Our students participate in on-line projects on the Internet so as to develop further motivation and skills to communicate with young people in the world. As for this school year 2004-2005, our projects are the following two and since 1995-19"96 we have been working on the first one "Virtual Classroom Contest" organized AT&T. We have already joined again in 2005 -2006 Project!
"US/Japan SchoolLink Project" is designed to enhance understanding between Japanese schools and US schools, especially ones in New York City. The program is coordinated by Dr.Sheila Gersh, professor at the City College of New York. We met her on the Internet. and she visited our school three times with groups of teachers from New York public schools. In 1997, she started this project on the Internet replacing her seminar trip to Japan.
One of our classes in the first grade participate in the project and has been working since October.
US/Japan SchoolLink Project Web Site
"Dream School Project" is designed to
create a peaceful & hopeful school with big communication through internet & Video Conference (LIVE). Jearn have been organizing this project and they have a lot of other projects to exchange culture.
We participated in the below:
|Session||Theme||Date (our web page linked)|
|5th Video Conference||Folk tale Theater||May 20th, 2005|
|4th Video Conference||Peace through Poetry||May 21st, 2004|
|3rd Video Conference||Our story of Harry Potter||May 23rd, 2003|
|2nd Video Conference||Dream School Songs||May 17th, 2002|
|1st Video Conference||(No Participation)|
Calss1-6 (2002 school year) had collaboration with students at Von Steuben HS. Chicago, USA. They could shared much teenager's culture each other through e-mail exchange and video conference.
1st video conference on December 20, 2002 (Webpage of Chicago) / 2nd video conference on March 20, 2003(Webpage of Chicago) / 3rd video conference on Nov. 21, 2003(Webpage of Chicago)
grade in USA) participated the
Around the World Project of
Students at Passaic Valley High School, New Jersey.
Passaic Valley was making the ISDN calls to each of the 15 locations.
They were also prepare 5 questions in advance to be the basis for discussion
between the schools.
Countries of Participants were Great Britain, Romania, Canada, Argentina, Mexico, Costa Rica, Australia,
Japan (Wako Kokusai HS), Hong Kong, India, Russia, Ukraine, South Africa, Germany, Israel
Web Page of Our Story on May
It is one of iEARN projects and Von Steuben HS. Chicago, USA have planed and invited to join schools all over the world. In our school, 240 students in six computer classes for 10th graders are participating now. We are eager for them to build up a great peaceful world on our planet through this project.
Feb. 2004, all (1-1,1-2,1-3,1-4,1-5,1-6) classes has already completed their work. See their wish for Peace.
The mission of the Global Classroom Connection is to bring the experience of direct personal communication with people from other parts of our world to as many students in the world as possible. We intend to accomplish this goal through classroom based interactive relationships using shared Web sites.2005 School Year :
|Partner Class||Kanchanaburi, Thailand||Aragon HS, USA||Aragon HS, USA||Phayao, Thailand||Patana INHS, Thailand||Phayao, Thailand||Mills HS, USA||Mills HS, USA|