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Message 64506 - Posted: 29 Sep 2015, 4:36:02 UTC

I've been involved with BOINC for almost a decade, and I've been thinking about promoting BOINC in our local school system, as a volunteer.

If I could even get one student to latch onto BOINC I would feel like my efforts would have been worth it. However, I think the potential could go much father than that.

I can't seem to find any articles, best practices, or case studies where BOINC is being used in junior high or high schools. I'm particularly interested in how an outside volunteer would evangelize BOINC and get such a program up and running.

Could you provide some guidance or links?

Thank you very much.
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Message 64537 - Posted: 29 Sep 2015, 23:42:47 UTC - in response to Message 64506.  

I've forwarded your post to the BOINC email lists, perhaps that someone will chime in.
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Message 64555 - Posted: 30 Sep 2015, 14:18:34 UTC

One answer from the email lists:
Become a guest speaker on the topic of Scientific Computing, & put together a Powerpoint and a few live demonstrations using school computers. Speak to the Science Club, and to specific science classes such as AP Chemistry by arrangement with the teacher. If you are a staff member, start a Science Club or a Robotics Club or something along those lines & go from there.

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Message 64564 - Posted: 30 Sep 2015, 22:27:24 UTC - in response to Message 64555.  

Thank you, Ageless, for the information.
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