A Comenius project Jan Amos Comenius was a Czech matematician and professor who lived in the 1700s He was one of the first erudites who considered that boys and girls were equals in education and could study the same subjects at school This statue of Comenius is in front of his House-Museum, in Czech Republic What is it?
Sharing the Cultures of Europe <ul><li>The name of Comenius is used to refer an EU educational program . Its purpose is to support contact among schools from Europe </li></ul>
In 2005, 3 new schools from Czech Republic, Bulgaria and Spain enlarged the project Sharing the Cultures of Europe is a 3 year Comenius project It started in 2004, with 3 schools from Spain, Poland and Tukey
¿What activities do we do? … to exchange them with the other schools At your own school… Prepare materials…
What else activities do we do? And represent your country Learning a language to communicate with foreign people who cannot speak your mother language
Msn contact with other students What else activities do we do? Writing letters to students from different schools
Learning songs from different countries ¿What else activities do we do? And sometimes, dances from different countries
How many foreign languages must you learn to participate in Comenius? English is enough
What else activities do we do? Theatre plays Dear SnowWhite, we are the XXL seven dwarfs Zzzz… Mmm, I’ve forgotten my lines Sure, LittleRed RidingHood. THIS WASN’T THE WOLF, BUT THE GRANDPA!! Psyco LittleRed RidingHood
What else activities do we do? Get to know other schools Gym in Secondary Education School nº 4 in Chorzow (Poland) Binding workshop in ISST COP in Zlín (Czech Republic)
Students tell about their home town, their schools… Teachers have to speak in English to audiences, sometimes Hello, we are Verónica and Sandra, from Getafe, Spain My home town is near Madrid. There is a cathedral, La Magdalena We bring some posters showing our country traditions And the Oscar goes to… Pardon…?
Places we have gone to November 2004 and 2005: Getafe (Spain) February 2005: Istambul (Turkey) May 2005: Chorzow (Poland) April 2006: Prague and Zlín (Czech Republic) October 2006: Setenil de las Bodegas (Spain) May 2007: Stara Zagora (Bulgaria)
Zlata Ulica (Gold Street), in Prague Alchemists try to turn rough metals into gold. A king of the XVI century hired alchemists from Prague and built these houses in a dead end street for them to live by his castle… but with little chance to escape