Slide 1: Al Amria High Scool -Beni Mellal
Saturday , Feb 20th , 2010 Technology supported
Learning Projects Mr Mbarek Akaddar
Hassan II High School
Beni Mellal Slide 2: What’s telecollaboration ?
What’s telecollaborative project work ?
What’s IEARN ?
Characteristics of IEARN projects
The Way We Play Project
Steps to start a project on IEARN
Tips for IEARN project management The main points of the presentaion Slide 3: Telecollaboration is a structured activity in which students use Internet tools such as e-mail, chat, Web pages, blogs,wikis ,forums , podcasts, etc. to access, process and share data and to communicate, cooperate and collaborate. What’s Telecollaboration? Slide 4: Telecollaborative project work is a term that has developed to describe online student project work that combines the use of telecollaboration and some form of a project-based activity.In other words , it is technology supported learning projects Telecollaborative Project Work Slide 5: International Education and Resource Network Slide 6: over 30,000 schools and youth organizations
in 130 countries.
Over 2,000,000 students each day are engaged in collaborative project work worldwide.
an inclusive and culturally diverse community
a safe and structured environment in which young people can communicate Slide 7: an opportunity to apply knowledge in service-learning projects
a community of educators and learners making a difference as part of the educational process
iEARN empowers teachers and young people to work together online using the Internet and other new communications technologies. Slide 8: To facilitate teacher and student-directed collaborative on-line project work
To create global, national, and local support structures to sustain project work
To demonstrate that on-line education can enhance learning and improve the quality of life on the planet iEARN Goals Slide 9: a safe and structured environment for children to communicate
a known audience for writing and reading for a purpose
an opportunity to apply knowledge in service-learning projects
an inclusive and culturally diverse community of supportive educators
opportunities to meet f2f– Morocco 2009 iEARN Platform Slide 10: Stimulate students’ engagement and service in their community.
Develop civil awareness and responsibility.
Build a supportive community of educators that share the latest teaching methodologies.
Integrate technology in the curriculum in meaningful projects.
Improve learning and teaching practices. iEARN Project Objectives Slide 11: Address a real life question or problem that
is interesting & exciting to you AND your students.
Have accessible & age appropriate resources to investigate the topic.
Provide opportunities to make connections to other classes as well as in and out of school and enhance critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Involve students in team work.
Can be addressed through a variety of strategies & activities.
Help students with various strengths and inclinations. iEARN Project Requirements Slide 12: Child Labor
Environment and Ecology
Peace Prejudice and discrimination
Conflicts and wars
Women’s rights and role in society
Poverty iEARN Project Themes The Way We Play Project : The Way We Play Project The Way We Play Project : The Way We Play Project The Way We Play Project : The Way We Play Project The Way We Play Project : The Way We Play Project The Way We Play Project : The Way We Play Project How to Start? : Step One: Complete iEARN Registration
Step Two: Choose a project that fits your curriculum, timeline, ages of your students, appropriate languages, etc.
Step Three: Create a list of your objectives for choosing and joining a project.
Step Four: Contact the project facilitator.
Step Five: Introduce the project to your students.
Step Six: introduce yourself and your class in the project forum. Have students respond to other students before posting their own work.
Step Seven: Have students publish their work.
Step Eight: Share your work locally, and continue participation in iEARN. How to Start? Tips for Posting on Forums : describe the essence of your message in the Subject line
write the most important things in the first paragraph
Limit the number of attachments you post to the forums
Try to configure your mailing software so that it sends out only plain text Tips for Posting on Forums Tips for Successful Participation : Try to create a globally aware classroom/school environment
Create a system for peer-editing in your class
Communicate so that your participants know that you are still interested
Ensure language is cross cultural Tips for Successful Participation Thank you very much Your questions are welcome : Thank you very much Your questions are welcome