1. Description of Our Community
Huayin city located in the eastern part of the Guanzhong plain (110 ° 5 ' East longitude, latitude 34 ° 35 '), the combination of Qin, Jin, Yu the three zones, West from XI ' an, 120 kilometers east of Luoyang 230 kilometers, South next to Qinling, North adjacent to Wei River, with a total area of 817 square kilometers, a population of 260,000. Cultural landscape and the natural landscape in the territory reflect each other, together constitute the unique rich tourism resource. Ranks as the number one of five greatest mountains, Huashan mountain is known as the “The Best Odd Mountain”, here also has Taoism culture development of a far-reaching Park Yuquan,“Shaanxi Museum” Imperial Palace West Yue Fei's temple, Wei Great Wall that built hundreds of years earlier than the Great Wall, tourist attractions are up to 210. Local famous gourmets are ravioli, steamed bread, noodle, meat caught steamed bun, cool rice noodle, jellied bean curd and so on. The most famous local folk art is Laoqiang in Huayin where is its birthplace, Zhang Ximin of the Double Spring village in Wei Yu county is known as the representative inheritor of Huayin Laoqiang.
2. Summary of Our Project
Through interviews to Laoqiang represent inheritor old Zhang Ximin, we have a preliminary understanding of features of Laoqiang this ancient artistic folk art, learn about Huayin Laoqiang glorious history and problems of heritage development, fully aware of the importance and urgency of the the intangible cultural heritage protection, which make us feel a lot.
3. Our Computer and Internet Access
A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:less than 20
B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:4-6
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:1
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
Our school uses 10M fibre Internet access, six players do not have Internet access at home, most of work is completed in the school. Equipments in student computer room are relatively backward, the Internet is not very smooth, site content is produced in student computer room.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
1.Normal teaching time room usage is high. Use of weekend overtime work. 2.Students are not familiar with FronPage and related software,for Webpage producing is still relatively unknown. Apply as learning, ask teacher more. 3.Fee on external interviews less. School gave a certain benefit, members self-raised some. 4.Team activities time is short. Full use of the potentialities and extra-curricular activities.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
Our Project Sound Bite: Folk art is the wisdom crystallization of working people in China for thousands of years, which is a native original art, so protection of heritage and carrying forward folklore are already urgent, we admire folk artists. While our force is still very small and research level is not high, but we have delivered Huayin Laoqiang to partners around the world. Since a few months, for the sake of our common goal, we have paid hard effort, but we have more joy got back! Through this thematic research activities, we understand the Huayin Laoqiang, feeling the charm of folk art, we much more love our home---Huayin in Shaanxi Province.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?