Santi Ischia 2008

1,014 views

Published on

professional development workshop for eTwinning ambassadors, ischia 16-19 October 2008 - presentation by Santi Scimeca

Published in: Business, Education
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,014
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
7
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
14
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Santi Ischia 2008

  1. 1. eTwinning Goes Social Santi Scimeca PDW Ischia, Friday 17 October 2008
  2. 2. Summary of this presentation <ul><li>eTwinning Phase 2: Reasons for change </li></ul><ul><li>How we changed eTwinning </li></ul>
  3. 3. eTwinning 2. Reasons for change
  4. 4. eTwinning back in 2005 <ul><li>eTwinning was launched to enhance school collaboration in Europe via collaborative projects </li></ul><ul><li>The eTwinning Portal was designed to create, manage and run projects. </li></ul><ul><li>The only incentive for teachers was recognition, visibility and free tools and support </li></ul>
  5. 5. eTwinning was launched in 2005.. And since then.. <ul><li>More than 50 000 members from 43 000 schools have registered </li></ul><ul><li>More than 10 000 projects have been registered (more than 4000 active) </li></ul><ul><li>More than 100 000 pupils have been invited to TwinSpaces </li></ul><ul><li>More than half a million messages have been exchanged on the Desktop </li></ul>
  6. 6. eTwinning was launched in 2005.. And since then.. <ul><li>More than 1500 message have been posted on the forum each month </li></ul><ul><li>More than 8000 members have been using the Desktop every day </li></ul><ul><li>More than 200 000 files have been shared in TwinSpaces </li></ul>
  7. 7. A critical mass has been reached
  8. 8. Many things were happening In eTwinning.. Above... and below the surface Comenius Partnerships informal collaboration Peer learning Shaing of resources And ideas Community building eTwinning Projects eTwinning went beyond Projects
  9. 9. Many things were happening In eTwinning.. … also outside the eTwinning Portal Comenius Partnerships informal collaboration Peer learning Shaing of resources And ideas
  10. 10. eTwinning has evolved <ul><li>Critical Mass </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Activities outside the Portal </li></ul>Time to go social !!
  11. 11. How we changed eTwinning: The portal
  12. 12. New eTwinning Portal <ul><li>Community building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>me too </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guestbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>internal messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>instant messaging (coming soon) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My eTwinning Life </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. New eTwinning Portal <ul><li>Easy to find people via other people </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contacts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner Finding Forum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick Profile search (coming soon) </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. New eTwinning Portal <ul><li>User generated content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Members Profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Schools Profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects Profiles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TwinBlog </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Members and Schools Profiles
  16. 16. Projects Profiles
  17. 17. TwinBlog
  18. 18. eTwinning is social! <ul><li>The community for schools in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Lifelong learning and professional development platform </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond projects (but the aim is still projects ) </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning Groups and Learning Lab ( next year ) </li></ul>
  19. 19. Dear Ambassadors.. Now it’s your turn! Please.. <ul><li>Update your personal profile </li></ul><ul><li>Update your school’s profile </li></ul><ul><li>Make your projects’ profiles more lively </li></ul><ul><li>Use the TwinBlog </li></ul><ul><li>.. Become an inspiration for other eTwinners </li></ul>

×