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 an eTwinning partner school’
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An            Isabel Brennan
Introductio   British Council: Belfast.
n to the      Northern Ireland Regional Officer
eTwinning     A new mum, I read Italian crime
team          fiction and I’m enjoying the
              rugby world cup – for now!
Nice to
meet you
     An       Jenny Compton
Introductio   British Council Belfast
  n to the    Regional Officer: North West
              England & Yorkshire/Humber
eTwinning
    team      Cinema, cooking & walking the
              Belfast hills (well attempting to)!
Finding an eTwinning
   partner school
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•   Participants Box
•   Chat Facility
•   Voting tools
•   Other communication tools
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            participants.




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Task
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       eTwinning in. . .
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Task 3             answer our poll….
                  Where are you joining us from
                   this afternoon?




 A) England                 B) Scotland
 C) Northern Ireland        D) Wales
Task             Use the vote function to
                  answer our poll….
 4
                 What type of school do you
                  work in?




•  Nursery/Infant      B) Primary
C) Secondary/Further   D) SEN
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www.etwinning.net
Let’s test our
  eTwinning
 knowledge!
What type of schools can I partner
                with?




A) All types of schools (including SEN) from age 3 – 19
B) Primary & Secondary Schools only
C) Primary Schools only
D) I don’t know!
What language(s) can be used for
         eTwinning projects?




A) English only
B) Any language, as agreed, by all the project partners
C) English & French only
D) My native language only
When can I begin an eTwinning
                 project?




A) Any date, mutually agreed by partner school (s)
B) During the Autumn term only
C) During term time only
D) September only
How long does an eTwinning
          project last?




G) 1-3 months
H) 1 year or more
I) Any amount of time, mutually agreed with partner
   school (s)
J) 3-9 months
Are you still with
  me so far?
Give me a smiley face
      if you are!
Any Questions?
In this   Use the eTwinning partner
           finding forum
Webinar
we will    Use the eTwinning search
  learn    function
how to
Have you heard of the
 eTwinning forum?
Have you used the eTwinning
      forum before?
Find eTwinners Forum
Example 1
Searching for an interesting post
Top Tips

• Note the title of posts you reply to
 • Note the name of the post author
   • Regularly check eTwinning for
      replies and new messages
       • Remember netiquette!
          • Keep searching!
Example 2
Creating a new post
• Your message will now be displayed at the top of the
  forum screen initially
• Remember to monitor the post and respond to any
  replies
• Remember netiquette
Any Questions?
Recap
     Where can you find the eTwinning forum?




i)    Projects
j)    Resources
k)    My profile
l)    Find eTwinners
Recap
Imagine, you are looking for a new partner
school to begin an eTwinning project. You
would like to work with a school with pupils
aged 14-15. Which forum would you use?




e)   eTwinning project 4-11
f)   eTwinning project 12-15
g)   eTwinning project 16-19
h)   Comenius project 12-15
Recap
 Once you are in the eTwinning forum, what
                can you do?




e)   Read a forum post
f)   Read & reply to a forum post
g)   Create a forum post
h)   All of the above
Have you used the eTwinning
      search before?
Find eTwinners
    Search:
  quick search
Good for specific searches for individual
          schools or teachers
Category Search
Any Questions?
Recap
     Where do you find the eTwinning partner
                    search?




f)    Profile
g)    Find eTwinners
h)    My profile
i)    Projects
Keep searching! It can take
  some time to find the perfect
      partner school 
  Once you start communicating with
  partner schools:
• Reply to email/messages/forum posts
  promptly
• Discuss project ideas clearly and openly
  with potential partner schools
• Be open and flexible to different ideas
  and approaches
Has this session been
               helpful?




A. Very helpful           B. Helpful
C. A little bit helpful   D. Not sure

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Finding a Partner

  • 1. The eTwinning webinar ‘Finding an eTwinning partner school’ will begin at 16:30 While you wait you can check that you’ll be able to hear us by clicking ‘Tools’ – ‘Audio’ – ‘Audio Set-Up Wizard’
  • 2. Nice to meet you An Isabel Brennan Introductio British Council: Belfast. n to the Northern Ireland Regional Officer eTwinning A new mum, I read Italian crime team fiction and I’m enjoying the rugby world cup – for now!
  • 3. Nice to meet you An Jenny Compton Introductio British Council Belfast n to the Regional Officer: North West England & Yorkshire/Humber eTwinning team Cinema, cooking & walking the Belfast hills (well attempting to)!
  • 4. Finding an eTwinning partner school
  • 5. Blackboard Collaborate - Basic tools • Participants Box • Chat Facility • Voting tools • Other communication tools • Microphone • Whiteboard
  • 6. Participants Box When you first sign in you will see your own name, the moderator and the other participants. We have disabled the webcam function for this particular session.
  • 7. Chat Facility This is the chat box. You can ask us questions and talk to other participants Write in this white box, your comment or questions will appear above. Click enter to send – you can not delete but you can even add a smiley face!
  • 8. Use the Chat function to introduce yourself, e.g. Task 1 Hi, my name is . . . I joined eTwinning in. . .
  • 9. Voting tools Voting We will be asking you to vote on certain questions or topics. Click on the drop down menu. Click on your selection here.
  • 10. Use the green tick (for yes) or red cross (for no) to answer this question Task 2 Is this your first webinar?
  • 11. Polling Tools Polling We may ask you to respond to a polling question. Like the question below. Click on your selection here.
  • 12. Use the vote function to Task 3 answer our poll…. Where are you joining us from this afternoon? A) England B) Scotland C) Northern Ireland D) Wales
  • 13. Task Use the vote function to answer our poll…. 4 What type of school do you work in? • Nursery/Infant B) Primary C) Secondary/Further D) SEN
  • 14. Other communication tools You can also show us how you are feeling by clicking on this icon and you can display any of these icons beside your name. Try it out!
  • 15. If you’re happy and you Task know if, click the smiley 5 button! Coz you’re happy and you know it!
  • 16. Microphone If you wish to speak, you can click on this icon to raise your hand. This lets the moderator know you wish to speak. Here you can see Isabel has raised her hand. You must click on the mic button here to turn your microphone on and speak. Remember to click it again to close the mic when you have finished.
  • 18. Let’s test our eTwinning knowledge!
  • 19. What type of schools can I partner with? A) All types of schools (including SEN) from age 3 – 19 B) Primary & Secondary Schools only C) Primary Schools only D) I don’t know!
  • 20. What language(s) can be used for eTwinning projects? A) English only B) Any language, as agreed, by all the project partners C) English & French only D) My native language only
  • 21. When can I begin an eTwinning project? A) Any date, mutually agreed by partner school (s) B) During the Autumn term only C) During term time only D) September only
  • 22. How long does an eTwinning project last? G) 1-3 months H) 1 year or more I) Any amount of time, mutually agreed with partner school (s) J) 3-9 months
  • 23. Are you still with me so far? Give me a smiley face if you are!
  • 25. In this Use the eTwinning partner finding forum Webinar we will Use the eTwinning search learn function how to
  • 26. Have you heard of the eTwinning forum?
  • 27. Have you used the eTwinning forum before?
  • 28.
  • 29.
  • 31. Example 1 Searching for an interesting post
  • 32.
  • 33.
  • 34.
  • 35.
  • 36. Top Tips • Note the title of posts you reply to • Note the name of the post author • Regularly check eTwinning for replies and new messages • Remember netiquette! • Keep searching!
  • 38.
  • 39.
  • 40.
  • 41. • Your message will now be displayed at the top of the forum screen initially • Remember to monitor the post and respond to any replies • Remember netiquette
  • 43. Recap Where can you find the eTwinning forum? i) Projects j) Resources k) My profile l) Find eTwinners
  • 44. Recap Imagine, you are looking for a new partner school to begin an eTwinning project. You would like to work with a school with pupils aged 14-15. Which forum would you use? e) eTwinning project 4-11 f) eTwinning project 12-15 g) eTwinning project 16-19 h) Comenius project 12-15
  • 45. Recap Once you are in the eTwinning forum, what can you do? e) Read a forum post f) Read & reply to a forum post g) Create a forum post h) All of the above
  • 46. Have you used the eTwinning search before?
  • 47. Find eTwinners Search: quick search
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  • 63. Recap Where do you find the eTwinning partner search? f) Profile g) Find eTwinners h) My profile i) Projects
  • 64. Keep searching! It can take some time to find the perfect partner school  Once you start communicating with partner schools: • Reply to email/messages/forum posts promptly • Discuss project ideas clearly and openly with potential partner schools • Be open and flexible to different ideas and approaches
  • 65. Has this session been helpful? A. Very helpful B. Helpful C. A little bit helpful D. Not sure

Editor's Notes

  1. Then press go to desktop
  2. Here are the search results – 19 a much more manageable number to review You can see the first 4 teachers on the list – you can see Name School name Pupil age range Language the wish to work in Subject interest Country flag I want to click on the 4 th profile as this teacher looks like she might have similar project ideas