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  • Here are the search results – 19 a much more manageable number to review You can see the first 4 teachers on the list – you can see Name School name Pupil age range Language the wish to work in Subject interest Country flag I want to click on the 4 th profile as this teacher looks like she might have similar project ideas
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  • Finding an eTwinning Partner School Webinar ppt

    1. 1. The eTwinning webinar ‘Finding an eTwinning partner school’ will begin at 16:30 While you wait you can check that you’ll be able to hear us by clicking ‘Tools’ – ‘Audio’ – ‘Audio Set-Up Wizard’ While you wait, you can take a quiz to test your eTwinning knowledge! You can find the links to complete a quiz in the chat box
    2. 2. Finding an eTwinning partner school
    3. 3. Moderator Intro Slide
    4. 4. Presenter Intro slide
    5. 5. Blackboard Collaborate The Basics Use the Chat facility Vote Use the multiple choice Use the non-verbal communication tools
    6. 8. Task 1 Use the Chat function to introduce yourself, e.g. Hi, my name is . . . I joined eTwinning in. . .
    7. 10. Use the green tick (for yes) or red cross (for no) to answer this question Is this your first webinar? Task 2
    8. 12. Use the vote function to answer our poll…. Where are you joining us from this afternoon? Task 3 A) England B) Scotland C) Northern Ireland D) Wales E) Germany
    9. 13. Use the vote function to answer our poll…. What type of school do you work in? Task 4 <ul><li>Nursery B) Primary </li></ul><ul><li>C) Secondary/Further D) SEN </li></ul><ul><li>E) Other </li></ul>
    10. 15. Task 5 If you’re happy and you know if, click the smiley button! Coz you’re happy and you know it!
    11. 16. In this Webinar we will learn how to Use the eTwinning partner finding forum Use the eTwinning search function
    12. 17.
    13. 18. <ul><li>Let’s test our eTwinning knowledge! </li></ul>
    14. 19. What type of schools can I partner with? A) All types of schools (including SEN) from age 3 – 19 B) Primary & Secondary Schools only C) Primary Schools only D) I don’t know!
    15. 20. How many countries are currently able to participate in eTwinning (including the UK)? A) 27 B) 30 C) 32 D) 34
    16. 21. Which country is the newest member of the eTwinning community?   A) Turkey B) Croatia C) Switzerland D) Norway
    17. 22. What language(s) can be used for eTwinning projects? A) English only B) Any language, as agreed, by all the project partners C) English & French only D) My native language only
    18. 23. When can I begin an eTwinning project? A) Any date, mutually agreed by partner school (s) B) During the Autumn term only C) During term time only D) September only
    19. 24. How long does an eTwinning project last? <ul><li>1-3 months </li></ul><ul><li>1 year or more </li></ul><ul><li>Any amount of time, mutually agreed with partner school (s) </li></ul><ul><li>3-9 months </li></ul>
    20. 25. Are you still with me so far? Give me a smiley face if you are!
    21. 26. Any Questions?
    22. 27. Have you heard of the eTwinning forum?
    23. 28. Have you used the eTwinning forum before?
    24. 31. Find eTwinners Forum
    25. 32. Example 1 Searching for an interesting post
    26. 37. Top Tips <ul><li>Note the title of posts you reply to </li></ul><ul><li>Note the name of the post author </li></ul><ul><li>Regularly check eTwinning for replies and new messages </li></ul><ul><li>Remember netiquette! </li></ul><ul><li>Keep searching! </li></ul>
    27. 38. Example 2 Creating a new post
    28. 42. <ul><li>Your message will now be displayed at the top of the forum screen initially </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to monitor the post and respond to any replies </li></ul><ul><li>Remember netiquette </li></ul>
    29. 43. Recap Where can you find the eTwinning forum? <ul><li>Projects </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning homepage </li></ul><ul><li>My profile </li></ul><ul><li>Find eTwinners </li></ul>
    30. 44. Recap Imagine, you are looking for a new partner school to begin an eTwinning project. You would like to work with a school with pupils aged 14-15. Which forum would you use? <ul><li>eTwinning project 4-11 </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning project 12-15 </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning project 16-19 </li></ul><ul><li>Comenius project 12-15 </li></ul>
    31. 45. Recap Once you are in the eTwinning forum, what can you do? <ul><li>Read a forum post </li></ul><ul><li>Read & reply to a forum post </li></ul><ul><li>Create a forum post </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>
    32. 46. Any Questions?
    33. 47. Have you used the eTwinning search before?
    34. 48. Find eTwinners Search: quick search
    35. 51. Good for specific searches for individual schools or teachers
    36. 55. Category Search
    37. 63. Recap Where do you find the eTwinning partner search? partner search? partner search? <ul><li>eTwinning homepage </li></ul><ul><li>Find eTwinners </li></ul><ul><li>My profile </li></ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul>
    38. 64. Recap Imagine, you are searching for a Polish partner school and you have no existing Polish links. Would you use the quick search?
    39. 65. Recap Imagine, a colleague at school has links with another European teacher. You would also like to contact this teacher on eTwinning. Would you use the category search?
    40. 66. Any Questions?
    41. 67. Keep searching! It can take some time to find the perfect partner school  <ul><li>Once you start communicating with partner schools: </li></ul><ul><li>Reply to email/messages/forum posts promptly </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss project ideas clearly and openly with potential partner schools </li></ul><ul><li>Be open and flexible to different ideas and approaches </li></ul>
    42. 69. NEW ONLINE EVENT: FINDING A GERMAN PARTNER SCHOOL <ul><li>2 Nov 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>This event is comprised of a live, interactive webinar & preparation activities. It is open to secondary teachers, of any subject, with an interest in finding a German partner school in order to begin a new eTwinning project. </li></ul><ul><li>Contact [email_address] </li></ul>
    43. 70. Has this session been helpful? <ul><li>Very helpful B. Helpful </li></ul><ul><li>C. A little bit helpful D. Not sure </li></ul>
    44. 71. Thank you for participating in our webinar Please complete our short evaluation form
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