The eTwinning webinar ‘Usingyour Twinspace’will begin at 16:30                       While you wait you can               ...
An introduction to the Twinspace
Nice tomeet youAnIntroduction   Susie Arnottto the               eTwinning AmbassadoreTwinningteam           Gardening, Il...
Nice tomeet youAn             Owain WrightIntroduction   British Council Wales, Cardiff.to the         eTwinning Product D...
Use the Chat facility              VoteBlackboardCollaborate   Use the multiple choice              Use the non-verbal com...
When you sign in you will see your ownname, as well as the   names of the moderator and the   other webinar    participants
This is the chat facility  where you can ask questions and talk to  other participantsWrite your message in the text box a...
Use the Chat function to         introduce yourself.Task 1   Hi, my name is . . . I teach at         xxx school…
Click the green tick for yes or                                 the red cross for noSometimes we’ll ask you to use     the...
Use the green tick or red         cross to answer this questionTask 2         Is this your first webinar?                 ...
Just click on the letter thatcorresponds to your answer                                  We might also ask you to pick a  ...
Use the vote function to                  answer our poll…Task 3                What is your Twinspace                    ...
Use non-verbal tools to help us gauge how things are          going
If want to find out more aboutTask 4       the Twinspace…give us a                    smiley face!!
If you have aquestion you can raise your hand
To use your microphoneand speak just click thetalk button. Don’t forget topress it a 2nd time to putdown the mic when youh...
The basics:             What is the Twinspace…             How to get a Twinspace…             Who can use the Twinspace…W...
A shared online workspace forWhat is the you and your partner schoolsTwinspace? to communicate and carry out              ...
A place to upload and share            your workWhat is theTwinspace? A place to communicate            A place to showcas...
How do I get a  Twinspace?       Just register your eTwinning project                   In the first instance just you and...
If you started a project             BEFORE 25th September             2012 you will be using the   The            OLD Twi...
Any questions?.
1. Do you get access to your            Twinspace before your project            has been approved? Intro toTwinspace   2....
Home pageYour Inbox               Add others                         to your                         Twinspace            ...
Project Blog
Staff Room
Pupils Corner
Live Chat
‘Project Activities’ are the building blocks of                      your Twinspace. It is where you create the           ...
Each of your Project Activities begins life emptyso you need to create a structure within themso that you can share your w...
What you want to do            Which tool to use  If you want to upload documents        (Word, Powerpoint etc)           ...
This is your new Project Activity page with the                 3 Applications added.We want toadd somedocuments sowe need...
Create the number of folders that you wishto separate your work into. Maybe haveone folder for each school involved in the...
A clear and logicalstructure is vital.Just follow yourplan and make theTwinspace reflectthe work you’redoing.
It is important that all partners have agreed onhow you will structure the Twinspace so thateveryone knows what needs to g...
Any questions?.
1. Can you upload documents           without creating a Project           Activity Page?ProjectActivity   2. Is a blog th...
To invite pupils to theTwinspace click InviteMember and thenInvite pupils.
You are now asked togive your pupils Firstname and SurnameClick the little + to dothis in bulk. Then clickSubmit when you ...
You can then change yourpupil’s usernames andpasswords and decide onwhether they should be‘Members’ or‘Administrators’.
1. Can you add all the pupils in         your class at the same time?Adding   2. Can you set and change yourpupils        ...
Any final questions?.
Evaluation Form:http://etwinning.wufoo.eu/forms/etwinning-w
Thank you.Twitter   @etwinningukEmail     etwinning@britishcouncil.orgWeb       www.britishcouncil.org/etwinningBlog      ...
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  • SUSIE
  • OK, we have now covered part 1 of what you need to do before you register your project and we are ready for the next step. We’ll take a break for five minutes now for questions. One minute pause Two minute moderator review 3 or 4 concept check questions
  • KAREN Few more things before we finish There is a Registering Projects help guide for this webinar which I will email to you after this session, alongside a recording of the session. We’d be grateful if you could take a minute to fill this Evaluation form. It will be pushed through to you now. . Any improvements or areas you’d like to see next time let us know http://etwinning.wufoo.eu/forms/etwinning-webinar-participant-feedback/ 3. Finally - How to log out. Click file and exit to leave the room. Like to take this opportunity to thank you for attending and we hope to see you at future webinars.
  • KAREN Like to take this opportunity to thank you for attending and we hope to see you at future webinars.
  • Using Your Twinspace Webinar Slides

    1. 1. The eTwinning webinar ‘Usingyour Twinspace’will begin at 16:30 While you wait you can check that you’ll be able to hear us by clicking ‘Tools’ – ‘Audio’ – ‘Audio Set-Up Wizard’
    2. 2. An introduction to the Twinspace
    3. 3. Nice tomeet youAnIntroduction Susie Arnottto the eTwinning AmbassadoreTwinningteam Gardening, Illustration, Yoga
    4. 4. Nice tomeet youAn Owain WrightIntroduction British Council Wales, Cardiff.to the eTwinning Product Delivery ManagereTwinningteam Gig-goer, rugby lover, cycling fanatic
    5. 5. Use the Chat facility VoteBlackboardCollaborate Use the multiple choice Use the non-verbal communication toolsThe Basics Raising your hand Using your microphone
    6. 6. When you sign in you will see your ownname, as well as the names of the moderator and the other webinar participants
    7. 7. This is the chat facility where you can ask questions and talk to other participantsWrite your message in the text box and hit enter
    8. 8. Use the Chat function to introduce yourself.Task 1 Hi, my name is . . . I teach at xxx school…
    9. 9. Click the green tick for yes or the red cross for noSometimes we’ll ask you to use the voting buttons
    10. 10. Use the green tick or red cross to answer this questionTask 2 Is this your first webinar?  Yes x No
    11. 11. Just click on the letter thatcorresponds to your answer We might also ask you to pick a multiple choice answer like below
    12. 12. Use the vote function to answer our poll…Task 3 What is your Twinspace experience? A. I have not used it yet B. I have tried to use it but have not been successful C. I have used it for some basic things (sharing documents/photos) D. I have used it for more advanced things (blogging, forums, live chat)
    13. 13. Use non-verbal tools to help us gauge how things are going
    14. 14. If want to find out more aboutTask 4 the Twinspace…give us a smiley face!!
    15. 15. If you have aquestion you can raise your hand
    16. 16. To use your microphoneand speak just click thetalk button. Don’t forget topress it a 2nd time to putdown the mic when youhave finished
    17. 17. The basics: What is the Twinspace… How to get a Twinspace… Who can use the Twinspace…What we’ll A quick tourcover this evening Adding Project Activities and uploading your work Adding pupils to your Twinspace
    18. 18. A shared online workspace forWhat is the you and your partner schoolsTwinspace? to communicate and carry out your project activities in
    19. 19. A place to upload and share your workWhat is theTwinspace? A place to communicate A place to showcase your project work to the world
    20. 20. How do I get a Twinspace? Just register your eTwinning project In the first instance just you and yourWho can use the partner teacher but then you can choose Twinspace? to invite other teachers, pupils and visitorsCan I have more You get one dedicated Twinspace for than one each eTwinning project that you are Twinspace? involved in Either through the ‘Projects’ section of yourHow do I access Desktop or direct:my Twinspace? http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net Simple tools, safe space that youWhy should I use control, all your work in one place.the Twinspace?
    21. 21. If you started a project BEFORE 25th September 2012 you will be using the The OLD TwinspaceTwinspace has If you started your project changed! AFTER 25th September 2012 you will be using the NEW Twinspace
    22. 22. Any questions?.
    23. 23. 1. Do you get access to your Twinspace before your project has been approved? Intro toTwinspace 2. Can your pupils use the Twinspace? Recap 3. You registered you project on 26th September 2012 you will be using the new Twinspace?
    24. 24. Home pageYour Inbox Add others to your Twinspace List of Twinspace members News feedCalendar
    25. 25. Project Blog
    26. 26. Staff Room
    27. 27. Pupils Corner
    28. 28. Live Chat
    29. 29. ‘Project Activities’ are the building blocks of your Twinspace. It is where you create the structure that you will upload your work in to. It should closely reflect your project plan. To add a new page click Manage activities.If there are 5main activitiesin your projecthave 5 ProjectActivity Pages.
    30. 30. Each of your Project Activities begins life emptyso you need to create a structure within themso that you can share your work. You do this by selecting the appropriate ‘Applications’. Each one has a specific function.
    31. 31. What you want to do Which tool to use If you want to upload documents (Word, Powerpoint etc) File Archive If you want to upload photos and images Image Gallery Web Content If you want to create web pages or Displayembed content from other websitesIf you want to start discussions and have your pupils commenting on Blog or Forum others’ work If you want to work on the samedocument as others at the same time Wiki
    32. 32. This is your new Project Activity page with the 3 Applications added.We want toadd somedocuments sowe need to addFolders to ourFile Archive
    33. 33. Create the number of folders that you wishto separate your work into. Maybe haveone folder for each school involved in theproject. Setting things up clearly at thebeginning of project will mean everyone isclear about where their work needs to go. Just name the folder and click Save.
    34. 34. A clear and logicalstructure is vital.Just follow yourplan and make theTwinspace reflectthe work you’redoing.
    35. 35. It is important that all partners have agreed onhow you will structure the Twinspace so thateveryone knows what needs to go where andwhen. Create your Project Activities beforeyou start sharing any work.
    36. 36. Any questions?.
    37. 37. 1. Can you upload documents without creating a Project Activity Page?ProjectActivity 2. Is a blog the best thing to addPages if you want to upload photos to your Twinspace?Recap 3. Should your Twinspace and Project Activity Pages reflect your project plan accurately?
    38. 38. To invite pupils to theTwinspace click InviteMember and thenInvite pupils.
    39. 39. You are now asked togive your pupils Firstname and SurnameClick the little + to dothis in bulk. Then clickSubmit when you aredone.
    40. 40. You can then change yourpupil’s usernames andpasswords and decide onwhether they should be‘Members’ or‘Administrators’.
    41. 41. 1. Can you add all the pupils in your class at the same time?Adding 2. Can you set and change yourpupils pupil’s passwords?Recap 3. Do you have to give your pupil’s real name?
    42. 42. Any final questions?.
    43. 43. Evaluation Form:http://etwinning.wufoo.eu/forms/etwinning-w
    44. 44. Thank you.Twitter @etwinningukEmail etwinning@britishcouncil.orgWeb www.britishcouncil.org/etwinningBlog http://etwinninguk.typepad.com/

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