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Introduction to eTwinning
Introduction to eTwinning
Introduction to eTwinning
Introduction to eTwinning
Introduction to eTwinning
Introduction to eTwinning
Introduction to eTwinning
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Introduction to eTwinning
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Introduction to eTwinning

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Introducing teachers to the possibilities of eTwinning.

Introducing teachers to the possibilities of eTwinning.

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  • 1. eTwinning www.etwinning.net Owain Wright eTwinning Project Officer British Council Wales
  • 2. After today’s workshop you will:
    • Understand what eTwinning is
    • Be registered on the portal
    • Have contacted at least one potential partner on the site
    • Have some project ideas
    • Know what to do next
  • 3. Aims of eTwinning
    • Facilitate collaboration between teachers in different countries in Europe
    • Allow teachers and pupils to work together online using various tools
    • Provide a multilingual platform for online work in 23 languages
    • Make it easy to use ICT in education
  • 4.
    • 32 European Countries
    • Over 80,000 teachers in Europe
    • Over 8,000 teachers in UK
    • Over 550 teachers in Wales
    • Over 4,500 active projects
    eTwinning Headlines
  • 5. 3 layers
    • The Public Portal
      • Information and inspiration for all
      • Where teachers register to eTwinning
    • The Desktop
      • Search tools and profiles
      • Where teachers get in touch, communicate and share
      • and register an eTwinning project
    • The TwinSpace
      • Private project workspace
      • Where project partners and pupils collaborate online
      • Where project work is/can be published and shared online
  • 6. Reasons to use eTwinning:
    • It is a free resource
    • Safe online environment
    • No application form or lengthy admin process
    • Could be your 1 st step or could enhance an existing link
    • Real context for learning
    • Develop ICT skills
  • 7. Outside of www.etwinning.net
    • Blogging www.blogger.com
    • Video-conferencing http://flashmeeting.e2bn.net/ & www.elluminate.com
    • Wikispaces www.wikispaces.com
    • Google docs http://docs.google.com
    • Wordle www.wordle.net
    • Animoto www.animoto.com
  • 8. Project ideas and examples
    • Travel Buddy Project:
    • http://www.iscacollege.devon.sch.uk/
    • Schoolovision 2009: http://schoolovision2009.blogspot.com/
  • 9. Partner finding tips
    • Write clear and concise project ideas on your profile
    • Be proactive
    • Be Flexible
    • Use the partner finding forum
    • Remember that you are working with other teachers
    • Don’t give up!!
  • 10. Support
    • [email_address] – Your local eTwinning officer based in Cardiff
    • [email_address] – Main team in Belfast
    • On the web –
    • www.britishcouncil.org/etwinning – UK site
    • www.etwinning.wikispaces.com – eTwinnning UK Wikispace
    • www.etwinninguk.typepad – eTwinning UK Blog
    • www.twitter.com/etwinninguk – Follow us on Twitter
    • This presentation can be found at:
    • http://www.slideshare.net/OwainWright

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