eTwinning - Community for schools in Europe @BETT


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eTwinning - Community for schools in Europe.
Presented by Claus Berg, UNI-C, eTwinning NSS, Denmark.
BETT 2012, London.
See also teacher Niels Askholm's BETT slides:

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eTwinning - Community for schools in Europe @BETT

  1. 1. <ul><li>BETT 2012, London </li></ul><ul><li>#LearnLiveLT08 </li></ul><ul><li>@clausberg </li></ul><ul><li>Stand G110 </li></ul>eTwinning … community for schools in Europe Claus Berg UNI • C eTwinning National Support Service, Denmark [email_address] Presentation at:
  2. 2. Who <ul><li>Claus Berg @clausberg, Chief Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>UNI-C, The Danish IT Centre for Education and Research </li></ul><ul><li>Ministry of Children and Education </li></ul><ul><li>Niels Askholm, Teacher & international coordinator </li></ul><ul><li>Selsmose School, Høje Tastrup (Copenhagen), Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning project partner: Adil Tuğyan, Rize, Turkey </li></ul>
  3. 3. What’s on <ul><li>Introducing the eTwinning project, and how it contributes to schools' curriculum based work, with an international flavour which greatly increases pupils' motivation </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers from Denmark and Turkey present their project: 'Regional Traditional Folk Songs', highlighting work with basic skills, languages, creative use of new tools pedagogically, virtual groups and web forums </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils will greet the audience in a video greeting, live from Denmark and Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Stand G110 </li></ul><ul><li>Leaflet… </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is eTwinning? <ul><li>Community for schools in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers and pupils collaborating, working and learning together </li></ul><ul><li>Supports cooperation between schools in Europe </li></ul><ul><li>150,000 registered teachers </li></ul><ul><li>87,000 schools </li></ul><ul><li>32 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Part of Comenius </li></ul>
  5. 5. Teachers say (1/3)
  6. 6. eTwinning Focus <ul><li>Globalized society </li></ul><ul><li>Bring international qualifications into focus </li></ul><ul><li>Framework for experience, immersion and initiative which contributes to the students' inclination to work with language and culture </li></ul><ul><li>The focus is both on collaborative projects, multicultural dimensions, ICTs and social networking </li></ul><ul><li>eTwinning also aims to further teachers' professional development with many offers free of charge </li></ul>
  7. 7. Teachers say (2/3)
  8. 8. eTwinning web // 3 portals <ul><li>1. Open eTwinning portal where everyone can browse registered schools, get an idea about specific projects, and seek inspiration. Teachers register here. </li></ul><ul><li>2. eTwinning Desktop for registered teachers. Requires login at . Here you find partners and registrer and maintain your projects. </li></ul><ul><li>3. TwinSpace , which is created for you and your partner, when your eTwinning project has been approved by the two National Support Services (NSS). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Or you could be invited to an already existing TwinSpace, as participant or guest. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. 1. The open portal
  10. 10. Ebbe Schultze <>
  11. 11. Registrering on – Step 1 Pre-registration. Click the yellow button ” Register ” and fill in… … Then you’ll received an email with a link
  12. 12. Registrering on – Step 2 In step 2 you’lI first check if your school is already in eTwinning. If it’s not on the list, please register as a new school. … Then you fill in the three tabs, which make you a personal profile: - About sourself, Twinning preferences, and Preview & validation.
  13. 13. 2. eTwinning Desktop
  14. 14. 3. TwinSpace – Virtual workspace for your project
  15. 15. <ul><li>Including: </li></ul><ul><li>Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Internal project email </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Invite participants, also pupils (and with tailormade user rights) </li></ul><ul><li>Save files </li></ul><ul><li>Make web pages </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion forum </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki and blog </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe RSS-info </li></ul><ul><li>See who’s online </li></ul>TwinSpace – Tools for you teachers, and your pupils
  16. 16. Video, images, files, blogs, wikis etc.
  17. 17. Teachers say (3/3)
  18. 18. eTwinning-ambassador – Niels Askholm
  19. 19. <ul><li>Niels Askholm’s BETT presentation about his Danish-Turkish project ”Regional Tradional Folk Songs” </li></ul><ul><li>Slides (pdf): </li></ul><ul><li>Project info: </li></ul>