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The "rainbow village" project

Registered on 10.09.2011 - Closed on 25.10.2012

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Project details

Motto : “a rainbow nation at peace with itself and the world” Nelson Mandela How about joining our “Rainbow village” where students from France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Slovakia and the United Kingdom will learn to live together and share their experiences. The languages used will be English and French. Through the etwinning platform, students will first get to know each other, discuss every day life topics and compare their customs with their European counterparts. This data will then be used to create a virtual village that will be a "mixture" of cultures where students will 1) assume new identities (physical description, character, likes and dislikes ...), 2) write a physical description of their ideal village, 3) decide upon an emblem, a national anthem and common laws. Events could take place in this village and the participants will react to them and thus interact. Their creation will be collected in a blog specially designed for the project. The students could communicate through either emails or videoconferencing. In parallel, specially designed teaching material will be made available for the students (with a special focus on the teaching of cognitive and metacognitive strategies) on a learning platform at Nancy university or on the virtual etwinning space. Finally, the teachers and students will share their impressions of the project. Visit our blog : http://therainbowvillageproject.blogspot.com/

  • Subjects: Art, Cross Curricular, Environmental Education, Foreign Languages, Informatics / ICT, Music
  • Languages: EN - FR
  • Pupil's age: 11 - 15
  • Tools to be used: Audio conference, Chat, e-mail, Forum, MP3, Other software (Powerpoint, video, pictures and drawings), Project Diary, Twinspace, Video conference, Virtual learning environment (communities, virtual classes, ...), Web publishing
  • Aims: Aims and objectives The aims and objectives of this project are manifold : educational : - to develop the students' intercultural... read more
  • Work process: Work process There are to be several steps that will run abreast in this project : step 1 : On the etwinning platform... read more
  • Expected results: Expected results - creation of a blog describing their “rainbow village” - publishing of the material produced on a blog - publishing of... read more
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Project partners - 8 partner(s)
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Artemiza Lovin

School Icon Sc. Gimn. Nr.29 Galati (Galati, Romania)

Subjects: Citizenship, Cross Curricular, Drama, Environmental Education, Foreign Languages, History of Culture, Informatics / ICT, Language and Literature, Media Education, Music, Primary School Subjects

Languages: EN - FR

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Helena Butterfield

School Icon St Michael's Catholic Academy (Billingham, United Kingdom)

Subjects: Citizenship, Cross Curricular, Environmental Education, Foreign Languages

Languages: DE - ES - FR

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İnnap KAYA

School Icon 50. Yıl Ortaokulu (Samsun, Turkey)

Subjects: Drama, Foreign Languages, Language and Literature, Music, Psychology, Technology

Languages: EN - FR

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isabelle bonnassies

School Icon Collège Jean Lacaze (GRISOLLES, France)

Subjects: Citizenship, Design and Technology, Foreign Languages, Language and Literature, Physical Education

Languages: EN

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Ivana Natali

School Icon ICS di Sermide (Sermide (MN), Italy)

Subjects: Citizenship, Cross Curricular, European Studies, Foreign Languages, Geography, History, Language and Literature

Languages: EN - FR - IT

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Katarína Hybenová

School Icon Gymnázium M. M. Hodžu (Liptovský Mikuláš, Slovakia)

Subjects: Foreign Languages, Language and Literature, Social Studies / Sociology

Languages: EN

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Paraskevi Belogia

School Icon Primary School of Grizano (Δημοτικό Σχολείο Γριζάνου) (Τρίκαλα, Greece)

Subjects: Art, Drama, Environmental Education, Foreign Languages, History of Culture, Informatics / ICT, Language and Literature, Media Education, Music

Languages: EN

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Stanisława Czerezdrecka

School Icon Zespół Szkół w Dąbrowie (Dąbrowa Opolska, Poland)

Subjects: Cross Curricular, Foreign Languages, Social Studies / Sociology

Languages: EN