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What kind of experimental equipment do you have in your school?

Photos? --White Eagle 08:05, 7 October 2008 (UTC)

Here have a look at one our typical Science Labs vkizza
Thanks for the great photos. I see, your school is relatively well equipped. You even have a flat screen? I'll gona add some pictures of my school here in Munich.--White Eagle 07:56, 14 October 2008 (UTC)

One-computer classroom

Another idea could be how best to use ICT resources such as simulations to teach physics and the associated pedagogies in say the most common "one-computer classroom".
Many schools are acquiring these resources but in many cases they remain largely unused so are Internet resources. --Vkizza 17:30, 16 October 2008 (UTC)

These "one-computer classrooms", do they have internet access? Dial-up? --White Eagle 07:24, 17 October 2008 (UTC)

Yes! There is usually an LCD projector,and the one computer that the teachers uses.! Another one Gunther,at my school,and many others for that matter,there are about 25 computers but because of the rampant power cuts,the class is more often than not reduced to a "one-computer class",because the school has a small generator that can only power one computer or two and a projector,which the teacher uses in this situation. Also I sometimes use this conviniently because,then students are easier to control since I am again the "centre of attention" when their computers are off! --Vkizza 15:10, 20 October 2008 (UTC)

Fine. I think I like these "one-computer-classes". In my school, there is a new building under way and there we'll have one computer per classroom too. And with and LCD projector, it makes sense for tuition. But may I interpret your statement in the way that in some modern secondary schools in Uganda such equipment is available (like yours)?--White Eagle 09:21, 21 October 2008 (UTC)
Schools which have these convertible facilities(labs)are indeed very few country wide. Usually the top schools such as Gayaza High school. Just have a look at the arrangement.--Vkizza 12:03, 21 October 2008 (UTC)


Hi Vincent, thanks for the picture from your school lab. It is the equipment we have already in some of our classrooms, and will have in all of the new ones. I can understand your interest in pedagogics for this. Here in Bavaria there is no standard answer to this question. Every teacher uses it in the way he likes to. Some use Moodle in computer science, in Physics we mostly use on-line simulations. Example: Now in my grade 12 course I do Millikan, and use a nice simulation for that, written by a German author. See [1].
But my question: Shall we work much on this topic, given that only very few schools in your country would benefit from it? I'd propose to just open up a simple commented link-list, and people can add what they find worthy.
BTW, I hope I'm not too indiscreet telling you that the home page of your school is quite disappointing. []
This is probably due to the fact that there is no big need for it. The page of my school (I didn't yet contribute anything so I don't say it to boast) has several hundred thousands of visits each year:[2].--White Eagle 08:37, 22 October 2008 (UTC)
True,our school page is most disappointing. Partly, this is because it is no one's project and so far is not perceived as a thing that can serve a particular useful purpose...I have a different view the problem has just been time...BTW,a teacher here has a weekly load of 24 lessons. How does that compare in Bavaria?--Vkizza 05:41, 23 October 2008 (UTC)
Hi Vincent, 24 lessons a 45 Minutes for a Math/Phys teacher in Bavaria. Home page: Our informatics teachers have programmed parts of the school home page together with their students. How about if I ask them if they could help you with yours? Could be a nice leaning project for our students too!--Günther Osswald 13:54, 24 October 2008 (UTC)
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