2009/12/18

BROKEN BARRIERS - ONLINE COLLABORATION

At the beginning of this month, Romania and Greece succeed to break the space barriers between them. Our students were sitting in the same classroom , even this classroom was a virtual one.


SUBJECT: HISTORY ONLINE LESSON
TOPIC: “ROMANIA INTO THE GREEK BOOKS”
Target of the lesson: 40 students
Age: 16-17 years old
Time: 50 minutes

Aims of the lesson:

  • To learn about the Romanians' history
  • To share new knowledge to Greek partners
  • To apply a new kind of teaching through ICT
  • To encourage students to present their opinions in English
  • To practice different learning approaches (storytelling, learning through drama, outdoor education, learning using ICT tools/technique)
  • To work in a group
  • To socialize in a group
  • To make students more responsible for their actions
Draft of the lesson:

1-5 min : Saying hello and names of the participants-showing with the camera the place around
6-8 min : About idea why those lessons through ICT technology are needed in our program
9-10 min : Explain the choice of history as a work case
11-25 min : The Romanian National Day
26-35 min : Romania (land and people) in Greek history books(last 3 grades)
36-40 min : Questions and answers
41-42 min : Greek conclusion
43-44 min : Romanian conclusion
45 min : Appointment for April after the Greek national day with the Romanian presentation of Greece in your history books.
46-50 min : Saying Goodbye

Technique:


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Final Products:
  • Discussions
  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Joy :)












Romania-Greece, December 10th 2009



Romanians'Presentation





Greeks' Presentation






How it really was?

Part I






Part II






Part III





Part IV





Dedication



written by Camyk and Zaharias