Annual Conference 2013 Lisboa 14 March – 16 March 2013 Al C2 H6 OLPaulien du Fosse Nathalie Sherri What contributed to theMariangela Bielli success of this project? Odile Belrose
FlexibleCross curricular Active role of students
FlexibleIt can be broken up intomodules or expandedand adjusted to Cross curricularsyllabuses or age levels. The project is actuallyThe project framework cross curricular andcan be transferred to any integrates Sciencetopic. (syllabus and lab activities, e.g. experiments) ArtMotivating (campaign), EnglishStudents share and (communication withexchange opinions in the partners), Healthblog and they practice Education. Many teachersteam working. cooperate.
Flexible- Be flexible: everybody has to deal with his/her own syllabus, lesson programme and school situation.- What you already do in regular lessons- Exchange and stay open to other new activities
Cross curricular: Chemistry Biology, English, ICT Art
Students steer their ownlearning process:After teaching the theory:- Ask students what they think is the most annoying effect of alcohol- Let them think of ways to warn their peers for those effects- Let students interact in any possible way
Alcohol Survey Consumption of alcohol amongst European teenagers.Survey
Aim Of the survey:• Maltese Biology students need to carry out a scientific investigation as part of their final GCSE exam.• It entails a lot of work, so it has to be interesting enough to motivate them to complete it in an appropriate way.• Alcohol is an innovative topic that arouses interest amongst all teenagers.
The survey was set online to facilitate communication amongst all partner schools. It was anonymous to ensure privacy and freedom of expression. The survey 300 European teenagers After the survey was answered the survey analysed, all schools commented on the results obtained.
It encourages collaboration and teamwork amongst all students. It improves their creativity, evaluation and analysis skills. It changes and The survey improves their & abilities, knowledge and attitudes. eTwinning Why is it an advantage to work It helps students to through an eTwinning project? work within a time frame, and to manage tasks better.
Al C2 H6 OLHow did we manage to work together?
Experiments Use each other’smaterial in the lessons Feedback
Aim of the experiments:• Italian students carry out a scientific investigation as part of their biology curriculum and possibly of their final exam.• They use the CLIL methodology to share with partners and so they study biology in English. This is a motivating way to study part of the curriculum.• Our lab is not well equipped so we use experiments carried out by our Maltese partners as a brainstorming or an introduction to the lesson.
ObservationsPupils investigatedhow alcohol isproduced. Theydiscovered yeast. InFrance pictures hasbeen taken andother students hadto guess what itwas…The others countries Yeastwent on with Scientific investigationexperiments. across countries
A picture is uploaded in the TwinSpace Students are asked to guess what it is They exchange opinions in the blog Guessing Another way to interact and stimulate curiosity