For 15 years, sitesALIVE! (www.sitesalive.com) has produced programs linking adventures and expeditions with K-12 classrooms to get students excited and engaged and to show them real people doing real things in the real world.
There have been 75 live full-semester interactive programs during that period, and most of our users were in the United States. With the appropriate symbolism of a race that actually circled the world, our goal was to make a global school program from our Vendée Globe race.
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November 2012 issue