Our heartfelt thanks to...
The following individuals, schools, companies, and organizations assisted us during the course of our project. We would like to thank them for their help. This site would not be possible without their support!
Thanks to all our families for putting up with us throughout the course of the project. We appreciate all of your support, suggestions, and encouragement.
- Mr. Abdel Khader Essid, the Director of the Regional Board of Education and Training in Manouba (Tunisia) for his support and strong belief in innovation and technology in education.
- Mr Mokdad Dridi , the Chief Service in charge of Basic and Secondary Education at the Regional Board of Education and Training in Manouba for dissipating soon our worries and for fully backing our participation in ThinkQuest 2007. His love for technology and innovation has no bounds.
- Mrs. Aicha Mezzi, the E.L.T Inspector in Manouba area (Tunisia) for being fervently on the team's side and for sparing no efforts to boost our morale in hard times. She's so much immersed in pedagogy and technology. She has a strong yearning for creativity and ICT. She was the first person who strongly encouraged teachers and students to participate in the prestigious and exciting competition of ThinkQuest. Her love for students has earned her the nickname of the “Queen of Hearts.” She's very much admired by students and teachers alike.
- Mrs. Amel Kefi, a geography teacher in Manouba area (Tunisia) for her constant support and amazing skill in drawing.
- Pooja Dharan (for her contribution with graphics)
- Mr. Peter Keeley, Hood School, Derry, USA (for assisting with holding debates and surveys in classroom)
- Mr. Austin Garofalo, Hood School, Derry, USA
- Mr. Joe Crawford, Hood School, Derry, USA
- Dr. William McGrath, Associate Professor of Education, San Diego, California, USA (for helping us by conducting our surveys in his classroom, children ages 13-16 enrolled in a program called Breaking Cycles B)
- Ms. Sharie Lesniak, Animal Protection Institute (for giving us permission to use any pictures from their website)
- Ms. Ammu Irivinti (for helping in an unofficial role as a mentor)
- Ms. Neha Jayaram (for helping in an unofficial role as a mentor)
- Mr. Nguyen Dang Viet Anh (for helping with Macromedia Flash)
- Mr. Jonathan Staats (for helping with Macromedia Flash)
- Mr. Ben Lim (for helping with Macromedia Flash)
- Mr. Ed McAllister: Director/CEO Adelaide Zoo
- Jeannette Salazar: co-coordinator, Adelaide Zoo
- Emmanuel (for testing our site)
We would also like to extend out gratitude to several individuals in and around Derry, New Hampshire who donated backpacks and school supplies to be sent to a disadvantaged school in India so that they can participate in our project.
A special thanks to students from these schools who provided their perspectives
on the topic for our website.
- Jilla Parishad School, India
- Gilbert H. Hood Middle School, USA
- Derry School District, Derry, New Hampshire, USA
- Rose Pk Primary School, Australia
- Challa Gardens PS, Australia
- Mansfield Park PS, Australia
- Richmond PS, Australia
- Alberton PS, Australia
- Taoundi Community College, Australia
- Latin American Children, Australia
- Nyaka School, Uganda
- Juvenile Court and Community Schools (JCCS: Breaking Cycles B), San Diego, California, USA
Thanks to all these sponsors for sponsoring the mosaic tiles photos that can be seen on our website.
- Beaumont tiles, Australia
- The pug mill, Australia
- Sunbeam tiles, Australia
- Tile supplies Australia, Australia
- Tiles on burbridge, Australia
- Discount ceramic tiles, Australia
- Latin community radio, Australia
- Hyde Park press, Australia
- Southern engraving Co, Australia
- The Tunisian Ministry of Education and Training for embracing amazing revolutionary changes in the field of education since 1987, the beginning of a promising New Era in Tunisia, and for vigorously anchoring ICT and innovation in teaching . We are happy that Tunisia is enthusiastically keeping pace with developed countries in several domains, namely in technology and education.
- Australian Council for the Arts
- The UPS Store, Derry, New Hampshire, USA (for donating shipping supplies and services to mail backpack kits to a disadvantaged school in India so that they can participate in our project)
- The Costume Gallery, Derry, New Hampshire, USA (for donating costume for filming our awareness play)
- Target Store, Salem, New Hampshire, USA (for donating backpacks and school supplies)
- Cedarpoint Communications, New Hampshire, USA (for collecting backpacks and school supplies)
Our thanks to the following newspapers for helping us reach out to the community by publishing information about our efforts in their newspapers.
- The Derry News, Derry, New Hampshire, USA
- The Union Leader, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA
- Nutfield News, Londonderry, New Hampshire, USA