ONCE UPON A TIME IN...EUROPE

9 Participating countries:
Project Reference: EST-2012-1-ES1-GRU06-53427
Part of :

Education and training\Life long learning (2007-2013)\GRUNDTVIG\Partnerships

Summary

“Once upon a time...in Europe” is a Grundtvig Learning Partnership in which the following countries participate:Croatia, Denmark, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Turkey.

The partnership's general aims were to:

-Contribute to the development of LLL quality and to improve intergenerational learning.

-Promote social cohesion, a sense of European citizenship, intercultural dialogue, gender equality, creativity and innovative pedagogies and practices for LLL through European literature.

We think that elderly people have time to enjoy reading books and this project gave them not only the opportunity to make the most of their time but also to increase their knowledge in European literature, history, social skills and, in general, the fundamental key competences. With this project we contributed to the acceptance and dissemination of literature from the participating countries.

The process has been very simple: All the groups read the same book (Suggested by Country A) in their own language. While they were reading chapter by chapter, they used the online platform (Moodle) and they interacted, they participated in the discussion forum and in other activities. Country A acted as a facilitator. During the meeting in country A, the groups had finished the book and they discussed face to face. Then the same thing went on with a book suggested by country B where the second meeting was held. At the end of the project everybody had read 9 books.

In summary, the project was a melting pot where we mixed the history, the culture and the literature of the participating countries. We wanted the books to be a meeting point which will strengthen intercultural and intergenerational dialogue, equality between men and women, social cohesion and the feeling of an active European citizenship. Our literary ship embarked on a wonderful European journey where barriers (discrimination based on sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion etc) has been broken down

Results

Description

It is a product intended to be used by teachers. It presents a series of activities that under a new methodological approach have the main objective of trying to develop the students’ reading habits and make them aware of the pleasure of reading.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/pedagogical_guides.html
Typology: Product 2 - Handbooks, manuals, other training tools
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Students and teachers read aloud different texts from the books that have read during the life of the project or by other significant writers. They are recorded and accompanied by music and images


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A multilingual dictionary with words and sentences belonging to the chosen books was created under the supervision of Icelandic team. It contains the translation in all of the nine languages of the project and in English that each country provided.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/multilingual_phrasebook.html
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The students chose quotes from the nine books they read during the life of the Project. They made pictures or drawings related to these quotes and connect them with the months of the year. This results was created under the supervision of the Italian team.


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After having read a book, the students propose a different ending for each of the stories. These different endings are called “The dark side of the book”. This results was created under the supervision of the Portuguesse team.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/the_dark_side_ofthe_book.html
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Description

During the mobilities, texts by the most significant writers of each country were chosen. They were read aloud in both the language of the country and in English in places that are connected to these writers.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/literary_tour_guides.html
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Quotes from each book were chosen and attached to photographs or drawings made by teachers and students. These photographs and quotes were exhibited during the mobilities carried out in the different countries implied in the project. This results was created under the supervision of the Turkish team.


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Students selected quotes from the books they read during the life of the project. Pictures or drawings made by them are attached to the quotes and they are printed under the shape of bookmarks.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/bookmarks.html
Typology: Product 8 - Material productions out of events/projects: publications, CD-Rom, CDs, DVD, tapes, artistic products etc.
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Adult students from the IES "Campo de San Alberto" de Noia (A Coruña) performed “The house of Bernarda Alba” in different places in Galicia (Noia, Porto do Son, Outes).
We are going to represent "The House of Bernarda Alba" in Santiago de Compostela and in other municipalities in Galicia during the next year (2015)
The video will be available soon.


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The official website is the place where all the final products developed during the life of the project have been uploaded; in this way, they are disseminated and can be fully accessed by the open public.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/index.html
Typology: Product 9 - Websites, databases
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A commemorative calendar has been carried out; 9 months have been dedicated to the 9 participating countries and to the respective books each counrtry chose. In each of these 9 pages there are a picture relating to the book and some quotes and the colours of the background and of the character recall the flag of the country. Three more pages have been dedicated to the literary roots organised by the 9 countries and the cover gathers together all the covers of the 9 books;all with logos of LLP an


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/index.html
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By organizing the book club and its regular meetings, we made it possible to exchange ideas and opinions on 9 books read and 9 related topics. Readers brought their reviews with favorite quotations and/or alternative endings and drawings/pictures associated with books.

A total of 20 regular meetings of the Book club were held, 100 reveiws and 50 drawings/paintings were gathered out of which 50 exhibition posters were made, as well as 9 videopoems and 10 bookmarks.


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Typology: Product 9 - Websites, databases
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Live connection to the meeting was enabled by use of ICT, hosted by Croatian writer Miroslav Mićanović, a senior adviser in the Education and Teacher Training Agency in Croatia. The program led by DSc Predrag Pale consisted of reading works in languages of partners and in english.

The meeting took place in front of 60 guests from 9 participating countries, has been broadcasted live as webinar over the Internet and has been followed internationally.


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We've prepared and updated the content and did the technical maintance of the project's web pages in both English and Croatian in order to promote the European value, disseminate the goals of the project and to make all of the activities and products more available to the interested public, Croatian and international.

The English version:
http://www.aquilonis.hr/Business/once-upon-a-timein-europe.html

The Croatian version:
http://www.aquilonis.hr/Poslovanje/once-upon-a-timein-europe.html


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Url: http://www.aquilonis.hr/Business/once-upon-a-timein-europe.html
Typology: Product 9 - Websites, databases
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We've prepaired written material - Literary Guide in English and Croatian, in which a literary route of Zagreb, Krapina, Trakošćan and Varaždin was presented.

We have presented the Croatian authors: P. Matvejević, A. Šenoa, M. Krleža, M. Jurić-Zagorka, A.G.Matoš, P. Preradović, V. Vidrić, T. Ujević, I. Gundulić, I. Mažuranić, I. B. Mažuranić, M. Marulić, D. Cesarić, A. Mihanović, D. Tadijanović, A. B. Šimić.

Historical and cultural sites and people, city legends etc. have been presented.


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We have prepared a printed material in English and Croatian- My Reading Diary in which we have included inspiring photos and quotes about reading and literature that our readers have found on the internet.

Taking into account the advice and years of pedagogical experience of retired teachers of Croatian language and literature, school pedagogues and educators of adults (LLL), printed material was composed as a template for writing down notes and impressions on the book while reading.


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When some technical difficulties with the old version occured, we created and performed the technical maintenance of the new project Moodle platform:

http://onceuponatimeineurope.eu/

Username: croatia
Password: cro2013atia

We contributed to the new paltform by uploading the products the Croatian team had produced in cooperation with its readers.


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Url: http://onceuponatimeineurope.eu/
Typology: Product 9 - Websites, databases
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Together with the members of the book club ''Once upon a time..In Europe'' we have worked on creating and designing a new logo for the project.

Of the several drafts of the logo, one was chosen and presented to the other partners from the countries participating on the project and it was the Croatian draft of the logo that was chosen by vote of the project partners and declared the official logo of the project.

Link: http://www.aquilonis.hr/Business/once-upon-a-timein-europe.html


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Members of the "Once upon a time ... in Europe" book club, retired professors of Croatian language and literature and school counselors have designed the content and a work plan of the workshop. Our readers were creators, hosts and co-organizers.

Workshop was designed for the general public to encourage active citizenship and active attitude towards creating, writing and reading, and to spread European values of the ​​project.

The workshop was attended by 16 participants.


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Our book club member, a retired profesor of Croatian language and literature, and a published author haiku poetry, Aleksandra Kulari, was the creator, host and co-organiser of the haiku poetry and origami workshop open to the broad public.

The aim was the dissemination of the European value of the project, promotion of the active citizenship and active approach to literature, reading, writing and creating.


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The project coordinator, Ms. Vesna Kezdorf, has presented the project "Once Upon a Time...in Europe" on the Total FM radio station in Zagreb in the News segment. She described the project goals and activities through which the project promotes European values, lifelong learning, active citizenship, multiculturality and socializing through book reading.

The goal was to introduce the project to the general public and raise awareness of the general public and educational institutions.


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An article about the project, the arrival of the project partners and the programme for the guests organized by the Croatian team and Croatian "Once Upon a time...in Europe" book club was published in the "School newspapers".

The article described the project, its goals and activities through which it encourages reading in older people, lifelong learning, multiculturality.

The aim was to promote the project and raise awareness in other educational institutions to disseminate good practice


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In order to promote the project we have created a free programme, open to the public, which in different ways raised the awareness on the importance of reading, writing, lifelong learning and literary expression - written and oral.

Interested citizens and the ''Once Upon a time...in Europe'' book club members participated and the programme was promoted on the web pages, in the media, by posters and programme booklets and other promotional materials (bookmarks etc.)


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The presentation of the project in the Zagreb citiy library Vladimir Nazor and in the book club "The Paperclip", with the aim of networking, sharing of the good practices, exchange of ideas on the functioning of the book clubs, promoting the reading, sharing the European values of the project.

Ms. Jadranka Lisek, a member of the 'Once Upon a time...in Europa'' book club, has participated in the meeting and has joined "The Paperclip" to enable the exchange of the good practices between the club.


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Ms.Vesna Kezdorf, the project coordinator,has held a presentation of the project in the Retired Teachers Association with the aim to reach out to professionals which may raise the quality of the project activities with their knowledge and pedagogical experience, advise on and act to increase the quantity of knowledge on teaching and lifelong learning.

60 people attended the presentation. As a delegate of the Association, Ms.Marija Ajša Peuc has become an active member of the project book club.


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The lecture was held in English language for over 40 people from 9 attending countries at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (University of Zagreb).

By sharing the knowledge and experience in the fields of teaching and the use of ICT tools,Msc. Predrag Pale spoke about modernizing our view of the written word. By comparing the classical way of reading with modern technologies, he has shown the advantages and lacks of both gave a glimpse of the future and its possibilities.


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The project was presented to the Croatian Minister of culture, Andrea Zlatar Violić, PhD. with the aim of raising awareness on the project and an additional visit to the Ministry of Culture by the project partners was arranged. The arranged meeting was held as a part of the project visit (mobility) of the partners to Zagreb and was hosted by Assistant Minister. 12 participants (project coordinators) attended the meeting and promoted European values, goals of the project and project activities.


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Prezentacije projekta (mr.sc. P.Pale i koordinatorica projekta za Hrvatsku, gđa Vesna Kezdorf) održana je u nekoliko zagrebačkih osonovnih i srednjih škola, kako učiteljima i učenicima tako i knjižničarima školskih knjižnica. Cilj je bio širiti ideje i ciljeve te europske vrijednosti projekta te poticati na međugeneracijsku suradnju te aktivnom pristupu cjeloživotnom učenju s naglaskom na čitanje.

Rezultat je suradnja s učenicima Srednje tehničke škole u pripremi Literarne ture u Zagrebu.


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National and University Library in Zagreb has often cooperated with the Croatian project team for the duration of the project by advising on the choice of the book representing Croatia, help with the English translation of the texts and poetry of Croatian authors for the Literary Guide, presenting valuable collections to the project partners, exchanging good practice and ideas on the expansion of reading, lifelong learning, European values, multiculturality and intergenerational cooperation.


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A lecture on contemporary Turkish literature by Ms. Višnja Ivančan was organized in the cooperation with the The Zagreb City Libraries with the aim of discovering Turkish culture and literature.

The lecture was free and open for the general public and members of the ''Once Upon a time...in Europe'' book club and provided a list of suggestions for additional reading of the Turkish authors generated through the analysis of the most lent books by Turkish authors in the Zagreb City Libraries.


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With the assistance of the book club members proficient in English language ( English language teachers and/or translators), the Croatian team has translated the English edition of the Icelandic book to Croatian.

Having in mind that the Icelandic book could not be found in the Croatian libraries, the Croatian translation of the book was read at the book club meetings by the whole club.


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As a result of the cooperation and exchange of good practices, knowledge and experience with retired teachers of Croatian language and literature, librarians and pedagogues and lifelong learning experts, preparation materials on the 9 books selected for the book club meetings were created.

The preparation included information on the authors found on the available internet services (having in mind that the increase of ICT skills has been one of the goals of the project).


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Members of the Croatian team have participated in lectures and seminars organized by Aquilonis with the goal of training for the project implementation and management.

The programm included topics on management of: meetings, time, projects, events and risks.

Members of the project team have actively transferred the acquired knowledge to the book club members who, as a result, have participated in the creation and organization of the 2 public cultural events and 3 public workshops.


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The promotional flyers have been regularly distributed at monthly base during a 24 month period to the Zagreb City Libraries with the aim of promoting the project, its goals and the book club activities and meetings, and general project information dissemination.

The flyers have been delivered and available at all locations at which project promotions or other project activities were held.


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After all groups members read each book suggested by countries in the project in their own language. As Turkish team, we have been in charge of exhibitions from the books read. Our all exhibitions consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers . we used formboards(the size of foarmboard is 30*48.)
We have 100 formboard pictures.


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The first digital exhibition entitled ''The house of Bernarda Alba'' which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Italy meeting.


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The digital exhibition of Blank Gaze which consisted of 10 drawings made by our learners and teachers.It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and upladed to project moddle and website. It was presented during the kick of meeting.


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The fourth digital exhibition entitled Leopard which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Greece meeting.


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The fourth digital exhibition entitled Zorba which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Greece meeting.


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The fifth digital exhibition entitled Ugly Duckling which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Denmark meeting.


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Thesixth digital exhibition entitled Mediterrian Breviary which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Croatia meeting.


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The seventh digital exhibition entitled The Missing Rose which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Turkey meeting.


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The eighth digital exhibition entitled Thirtenn Jule Lads which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Iceland meeting.


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The ninth digital exhibition entitled Travel with Herodos which consisted of drawings made by our learners and teachers ,helped to develop a sense of European identity. It was sent to other members of the group via e mail before meeting and uploaded to project moddle and website. It was presented during Denmark meeting.


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Before starting to give our each "presentation". We always showed EU compulsory text and logos in the first place to the other members of the project. We always hanged this document that consisted of EU compulsory text and logos on the wall at the exhibition halls where it was displayed. We put Eu compulsory text and logos back of each calendars and bookmarks.


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Students and teachers read aloud different texts from the books that have read during the life of the project, or by other significant writers. They are recorded and accompanied by music and images.


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Description

Students selected quotes from the books they read during the life of the project. Pictures or drawings made by them are attached to the quotes and they are printed under the shape of bookmarks.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/bookmarks.html
Typology: Product 2 - Handbooks, manuals, other training tools
Description

The students chose quotes from the nine books they read during the life of the project. They made pictures or drawings related to these quotes and connect them with the months of the year.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/commemorative_calendar.html
Typology: Product 2 - Handbooks, manuals, other training tools
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The students chose quotes from the nine books they read during the life of the project. They made bookmarks and pictures or drawings related to these quotes and connect them with the months of the year.


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Dette er en pædagogiskide til sprogligt arbejde med det spanske skuespil "Bernarda Alba" af forfatteren F.G. Lorca.
Den kan bruges til kursister i dansk som andetsprog på DU2 modul 4 og frem.


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2012-1-ES1-GRU06-53427_50_1
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Et eksempel på en kursist, der har fremstillet et haikudigt under læsningen af den italienske bog "Leoparden" af G.T. di Lampedusa


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Eksempel på haikudigt fremstillet af en kursist under læsningen af bogen "Zorba - grækeren" af N. Kazantzakis.


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Et eksempel på et bogmærke, som en jursist har fremstillet under læsningen af den portugisiske bog "Blank Gaze" af José Luís Peixoto.


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2012-1-ES1-GRU06-53427_53_1
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Bogmærke produceret af kursist under læsningen af bogen: The 13 Yule Lads of Iceland af B. Pilkington


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2012-1-ES1-GRU06-53427_54_1
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W trakcie trwania projektu prowdziliśmy bloga na którym zamieszczaliśmy informacje dotyczące projektu partnerskiego.


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Url: http://onceuponatimeineuropepl.wordpress.com/
Typology: Product 9 - Websites, databases
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Our goal, as portuguese team was to do a booklet titled "The Dark side of...the book".
When the students in all countries finished a reading of one book, they had to use their criativity and create an alternative ending. Our role was to join every alternative endings of all books, and ilustred with photos that were used in exhibitions, in a way to develop a booklet. This work enabled them to use their criative tools to improve their skills in this area.


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2012-1-ES1-GRU06-53427_56_1
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A multilingual dictionary with words and sentences belonging to the chosen books was created under the supervision of icelandic team. It contains the translation in all the nine languages of the project and in english that each country provided


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/index.html
Typology: Product 2 - Handbooks, manuals, other training tools
Description

It is a product intended to be used by teachers. It presents a series of activities that under a new methodological approach have the main objective of trying to develop the students' reading habits and make them aware of the pleasure of reading.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/pedagogical_guides.html
Typology: Product 1 - Reports and studies
Description

The students chose quotes from the nine books they read during the life of the project. They made pictures or drawings related to these quotes and connect them with the months of the year.


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After having read a book, the students propose a different ending for each of the stories. These different endings are called “The Dark Side of the Book”.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/the_dark_side_ofthe_book.html
Typology: Product 2 - Handbooks, manuals, other training tools
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Students selected quotes from the books they read during the life of the project. Pictures or drawings made by them are attached to the quotes and they are printed under the shape of bookmarks.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/bookmarks.html
Typology: Product 8 - Material productions out of events/projects: publications, CD-Rom, CDs, DVD, tapes, artistic products etc.
Description

During the mobilities, texts by the most significant writers of each country were chosen. They were read aloud in both the language of the country and in English in places that are connected to these writers.


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Quotes from each book were chosen and attached to photographs or drawings made by teachers and students. These photographs and quotes were exhibited during the mobilities carried out in the different countries implied in the project.


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Students and teachers read aloud different texts from the books that have read during the life of the project, or by other significant writers. They are recorded and accompanied by music and images.


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The web page is the place where all the final products developed during the life of the project have been uploaded; in this way , they are disseminated and can be fully accessed by the open public.

http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/index.html

This result was created under the supervision of the Greek team.


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Url: http://users.sch.gr/Vigklas/2012_2014/index.html
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