Archive for the ‘Conference’ Category

10 years eTwinning: It’s a wrap!

Time flies! The past 12 months we celebrated the 10th anniversary of the eTwinning community of schools on various occasions both online and offline and now – right before the Christmas break– we would like to look back at the highlights of 2015 and thank our contributors! 2015 was...

Claire Morvan at the Italian Ambassadors National Convention in Silvi Marina

Last september the  National Convention for eTwinning Ambassadors was held in Silvi Marina , organised by Donatella Nucci and her staff at the National Agency Indire. It was a great opportunity to learn, with workshops and fruitful opportunities for discussion. Claire Morgan’s workshop was the cherry on the cake, allowing...

Learning by coding, for all – etwinning conference workshop

Should coding be taught at schools? How should it be taught, as a subject or as a cross curricular teaching and learning tool? Do you have any experience in using different coding resources? These and other questions were asked to the audience to introduce the topic of coding at...

eTwinning Teachers Generation: born to run!

Italian testimonials from the 2015 annual eTwinning Conference in Brusselles 43 European countries represented by  500 teachers : these are the   extraordinary numbers of the eTwinning European Conference in Brussels  defining  us like “eTwinning Teachers Generation”, the generation born to run, as Bruce Springsteen says, the generation born to...

eTwinning Teacher Training Pilot: a bet for the European future school

During the school year 2012/13, a Pilot Project began to show  students different new didactic strategies on eTwinning platform, during  the initial stages of their  training. The Teacher Training Institutes from different European  countries  worked together to achieve two main goals:  to raise awareness of the processes and possibilities...

Active citizenship for pupils – etwinning conference workshop

The purpose of the workshop Active Citizenship for Pupils, held by M.R. Fasanelli at the 2015 etwinning conference, was to give participants an understanding of this year’s theme “Active Citizenship” as well as something to go home with, some basic concepts for active citizenship to develop in their current...

Understanding History Developing Tolerance – eTwinning conference wokrshop

What was the weather like yesterday? That’s what participants were asked at the start of this thought provoking workshop on understanding history and helping students develop tolerance. Everyone in the room had their own take on the weather, some thought it was warm, whilst others thought it was cold....

Tools 2.0 for project work: Socrative, Nearpod – eTwinning conference workshop

Patrizia Roma guided the audience through the exploration of two digital tools – Socrative and Nearpod – which allow a great amount of classroom interaction and have many possible applications in eTwinning projects. What are Socrative and Nearpod? Socrative (www.socrative.com) is a student response system for real time questioning,...

Going Open with LangOER: Open Educational Resources and Practices in teaching – eTwinning conference workshop

Should education be about sharing? How open is your school? Do you have any experience in sharing educational resources? What is the attitude in your country/culture/school to sharing material? Ania Skowron introduced the topic of OER (Open Educational Resources) by asking these challenging questions to the participants. After discussing...