eTwinning
Communicative activities in
twinspace
by:

Elena Tomanová
elena.tomanova@atlas.cz
Miroslava Borovcová

borovcova...
What is eTwinning project?
Why twinspace?
• Safe and friendly settings
• Free
• Sufficient amount of tools
• Only for partners and friends
• Relative...
Why communicative activities?
Children:
• Know more about partners´ countries, cultures, customs, children
each other
• Im...
ETWINNING

PROJECT SHOULD BE COMMUNICATIVE AND
TALKATIVE WITH SOME GAMES, THEN IT WILL BE
CREATIVE
LET US INTRODUCE….
Letters, photos, speaking about
myself…
•

•
•

Each student: - is writing a letter about himself
- is speaking about hims...
Who is who - voki
•
•

•

Students create „avatar“ in „voki“: www.voki.com
Children take photo of their group, each of the...
„Blind meeting“
•
•
•

•

Students introduce each other by letters and short videos.
They write short notices about each o...
THE NEXT POSSIBLE
ACTIVITIES IN TWINSPACE
WITH ITS TOOLS
What logo is best?
• Pupils create logo of new project – draw or use ICT. Logos are in twinspace
photo gallery or archive ...
Fashion – all about it…

• Topic „Fashion“ : Dress code, Good making-up, Up-to-date and young
people, Colour- types, About...
Questionnaire in twinspace
• Topic – School now and in the past.
We made 2 questionnairies /Google doc - form, wiki in twi...
Travelling in twinspace

• Topic: How to safely travel?
1. The both of partners wrote their ideas what must
they do and wh...
My town – let me know!
Students make photos and videos of part of town. 1 or 2 student = 1 film.
Then use PhotoStory or Mo...
Presentation with task
•

•
•

Students prepare presentation about school, town… in PowerPoint,
max. 10 slides and upload ...
Theatre
•

Various topic, video recording can be adapted by Movie Maker /captions/

•

/MovieMaker, Youtube, wiki, blog, w...
Videoconference
•

Direct communication, it is necessary to prepare topic and questions for
partners before this meeting. ...
Resources:
- http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AIPad.JPG
- http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special
%3...
THANK YOU FOR YOUR
ATTENTION
Děkujeme za pozornost.
www.naep.cz
www.etwinning.cz
www.etwinning.net
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How to create the communicative activity
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  1. 1. eTwinning Communicative activities in twinspace by: Elena Tomanová elena.tomanova@atlas.cz Miroslava Borovcová borovcova.m@seznam.cz Miroslava Filipi miroslavafilipi@gmail.com
  2. 2. What is eTwinning project?
  3. 3. Why twinspace? • Safe and friendly settings • Free • Sufficient amount of tools • Only for partners and friends • Relatively easy using • Twinspace is changing its structure – according to meeting the requirements of IT development
  4. 4. Why communicative activities? Children: • Know more about partners´ countries, cultures, customs, children each other • Improve skills in foreign languages • Increase their self-confidence • Travel without travelling • Make friends • Use multimedia and ICT • Become more creative • Cooperate • Play games together • Teacher teaches pupils and pupils teach teachers • Learning with interest and motivation
  5. 5. ETWINNING PROJECT SHOULD BE COMMUNICATIVE AND TALKATIVE WITH SOME GAMES, THEN IT WILL BE CREATIVE
  6. 6. LET US INTRODUCE….
  7. 7. Letters, photos, speaking about myself… • • • Each student: - is writing a letter about himself - is speaking about himslef - making an audio and taking his photo with an identifying element /for example: playing the violin, taking camera, reading a favourite book/ Task for partners: „Match photos with letters /speaking Tools: camera, word document, PC with microphone for audio PowerPoint, Slideshare, Webnode (combination) Web Content / Blog / Forum/ Wiki (combination) http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net/web/p87885 http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net/c/portal/layout?p_l_id=31339441 http://eu-zone.webnode.cz/who-is-who/czech-profiles/ http://eu-zone.webnode.cz/who-is-who/czech-photos/
  8. 8. Who is who - voki • • • Students create „avatar“ in „voki“: www.voki.com Children take photo of their group, each of them creates his own avatar with description of himself. Partners watch photos and listen to the avatars, write right information. /woki, blog, archive documents, photo gallery/ http://www.voki.com/pickup.php?scid=9371561&height=267&width=200
  9. 9. „Blind meeting“ • • • • Students introduce each other by letters and short videos. They write short notices about each of partners. Then they enter in chat /twinspace/, but change their computers. Each pair (Czech and partner) must find out through factfinding questions what is name of partner on the other side of chat. For example: http://eu-zone.webnode.cz/who-is-who/chat/
  10. 10. THE NEXT POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES IN TWINSPACE WITH ITS TOOLS
  11. 11. What logo is best? • Pupils create logo of new project – draw or use ICT. Logos are in twinspace photo gallery or archive documents. Then discuss in forum about best ones. • Task for all: Vote the best in wiki.
  12. 12. Fashion – all about it… • Topic „Fashion“ : Dress code, Good making-up, Up-to-date and young people, Colour- types, About fashion, What fits you, Dialogs with creators and designers in team… /Word or PowerPoint documents – Archive document, wiki for cooperation with partners/ • Children made their own clothing from waste materials, wrote moderation speech in German and English for „Fashion exhibition“ • Fashion exhibition and making video /youtube, blog, web content/, taking photos /photo gallery, archive documents/ • The best model is? … children vote in poll /flash-gear.com, web content/ http://bbb9.webnode.cz/fashion/ http://bbb9.webnode.cz/fashion-show/
  13. 13. Questionnaire in twinspace • Topic – School now and in the past. We made 2 questionnairies /Google doc - form, wiki in twinspace/: 1. in English for pupils and partners 2. in Czech for parents, relatives and friends of pupils. /child page in wiki/ http://myschoolinthepastandnow.webnode.cz/questionnaire/
  14. 14. Travelling in twinspace • Topic: How to safely travel? 1. The both of partners wrote their ideas what must they do and what musnt´t… /blog in twinspace/ 2. We invited a professional soldier so that he had talked „How to survive in nature“ /video – youtube - wiki, photos – webnode – child page of wiki in twinspace/ 3. Czech and Polish partners have their patrons: Hippo and Bear. Mr Hippo and Mr Bear travelled through Europe thanks to Google presentation. Each slide was written by one of partners. /Google presentation, wiki in twinspace http://bbb9.webnode.cz/journey/
  15. 15. My town – let me know! Students make photos and videos of part of town. 1 or 2 student = 1 film. Then use PhotoStory or MovieMaker, create a short film with spoken description of town. / youtube or vimeo and blog, wiki in twinspace/ http://youtu.be/c3wp-QDZi50 Task for partners: What is best part of partners´t town? Why? Partners vote: www.flash-gear.com /blog, web content in twinspace/ www.answer-garden.ch
  16. 16. Presentation with task • • • Students prepare presentation about school, town… in PowerPoint, max. 10 slides and upload them as the only pictures. Then they convert them into puzzle by: http://www.flash-gear.com/puzzle/ - příklad Task for partners: put puzzle together. Next activity: Google form – questionnaire /wiki, blog, web content/
  17. 17. Theatre • Various topic, video recording can be adapted by Movie Maker /captions/ • /MovieMaker, Youtube, wiki, blog, web content, archive documents in twinspace/ • • Task for partners: Questions for partners in video Possible answers: forum, wiki, blog, archive documents • http://bbb9.webnode.cz/princess-bronchus/
  18. 18. Videoconference • Direct communication, it is necessary to prepare topic and questions for partners before this meeting. /Video recording - Skype, youtube, webcam, smartboard, blog, wiki, web content/ • Next activity: „What news did you know about partners?“ Google form – questionnaire, poll – flash gear… web content, wiki, blog, Archive documents, forum/
  19. 19. Resources: - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AIPad.JPG - http://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special %3ASearch&profile=default&search=partnerstv %C3%AD&fulltext=Search&uselang=cs
  20. 20. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION
  21. 21. Děkujeme za pozornost. www.naep.cz www.etwinning.cz www.etwinning.net
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