Induction meeting
Rome 21 November 2011
Alexandra Tosi
National Support Service Italy
ANSAS (ex Indire)
What is eTwinning?
A community
of teachers of
over 140.000
teachers
EU countries
+ Croatia,
Iceland, Norway,
Turkey,
Swize...
eTwinning Projects,
Groups, Teachers’
rooms..
eTwinning Schools
National Support Service
(1 in each country)
Central Support Service.
Run by the European
Schoolnet on behalf of
the Europ...
The heart of eTwinning is the portal: www.etwinning.net
eTwinning Portal – 3 layers
1. The Public Portal
• Public Information for all
• Registration
• Inspiration
• News
• Contac...
1. The public portal
www.etwinning.net
25 Languages
News and articles
Help and guidelines
Inspiration for projects (kits a...
Inspiration - Kits
www.etwinning.net
Registration
You have the right to register
Your registration will be automatically deactivated in
September
Your country ...
2. The Desktop
So you’ve registered! What next?
And browse the portal…
Use the desktop
Get involved in learning
formal & i...
Learning Events
Teachers’ Rooms
Groups
Quick tour:
How to register
How to edit your profile
How to search the Database
How to get in touch with other teachers
Ho...
3. The TwinSpace
Tools for eTwinning Projects
Once you find a partner and agree on the project
activities with your tutor ...
Each eTwinning project has:
A Blog where only teachers talk about the
project step by step, share ideas and
materials with...
Each eTwinning project has:
A TwinSpace: a virtual class for pupils
and teachers that encourages and
facilitates collabora...
It’s a safe and multilingual virtual workplace
with tools like mail, calendar, blog, wiki, forum,
chat and the possibility...
General suggestions for projects
proposed by Comenius Assistants
Always talk about your
project ideas with your tutor
and agree with them the kind
of school to contact in
eTwinning, the c...
Try to involve other teachers,
according to the kind of
project you will be working on
(eTwinning is not only for
foreign ...
If you are linked to a school in your home
country, you could put it in contact with the
Italian school you are working in...
Even if you are not linked
to a school in your home
country, you can still try to
find an eTwinning school
from your regio...
You can create an eTwinning project with other
Comenius assistants working in Europe!
When you leave your
host school in Italy and
become a teacher in
your country, you might
want to keep in contact
through a...
- you could either convince your
tutor to register the project, so
that when you leave the
country they won’t have to
clos...
• or work on short term
projects. Plan some
activities that can be carried
out during your stay in Italy.
Get inspiration ...
Only invited teachers, pupils and guests can take part. It is
not accessible or visible from outside, unless you decide
so...
More info on
www.etwinning.net
(European portal)
www.programmallp.it/etwinning
(Italian portal)
Caustic
• TS http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net/c/portal/layout?p_l_id=5453632
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1DQ_MbDyB...
For any kind of question related to eTwinning
please contact us at
etwinning@indire.it
or 055 2380561
Thank you!
Alexandra...
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Induction meeting nov 2011

  1. 1. Induction meeting Rome 21 November 2011 Alexandra Tosi National Support Service Italy ANSAS (ex Indire)
  2. 2. What is eTwinning? A community of teachers of over 140.000 teachers EU countries + Croatia, Iceland, Norway, Turkey, Swizerland.
  3. 3. eTwinning Projects, Groups, Teachers’ rooms.. eTwinning Schools
  4. 4. National Support Service (1 in each country) Central Support Service. Run by the European Schoolnet on behalf of the European Commission
  5. 5. The heart of eTwinning is the portal: www.etwinning.net
  6. 6. eTwinning Portal – 3 layers 1. The Public Portal • Public Information for all • Registration • Inspiration • News • Contacts 3. The TwinSpace • Private virtual classroom for teachers’ and pupils’ collaboration: blog, wiki, forum, archives, photo gallery … 2. The Desktop • Personal profile • Teachers get in touch, collaborate and work together in Learning Events, Groups, teachers’ rooms and projects
  7. 7. 1. The public portal www.etwinning.net 25 Languages News and articles Help and guidelines Inspiration for projects (kits and modules) Info on Professional Development opportunities Registration
  8. 8. Inspiration - Kits www.etwinning.net
  9. 9. Registration You have the right to register Your registration will be automatically deactivated in September Your country in eTwinning is Italy First check with your tutor if the school is already registered (better if your tutor registers first) If not you will need some info as address, telephone number, Headmaster name, the school’s email and gov. code etc. When you will work in your own school, you will change the country and add the new school
  10. 10. 2. The Desktop So you’ve registered! What next? And browse the portal… Use the desktop Get involved in learning formal & informal Start a project Add contacts Create your profile! Join groups and teachers’ rooms Search the Database Update your Diary (portfolio)
  11. 11. Learning Events Teachers’ Rooms Groups
  12. 12. Quick tour: How to register How to edit your profile How to search the Database How to get in touch with other teachers How to register a project www.etwinning.net
  13. 13. 3. The TwinSpace Tools for eTwinning Projects Once you find a partner and agree on the project activities with your tutor and your partner, you can start an eTwinning project. Two founders teachers from schools of different countries (later extendable to more partners). No subject or time limits, no deadlines, quick approval procedure, everything is online…
  14. 14. Each eTwinning project has: A Blog where only teachers talk about the project step by step, share ideas and materials with the community A Project Card where teachers communicate with their NSS
  15. 15. Each eTwinning project has: A TwinSpace: a virtual class for pupils and teachers that encourages and facilitates collaboration, communication, sharing, and interaction.
  16. 16. It’s a safe and multilingual virtual workplace with tools like mail, calendar, blog, wiki, forum, chat and the possibility to share and publish video, pictures and other files.
  17. 17. General suggestions for projects proposed by Comenius Assistants
  18. 18. Always talk about your project ideas with your tutor and agree with them the kind of school to contact in eTwinning, the content of the project, privacy issues etc.
  19. 19. Try to involve other teachers, according to the kind of project you will be working on (eTwinning is not only for foreign language teachers!)
  20. 20. If you are linked to a school in your home country, you could put it in contact with the Italian school you are working in and give birth to an eTwinning project
  21. 21. Even if you are not linked to a school in your home country, you can still try to find an eTwinning school from your regional area and create a project with it
  22. 22. You can create an eTwinning project with other Comenius assistants working in Europe!
  23. 23. When you leave your host school in Italy and become a teacher in your country, you might want to keep in contact through an eTwinning project!
  24. 24. - you could either convince your tutor to register the project, so that when you leave the country they won’t have to close the project. Once the project is approved, you can be added to it as a third member. Since your stay in Italy is short termed, here are some suggestions for your project:
  25. 25. • or work on short term projects. Plan some activities that can be carried out during your stay in Italy. Get inspiration from kits and modules! It would still be advisable to invite your tutor to the project.
  26. 26. Only invited teachers, pupils and guests can take part. It is not accessible or visible from outside, unless you decide so. You are responsible for who you invite! You can decide, together with your tutor, what to make public and what to keep private! Pictures of pupils and sensitive data should always be private!
  27. 27. More info on www.etwinning.net (European portal) www.programmallp.it/etwinning (Italian portal)
  28. 28. Caustic • TS http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net/c/portal/layout?p_l_id=5453632 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1DQ_MbDyB8&feature=player_embedded • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3UAsJ3Es1Rw&feature=player_embedded Asquini School presentation auf deutsch, TS • http://new-twinspace.etwinning.net/c/portal/layout?p_l_id=12475634 password on internet • http://www.youtube.com/user/carlaasquini?blend=1&ob=5#p/u/3/VNUiLgPmRiM ITIS MARCONI • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL0HnNm7m70 • http://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&v=HmSx_aW6CdY
  29. 29. For any kind of question related to eTwinning please contact us at etwinning@indire.it or 055 2380561 Thank you! Alexandra Tosi a.tosi@indire.it

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