Web 2.0 in History and CivicEducation:<br />An experiencewithwikisthrough the eTwinningPlatform<br />By María Jesús Campos...
Developedby:<br />IES Parque de Lisboa (Madrid, Spain) English-Bilingual Section, 14-15 years old students<br />National S...
Where did the idea of this project come from?<br />Bilingualstudentsneed:<br />To share knowledge<br />Topractise English<...
WhyeTwinning?<br />Itencourages the establishment ofschoolpartnershipsbetweenEuropeancountries on the Internet<br />Itoffe...
Theproject:EuropeanCities: Past and Present<br />
Objectives:<br />To communicate, collaborate and reach agreements with students in other European countries<br />Topractic...
Methodology:<br />Students play the leading role in the learning process<br />Teachersactasmediators and facilitators<br /...
Tools:<br />Web 2.0 tools: wiki, blog, xtranormal, CmapTools, google.maps, etc.<br />More traditionaltools: PowerPoint, Mo...
Built on<br />The eTwinning Platform<br />The European Cities – Past and Present Wiki <br />http://europeancitiespastandpr...
The eTwinning Platform<br />Safe working space, only accessed by authorized users<br />Divided in fiveareas: homepage, pro...
Homepage<br />General<br />   information<br />Calendar<br />Blog<br />Members<br />
Staff room<br />Only accessible to teachers<br />On this area, educatorsreachagreements, communicate, solve problems, etc....
Students’ corner<br />Accessibletostudents and teachers<br />On this area, pupilsreachagreements, communicate, solve probl...
Project activities<br />The area whereactivities are developed<br />
The WikiEuropean Cities: Past and Present<br />
Advantages<br />Ithas more design options<br />Itis the students’ work showcase on the Internet<br />A wiki stores easy av...
Focused on:<br />Madrid (Spain) and Kazanlak (Bulgaria), the cities which the students live in<br />Research on the cities...
Studentshave:<br />Researched<br />Set up web pages, videos, audios and presentations<br />Reachedagreementsthrough the “d...
Results<br />Although the project isnotyetfinished , the studentshave:<br />Learnt about European cities<br />Enjoyed meet...
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  1. 1. Web 2.0 in History and CivicEducation:<br />An experiencewithwikisthrough the eTwinningPlatform<br />By María Jesús Campos<br />
  2. 2. Developedby:<br />IES Parque de Lisboa (Madrid, Spain) English-Bilingual Section, 14-15 years old students<br />National School for Plastic Art and Design (Kazanlak, Bulgaria), 14-16 years old students<br />
  3. 3. Where did the idea of this project come from?<br />Bilingualstudentsneed:<br />To share knowledge<br />Topractise English<br />To work collaboratively, reachagreements and produce materialswithstudentsfrom a differentcountry and culture<br />
  4. 4. WhyeTwinning?<br />Itencourages the establishment ofschoolpartnershipsbetweenEuropeancountries on the Internet<br />Itoffers a safeenvironment, easy access and management forstudents and teachers<br />Itprovidesconstantsupport and supervision through National Services<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. Theproject:EuropeanCities: Past and Present<br />
  7. 7. Objectives:<br />To communicate, collaborate and reach agreements with students in other European countries<br />Topractice English<br />Todevelop the students’ technologicalskills<br />To learn about the history of European cities<br />To contemplate theirroleasEuropeancitizens<br />
  8. 8. Methodology:<br />Students play the leading role in the learning process<br />Teachersactasmediators and facilitators<br />Students and teacherscommunicatethrough the eTwinningPlatform<br />They create and load materials on a wiki site <br />(europeancitiespastandpresent.wikispaces.com)<br />
  9. 9. Tools:<br />Web 2.0 tools: wiki, blog, xtranormal, CmapTools, google.maps, etc.<br />More traditionaltools: PowerPoint, Moviemaker, etc.<br />
  10. 10. Built on<br />The eTwinning Platform<br />The European Cities – Past and Present Wiki <br />http://europeancitiespastandpresent.wikispaces.com<br />
  11. 11. The eTwinning Platform<br />Safe working space, only accessed by authorized users<br />Divided in fiveareas: homepage, project activities, staff room, pupils corner and chat<br />
  12. 12. Homepage<br />General<br /> information<br />Calendar<br />Blog<br />Members<br />
  13. 13. Staff room<br />Only accessible to teachers<br />On this area, educatorsreachagreements, communicate, solve problems, etc.<br />
  14. 14. Students’ corner<br />Accessibletostudents and teachers<br />On this area, pupilsreachagreements, communicate, solve problems, share concerns, etc.<br />
  15. 15. Project activities<br />The area whereactivities are developed<br />
  16. 16. The WikiEuropean Cities: Past and Present<br />
  17. 17. Advantages<br />Ithas more design options<br />Itis the students’ work showcase on the Internet<br />A wiki stores easy available contents to be used for teaching or other purposes<br />It is easy to access and manage<br />Itpromotes the typeofintelectualcollaborationthat web 2.0. wasmeanttoencourage<br />
  18. 18. Focused on:<br />Madrid (Spain) and Kazanlak (Bulgaria), the cities which the students live in<br />Research on the cities’ history, main buildings, main sites, sport centres, museums, festivals, etc.<br />Develop language skills (English, Spanish and Bulgarian)<br />
  19. 19. Studentshave:<br />Researched<br />Set up web pages, videos, audios and presentations<br />Reachedagreementsthrough the “discussion” feature on the wiki<br />Translatedtheirpeers’ work intotheirownlanguages<br />
  20. 20. Results<br />Although the project isnotyetfinished , the studentshave:<br />Learnt about European cities<br />Enjoyed meeting studentsfrom a differentcountry<br />Realizedthat, despite cultural and linguisticdifferences, whatunitesusisgreaterthanwhatseparatesus.<br />

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