1. Description of Our Community
East Slovakia is one of the most beautiful parts of our country. People lived here are one of the reason. An ethnic diversity caused that you can find here many and many various historical landmarks. One of the most wonderful historical landmarks are the wooden churches. These buildings have its origins in 18. Century in ages of reformation. Manny of these churches were saved to these days. And we want to introduce it to you.
2. Summary of Our Project
In the villages of northern part of east Slovakia we can find beautiful and romantic nooks of nature, valleys, hills and forests. This region is endowed with diligence and intelligence, handicrafts and their intellect. This fact is documented by wooden churches which were built by our ancestors, and we admire their work today. Today’s society and school are trying to develop competence and cooperation ability to evaluate objectively. And this project is a medium how to educate children who will be able to success in today’s society. This project also develops ability of national feeling, national pride and develops respect to this historical message of our ancestors.
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:dial-up modem
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:more than 6
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
We didn´t met any big problems. But these project was expensive because we had to go too far to we could see these landmarks. But the parents of our students were very nice and they give us some money to we could travel. So the money was the biggest problem.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
We have never tought about old beauty such like this in our region. We have many exciting experiences. We could see real old wooden churches. It is very interesting they are build without nails. We also had posibility to write in English about this project and we learned many new English words. Working on this project gave us a lot of experiences and a lot of new friends too. We had traveled a lot and we discovered many new historical places of our beautiful country. We have really enjoyed this journey. It was interesting and really fun.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
Today’s society and school are trying to develop competence and cooperation ability to evaluate objectively. And this project is a medium how to educate children who will be able to success in today’s society. This project also develops ability of national feeling, national pride and develops respect to this historical message of our ancestors. This project should visualize Slovak wooden churches. It also should helps to children to understand how funny and interesting the history could be. And this kind of learning is more exciting and interesting like the usual memorizing.