Thursday, 17 March 2016

CLIL eProject Prototype (Social Science - Europe)

Hi everybody!

Today, I´m going to present to you my future CLIL e-project. In my case, I am going to develop an e-project about the European Geography and it is called "Europe". Why this topic? Because I love Geography and in my practices in the master, children were studying this topic so I had the opportunity to teach and create some activities about it. Moreover, in the e-project I could include some interesting multimedia tools to make the topic more attractive and to help children understand it better.

You can see how is my e-project in Google Docs HERE.

To create my videoclip I used two programmes: “Movie Maker” to make the video and “Photoshop” to create the gifs and slideshow. I chose these multimedia tools because I used these tools to create videos in Secondary Education and I remembered how to use them more or less. I think that the worst part was situating gifs in the video. For this reason, it took me more time to create it. But with these tools, you can make different beautiful things and they allow you to add music and audios too, without any problems. However, I think that this tool is a little complicated to use with Primary students. But with enough time you can do everything.

In my video, I tried to tell everything which I consider important and make it more pleasant with music and my voice in a different tone to catch the attention.

And now my videoclip, I hope you like it:


Thursday, 10 March 2016

Evaluating a CLIL e-project

Hello everybody!

Today, I write to show us about how you can evaluate a CLIL e-project, using a web tool. I choose this website to do it: 
I can say that this task was useful because while I was evaluating the project I could see ideas for my personal project and some things that I shouldn't do or put in it. Besides, you can use a similar activity with children so that they can see the things that they shouldn't do in their works, to avoid mistakes.

The e-project chosen is directed to third graders and its learning outcome is the creation of a video where each team has to introduce themselves and show what they have learnt regarding its geometrical shape.

The e-project has different things to catch students attention and motive them. It is divided into several missions to get children to build their own knowledge about their geometrical shape, developing their critical thinking skill. Moreover, the use of multimedia tools is part of this e-project. To sum up, the suggested missions in this project are well organized, they are attractive and engaging and everything that appears in the web has its proper license. Some things which might be improved are the organization on the web, the source for the publications. In the missions the teacher has to take into account the children´s previous knowledge, what the exact role of the teacher is…

My evaluation is described in a presentation made with the online tool “Genially”. I could see that this tool is very interesting and colourful. It allows you to create amazing and creative presentations, posters, postcards…

You can see below my evaluation: