"Vuvu quietly let the wind blow the millet, the birds were carefully eating the millet that fell on the ground, and the worms in the forest laughed happily. Do you know why the worms laughed? Because the birds are full, they won't Eating worms!" Dimoer Elementary School teacher Yang Ping vividly recreated her daily class scene: using the traditional food of the Paiwan people - "millet" to teach Mandarin, the math class integrates the hunter archery scene to explain the nine-nine multiplication, and the slate house Even if we are not Paiwan ethnicity, we are still very proud of the story, and we can't help but want to go to Dimo'er Elementary School in Sandimen Township, Pingtung to have a class together.
I am also curious about how children will feel popular database when they hear the oral culture of tribal elders and Vuvu (grandparents, elders in the clan)? Will the Mesozoic parents who are holding a tablet to study with their children remember the memories they experienced as children? New textbooks, bilingual teaching: immersing in one's own cultural context, growing subject ability Ti mur, in Paiwan language, means: Sons and daughters of the sun who accept the quenched chains of the earth and are meticulously crafted. Dimoer Elementary School was formerly known as Sandi Elementary School. In 2015, on the occasion of the centenary of its establishment, it was renamed the Paiwan tribe name "
Dimoer". This is not only the first primary school in Taiwan named after the aboriginal language, but also since 2016 last year, it has also used ethnic-based textbooks designed with Paiwan culture as the mainstay. Do not use textbooks influenced by mainstream culture, and ethnic language teaching materials that only teach single characters and words, Dimoer Elementary School, from textbook pictures and texts to digital teaching materials, uses ethnic language and Chinese "bilingual" in parallel, which is close to their life situation, so that the Children see and hear their own culture in textbooks, and even learn their own culture from the perspective of appreciation. Chen Huimei, the principal of Dimoer Elementary School and also a Paiwan native of Sandimen Township, said that the benefits of using Paiwan-based teaching materials exceeded their expectations: