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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...

The eTwinning Generation, coming soon!

Who are the eTwinning generation? Young people who have experienced involvement in eTwinning during their school days. In the 10 anniversary year of eTwinning, it is only fitting that our 2015 book should focus on the eTwinning Generation; Below you will find some extracts from their testimonials of how eTwinning has affected them in...

#eTwiam Twitter chats are back!

Save the date! Every last Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m CET  the eTwinning Ambassadors moderate a chat on Twitter on topics of interest to educators in general and eTwinners. To join you need of course an account on Twitter, then search for the hashtag #etwiam and follow...

eTwinning conference: impressions of day 1

Curtains are up for the 2015 eTwinning annual conference! We have collected and proudly present to you the best moments of the first day! Anne Gilleran, eTwinning Senior Pedagogical Advisor, opened the plenary session by welcoming participants to Brussels “the heart of Europe where etwinning was launched” highlighted this...

Workshop: “Make it work – 10 steps to effective communication in eTwinning projects”

  Irene Pateraki has been working for the Greek National Support Service of eTwinning since 2010 organizing events, running courses, evaluating projects and offering support to the teachers. She is the moderator of the eTwinning Ambassadors Group since 2012 and the Creative Classroom Group since 2008 and has run...

Workshop: “Virtual worlds and gamification in eTwinning projects”

Harald Jacob was born in Halle-Saale in 1967, he lives in Trier and he is a teacher of German, History and Spanish at Gymnasium Saarburg. He works as a teacher trainer for Pädagogisches Landesinstitut Rhineland- Palatinate since 2009. His focus of work are: use of social communities in education, media literacy, creative use of...

Workshop: “Using tablets in eTwinning projects”

Petra Bohackova was born 39 years before first commercially successful tablet had been made. She teaches Physics and English at elementary school of Dr. Beneš in Prague, Czech republic. She also works as an eTwinning Ambassador. She tries to implement tablets in her lessons and eTwinning projects. She was a...

Workshop: “Project design for effective integration in European projects”

  Valentina Cuadrado Marcos is an English teacher. She won five times the eTwinning National Award and once the eTwinning European Award.         Lourdes Gozalo Arranz is a Spanish National Support Service member.     Do you want to know more about them? Don’t miss their workshop “Project design for effective integration...