1. Description of Our Community
The reeds together with the full moon are the terrific pictures during past farmer’s time in LuJou. With the accomplishment of SanChung flood dividing construction in year 1981 along with the solid urban policy and city plan finalized step by step, LuJou started to develop in fast speed. The past flood zone has been turning into a abounding country; now it is a city crowed with buildings ?has an flourishing economics and well developments even owning with well public-equipment constructions. The Farmer’s Association consist of farmers took a turn successfully in the urban trend changing from farmer land to be the building one. It also accompanies wit the progress of time changes and offers the developing education trainings to the local citizens.
2. Summary of Our Project
There are 4 directions to study this especial enterprise:
(1)The evolution of Farmers’ Association: history and organization
(2)The relationship between Farmers’ Association and Farmers’: To promote the education mission ?LuJou Credit Department?Farmers’ Association Supermarket?LuJou Farmers’ Magazine.
(3)The Job Context of Farmers’ Association: The main reporter?The administrator?The Education promoter.
(4)The Context of Promoting Education: More attentions to the Garden ?house craft classes and National 4-H Association.
3. Our Computer and Internet Access
A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:more than 50%
B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:more than 6
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:4-6
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
The Internet Environment in School: There are totally 4 computer rooms with 160 sets computer equipments for students’ application. What the cable school used to get linked with Internet is the ADSL (ISDN/1M/T1) from Taipei County.
The Internet Environment in members’ home: Each partner has his own computer that connects with ADSL to get linked with Internet. All of us move forward of the study mission through emails and Server Hard Disk to communicate with the team of the 8th Cyber Fair.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
(1)There were several members attended the Recorder Club; it happened the race period impacted to our interview schedule. So we move it to their available time as best as we can; in case some of members being unable to join then Teacher Pi brought back the films he took to discuss more.
(2)Because of not professional skill to create the homepage, we finally finished our study product through the assistances from Teacher Huang, Chi-Fen and Teacher Pi, Chih-Wei applied with our image treatment skills learned during Grade 5th.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
?From the work to improve your potential skills? is the most cherish one thing we learned from the old-age people of Farmers’ Association.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
This study integrate the education concept of ?available classroom in community?promoted by County and the local curriculum focusing in school. Not only the famous person or building but also through the context changing of education improvement promoted by LuJou Farmers’ Association to know well of the progress for LuJou urbanization and the live change from the Farmers. We also found the hard time of an enterprise trying to switch and focus on the feedback to society in the same time.
The combination in the Nine-Year Compulsory Curriculum:
(1)Language Learning Field:During the progress, the data collecting ?reading books?writing down what they learn?context sorting for homepage?questions arrangement and actual interview even designing the Q&A race to all the classes in order to introduce our topics, all of these are the ways to improve the students’ skills in listening? speaking ?reading and writing.
(2)Natural and Living technology territory: with the processing of study, teachers have to improve the planning ?observation?questioning and sorting ability from students and make them to communicate with each other. Even applying with the technology resources as the study tools; these are all for the purpose in order to look into the problems existed and the data’ collecting and organizating.
(3)The six topics---Information Education: all the students are able to use the information skills to collect?sort?create information even apply the information as the tools to communicate. For example, we make use of the Yahoo Live Messenger to communicate and transit the data; also students search and design the homepage by DIY which improve and upgrade the necessary information ability.