1. Description of Our Community
Dihua Street is located near Tamshui River in Taipei’s Dadaocheng District. With the development of Tamshui River,Dadaocheng Distruct had been the most prosperous place in north Taiwan and Dihua Street is the historic heart of it. In the past,there was lots of trade here,like groceries,tea shops and traditional pharmacies,people liked to aggregate here to shop.But with the change of traffic,people’s habit and diet reference,Dadaocheng District had declined.With the delemma coming,the groceries shops in Dihua Street how to transfer to a brand-new shoppig style to fit in with modern requirements. It is worth us to investigate and do something different to break through the dilemma.
2. Summary of Our Project
Dihua Street is situated in a convenient lacation,and it had been a center of groceries in Taipei. The merchants came from south and north in Dadaocheng that we called ”grocery”. There are many categories of groceries ranging from grains to processed food. In the past,people in Taipei want to buy groceries for any festival that they always thinking of Dihua Street. With changes of people’s habbits and diet reference,Dihua Street has been declined. We will through a subject investigation to understand the development and change of ”grocery” in Dihua Street. Designing a website by Taipei Yong-Le Elementary School,we want to introduce groceries and shops in different ways to everyone.
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:4-6
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):
School: There are 62 computers in 2 computer classrooms, 19 lendable notebook computers, are used to connect with Server Room by optical fiber.
Home: Using the ADSL for data query and file transfer, and apply a web page space at school as Supporting Website and Network Attached Storage.
Teachers & Students: Using the blog to communicate and discuss with classmates and teachers.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
Firstly, Lack of prior knowledge: We have experience shortage to the knowledge of groceries and the cultures in Dihua Street, must continue to ask the shops to understand. Secondly, Time of the questionnaire is limited: Because we can only do a questionnaire after school hours, the time is very urgent.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
Delicious banquet-A story of Dihua Street groceries. We enjoy to research the culture of groceries with our classmates.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
With school-based curriculum 'Dadao-Chen' as the theme features in Taipei Municipal Yongle Elementary School, we expect to constitute small Dadao-Chen guiding and explaining volunteer worker's team in the future.