Portal for partners’ search You need a partner. Fine. Here is the right place for you to meet the right persons. Don’t hes...
______________________________________________________________ The Image of the Other ____________________________________...
It is a tele-trip or Teleproject: cooperative projects in which teachers and their pupils use electronic mail to exchange ...
The exchange of information, data and opinions done through e-mail, aims at… The Image of the Other <ul><ul><li>… using di...
The Image of the Other <ul><ul><li>…  creating a real collaborative environment where students collaborate and interact us...
The Image of the Other early 1990s  – Das Bild der Anderen,  for German language - students  and teachers of German  1995 ...
The Image of the Other <ul><li>Some changes were introduced in 2003 mainly at 2 levels: </li></ul><ul><li>1. A  portal  wa...
The Image of the Other …  the different language versions It gives access to… News Articles Good practice Presentations Co...
The Image of the Other Tools for searching  partners… ____________________________________________________________________...
The Image of the Other The teacher’s manual includes… Introduction Credits The beginning General hints Letters html format...
The Image of the Other The students’ pages  include… General rules for letter-writing Letters html format Printable versio...
The Image of the Other Letters  - characteristics <ul><li>Easy to access and download; </li></ul><ul><li>Can be edited acc...
The Image of the Other Advantages / Positive points  (1) <ul><li>Flexibility   concerning </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Number...
The Image of the Other Advantages / Positive points  (2) 7 C’s global learning  (as Bob Hofman, Netherlands presented us) ...
The Image of the Other Examples of good practice + tools <ul><li>Spain  -  Italy   example </li></ul><ul><li>Slovenia  –  ...
The Image of the Other _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Vil...
The Image of the Other Some  more  hints <ul><li>Combination of new and more traditional methods are desirable – a video o...
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Projecto apresentado em Bruxelas, Bélgica, aquando lançamento do Projecto Europeu eTwinning. Autoria: Francisca Soares.

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  1. 1. Portal for partners’ search You need a partner. Fine. Here is the right place for you to meet the right persons. Don’t hesitate and try our options. We are reliable and confidential. Just type in your wish and wait. A partner wanted fluent, curious, diligent … SEARCH GO
  2. 2. ______________________________________________________________ The Image of the Other _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  3. 3. It is a tele-trip or Teleproject: cooperative projects in which teachers and their pupils use electronic mail to exchange information, data, opinions, etc., on many different subjects with colleagues and peers abroad. <ul><li>The Image of the Other </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… is an e-mail project meant to be used in English lessons, and preferably in lessons for English as a second language; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… has the twinning of classes / schools as one of the basics for its development; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… features collaboration in a transnational perspective; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… fosters internationalization of schools; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… promotes the building of collaborative environments; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… involves students (from the age of nine and upwards) and teachers from all over the world; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… has connected many teachers and students in the last years. </li></ul></ul>The Image of the Other What is The Image of the Other project? _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  4. 4. The exchange of information, data and opinions done through e-mail, aims at… The Image of the Other <ul><ul><li>… using different technological collaboration and communication tools; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… promoting collaborative learning with the use of ICT; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… creating a deeper engagement between students and teachers; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… establishing strong ties between students; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… making those involved aware of the differences and similarities between other schools / classes / students; </li></ul></ul>Objectives / purposes _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  5. 5. The Image of the Other <ul><ul><li>… creating a real collaborative environment where students collaborate and interact using the different technological tools; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… improving the students writing skills; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… opening the pupils horizons through getting and letting know different cultural and social realities. </li></ul></ul>The exchange of information, data and opinions done through e-mail, aims at… Objectives / purposes _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  6. 6. The Image of the Other early 1990s – Das Bild der Anderen, for German language - students and teachers of German 1995 – The Image of the Other launched with the support of the European Platform for Dutch Education 1996 – The French version, L’Image, was launched 1997 on – The project has been available on-line in different languages 2003 - The Image of the Other portal was launched 2004 – a very fruitful year as far as the Image is concerned Italian version - T'Immagino/M'Immagini Dutch version - Intern@tionale Interculturele Bruggen 2005 - Spanish, Slovenian and Portuguese versions to come How was it born? _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  7. 7. The Image of the Other <ul><li>Some changes were introduced in 2003 mainly at 2 levels: </li></ul><ul><li>1. A portal was created and launched to improve </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the organization of the work; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the effectiveness of the communication between teachers. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>2. The materials suffered also some changes which tried to </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>make proposals to use different communication possibilities; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>make pedagogical use of as much Internet possibilities available as possible; </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>make use of the new possibilities technology offers of transmitting images, sound, video, for instance. </li></ul></ul></ul>Some reformulations / changes _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  8. 8. The Image of the Other … the different language versions It gives access to… News Articles Good practice Presentations Contact persons Find your partner Teacher’s & student’s materials The Forum – Discussion board The portal was born… Useful links _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  9. 9. The Image of the Other Tools for searching partners… _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  10. 10. The Image of the Other The teacher’s manual includes… Introduction Credits The beginning General hints Letters html format Printable version _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  11. 11. The Image of the Other The students’ pages include… General rules for letter-writing Letters html format Printable version The portal link _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  12. 12. The Image of the Other Letters - characteristics <ul><li>Easy to access and download; </li></ul><ul><li>Can be edited according to individual needs; </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce new vocabulary and grammar structure; </li></ul><ul><li>Make use of ICT; </li></ul><ul><li>Try to create a collaborative environment; </li></ul><ul><li>Great variety of activities that can be done by the students: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e-mails </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>reports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>questionnaires </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>songs and essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>photos and drawings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>WebPages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>interactive materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tourist guides </li></ul></ul>_______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  13. 13. The Image of the Other Advantages / Positive points (1) <ul><li>Flexibility concerning </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Number of letters </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Topics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Number of students involved </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Timelines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Languages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Countries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cross curricula </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The use of ICT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Student centred - students decide on </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>topics to discuss </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>tools to use </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>the frequency of letters’ exchange </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Easily updated </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted to ones needs and skills </li></ul><ul><li>Basic material and instruction for starting such a project is given to teachers and students </li></ul><ul><li>Various communication tools involved </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>e-mails </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>forums </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>polls </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WebPages </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>chats </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-environments – with all above mentioned tools included (Manhatan, EUN Community…) x </li></ul></ul></ul>_______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  14. 14. The Image of the Other Advantages / Positive points (2) 7 C’s global learning (as Bob Hofman, Netherlands presented us) C ontextual – larger context C ollaborative – group knowledge and reflection C ompetence based – learner’s planning and progress and results C onnected – a human network of individuals and groups C reative – creating new ‘firsthand’ knowledge, project based global learning and exchange C are – the most important of the C’s – caring leaders C ommunity – the real everyday world _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  15. 15. The Image of the Other Examples of good practice + tools <ul><li>Spain - Italy example </li></ul><ul><li>Slovenia – Sweden </li></ul><ul><li>Manhatan – e- e nvironmet </li></ul><ul><li>EUN Co m munity </li></ul>_______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005
  16. 16. The Image of the Other _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005 Some hints <ul><li>No need to use all the suggestions. </li></ul><ul><li>You can introduce your own items/topics according to your students’ needs and interests. </li></ul><ul><li>The use of these suggestions depends on… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>… the software and hardware available at school (No digital camera? Use a scanner), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… the possibilities of the schools (videoconference will not be easy to organise in some schools, but it may be different in others), </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… the skills of the teachers to use these ICT possibilities, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… the technical possibilities at school, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>… the willingness of the pupils to communicate this way. </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. The Image of the Other Some more hints <ul><li>Combination of new and more traditional methods are desirable – a video of the class can be available at the school website and / or sent via snail mail. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss all ideas / possibilities with your partners – you can agree on carrying on all proposed activities, just some of them or only sending the letters. </li></ul><ul><li>Make the adaptations you feel necessary for your groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration between teachers and pupils is the basis for a successful project. </li></ul>_______________________________________________________________________________________________ Viljenka, Slovenia; Francisca, Portugal eTwinning conference, 15th January 2005

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