1. Description of Our Community
Taipei Municipal Ming De Elementary School locates in 190 Ming De Road, Beitou District of Taipei City. It’s about five minutes walk from Ming De MRT station. A group of students and parents meet and practice at Ming De Samba Band in school every Saturday. This band was established since four years, and started our first practice on 11th October 2009.
2. Summary of Our Project
As we are the member of Ming De Samba Band and we participated most of the performances, therefore we decided to start this internet project to record and share what we’ve learned. Everyone tried their best to collect, submit all the information and interviews for this project. The parents are more excited than the kids, they play drums while the kids play smaller instruments. We exchange the instruments and try different tempo, so we can experience variety of the music and enjoy more.
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:more than 6
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
Because our rehearsal was schedule on Saturday morning at school, so we sometimes experience some problems with the neighbors complaining about the loud sounds created by the drums. We are really sorry for causing so much stress. We never stop to find way to solved these problems.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
We participated in different local civic organizations. Mingde paternity samba drum group uphold learning and innovation, and to achieve these goals, we insist with the enthusiasm to learn and create new ideas, and to never give up with these goals.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
Arts and Humanities - drumbeat Computer - photos side repair