Children from partner schools will learn about each other using different media: newspapers, video, photpgraphs, blogs. Through the whole year together they will create newspapers and blog where they will share their stories, videos and photographs about everything that will happen in their school. For that they will collaborate through forum and chat on twinspace and email. They will also upload documents, photographs and all their work on twinspace.
Children will learn so many exciting things about other countries and children.They will also learn how to make newspaper and blog, write articles and design it.They will be encouraged to use ICT.
- Subjects: Art, Citizenship, Cross Curricular, Design and Technology, European Studies, Foreign Languages, Geography, History of Culture, Informatics / ICT, Language and Literature, Media Education, Music, Primary School Subjects
- Languages: EN
- Pupil's age: 8 - 15
- Tools to be used: Chat, e-mail, Forum, Other software (Powerpoint, video, pictures and drawings), Virtual learning environment (communities, virtual classes, ...), Web publishing
Using ICT, encouraging children to use English for communication, encourage children to express themselves through different media: newpapers, blogs and... read moreUsing ICT, encouraging children to use English for communication, encourage children to express themselves through different media: newpapers, blogs and video. Teachers and children will learn about other countries - their educational system,political system, habbits, meals and many curricular and extra curricular activites performed by others. They will learn how to share theri work onlane and collaborate through virtual environments. hide
- Work process:
Step1: Every two month children will colaborate in a virtual environment and together create newspaper on a topic previously set... read moreStep1: Every two month children will colaborate in a virtual environment and together create newspaper on a topic previously set for every issue different - related with the life of the children in their school. Every school will make 5 articles from their school, and one article about the other school using information provide by children from that school, photos, videos and stories uploaded on the twinspace.That will show how much they've learned about the other school.
Step2: Children will collaborate through forum and chaton twinspace and google docs.
Step2: Blog will be created where every stories, photographs and videos will be posted for every event in the school.
Step3: Children will upload documents, photopgraphs, presentations,video on twinspace.
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- Expected results: Several issues of newspapers (printed and online), short movies, PPT presentations, blogs, documents.