Wallisdean Infant and Junior SchoolsFriday 25th January 2013Planning an eTwinning Project
Aim for TodayOur aim for today is that each TraineeTeacher in conjunction with their classteacher will have uploaded their projecttitle, brief details and ICT tools to theeTwinning Portal by the end of the day.
Plan of Action for Today• eTwinning experience so far - Feedback• Short presentation on planning an eTwinning project with questions and answersBreak• Project Planning with class teachersLunch• Feedback on planned projects• Upload completed project plan to eTwinning Portal.
Global Citizenship for AllShared ValuesPeace EducationGender EducationCitizenshipMulticultural EducationBreaking down StereotypesHuman Rights
Curriculum LinksScienceLiteracy and LanguageGeographyMathematicsEnvironmental StudiesTechnologyReligious Studies
Exploring Stereotypes:AssessmentWhat do we know about each other’scountries?What do we know about each other’s lives?What have we learnt?How have our opinions changed?
Learning about Distant LocalitiesWhere is our partnership country?What does it look like?What is it like to live there?Looking at similarities and differences.What are the issues affecting the people who livethere?Why is this place special? – customs and traditions.
First Steps to a SuccessfulPartnershipKeep it simple make it fun!Develop a partnership over time.Communicate as much as possible – keeping in regularcontactUse project kits or link project with the curriculumUse the local community and newspapers to spread theword and generate interest.Familiarise yourself with the eTwinning Portal.Ask for support if you need it.
The Planning StageProject idea and themeCurriculum areas to be addressedEducational aimsProject activities and stagesProject NameICT ToolsExpected outcomes/learning/pupil achievement
The TaskPlanning a Project in PairsUse the planning sheet to design aproject suitable to exchange with yourTown Twinning partner. Prepare tofeedback to the group.