Children are all equal but they have their own feelings and thoughts. Let express our feelings ‘h@nd in h@nd’ together with our friends all over the world. How can we do that? What is the aim of this project? First of all we create a hand-shaped signature by making a handprint on paper of one of our hands. Therefore we paint it first in a colourful way. Then we compose a little face on the printed palm of the hand that shows our feelings by using the ‘wiggly’ eyes that we send to you when you join our project. The face is the image of the heart and the eyes are the mirror of the soul. The palm of the hand, a place where we feel safe and secure…
This project has been awarded with the 2nd prize ad European twinning contest.
Kids Hand In Hand Project from melarodriguez
This is an twinning Project example.
Pupils made a Christmas card for their partners using Tuxpaint and adding images using the interactive whiteboard.
We made an interactive map from Pontevedra Heritage monuments as part of Saint James way, using Thinglink and scrib.
Dia lets users quickly draw customized flowcharts and diagrams.
We use it to plan writing tasks.
“Las locuras de D Quijote en el S XXI” is an twinning Project where pupils have written stories where D Quijote comes back To present days to live adventures in Pontevedra and Vic.
Pupils used a wiki within Edixgal platform to write their stories for the cooperative books.
This is one of the stories my pupils wrote.
Partners at school write their comments on the wiki.
This is the draft my pupils have made using their tablets PC and Journal program.
They used it as a preview task before writing their summary using writer.
Pivot makes it easy to create animations. Share your animations by exporting them as animated Gifs or as videos to upload to YouTube.
We used it for several twinning Projects with Lieven Van Parys:
@ni & m@te
@ni’ and ‘m@te’ are a girl and a boy travelling around the world. They are twins. They want to visit your classroom, your school, your city or country
Make @ wiz
Children dream about the future… In this project they build a better world, step by step, ‘stone by stone’… They ‘make a wish’ by means of an animation, starring our funny wizard ‘Wizzy’ who represents the ideas of the kids. http://www.sintamandusmeulebeke.be/myworld/makeawiz.htm ‘eTwinning’ Let’s create animations together… One team discovers a problem, makes a wish… and the other team works out a solution. Topics: protection of nature, climate change, environmental pollution (water, air, soil), recycling, energy saving, famine, water shortage, flood, children’s rights, mobbing, arms race, war, poverty, sense of public responsibility, immigration, terrorism, domestic violence…
Project Summary (in Spanish)
The Lim system is an environment for the creation of educational materials, consisting of an editor activities (Edilim), a display (LIM) and a file in XML format (book) that defines the properties of the book and pages that compose it.
- No need to install anything on your computer.
- immediate accessibility from the Internet.
- Operating independently, hardware and web browser system.
- Macromedia Flash technology, with proven reliability and safety.
- open environment, based on the XML format.
From the educational point of view:
- pleasant surroundings.
- ease of use for students and faculty.
- engaging activities.
- Controllability of progress.
- Evaluation of the exercises.
- No need to prepare computers, it’s an easy remedy to handle.
- Ability to use computers and interactive whiteboards.
- Creating activities easily.
Images from L.IMs for etwinning Project “Grover on tour” and “Learning from Forests” within PIALE program.
Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.
This is the sample my pupils are following to create their animated avatars.