidCasters,
>That's great that you will participate! I used to live in Roslyn, Long
>Island...as I recall, isn't Locust Valley nearby?
> The information you need is in the help file linked to in KidCast Central:
> http://creativity.net/kidcast2.html.
>Conference Start: 9am Pacific Time and conference ID as you indicate is
>correct. I have signed you up to the KidCast list:
>http://creativity.net/kclist.html for information. We expect mostly K-12
>kids although since funding hasn't been found, I will start encouraging
>more "older" kid participation.
>This KidCast is even more of a grand experiment since its seems to have an
>expanded following. So far, none of our fundrising efforts have provided
>the economic assistance needed to run such a global program. I definately
>need help to keep the KidCast web site fresh and contemporary. My
>appologies for its stagnation. I just do not have the time resources to
>carry the weight of organization, webmastering and living my life as an
>artist and musician. I would love to see a better empowered organization
>take over the KidCast project.
>I have many photos and screen grabs from our SIGGRAPH'98 KidCast last
>Summer that need to be web-i-fied and posted. Did you know... in addition
>to Global SchoolNET Foundation hosting this KidCast videoconference on
>their multipoint server, they have provided us with a web site? Check it
>out at:

>It is waiting for you to volunteer some time to develope a beautiful way
>for future learders to contribute to their future world or just to express
>your "peace". Please contact me if interested? Also we can use the above
>site for future KidCast development. Assistance please?
> We will have a new feature this year...thanks to our dear associate,
>Sandra Henry-Stocker, if she can find the needed time to finish a voting
>page. We will award prizes from MetaCreations based on "Audience response"
>to participants posting an image and/or web address...including a
>descriptive paragraph describing the KidCast Art. Those surfing into our
>site will have the opportunity to go to the Kidcast #8 submission page and
>VOTE for their favorite...image, sound byte, web site, virtual world etc.

>If you manage to get your technology working and can see and hear each
>other, make some screen captures of the CU-SeeMe video windows, trim them
>and make a page from *your* point of view. Post to a web site you create
>with those images, art work from your school, kids, etc. and write up a
>short appraisel of your experience to help document this fun and education
>Lastly... We are hosting from a Maui location thanks to sponsorship from
Cyber Cafe in the rear of Maui's Research and Technology Park. this enables
>public participation as in the past.If you can contribute anything at all
>to help support this project....Please do so now~!~ Send your fully tax
>deductable donation, check or money order made out to V.A.R.I.O.U.S. to:
>KidCast For Peace
>140 Uwapo Rd., #49-204
>Kihei, Maui HI 96753
>(This year's Earth Day production office for "KidCast For Peace; Solutions
>For a Better World") . Accomodations are available should you desire to
>visit paradise?
>======= FWD from our main V.A.R.I.O.U.S. Media Mailing List ======
>Greetings friends of Art and Technology,
> If you are an artist, may I suggest you make your voice of love and reason
>heard buy making art for our "KidCast For Peace; Solutions For a Better
>World" videoconference upcoming on Earth Day:
>http://creativity.net/kidcast2.html. We have an opportunity to present this
>work to a large and influential body of peace workers through our emissary,
>Ed Elkin. He will be attending the Hague Appeal for Peace conference in
>Holland as our consulting synergist.
>For KidCast#8 we are awarding software from MetaCreations to those voted by
>their cyber-peers, to have created a wonderful and uplifting "solution" via
>their art and their heart! The voting site is being created by
>V.A.R.I.O.U.S. member Sandra Henry-Stocker. Visionary Artists Resources
>Including Other Uniques Services is grateful to many who have supported
>KidCast over the years--especially Global SchoolNet Foundation, Mindspring
>Communications, Maui.Net and all of those participating via your
>analog/digital art and/or website or CU-SeeMe video--thanks to White Pine
>Software. This is our 8th KidCast For Peace broadcast. It is for kids of
>ALL AGES! Please participate and make your pledge for peace. Details for
>video conference at: http://creativity.net/KidCast/kc6help.html and
>May the force of love be with you, always!
>a concerned citizen of planet Earth
>PS: Here is what was just sent to the Creativity Cafe "KidCast For Peace;
>Solutions For a Better World" mailing list, FYI:
>Peter H. Rosen
>Founder: Visionary Artists' Resources Including Other Unique Services
>Founder and Executive Coordinator: Creativity Cafe; http://creativity.net
>2263 Sacramento St., San Francisco, CA 94115 808-573-4188
>Founded by Artists to serve the community
>Facilitating Creative Expression Using Technology For Humanity...
>Celebrate Life and Participate in Presenting Your Art!


Victoria Quinton

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