Monthly Archive for June, 2010

eTwinning NSS Visits Gozo College, Xewkija Primary

The eTwinning National Support Service team visited Xewkija Primary School for the graduation of the Year 6 class.  During the ceremony, the NSS were invited on stage to hand out eTwinning tokens to all the children who participated in the eTwinning Birthday Celebrations last May.

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Xewkija Primary School took part in the celebrations by baking a special eTwinning Cake and holding an eTwinning birthday party.  The school also participated in the eTwinning Birthday card competition.

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The participating pupils received eTwinning token (eTwinning stationery) while Gordainne Vella, winner of the Birthday Card competition, received an eTwinning pen drive.

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The Head of School, Mr. Saviour Tabone, also presented the eTwinning NSS with a token of appreciation from the whole school.

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Children at St. Thomas More College, Fgura Primary A Celebrate their Winning eTwinning Project

The kindergarten children of Ms. Miriam Schembri at Fgura Primary A celebrated “Colours of Life”, the winning eTwinning project carried out during this past scholastic year.  The project placed first in the eTwinning Prizes 2010 during the Annual eTwinning Conference in Spain.

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Wetpaint Wikis (2): Adding Stuff to Your Wiki

logoWhen a person creates his or her own personal Wiki, be it for personal or for work use (for example, having a classroom wiki so that both students and parents will be able to access their work from anywhere), it is important to start updating it regularly and keep it interesting for the site visitors. A Wiki can be seen as a sort of template which can be filled up collaboratively; it is alive and dynamic and ever-changing. Unlike a Blog, a Wiki can have several pages, and each page can have its own individual layout. Usually the first page is called ‘Home'; that is where you write your introduction – the scope of your Wiki – and then you can have a series of pages linking to that home page.

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eTwinning Visits More Schools with Birthday Card Competition Tokens

The eTwinning National Support Service visited more schools on Friday 18th of June 2010 to distribute the Birthday Card Competition tokens.  The two schools visited were St. Ignatius College, Siggiewi Primary and St. Clare College, Gzira Primary.

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Maltese-French eTwinning project wins in Malta and excels in France too!

clairenevotThis year’s eTwinning National Collaborative Project Award winner for Secondary Schools, ‘The Other Side of the Coin‘, was selected amongst the best 100 projects in France. This project was founded by Mr. Mario Xerri, Gozo College, Girls Secondary School and Ms. Claire Nevot, Jean Vilar de La Courneuve College, France. Ms. Nevot was asked to present their project at the Innovative Education 2010 forum. A report and a detailed description of the project (in French language) were also written on the forum’s blog.

The members of the Malta eTwinning National Support Service would like to congratulate themselves with both teachers and their students for their successful project. Well done and keep up the good work.

eTwinning tokens for eTwinning’s Birthday Card competition

The eTwinning National Support Service is currently visiting those pupils who participated in the eTwinning  Birthday Card competition. The winners are receiving their pendrive, whilst the other participants are getting a token for their participation.

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St. Benedict College, Safi Primary – Year 3

 

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St. Gorg Preca College, Paola Primary B – Year 6A

Classes of Ms Janet and Ms Bondin graduate after eTwinning success

cimg1211Ms. Janet and Ms. Bondin from St Thomas More College, Marsaskala Primary, celebrated their success in their first eTwinning project which placed third in the eTwinning Collaborative Projects awards this year. They organized a graduation cermony with their pupils, where each pupil was given a trencher and a certificate of participation.

 

More photos can be seen on their project blog.

 

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At a later date, the eTwinning coordinator for Malta, Ms. Cardona, visited the school and presented the children with a token to congratulate them for their participation.