eTwinning and MFL
Helena Butterfield
Head of MFL St. Michael’s RC School
eTwinning Ambassador
Links into Languages Trainer...
Why?
• Celebrate different cultures
• Native speaker contact
• Authentic material
• Real audience
• Widens focus
• Motivat...
What is eTwinning?
•Enables teachers, pupils and students in 32 European
countries to work together using ICT.
•European C...
www.etwinning.net
Register for eTwinning
Find a partner school
Submit your project idea for
approval
Submit your
project idea to
your NSS
(British Council)
Project kits
Project is approved and eTwinning
Label awarded
Twinspace
• Similar to VLE
Ideas that have worked
Blogging project with France
Wiki project (in English)
with France, Italy, Turkey,
Romania, Poland
Project on
our local
area in
German
On going
GCSE project
with France
Realtime communication
• Online Chat
Twinspace
Chatroom
Skype chat
• Video conference
Realtime face-to-face
communication
Awards and Recognition
Quality Labels: Recognition of
outstanding projects from the UK
NSS (British Council) and the
Europ...
More information
• The Langwitch Chronicles:
http://helenabutterfield.net
• eTwinning: www.etwinning.net
• British Council...
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Show and Tell eTwinning

  1. 1. eTwinning and MFL Helena Butterfield Head of MFL St. Michael’s RC School eTwinning Ambassador Links into Languages Trainer http://helenabutterfield.net helenabutterfield@gmail.com
  2. 2. Why? • Celebrate different cultures • Native speaker contact • Authentic material • Real audience • Widens focus • Motivation
  3. 3. What is eTwinning? •Enables teachers, pupils and students in 32 European countries to work together using ICT. •European Commission’s partner finding and online collaboration tool. •Schools and colleges (working with pupils and students between the ages of 3 and 20) can register details, create a profile, search for partners and engage in online partnerships •Short or long term partnerships •Collaborate on a range of curriculum based projects in any subject area •No administration process or time restriction •Free!
  4. 4. www.etwinning.net
  5. 5. Register for eTwinning
  6. 6. Find a partner school
  7. 7. Submit your project idea for approval Submit your project idea to your NSS (British Council)
  8. 8. Project kits
  9. 9. Project is approved and eTwinning Label awarded
  10. 10. Twinspace • Similar to VLE
  11. 11. Ideas that have worked
  12. 12. Blogging project with France
  13. 13. Wiki project (in English) with France, Italy, Turkey, Romania, Poland
  14. 14. Project on our local area in German
  15. 15. On going GCSE project with France
  16. 16. Realtime communication • Online Chat Twinspace Chatroom Skype chat
  17. 17. • Video conference Realtime face-to-face communication
  18. 18. Awards and Recognition Quality Labels: Recognition of outstanding projects from the UK NSS (British Council) and the European CSS (EU) UK eTwinning Awards European eTwinning Awards
  19. 19. More information • The Langwitch Chronicles: http://helenabutterfield.net • eTwinning: www.etwinning.net • British Council: www.britishcouncil.org • helenabutterfield@gmail.com • Twitter: @langwitch

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