A get together meeting of Erasmus + (KA 2) inter-school strategic partnerships “Active in nature, enjoying the nature!” and “We Are the World, We Are The Children” participants was held in progymnasium on 9th December. Students according the given information from project partners prepared interesting presentations about Romanian, Spanish, Croatian, Norwegian, Greek, Turkish and French Christmas traditions. Participants took lessons on how to dance partners’ folk dances and play games.
The evening passed by quickly and it was fun for all to escape from daily routine and troubles, to stay together.
3 December was the day, when the students participating in a project gathered together for a workshop, where the Christmas cards were made. A cozy talk about Christmas traditions in Lithuania and other project partner countries helped to understand how unique each country is, to feel the upcoming holiday. The time in a workshop has passed quickly and the own made postcards cheered project partners and the elderly living alone.
Here is All logo winners from Norway, Spain, France ant Lithuania. Which one is the best? VOTE PLEASE NOW! (till 23th of December)
There was organized a competition to create project logo in our progymnasium. The students willingly participated in this competition with a lot of creative ideas. They presented designed logos, explained the symbols and discussed their ideas. The 3 best logos which were accepted are made by Deimantė Mickutė, Melanija Erciūtė and Justina Griščenkovaitė.
On the first day of winter project students changed their learning in a school into the learning in a museum – it was the day of learning differently. Gedminai progymasium students attended educational programs “Klaipeda: from the royal capital to the port city”, “The path of bread”, “The lost city”. Students deepened their knowledge about the history of Klaipeda city development from the eighteenth century up to nowadays, listened to the story about the grain sowing, harvesting, threshing and binding, cleaning, milling and baking process, acknowledged with all the old Klaipeda region tools used for beard baking. They did all the given interesting activities.
The school‘s social partners meeting-workshop took place in Gedminai progymnasium on November 11. Pupils and teachers were greeted by the representative of Klaipeda city Baltic local community Jonas Mažeika. The guest spoke about how it is important for different nationalities to communicate with each other, to talk about the tolerance. Students form Klaipeda Ieva Simonaityte main school, Hermanas Zudermanas gymnasium, Litorina school, Santarvė main school, PI Edukateka, J. Kačinskas music school, KVLC, Priekule Ieva Simonaityte gymnasium and our school attended the workshop “The Mosaic of Tolerance”.
The aim of whole activities was to celebrate the International day of tolerance, to talk about national identity and promote tolerance for other cultures to each other.
The Mosaic of Tolerance
The first meeting of participants of Erasmus + 2 main action of the general education sector, inter-school strategic partnership project “ACTIVE In NATURE, ENJOYING The NATURE!” took place in Engerdal Barne – og ungdomsskole (Engerdal, Norway) on November 13th – 14th. The meeting was for the coordination purposes.
The project participants from Lithuania, France, Spain and Norway presented their schools, project teams, discussed all the project related issues, planned activities for the first project year, shared responsibilities and the ideas on how to carry out the project more effectively that its impact would be more noticeable. The participants observed open English lesson, participated in an event against bullying. Teachers discussed the observed activities and shared their experiences.
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The high school, IES Leonardo Da Vinci de Alicante takes part in the European Program Erasmus+, ANEN: “Active in Nature-Enjoying the Nature”; its objective is improving the communication skills in English of our students of 2º,3º y 4º ESO, at the same time they improve their digital competences and encourage to respect and protect the Nature .
In this Project, four schools share experiences and work together (one from Norway, one from Lithuania, one from France and one from Spain). All of us worked in a previous project about Natural Parks and the results were fantastic. We want to continue to work in several items that we couldn´t end in the previous project, such us digital skills that remained outstanding, whereas, we would like to continue exchange ideas about innovation methodologies of teaching. In fact, one of our key principles is understanding the process of teaching-learning like a set of shared experiencies where it´s posible to learn enjoying yourself.
We want that our students are the real protagonists of the Project and do all outcomes, such as the materials for the web about Tabarca, the workshops and the outdoor activities.
In this context, we have done the first activity of the program: “The logo competition . In order to encourage the students to take part in it, we chose a symbolic award. We recived 13 beautiful logos about our topic, Tabarca. Most of them had a high quality.
The jury was made up for teachers involved in the project and gave the prize to Jenifer Mariova (2ºESO C). The quality highlighted in all of them and they were showed in the hall of our high school since 22nd of December 2015.