We will have a precise view on how the different societies now remember World War II. Topics: 1) Getting to know each other, the way it is taught, comparing school textbooks on the topic 2) The effect on the participants' town and country and the way it is remembered (interviews, films, archives, photos) 3) The way it is remembered internationally and politically including the Shoah 4) The way it is remembered in cultural contexts and transferred through media and film
- Subjects: European Studies, Foreign Languages, History, History of Culture, Politics
- Languages: DE - EN - TR
- Pupil's age: 13 - 18
- Tools to be used: Chat, e-mail, Forum, MP3, Other software (Powerpoint, video, pictures and drawings)
The aim is to give a European perspective to this deep caesura in the history of so many nations. We... read moreThe aim is to give a European perspective to this deep caesura in the history of so many nations. We want to make pupils really understand why specific aspects of World War II are still a controversial and emotional topic between their nations, and finally deconstruct myths, legends and stereotypes, which were especially transported in this period of time. Furthermore practising the other language and getting to know the pupils with other international and transcultural backgrounds is a further vital aim of our project. It might motivate the addressees to maybe meet afterwards or engage in school-exchanges.
- Work process:
Online work with all possibilities of etwinning. Sharing photos, films, texts. Work on the topics in discussion groups. Meeting online... read moreOnline work with all possibilities of etwinning. Sharing photos, films, texts. Work on the topics in discussion groups. Meeting online minimum 2-3 times a week, in mixed teams with members of the different schools hide
- Expected results: Creating a website with all our results and also putting them on a public twinspace.