OUR SHARED FASHION MISSION An etwinning project about the world of clothes and fashion by 3 schools from Europe: -Nyvangskolan in Dalby, Lund (Sweden), - Marijampolés Petro Armino Secondary School (Lithuania) - Institut Jaume Callís in Vic, Barcelona (SPAIN)
to widen our pupil's experimental and cultural horizons;
to use English as the lingua franca among different European young people ;
to use the ICT in a creative and educational communicative way with the use of blogs, chats, forums, emails...;
to explore and debate on issues related to the environment, eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia...) and other cross-curricular issues;
to exchange cultural realities of the different countries related to the world of clothes and fashion: giving opinions, reaching conclusions and developing a rich and multicultural European reality
from September 2009 to June 2010
LEVEL OF OUR STUDENTS:
4th ESO (15-16 year-olds): SPAIN
8th. & 9th. grades (14-16 year-olds): SWEDEN
8th. & 9th. grades (14-16 year-olds): LITHUANIA
NUMBER OF STUDENTS INVOLVED:
84 pupils (39 Spaniards, 14 Lithuanians and 31 Swedes)
For teachers: a wiki
For pupils: blogs 1 and 2 and the Twinspace.
STEP 1: INTRODUCTIONS
STEP 2: FASHION IN OUR COUNTRIES
STEP 3: THE HISTORY OF
FASHION AND DRESS
STEP 4: FASHION BOOKS
Forum: Getting to know each other
Articles in blog 1 about schools, cities, countries…
Fashion in our countries:
- articles about fashion events, designers, labels…
Quizzes about the articles:
- LT articles: quiz prepared by ES, answered by SE.
- SE articles: quiz prepared by LT, answered by ES.
- ES articles: quiz prepared by SE, answered by LT.
FORUMS ABOUT CLOTHES AND FASHION: :
- FASHION AND EATING DISORDERS
- SCHOOL UNIFORMS
- SECOND-HAND CLOTHES
- TEXTILES AND THE ENVIRONMENT
- THE OSCARS AND FASHION
THE HISTORY OF FASHION AND DRESS:
In international groups, using wikis in the twinspace. Final outcome using WWW. EMPRESSR.COM
fall-winter, spring, partying, skiing…
In collaborative groups;
drawing, taking pictures of themselves, using an avatar maker: www.digimi.com or evusing online games such as www.i-dress-up .
SPECIAL EVENTS/ TASKS :
EXCHANGE OF XMAS GREETINGS:
collected in the Twinpace and published in the Blog using www.slide.com or www.animoto.com
In December ’09:
“ THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA”:
Task 1: watch trailer and predict about the film.
Task 2: write an opinion essay about the world of fashion depicted in the film
in April/ in the twinspace
communicate using www.skype.com and getting to know each other better
PODCASTS “LISTEN TO US”:
- in May / in the twinspace
- recording of students’ reflections on the project
EDITA’S VISIT TO VIC:
Exchange of presents (postcards and posters prepared by students with the
help of the art teacher)
Edita’s speech about Lithuania, the school, the students, the project.
Comments on the event and presents in the twinspace.
Presentations using Powerpoint and uploaded online using www.empressr.com and www.issuu.com .
Use of www.youtube.com and www.vimeo.com to upload and host videos.
Use of www.picasa.com , www.animoto.com and www.slide.com to upload picture albums.
Use of www.polldaddy.com for surveys.
Use of www.podomatic.com for podcasts
Use of www.digimi.com and www.i-dressup.com to create designs
Use of www.skype.com to hold videoconferences
And that was our project. Hope you find it as enjoyable as we did when doing it!!!!