Tom Baines School
From Russia with Love
Began - April 25, 2000
Project Members at Tom Baines
Project Member at IMC (The Information Methodical
Center) of Leninsky District (Schools No. 152, 175)
The Ural State University
Telus Teacher Leader
Overall objective is to get committed students who will keep on
communicating and share as much information about Russia and Canada
through what ever media available.
Things done to date:
- Applied to Telus for funding under the Telecollaborative
- Communications between Russia and Tom Baines
has occurred at both the teacher and student level, through email.
- Communications with the computer professor
at Ural Mountain University.
- Exchange of cultural items for sharing in the
- Photos sent from both areas for sharing in
Ideas for using computer technology to enhance
and expand the experience of cultural exchange
- set up a web site at the Tom Baines end to
share photos, writing and other student work between the two
schools and other schools as we choose.
- email between individual students at both ends
( Nomad at the Tom Baines end)
Communicate with Yana about the plan with program objectives
-copy of the word processing that we have done (completed)
-web site and how to access it from her end (completed)
-software necessary for both us and her (completed)
Determine what technology to purchase or acquire (completed)
Send chosen technology to Russia (completed)
-inside their school to facilitate objective
-outside the school - video camcorder and tapes
Training for LA and Social Studies teachers
-determine and complete our team's objectives (completed)
-what and how were are to exchange (completed)
-cultural patterns and pictures - education, political, technological,
entertainment, language, role and kinship, courtship and marriage,
economical and artistic. (completed)
-cultural artifacts exchange through post (ongoing)
-LA teachers dialog on "Animal Farm"
-training on email, scanning, video digitization, video to TV
Establish committed connections with two to three students in
each grade 9 home room in Tom Baines with students in Russia.
(completed for 1/3 of students participating)
October 2000 to June 2001
Complete Project objectives
Create a web page with the results of the project, and provide
teacher notes as to the success/failure
of the overall process of the project.
Page created by R. Tapp and M. Paterson
Page last updated October 11, 2001
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