Missions for Global Youth Service Day

Microsoft Partners in Learning, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), and Youth Service America (YSA) invite young people to participate in the 23rd annual Global Youth Service Day, April 15–17, 2011 by playing the game InterroBang.
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Microsoft Partners in Learning, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), and Youth Service America (YSA) invite young people to participate in the 23rd annual Global Youth Service Day, April 15–17, 2011 by playing the game InterroBang.

InterroBang is a social networking game for middle and high school students that encourages their natural energy and inclination to help others. Players compete against other schools and students around the world to make a real difference in their communities, learning 21st century skills like problem solving, creative thinking and collaboration.

Students play at http://www.playinterrobang.com by completing missions that challenge them to help their communities in some way, such as preserving the local environment or volunteering at a senior center. The more their solutions positively affect the real world, the more points they earn.

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