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Taiwan (Taipei) 17 – 22 Nov 2013

 

Highlights of Trip :

  • Visit to the Taipei Public Library Beitou Branch (‘Green Library’)北投绿色博物馆, which is a marvel of green architecture. 
  • Visit to Rabbit Pencils Factory 玉兔文具工厂to learn about the history of pencils and pencil-making and enjoy making your own personalized pencils on the spot.
  • Yilan Toucheng Leisure Farm 头城农场 to enjoy the farm activities, such as animal feeding, fruit and vegetable picking, fishing and padi planting.

 

 

RivBE Feature

 

Purposeful Engagement

Hands-on activities and farm-stay

 

 

 

ICT embedded

Making of travel video to introduce Taiwan to peers, and/or travel blog.

 

 

 

Refer to website https://www.facebook.com/rvpstaiwan

 

Holistically integrated

Pupils put up performance for the local schools. They also have hands-on experience in Pencil-Making and Animal Feeding, Fruits & Vegetables Picking, Fishing and Padi-Planting.

 

 

 

Thinking Driven

Pupils divided out the work amongst themselves to make the video during the trip and after they returned.

 

 

 

Active Experimentation

After learning the history of pencils & pencils-making, the pupils had hands-on experience with the making of pencils.

 

 

Concrete Experience

Pupils applied their skills learnt from Financial Literacy Workshop, and the Reporters’ Training Workshop.

 

 

 

 

 

Reflective Observation

Pupils did their reflection throughout the trip, to be included in their travel video projects.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abstract Conceptualisation

Pupils learn about different currency exchange rates before the trip. During the trip, they have to manage their money well.

 

 

 

A Reporters’ Training Workshop was conducted for pupils prior the trip. Pupils had hands-on experience in the making of their own travel video.

 

 

Creative & Adaptive Learners

Pupils picked up new skills and improvised on the spot.

 

 

 

 

World-Ready Citizens

Interaction with the local people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confident & Skilled Communicators

Pupils to interview local people for their travel videos.

 

 

 

 

Caring & Emphatic Citizens

Pupils will learn how to care for the environment through the local school, ‘Green Library’ Taipei Public Library Beitou Branch and the farm-stay at Yilan Toucheng Leisure Farm.