1. Description of Our Community
New Taipei is a vigor and potential city where full of natural resource and human views. There are many relics:1. The grade 1 heritage such as Fort San Domingo and The large turnout pit ruins; 2. The grade 2 heritage such as The Lin's Family Manshion and Garden, Kwong Fuk Palace, Yin Temple, Hobe Fort and Shihsanhang Museum of Archaeology;3. The grade 3 heritage such as The Li’s Old house at Luchou.
2. Summary of Our Project
The artist Huang Ming-Chang draw the Rice Paddies which far from Xindian where he live. The Rice Paddies turn into the Xindian MRT station now. Huang Ming-Chang knows that the good things always go by when the Rice Paddies vanished. He said that” I want to keep the wonderful picture to prove that there is such a wonderful corner in the world for the natural is hard to preserve.
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:1
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:2-3
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
we provide one computer classroom to finish the plan. In addition to the classroom, our students will use the internet at home to finish the plan. In total, our students finish the plan by partly the internet at home partly the internet at school.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
Ruifang is located in a remote area with rugged terrain in the mountains. For example, the old houses of the Yen family is located at the mountain entrance of Sijiaoting Dapu Road and it is filled with mud and unsteady road and requires sturdy means of transportation to get to.
2. Lack of interview experience
This interview account for an important part of our research. During our interview process, we met many important figures and local elders, but we found we were not able to bring up the most important issues at the time. We were anxious, mind tangled and stuttering, we were not able to be as fluent as the teachers.
3. Terrible weather
One of Ruifang’s characteristic, of course, is its humidity and rain. Especially during recent winter, cold systems collide head on to Taiwan, and the worst hit area is always Ruifang in the Northeast. It is always inconvenient in the case of transportation.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
We have found our passion to this land and culture. Also we learned how to be a tour guide and have a better guiding skill. It is absolutely a wonderful chance to experience and to be more close to your community.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
In Taiwan, the nine-year-consistency curriculum focuses on training students in life skills and respecting the individual development of students. This is done cultivate the students’ capabilities to adapt to society. This time, we had a chance to know Huang Ming-Chang, to train students with humanistic feelings, integration capability, native and international consciousness and life-long learning standards.