Saturday, June 21, 2008

DigiSkills Meeting Bayreuth II

Here come the second part of the DigiSkills film on the Bayreuth meeting. It's a compilation of the presentations by the various schools. video If you want to see a better version, click here (takes longer to open.

Thursday, May 29, 2008

Digiskills Final Meeting

Here comes the first part of the film about the final meeting in Bayreuth from 6th to 10th May 2008. video

Friday, April 25, 2008

Web 2.0 in the classroom

One of my students (Christopher H.) at Realschule Regenstauf mixed a video about using Web 2.0 apps in my Notebook-Class.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

ZS Pod Marjankou celebrated the 50th school anniversary

On the 18th December 2007 our school celebrated its 50th birthday. The school was given an eighty-million crown renovation from the local authority. The public had a chance to have a look round the school the whole day. They could also visit workshops of the teachers which were aimed at media education. The main project topic was "A building of the centuries". The official opening ceremony took place at 2 pm. The new school was opened by Tomas Chalupa, the mayor of Prague 6 and Jindrich Kitzberger, the vice-minister of education. The mayor was willing to give an interview to the students who take part in the project Digiskills. http://danielar.podomatic.com/

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

My OUTSHOUT to you

Tuesday, January 08, 2008

IT literacy at RS Regenstauf

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Skype conference between Sweden and Denmark

Today, we organized a videoconference between swedish students and danish ones. For nearly an hour they spoke about the following subjects; interests, hobbies, spare time, school and so on. The conference was in french and the mening was for the students to practice their french. It was very successful and the students enjoyed it so much that they would like to have another conference in the future.
Lots of Christmas wishes from Julia and Linda

Monday, November 26, 2007

Connected classroom

Have a look at this video about elearning.

Monday, November 19, 2007

Digiskills co-ordinator visits IES Guaza.

On the 31st of November, Uschi Schmack, co-ordinator of the Digiskills project, visited our school, IES Guaza, located in Teneriff, Spain. We would like to take this opportunity to thank her for all the useful information she shared with us during this thriving meeting. It was not only a way of updating our commitments in the project for this last year, but also a successful way of uprising the interest of taking part in the project among the teachers of our school. Gracias por todo, Uschi.

Monday, November 12, 2007

Memories

Here comes a slideshow of some memorable moments during our meeting in Sweden:

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Saturday, November 03, 2007

VLE Fronter Basics

Content Management System FRONTER from Norway is a platform in order to communicate, collaborate and publish in the classroom. But it is not free of charge. However, Fronter has a got a lot of important possibilities to interact.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Digiskills meeting at Häggvallskolan, Tjörn, Sweden

The 9th to 13th of October 2007 Häggvallskolan was host for the Comenius project Digiskills, at the meeting in Tjörn there where 21 teachers from the different project schools. On the agenda for the meeting was planning the project year and practicing the tools that would be used during the year. Among the tools that where practised where Podomatic and screencast-o-matic The meeting went well and the plan for the year was finalised.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Thursday, September 06, 2007

DigiSkills in YouTube

I've posted a short informational film about our Comenius project in YouTube. Have a look.

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

DigiSkills presented to Comenius teachers

At Richard-Wagner-Gymnasium Bayreuth various teachers from different schools of the Upper Franconian region, who are involved or interested in Lifelong Learning Programme, met to talk about Comenius. Also the DigiSkills project was presented. The different tools we use in the project were shown, such as the DigiSkills platform, the DigiSkills webjournal, the DigiSkills blogs, etc. The DigiSkills eTwinning project was of interest, too.

Monday, May 28, 2007

Projectmeeting in Brioude

From 8th to 12th May 2007 teachers from all the 10 Digiskills schools met at Lafayette high school in Brioude. During this projectmeeting all the partners worked on ICT very conscientiously. They presented what they had done with their students such as a webTV, some podcasts or an online radio. New web 2.0 tools were shown to the participants who were really impressed. They also did some 'international cooking': various Greek, Danish, Swedish, Spanish, German and French recipes were tasted and it was a success.... Great job!

Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Project Phaedra and Digiskills

On May 7,the teachers of 1st Lykeio of Menemeni ,Despina Kourouzidou and Dimitra Avgerinou present the activities of our school in the framework of the project "Phaedra":The equality of the two sexes.The title of the project is:"women over ages and in every day life".The products are a printed leaflet and a film in which digital skills have been developed. The teachers also present our project "Digiskills" to other teachers who are working in the area of West Thessaloniki . The teachers and their group ,students of A' and C' class, visited the school of Tourism and went on a tour at Monopigado where they were hosted by the women-bakers association.

Sunday, March 25, 2007

Community MyBlogLog rocks!

Since some months I focus on several Social Networks like MyBlogLog. This community belongs to Yahoo now and offers each owner of a blog to be part of other communities. Actually, there are e-digiskills, DigiLifeBlog and IT-ANWENDUNGEN part of that growing Network.

Thursday, March 08, 2007

Introduction about Digiskills in Häggvallskolan

On the 7/3 Mattias Johansson of Häggvallskolan Sweden, introduced the Digiskills project for teacher students during there meeting. The students had many interesting questions, and altogether it was a successful introduction

Sunday, March 04, 2007

eTwinning Project DigiSkills at DIDACTA

On 3rd of March, the responsable persons as to eTwinning DigiSkills have been invited to Didacta - biggest learning exhibition in Germany. Robert Conings, Gert Rosiers and Hans Feldmeier tried to tell something about the idea of eDigiSkills and Comenius DigiSkills in Köln. Robert and Hans showed some websites, blogs and platform Dokeos to the audience.

Sunday, January 28, 2007

Digiskills project meeting in Patras

From 16th to 20th January 2007 teachers from all the 10 Digiskills schools met at 20th High School in Patras. During these days we had various work sessions where we talked about the achievements and further plans of this project year. But we also made plans for a new project year, whose application will be on 30th March. Apart form the 'serious' moments we had moments fulll of joy and friendship like on the last evening when Kaity distributed gifts. Moreover we had a reception at the town hall, where the vice mayor welcomed the Digiskills teachers. We also paid a visit to the governor of Achaia, who was delighted to have so many European teachers in his office. Our hosts also offered us a cultural programme. We visited Achaia Claus wine factory in Patras and made a trip to Olympia where some partners had a Digiskills race. It's unknown who won. Many thanks to our hosts Costas, Makis and Maria!

Friday, January 12, 2007

E-zine Sedmak

In 13-year-olds ICT lessons at the school Pod Marjankou students created the e-zine Sedmak as part of the project School Magazine. In the project " School Magazine" we are nearly finished with learning the basic ICT skills: (briefly) as REPORTERS the children wrote an article, they saved it in the shared folder, as HEAD REPORTERS they chose 5 of the articles and copied them in one document, as EDITORS they went through the chosen articles and corrected the possible formal, grammatical or stylistic mistakes, as GRAPHIC ARTISTS they planned the front page of the newspapers - logo, its name - put in the pictures and photos and they made the final format of the page.This wasn´t the only thing we did this year. I prepared e-zine Sedmak and the students also became internet media journalists. The work in this field is in its early stages. The aim is to try publishing on the internet, so that the students have the skills to use e-zine in other subjects, e.g. Czech lessons or EFL lessons.

Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Improving Reading and Information Literacy in ZS Pod Marjankou

In January 2006 our school joined a 2-year project which is financially supported by the European Social Funds. It is aimed at improving reading and information literacy. Teachers and students of 4 schools in Prague are working not only on developing the skills which would help the students to read and understand various texts easier, but also on the abilities to work with different sources of information. One of the most popular sources used by the students nowadays is the internet. That is why the teachers also try to prepare tasks which make the children use the computers. In the picture a group of 12-year-old students are looking for the necessary information about a football match between Chelsea and Arsenal which they were planning to see with their English teacher in December. Of course, they also had to find the way to the Chelsea stadium by London underground!!!

Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Don Quijote blog

The Spanish class 12 of Richard-Wagner Gymnasium has created a blog about a book they have read: Don Quijote de la Mancha de Miguel de Cervantes (adapted version Easy Reader, Klett Verlag). Each student summarized one chapter and added a picture that refers to the chapter he/she wrote.

Sunday, December 03, 2006

School Development Day in Bayreuth

During a School Development Day in Bayreuth (Bavaria), C0MENIUS project coordinator Mrs Uschi Schmack informed about the new COMENIUS program. Mr Hans Feldmeier spoke about eTwinning. Both introduced our project DigiSkills in general.

Saturday, October 21, 2006

Meeting of DigiSkills partners

From 10th-15th October 2006, 22 teachers from 8 European Countries have had a meeting at Regenstauf near Regensburg/Germany. All talked about the objectives and results of DigiSkills project and eTwinning DigiSkills as to the last year. EU-Project Coordinator Mrs Uschi Schmack, RWG Bayreuth, told about the details of the programme and Mr Hans Feldmeier, hosting institution Regenstauf, was in charge of the organisation. All worked well!

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Quality label

Proposal: we could discuss the possibility to receive the national quality label and fill in the application form during our meeting in Regenstauf. I guess that Hans could help us because he already has received the label for his school. Afterwards we can try to get the European quality-label.