Strand 4: Your eTwinning Pedagogical Issues Anne Gilleran
Blog <ul><li>http://blog.eun.org/etwinningconference2008 </li></ul>
Background <ul><li>eTwinning started in 2004 - 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment Phase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build the ...
Main Activities 1 <ul><li>Portal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources = pedagogical kits & Guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><l...
 
 
 
Main Activities 2 <ul><li>Physical Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>eTwin...
Main Activities 3 <ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eTwinning Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflections on eTwi...
Consolidation Phase   <ul><ul><li>2008 - 2013 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CSS Aim : To continue to provide support  for eTw...
New directions <ul><li>eTwinning Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities of practice  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resou...
New challenges <ul><li>More countries  </li></ul><ul><li>Rising numbers  </li></ul><ul><li>Increased activity </li></ul>
Workshop Format <ul><li>Each table elect a reporter </li></ul><ul><li>6 questions  X 10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Addition...
Question 1 <ul><li>What do you think would be a suitable alternative prize  to the eTwinning Camp? </li></ul>
Question 2 <ul><li>What pedagogical resources would you like to see on the Portal? </li></ul>
Question 3 <ul><li>What features would you like to see in an eTwinning community? </li></ul>
Question 4 <ul><li>What type of eTwinning book would be useful to you? </li></ul>
Question 5 <ul><li>What should be the focus for Professional Development?  </li></ul><ul><li>1. European Workshops? </li><...
Question 6 <ul><ul><li>What would you like to have  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in a  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ready made...
Conclusions
Don’t forget the Blog! <ul><li>http://blog.eun.org/etwinningconference2008 </li></ul>
Results Question 1 <ul><li>ICT equipment to facilitate collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation to visit partners </li...
Results Question 2 <ul><li>Videochat </li></ul><ul><li>Simplified gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Online tutorials on eTwinning ...
Results Question 3 <ul><li>Broadcast conferences every 2 - 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>Polls on different educational issue...
Results Question 4 <ul><li>Surprisingly only a few of the participants had seen the eTwinning Book </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A...
Results Question 5 <ul><li>European workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></...
Results Question 6   <ul><li>Step by step instructions and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Link to projects using the kit idea </l...
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eTwinning Conference 2008 - Workshop Strand 4 Pedagogy

  1. 1. Strand 4: Your eTwinning Pedagogical Issues Anne Gilleran
  2. 2. Blog <ul><li>http://blog.eun.org/etwinningconference2008 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Background <ul><li>eTwinning started in 2004 - 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Establishment Phase </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Build the portal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create the pedagogical concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involve the teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide resources </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Main Activities 1 <ul><li>Portal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources = pedagogical kits & Guidelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples = Gallery of projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotional activities = eTwinning Prize & eTwinning Labels </li></ul></ul>
  5. 8. Main Activities 2 <ul><li>Physical Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Development Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning Camp </li></ul><ul><li>National Contact workshops. </li></ul>27 2 8 - 10 2005 - 2008
  6. 9. Main Activities 3 <ul><li>Publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eTwinning Book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflections on eTwinning -Series of 3 books </li></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Consolidation Phase <ul><ul><li>2008 - 2013 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CSS Aim : To continue to provide support for eTwinning community </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources & Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continue to provide resources and activities </li></ul></ul>
  8. 11. New directions <ul><li>eTwinning Community </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities of practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Networking opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  9. 12. New challenges <ul><li>More countries </li></ul><ul><li>Rising numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Increased activity </li></ul>
  10. 13. Workshop Format <ul><li>Each table elect a reporter </li></ul><ul><li>6 questions X 10 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Additional questions from group? </li></ul><ul><li>Group decides on Comments for reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting back </li></ul><ul><li>Decisions and recommendations </li></ul>
  11. 14. Question 1 <ul><li>What do you think would be a suitable alternative prize to the eTwinning Camp? </li></ul>
  12. 15. Question 2 <ul><li>What pedagogical resources would you like to see on the Portal? </li></ul>
  13. 16. Question 3 <ul><li>What features would you like to see in an eTwinning community? </li></ul>
  14. 17. Question 4 <ul><li>What type of eTwinning book would be useful to you? </li></ul>
  15. 18. Question 5 <ul><li>What should be the focus for Professional Development? </li></ul><ul><li>1. European Workshops? </li></ul><ul><li>2. National Workshops? </li></ul>
  16. 19. Question 6 <ul><ul><li>What would you like to have </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>in a </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ready made project kit? </li></ul></ul>
  17. 20. Conclusions
  18. 21. Don’t forget the Blog! <ul><li>http://blog.eun.org/etwinningconference2008 </li></ul>
  19. 22. Results Question 1 <ul><li>ICT equipment to facilitate collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitation to visit partners </li></ul><ul><li>Training course for teachers and pupils </li></ul><ul><li>Different prizes for different age groups </li></ul><ul><li>3 day visit to school by expert team </li></ul><ul><li>Travelling Trophy for overall prize to be rotated each year </li></ul>
  20. 23. Results Question 2 <ul><li>Videochat </li></ul><ul><li>Simplified gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Online tutorials on eTwinning tools /other tools </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment of resources </li></ul><ul><li>Dragon software </li></ul><ul><li>Checklist for project beginners </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar with all european holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz building tool </li></ul><ul><li>Linking of projects to curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Link to experts in various tools Q&A </li></ul>
  21. 24. Results Question 3 <ul><li>Broadcast conferences every 2 - 3 months </li></ul><ul><li>Polls on different educational issues </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical forum for ideas </li></ul><ul><li>The possibility to form special interest groups </li></ul><ul><li>A more detailed profile with special interests and expertise items to enable more specific searches </li></ul><ul><li>A public Notice board </li></ul><ul><li>An area for putting in suggested resources and tools with a rating service </li></ul><ul><li>Possibility for virtual lessons </li></ul>
  22. 25. Results Question 4 <ul><li>Surprisingly only a few of the participants had seen the eTwinning Book </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A book targeted at trainee teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples of how projects work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific book on tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to use eTwinning with activities for pupils, school project step by step </li></ul></ul>
  23. 26. Results Question 5 <ul><li>European workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools training </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Specific themes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In project meeting with partners to see next steps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training to become promoters </li></ul></ul><ul><li>National workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eTwinners give advice to newcomers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Training on tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project examples </li></ul></ul>
  24. 27. Results Question 6 <ul><li>Step by step instructions and ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Link to projects using the kit idea </li></ul><ul><li>Summary of tools to be used </li></ul><ul><li>Show how project links to curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Voice threads on different tools </li></ul>

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