See you “Zoom”! Share your love with children by conducting a Zoom activity!

Online teaching has been in place across schools and face-to-face classes are suspended until further notice. Apart from learning online, what about creating something FUN using Zoom for children?

Objective:

  • To broaden children’s horizon by providing interesting online activities to primary students through interactive means during the epidemic period

Eligibility:

  • HKU students

Service Targets:

  • Primary 3 – 6 students (around 6-10 students for one activity)

Activity Duration: 45 minutes to 1 hour for one activity

Activity Day: Any date between 13 April and 30 April, 2020 (exact date to be confirmed)

Subsidy on Activity Materials: $1,000 max for each activity

Activity Requirements:

  • To be conducted in Cantonese/ Mandarin (for Mandarin-speaking children) using Zoom as the medium
  • Interactive, fun and engaging – allowing children’s real-time response and participation (e.g. using whiteboard, polling functions in Zoom)
  • It can be a one-off activity or a series of activities (not more than 3 activities for 1 series).
  • Relate to any of the themes* below:
    • Art (e.g. DIY, handicraft-making)
    • Global Citizenship (e.g around the world in 45 minutes, sharing of foreign cultures)
    • STEAM (i.e. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics)
    • Science (g. how to make a toy car using recycled bottle)
    • Health & Mental Wellness (e.g. easy workout for kids)
      *Materials pack to be delivered to the children’s homes before the activity may be arranged if necessary. To know more, please email to cedars-programmes@hku.hk.

How to Apply:

  • Apply online as an individual or as a team of 2-4 persons.
  • Attach your brief proposal (not more than one A4 page) to the online application form. The proposal should include:
    • proposed activity date & time,
    • activity objective,
    • rundown,
    • brief introduction of the activity content (e.g. draft of powerpoint slides, video),
    • list of materials (if needed) and
    • budget plan.
  • Successful applicants will receive an email confirmation within 7 working days upon application. They need to join at least 2 virtual preparation meetings with CEDARS and submit a time-lapse video (optional) and at least 10 photos which record the activity preparation and execution.​

Application Deadline: 15 April 2020

Reward:

Student volunteers who contribute 20 hours or more would receive a certificate and are eligible to apply for the Credit Award Scheme for Out-of-classroom Learning Experiences.

***Student volunteers will also be invited to participate in the online Sharing Forum on 5 May 2020 (Tue) to share the good work and experience of volunteering from home with others in the HKU community***

Enquiries

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact Student Development Team of CEDARS at cedars-programmes@hku.hk or join our online Briefing Session below:

Date: 3 April 2020 (Fri)
Time: 1700-1745
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