Green Europe,invest in the future Comenius project 2011-2013
Green Europe,invest in the futureComenius project 2011-2013
A Comenius Project is an European Project where schools from different countries work together in a common topic project. The topic of the project is about the environment. The countries that take part in the project are: Austria, Finland, France, Ireland, United Kingdom and Catalonia.
Finland and France did Comenius projects before. Centcelles school also had experience, however this is the first time we are the coordinators. This week we celebrate the 1st Comenius Meeting, where we will concrete the most important points of the Project.
The main objectives of this project are: Generate intercultural dialogue and be tolerant to cultural differences. Create awareness to our environment. Make our students use English in real life
And the Concrete objectives are: To realize how geographical conditions such as seasons, agriculture, food, clothes, sports, climate, climate change, mountains, population have effect on our culture. To be aware of our area and environment. Make the effects of geographical conditions better. To take care of our environment.
To make children and adults being aware of ecological dangers and more careful about natural environment. To compare clothes and seasons among the countries of the project. To understand the importance of learning English, make pupils use English for international communication and they will use English in real life situations.
To promote intercultural dialogue through school partnership in Europe. To make our students be open and tolerant about culture differences. To know the schools and the educational systems of each country and in consequence to analyze new methodologies of the learning.
To use the new technologies as a pedagogical support. To exchange other cultures among children. To exchange work, methodologies and languages in the project meetings.
Activities: Creation of a logo for the project. Creation of a web/blog. Comenius corner. Initial and final survey about recycling and environment. Weather comparisons. To prepare boxes to recycle in the class: paper, plastic and waste. Ecofriendly action posters. Explain things we can do to protect the environment.
Travelling teddy bear. Europe Quizzes. To plant trees or plants in the vegetable garden school. Write a report of each visit and activities in the blog. To make seasons comparisons about countries. Videoconferences among children. Creation of pen pals. To take photos of the landscape and make a photo story. Art project with recyclable materials.