Our Grade Six class has agreed to keep the rest of the school updated as to
what is happening during the Canada Winter Games in February. They will get
all of this information by using the Internet. They will read the articles,
print them, prepare bulletin boards and go to other classrooms to give
reports. All the information that they get will come from the internet.
One of the goals of the Social Studies program is to promote the development
of research skills (organizing, evaluating, and presenting information.
This project is geared toward that goal. In addition, students will be
learning the names and location of different countries of the world who are
participating in the Olympics and this will give them an enriched general
knowledge about our world.
This project will be aimed at the following goal as outlined in "A
Curriculum Framework for Technology Education".
- use communication tools to access, evaluate and select
appropriate information and to create, modify and disseminate
The STEM~Net Stellar Schools program is essential to this project. This is
the only way that our students could have in-school access to the Internet.
A few of our students have access from their homes; however, this project
will be carried out in school under teacher supervision. Hence multiple
access to the internet is essential for the completion of this project.
- Students will become proficient at using the Internet to access
and select appropriate information to accomplish the goals stated
- Students will develop confidence in using today's and even
tomorrow's technology to solve some of their problems.
- Students will develop an appreciation for the internet as a
tool for keeping us up to date on happenings around the