Posts Tagged ‘spain’

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...

Big steps towards peace and tolerance (Mevlana Prize)

This project is aimed at helping to create a better, more peaceful world where people are more tolerant, and understanding of differences, perceiving instead the richness of all humanity! Teachers and students involved in this project worked on avoiding their stereotyped thoughts that are coming from the past. They...

Happy teaching: a booklet on eTwinning Activity (Spain)

Thanks to eTwinning Ambassador Méndez Ruiz, we have received a very interesting activity to share with you; ​​IES Heliche Olivares in Seville, Spain, has created a booklet on issuu to spread awareness about eTwinning activities!   The teachers involved are Fernando Gallego, a technology teacher, interested in the environmental...

etwinautas en las ciudades (in)visibles / etwinauts in the (in)visible cities (age category 16 – 19 winner)

In Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities novel, Marco Polo describes various cities through some of their objects to Kublai Khan. The two characters communicate using each their own language, which leaves room for different understanding of the descriptions. In this modern, real-world version of the dialogues between the explorer and...

powerfulnaturekingdom.et (age category 4-11 winner)

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better” – Albert Einstein. This was the goal of the project powerfulnaturekingdom.et (age category 4-11 winner): to look, observe, analyse and understand how important nature is in our lives. Let’s have a look deep into the nature of the...

eTwinning 10th Anniversary at the Spanish NSS

In this article we sum up  the activities that the Spanish NSS  has prepared for the eTwinning  10th anniversary. Since March 2015 we keep  a visible special header on our national website reminding users the #eTwinning10 hashtag and encouraging schools to take part in this celebration (with videos, logos, attractive images, …) We have created one...

Back to the future with eTwinning

“We’re chatting with people from Greece and Italy, and… they’re replying to us!”. That was back in 2007. We were taking part in the eTwinning project “European Lab”. Chats or video conferences  were not so common in 2007: no smartphones, no Skype, no What’sApp… Even the walls, likes and the concise 140 characters...