Hi, I’m Rose A Bulgarian *teacher *researcher *curator *innovator…or simply a primary teacher
Today I am talking about: * ICT4eTwinners project*& my 3 favorite tools to build a PLN
ICT4eTwinners• Subjects: Citizenship, Design and Technology, Economics, European Studies, History, History of Culture, Mathematics / Geometry, Religion, Social Studies / Sociology, SEN, Technology• Languages :EN• Pupils age:10 - 20• Tools to be used:Audio conference, Chat, e-mail, Forum, MP3, Other software (Powerpoint, video, pictures and drawings), Project Diary, Twinspace, Video conference, Virtual learning environment (communities, virtual classes, ...), Web publishing
ICT4eTwinners• Project’s Aims:• Teachers discover why Curation is Social Media King who restarts XXI Century Education and how curation tools open gateway through knowledge for educators and students worldwide .• Teachers will discover and explore the power of Web 2.0 tools and apps for education and learn how to use statup tools creatively• Acquire skills for the XXI century , new tehnologies can stimulate discussion, open gateway through knowledge, promote creativity and innovation for effective learning.• Learn to communicate and work collaboratively
Planned ICT4eTwinnersactivities• November - Lets present ourselves , our schools , studens and activities . In this month we will discuss and share our favorite tools and apps to make presentations and every teacher involved in this project must share minimum a presentation using a favorite tool• December - Let’s celebrate together with our students the Birth of Son of God, Christmas and New Year using Glogster EDU . Every partener must make a GlogsterEDU interactive poster with school activities in December and if partner s want they can make also a GlogsterEDU students’ portofolio.• January - Buildining a Powerful PLN ( Passionate Learning Network ) in XXI Century Education . We discuss about new edtools and apps for online collaboration .• February - Sharing is caring .We discuss about startup curation tools and apps wh ich will make you a Social Media Curator Teacher.• March - Google in education . Let’s find and discuss about our favorite google tools and apps and the best way to integrate in our classroom .• April - Let’s collaborate , discuss and share in the cloud . We will discuss about our favorite apps to collaborate in the cloud like evernote, box, dropbox, fetchnotes, box and also what are the best ways to integrate them in the classroom .• May - mindmapping and brainstorming in XXI Century Education . Every partener must make a mindmap using a favorite app or tool .• June - Every partener must make a video using different tools or apps entitled ‘connected learner and social media curator in XXI Century Education’.
Expected results for ICT4eTwinners• The final product will be a eTwinning twinspace,• a public blog http://ict4etwinners.blogspot.com/ and• wikispaces http://ict4etwinners.wikispaces.com / with the work of all the project partenrs, a collection of social media good practices and social media startup tools shared on our groups on• scoop.it http://www.scoop.it/t/smileprojectcop2 and• pinterest http://pinterest.com/lucianecurator /cop2insmileproject/ .• Teachers can use relevant sites and share their ideas and teaching modules, in Facebook, Twitter and GlogsterEDU .• We want also to oraganize on twitter #ict4etchat for eTwinners
To sum up:The way we think, learn, behave,and work changes dramaticallyevery day.Why hasn’t education changed and evolved as well?The change will come whenall eudcators are ready todo it. Are you ready?
Because we are! *researchers Thanks *curators for your attention! *innovators