Monthly Archive for December, 2011

eTwinning Awareness Seminar in Gozo: Apply Today !

The eTwinning National Support Service is organising an eTwinning Seminar specifically for eTwinners who live in Gozo.  This seminar, which will be held on Friday 20th of January 2012 from 15:00-17:00 is targeted at all Educators in Gozo:  from Teachers, LSA’s and Kindergarten Assistants, to members of the SMT in schools and Education Officers based in Gozo.  As the name suggests, there will be a general overview of the eTwinning Action and Desktop Tools available to educators, and also some  examples of eTwinning Projects in practice. Read the full letter circular  CMeLD 176 – eTwinning Awareness Seminar in Gozo.

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Kindergarten Students from Marsascala create an eTwinning Christmas eCard

By Bryndis Ellul and Romina Bianco, St. Thomas More College, Marsascala Primary C

Our eTwinning project this year,  called kinder GARDEN,  is a project about the garden during different seasons! Our young students are also learning to love their environment more and are also becoming ”eco explorers”, thanks to the different activities and experiments being carried out. During the month of December, the subject for our project is ”Christmas in our garden”.

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An eTwinning Christmas Story from Malta…

On Tuesday 6th December, a princess from a magical place far above the clouds, visited the kindergarden section of St. Thomas More College, Zejtun Primary School A.  She was impressed by the nicely decorated classrooms, by the very nice and dedicated kindergarden assistants, and by the charming and intelligent students.  These greeted the princess with enthusiasm and together they sang several songs.

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Animation for Education Seminars: An Overview

The eTwinning National Support Service organised the seminars “Animation for Education” in December 2011.   Originally only one seminar was scheduled to take place, on Wednesday 7th of December.  However since the date filled up pretty quickly, the Maltese NSS organised a repeat of this same seminar on Wednesday the 14th of December 2011.  Both seminars took place at the eLearning Centre in Floriana between 15:30-17:30 and marked the end of the eTwinning Back to School Campaign in Malta. Continue reading ‘Animation for Education Seminars: An Overview’

eTwinning Diaries 2012 are out: Answer this simple question to receive one too!

The eTwinning National Support Service has just published the diaries for the year 2012.  There is a limited number of diaries available for teachers.  To qualify, answer this simple question:

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eTwinning eZine Term 1, Scholastic Year 2011-2012

The eTwinning eZine for Term 1, Scholastic Year 2011-2012 is out!  You can read it here.

eTwinning Back to School Competition: The Winners!

The eTwinning National Support Service is pleased to announce the winners of the eTwinning Back to School Lottery:  

Primary School Prize Winner:  Maria Regina College, Gharghur Primary

With the Project:  This is the City Where I Live

By:  Ms. Claudia Magrin, Year 3

Secondary School Prize Winner:  Gozo College, Victoria Girls’ Secondary

With the Project:  My Number 1

By:  Mr. Mario Xerri, ICT and Computer Studies

These two projects have each won a digital video camera for the school.

The other teachers who have participated in the eTwinning Back to School Campaign Competition by registering a project between the 1st September and the 30th November 2011 will  receive an eTwinning Desk Clock.  The full list of eligible teachers can be found here.  In order to pick up your Desk Clock, kindly contact Ms. Amanda Debattista at the eTwinning National Support Service on 25982150 or etwinning@schoolnet.gov.mt and make an appointment.