Using the Partner Finding ForumAnne Gilleran – pedagogical managereTwinning Central Support ServiceeTwinning Plus – Kiev April 2013
Log in to the Partner Finding ForumFind 3 messages– 1. for pupils aged 4 – 11– 2. for pupils aged 12 – 15– 3. for pupils aged 16 - 19
Analyse the project messages you have chosen Is the project idea managable? What is the language proposed? What subjects could be integrated into this project? What language do the teachers speak? What tools are mentioned? What is the next step proposed?
Matchmaking: a proactive approachSuggested steps 1. Know your teachers’ preferences
Questions to ask before starting…..What kind of partner school should it be?· What age should the pupils in the partner classhave?· Project language?· Subjects the project should be related to· Concrete ideas and suggestions for the project· Tools I’d like to use· What is of special importance for an eTwinningpartnership?
Matchmaking: Suggested steps cont. 1. Analyse the messages in the forum 2. Try to see which message might suit certain teachers 3. Contact the teachers and suggest they answer this message 4. Follow up after a week to see what the progress is
Putting messages in the forumWhat are the ingredients of a successfulmessage? – Clear ideas – Clear details • Age of pupils • Language • Subjects – Friendly tone
Working with NSSDuring work group meetings discussways in which the matchmaking processcan be facilitated.