1. Description of Our Community
Our school, Jing Yi elementary school is located in Nei-Men, which is a country sides place in Kaohsiung city,Taiwan. Nei Men was called “Luo Han Men” or “Luo Han Wun” but the locals called it “Nei Wun”. It means literati get together here. There is one proverb says, “Jiou Wan Shih Ba Cian, Ba Siou San Gong Sheng”, describes there are so many literati and many of them get chosen during the government test. Also, Cuei Wun Academy locates in Nei Men Township and it is just an evidence to prove Nei Men is a cultural place.
2. Summary of Our Project
There are many legends circulates in Nei-Men, one of the most popular legends is ‘Ya Mu Wang’, the story of ‘Zhu I-Gei’. In our subject, we walk through the temples of ‘Ya Mu Wang’ in Nei-Men, visit the historian and literary authors in order to find out the story and the source of ‘Ya Mu Wang’. We also try to understand the history and the monuments with student. Let students join in to community by community investigating. Let them understand the history background from knowing the legends.
3. Our Computer and Internet Access
A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:21-50%
B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:1
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
Before we joined this project, we had read many books and browsed many websites, but because of our age and limited knowledge, we still needed more detail although we had checked and checked the database on the internet. Therefore, we asked our teachers and also interviewed a few great chefs in Nei Men Township for getting better and clearer ideas.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
We hope to let teachers and students have a wider view of this world by doing this project.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
As a part of the community, we should put more efforts on advertising my hometown and inspiring habitant’s willing to learn, organize and improve the ability of adaptation. But what we had tought at school couldn’t really find out if students need help or run into troubles. In a high tech age now, Internet can reach everywhere and through this research project.