WHAT HAPPENS AT OUR SCHOOLS?
Presentation of the project to students, teachers, parents and whole school communities. Information of the local press and other medias about the project and its contents. Publishing first information on the individual school homepages.
Students prepare for making questionnaires about bullying during the meeting. They research how to do a correct and effective survey. The group will get member of the
www.surveymonkey.com platform and use this for creating the first survey.
The group members, who are going to work on the project tasks together, establish common rules of teamwork, behavior, fruitful discussion and communication. The rules are written down for future reference.
The topic of bullying is introduced to students. The project aims, outline and schedule are discussed with them thoroughly.
Students create a logo for our Erasmus Minus Bullying project. Every school chooses the best designs (2-3). They can be drawn or painted or made with computer graphics programmes.
Students get familiar with the educational web tool Quizlet (www.quizlet.com), as it’s going to be used during the meeting.
WHAT HAPPENS ONLINE?
Students and teachers from each country write introductory posts for the blog. They read and comment on other students’ work.
Each group prepares a presentation in English (PowerPoint, Glogger, Padlet, etc) about the team, their school, city, country. The presentations are published online, both on the blog and TwinSpaces.
Teachers discuss by email details of the first project meeting.
Students and teachers communicate via TwinSpaces forum and chat.
Students, who are going to participate in the meeting, get in touch with their hosts and introduce themselves (email, Skype).
THE COUNTRY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MODULE
The group work regulations, communication plan, posts on the blog, presentations prepared with web tools, the detailed program of the meeting.
- MEETING 1 – C 1 activity in the Application Form
THE COUNTRY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MEETING ORGANIZATION: Bulgaria
TIME: the end of October 2014
A. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION
Planning details of project activities.
Each country presents the logo designs created by students. The best, most appealing logo is chosen and becomes the official symbol of Erasmus Minus bullying project. It’s published on the blog and all project products, along with Erasmus+ logo. The logos are exhibited at hosting school.
B. TRAINING SESSION
For teachers: how to use Blogger, TwinSpaces, Wikispaces and other useful web tools to work on the project via the internet effectively.
For students: how to use internet safely and the rules of netiquette.
C. JOINT WORK OF STUDENTS FROM ALL PARTNER COUNTRIES
Students discuss the aim of the survey and collect the ideas for it. They prepare the questionnaire in English about bullying at their schools together. They discuss how to conduct the survey. All the ideas are elicited from the students, 1-2 teachers supervise them during discussion.
Students prepare the rules for the art competition, which will be organised during the next meeting.
Students work on the multilanguage dictionary with vocabulary necessary to talk about bullying and emotions and useful phrases in English and all partners’ mother tongues.
After having created the dictionary they can put the results in the “quizlet”-database and produce online flash cards out of them. International teams can play games on the quizlet-platform to improve the knowledge of the phrases (www.quizlet.com).
D. JOINT WORK OF TEACHERS FROM ALL PARTNER COUNTRIES
Teacher work on lesson plans with the theme of bullying (English, other foreign languages, Religious Education, literature, Social Studies). They compare material in their school books about the topic.
E. OTHER ACTIVITIES
Filming materials for the final DVD.
A questionnaire in English, lesson plans, the dictionary (e-book or/and the paper version), quizlet-files and the art competition regulations, project logos exhibition.