Our main aim is to create new teaching strategies using games as a didactic tool. Game increases mental capacities and creativity. It also promotes communication, socialization and cooperation. OUR AIMS Trying to encourage pupils to take part in the educative process. Promoting interdisciplinar teachers teamwork to create our games. To rescue popular games in order to learn about the lore and traditions of other cultures, to increase tolerance and European knowledge.
ART DEPARMENTACTIVITIES WITH YOUNGER PUPILS11-12 years old
COLOR WHEEL ACTIVIT Y It is a fun way to teach the primary, secondary, and tertiary colors in order to do a color wheel Pupils place a drop of each colour onto the corresponding dot on the paper.
Pupils mix the colors in each circle using a toothpick for each circle. Once all the circles of color are mixed together, place a paper towel over the paper.
-Individual work-Material: paper- We learn to draw parallellines, perpendicular lines and to buildcubes.. -We design puzzles offlags, coins, celebrities…
LITERATURE AND ARTTRADITIONALS TALES. CALIGRAMS
WE PLAY WITH TALES -Individual work -Material: newspaper, cloth and glue -We read a story ,(this story is about the gender violence) then we talk and reflect about the plot -We create puppets -We work the volume
WE ALSO MAKEILLUSTRATIONS Material: paper and coloured pencils
Description of the activity:Work in groups of three or four studentsBased on “El juego de la oca” (a Spanishtraditional board game), we create boardsthat allow us to play and learn traditions(bullfighting, fallas,…) and monuments ofour country
CATALAN CALIGRAMSM I X I N G T R A D I TI O N AL VA L E N C I A N I C O N O G R A P H Y A N D P O E M S TO M A K E A P I C T U R E .
SAYINGS AND APHORISMS In literature classes, pupils do a little research of traditional sayings and aphorisms. They share the knowledge they ´ve found. Then they do representations for the whole class of a saying by reciting it. Other pupils in the class can draw the meaning of the saying that is presented. That´s how integration between two subjects happens
ART AND HISTORYACTIVITIES RELATED WITH ART HISTORY Pupils will know through theirworks,different artistic styles and famous painters
TABLEAU VIVANT Pupils must choose a picture which they feel identified with. Af ter studying the ar tist, they have to dress like the people in the image and to pose like them. The final work is to film this actions by stop motion.
KNOWING FAMOUS PAINTERSPupils choose a picture. Have to find information about the pictureand to do an index card: time, author, technique, place where itis, size, personal opinion,…So, they have to do an interpretation cutting color papers.
TRADITIONAL GAMES AND ARTThere are many painterswho have used the gameas a subject of their art.Pupils have to look forartists who do that andinvestigate them
TUTORSHIP ACTIVITIES TO PROMOTECOEXISTENCE AND GOOD RELATIONSHIPS
FLOWERS INSTEAD OF TOMATOESPupils have to draw a flower for eachpar tner in the class writing acompliment of each other in the backside. Af ter painting and cuttingthem, they give them to each other
ART DEPARTMENTACTIVITIES FOR OLDER PUPILS 14/17 years old
PLAYING WITH LINEWithout getting up the pencil from the paper, draw in a free style
PLAY IN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ARTThis work is focused mainly on determining the bonds that exist among play and art in thesedays. This relation has its origin in the historical avant-garde movements. In search of thenew and guided by their transgressor spirit, these movements, cause the artists torecuperate for art the concept of play
PLAYING WITH COMPOSITIONPupils choose three or four elements (letters or shapes) andchanging the colour, size and the way, they have to organizethem to get dif ferent kinds of compositions (stability, chaos,depth, connection, movement )
PLAYING WITH THE PLANE- Individual work-Material: paper-We start with a modular network, wemake cuts and set up thepaper, thus, we pass from the plane tothe volume
-Work in groups-Material: cardboard pen-Each student creates a module individually, this module changes its size, shape and color. -We put them together and create a mural composition .
- All the pupils make a mural on wall -Material: insulating tapes of dif ferent colours
LANGUAGE GAMES (3R ESO) The teacher introduces new food words. In pairs, students choose 10 new words and write them scrambled on pieces of paper. The pieces of paper are handed out to another pair. Now they must unscramble and guess the new words.
We use also traditional oralgames using rythm to learnnew words (whole classactivity).We play guessing games toknow what food is our matethinking about, using newwords.(e,g.Can you boil it?)Then pupils make posters inteams of three.
Then they write their recipes.Finally, they record their recipes or explain them in class in three steps:ingredients, kitchenutensils, process.
SPANISH OMELETTE 4 eggs 1/2 kilos of potatoes Olive oil Salt
IRREGULAR VERBS BOARD GAME (3R ESO- 2ND BACC)Two against two game.Six tokens are placed at each end ofthe board, in each square.Dice are thrown and tokens aremoved. Pupils must know the threeforms of the verb in the box or losetheir turn to the other team.If two counters fall in the same box,they must begin again.Pupils must cross the board and reach the other end with theircounters.Of course, level of difficulty can beadjusted to pupils’.