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Preparation of a Primary School Website (SIP039)
This project engaged children from two schools in researching, developing, designing and producing a website which listed the amenities in the local hinterland.
Duration
18 months
Lead Organisation
St Saviour's National School, Co. Wicklow
Project Aims
 
  • To engage the pupils and teachers in the participating schools in a cross-curricular initiative using ICT.
  • To raise pupils' awareness of their own locality and to instil a sense of pride of place.
  • To foster in the pupils an appreciation of the quality of life and the richness of culture in their own area.
  • To expose students to the elements of research, design, collaboration and functional creative writing.
  • Indicative Outcomes
     
  • Recording and dissemination of best practices in using ICT in the development of a cross-curricular project.
  • Development of a model for co-operation which small rural primary schools can follow when involved in collaborative projects involving ICT.
  • Enhancement of the technical expertise in the schools.
  • Contribution to the development of students' research skills, as well as their social interaction and leadership qualities.
  • Enhancement of students' and teachers' ICT skills and introduction to elements of Web page design and development.
  • Participating Schools
    Scoil Caoimhín Naofa, Co. Wicklow
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