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Comenius Introduction Marleen


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Comenius Introduction Marleen

  1. 1. Comenius School Development Project MobilID European and International intercultural and mobile learning
  2. 2. HVALA <ul><li>THANK YOU </li></ul><ul><li>SLOVENIA </li></ul><ul><li>ANITA and LIDIJA </li></ul><ul><li>+ FRAN ALBREHT SCHOOL </li></ul><ul><li>for your warm welcome, for the organisation of this conference </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aim of the project MobilID: <ul><li>We address the important theme of intercultural learning of European children and their teachers: working and living together in 1 Europe: RESPECT, OPEN ATTITUDE . </li></ul><ul><li>We integrate European projects on environment, economy, citizenship education, and the teaching of handicapped children into our national curricula and annual lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>We combine traditional classroom learning </li></ul><ul><li>and mobile learning, using ict / mobile phones. </li></ul>
  4. 4. But how exactly do we do that? <ul><li>How do we integrate these new ict methods and collaborative projects into our daily lessons / curricula? </li></ul><ul><li>How can we share contents, methods and tools and learn from each other and cross our own borders? </li></ul>
  5. 5. 1. European Days in School Calendar <ul><li>Integrate European celebrations in all school calendars,which differ in time / space / possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Informing our management on these examples of European Days, results in new decisions for your management: </li></ul><ul><li>21st September International Day of Peace / Tree Planting Day / ENO Project </li></ul><ul><li>26th Sept European Day of Languages </li></ul><ul><li>March-April School Fundraising Fair / School Market: BEST Project </li></ul><ul><li>9th May Springday or Europe Day. Register here: </li></ul>
  6. 6. 2. PUPILS SHARE + LEARN <ul><li>By allowing the pupils to communicate with other pupils in Europe through use of software / ict </li></ul><ul><li>To share and to show others online what activities they do in their own school. </li></ul><ul><li>For this teachers need to learn how to find, create, collect, and share online, communicative tasks and exchange good practices and tools. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 3. TEACHERS SHARE + LEARN <ul><li>This Comenius project is about the professional development of teachers, which is a process of lifelong learning. Teachers will always need to learn about: </li></ul><ul><li>new contents (a) </li></ul><ul><li>new methods/approaches (b) </li></ul><ul><li>new tools (c) </li></ul>
  8. 8. A. NEW CONTENTS <ul><li>On European Citizenship Education </li></ul><ul><li>knowledge : EU / United Nations / Unesco </li></ul><ul><li>skills : intercultural communication, different languages, ict, flexibility, creativity, ability to improvise </li></ul><ul><li>attitude : tolerance, respect, self-esteem, sensitivity in dealing with intercultural differences </li></ul>
  9. 9. B. NEW METHODS <ul><li>social networking and sharing teaching resources with teachers across Europe / the world </li></ul><ul><li>project management and the method of progressive inquiry = teacher sets leading questions and pupils answer by doing independent group work. Teacher = coach </li></ul>
  10. 10. B. NEW APPROACHES <ul><li>How will we collaborate? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we reflect on our own teaching skills and competencies as seen through the eyes of different cultures? </li></ul><ul><li>How will we improve our teaching competences? </li></ul><ul><li>How will we assess and monitor the competences of our pupils? </li></ul>
  11. 11. C. NEW TOOLS <ul><li>Classroom 2.0 and Classroom 3.0 Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Use of a European portfolio (ELOS portfolio) based on the European Key competences </li></ul><ul><li>Use of certain (social) software, like blogs, podcasts, learning environments like moodle, wikimedia, flickr, wiki-educator, google creator, robobraille, eMagazine, use of mobile phones </li></ul><ul><li>Use of social bookmarking systems like LeMill and and MELT </li></ul>
  12. 12. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT <ul><li>All teachers are in a different degree of innovation / professional development in their schools. The coordinator of every school might have taken some kind of leading role within the school as a learning organisation. Coordinators will all do workshops here. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Anton: Bulgaria
  14. 14. Sema (Tu), Marleen (Nl), Anton <ul><li>European Award for Innovative Language Teaching with the use of country classrooms in the moodle in the Netherlands 2006, Turkey and Bulgaria 2007: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Portugal and Slovenia work with their own moodle platform too! </li></ul>
  15. 15. eTwinning Awards Quality Labels <ul><li>Project Every Child Is A Star - Slovenia/Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Anita and Lidija and Marleen </li></ul><ul><li>European Touch eMagazine - France, Italy, Slovenia, Netherlands, Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>Made in Europe - all teachers integrating their work in the moodle = predecessor of this Comenius project! </li></ul>
  16. 16. Portugal - Adelina <ul><li>Adelina’s research and promotion into new ways of classroom 2.0 and classroom 3.0 teaching and mobile learning, </li></ul><ul><li>sharing knowledge with us on Thursday! </li></ul>
  17. 17. France - Claude <ul><li>Environment in Education </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching handicapped children, how to integrate specific pedagogy in lessons, </li></ul><ul><li>workshop today! </li></ul>
  18. 18. Stefania - Italy <ul><li>ENO Project: planting the tree on the international day of peace, </li></ul><ul><li>performing play ‘Drops of Life’ </li></ul>
  19. 19. Marleen, Jan, Litania, Scott, Rémi <ul><li>BEST Project </li></ul><ul><li>Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Pupils organise a fundraising market in their schools, by starting virtual (international) businesses, collaborating online, selling products / art work in their own country </li></ul>
  20. 20. Skupaj <ul><li>“ I speak Slovene” </li></ul><ul><li>Let’s Build our Future: </li></ul><ul><li>United in Diversity </li></ul><ul><li>Details Coordinator: </li></ul><ul><li>Marleen Spierings </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Visser ‘t Hooft Lyceum </li></ul><ul><li>The Netherlands </li></ul>