1. Description of Our Community
The first written mention of Sabinov dates back to the year 1248. Because of its good natural conditions and geographical position, it became rapidly prospering city in east Slovakia. On an area of 2333 hectars, more than 12000 citizens live today. In this little community, there live people of various religions and nationalities. The history of Sabinov is rich on cultural traditions connected with many famous peoples who were born and lived here. Some of them got international recognition.
2. Summary of Our Project
Sabinov is a city which is more than 750 years old and it has a very rich history represented by architecture of the historical buildings. That is the reason why we have chosen the topic „The landmarks of the city of Sabinov“. The main idea of our project is to introduce you to the most important monuments of the city: The Ghotic church, Piaristic gymnasium, City Hall and finally the City walls. Special attention will be paid to the house of famous artist Kostka Csontváry.
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:2-3
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):
Our connection is quite good but sometime we have problems. But we can fix it promptly. We are content.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
We had a problems with gaining informations. Because there wasn´s publicated almost anything about our city. So we had to work in archives and cooperate with conservationists. They did it gladly. So it was the biggest problem. Others problems were with language because our students are still joung. But they did it good.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
Our students got many informations about Sabinov city. They learnt that not only big cities have interesting history. And they aslo improved they language skills.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
We learnt many new informations about our city. Our students worked in little groups. Thaan they were presentated new informations.