ECAET 2014 : European Conference in the Applications of Enabling Technologieshttp://www.ed20work.eu/conference When Nov 20, 2014 - Nov 21, 2014Where Glasgow, ScotlandSubmission Deadline Jun 27, 2014Notification Due Jul…See More
Challenge your students’ in their understanding of Scientific Research and Biodiversity with the European Scientific Research Game, an online game for students from the age of 10 years. The European ‘Research…See More
"Thanks for sharing such useful resources here Joseph. Language know how is best tackled through direct interaction and the more we practice learning, the better our outcome would be. The videos are extremely helpful as one can practice them when…"
Video for ALL, a new European project will create a complete resource list with examples of best practices of, ’Using video in language learning’.The 50 plus examples will be categorized by :AgeCompetency level (CEFR)The resources will be available for open use globally.You can help the project and be an associate partner, see https://app.box.com/s/x6w83aua351vtioxgkkr Associate partners can be institutions or individuals and can be…See More
For upper middle and secondary 20 student produced videos for the EU PopuLLar project http://tinyurl.com/nsf23gy . Schools across Europe can now take part in this project that students can complete autonomously. Guides for teachers and students are on the website at …See More
The European FolkDC project has developed 27 activities (for languages, culture and music) based on 20 European folk songs. We now need feedback on the activities regarding their effectiveness.The activities can be found on the FolkDc website http://folkdc.eu/ in 6 languages.You can also see…See More
Speaker at TedX Learning on the 'Creative Classroom and how we are implementing with EU projects'.
Founder of the Kindersite Project that is being used in 18,000 schools in 157 countries for EFL and ESL. It consists of Games, songs and stories suitable for early learners.
Partner in 22 European Union funded educational projects with an expertise in dissemination and communications over the Internet. The projects are creating resources that can, in most cases, be used globally:
PopuLLar - PopuLLar is a EU funded education project, targeted at secondary school language learners, designed to build motivation by bringing the most important aspect of teenagers lives in to language learning - music http://www.popullar.eu/
aPLaNet (Autonomous PLN for language educators) – is answering the questions, what are PLNs, why educators should use them and building a system to mentor new comers in to the networks. http://aplanet-project.org/
ARTinED - - A new approach to education using the arts’, a EU funded project that is designing innovative methodologies to add the arts and creativity in to primary schools as a key component of every school subject. http://www.artined.eu
FolkDC – using folk songs in 10 European languages to motivate and inspire language learning in early language learners. Culminates in a simultaneous concert, streamed on the Internet, in 4 European locations. http://folkdc.eu/
EuroLib - The European Children’s Traveling Language Library, is a European Union funded project.Traveling libraries of the most beautifully illustrated children's books in six European languages will travel from school to school across Europe. http://www.eulib.eu
Web2.0ERC - European Union funded project is designed to help educators who find ICT confusing to have a simple and secure environment to use ICT in their work and in their classes.http://www.web20erc.eu/
eCLIL - eCLIL is European Union funded project to develop and build resources and a resource centre for the use of Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) http://e-clil.uws.ac.uk/
Lullabies from the Cradle - collected 35 Italian, Czech, Romanian, English, Greek, Turkish and Danish lullabies to stimulate language learning published in a book and CD. See all seven animated Videos here .http://www.lullabies-of-europe.org
ARGuing constructed an Alternate Reality Game for international, multilingual, student, communities to motivate language learning. http://www.arg-education.eu
Chain Stories - for students, in their first year of language learning, so that they can enjoy creative writing in their mother tongue. They then pass on their story to other schools with other languages, within a language family, for completion. http://www.chainstories.eu
Autonomous Language Learning - has built Blended Learning language courses in four European languages (Turkish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian) http://www.allproject.info
TOOL for Online and Offline Language Learning - has built Blended Learning language courses in five European languages (Dutch, Estonian, Hungarian, Maltese, Slovene). www.toolproject.eu
The EduComic project has developed web based comics as an alternative instructional medium for learning about literacy and scientific concepts by writing, designing, and publishing original web comic books. - http://www.educomics.org/
Joel, wow that Traveling Language site looks great. Thanks for sharing that site and your VT. Good luck with everything. Thanks for joining our group and good luck on the school year and thanks for the tweets.
You must think I ignored you, but in truth, I put your request on the burner and then ... ack ... forgot. Sorry.
I did come across this site that might be right up your alley: http://comicsinternational.ning.com/
Hello, I teach seventh grade geography and my students are beginning a unit on Europe focusing on Germany, Russia, Italy, France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Would you be interested in communicating with my students through SKYPE to answer questions about your culture and education in London?
Hello Joel, my welcome from Germany! My focus is on Web 2.0 apps in the classroom - and I´ve created one of the biggest groups on CR 2.0 called DigiSkills with now 454 members about digital teaching methods.
Please think about to join this group too.