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DIGITAL IN EU ERASMUS+ MOBILITY

A modern high school with a media profile

KA1 - Learning Mobility of Individuals - Mobility of staff in school education

  1. Mobility type: Job Shadowing
  2. Planned dates of mobility: 06/11/2017 - 10/11/2017
  3. Country of mobility: Denmark
  4. Sending organisations:
  • I.I.S. Leonardo da Vinci di San Giovanni in Fiore (CS);
  • I.I.S. Renda di Polistena (RC);
  • I.C. Belmonte di Belmonte Calabro (CS);
  • I° Circolo Didattico di Castrovillari (CS);
  • I.T.E. "De Fazio" di Lamezia Terme (CZ);
  • I.C. "Scopelliti-Green" di rosarno (RC);
  • I.C. "Don Maraziti" di Marcellinara (CZ);
  • I.C. di Mileto (VV);
  • I.I.S. di Sersale (CZ);
  • I.C. di Papanice (KR).

Receiving organisation:

Oerestad Gymnasium, København, Denmark.

"What works in Nordic countries is the sense of community and understanding of the common good"

First Group

Our group was formed by the following teachers:

  • Checchetti Andrea, I.I.S. "Leonardo da Vinci" di San Giovanni in Fiore (CS);
  • Chiarelli Gaetano, I.I.S. "G. Renda" di Polistena (RC);
  • Fava Concetta, I.C. "Belmonte" di belmonte Calabro (CS);
  • Gallo Ippolita, I° C.D. di Castrovillari (CS);
  • Guzzi Maria Rosa,I.T.E. "V. De Fazio" di Lamezia Terme (CZ);
  • Lanzo Jessica, I.C. "Scopelliti-Green" di Rosarno (RC);
  • Paonessa Giuseppina, I.C. "Don Maraziti" di Marcellinara (CZ);
  • Papaianni Nicola, I.C. di Mileto (VV);
  • Pristerà Pasquale, I.I.S. di Sersale (CZ);
  • Rizzo Alessandra, I.C di Papanice (KR).

this gymnasium is one huge glass cube that serves as a single classroom for over 1,200 students.

Presentations

ANDREA CHECCHETTI

I am a teacher in a state upper secondary school. I teach analytical and organic chemistry in the following branch of studies: chemistry, biotechnology. I live in Cosenza and teach in San Giovanni in Fiore, Calabria, Italy. I am ICT coordinator of my school. I deal with innovative methodologies such as IBSE (Inquiry Based Science Education, CLIL, PBL (Project Based Learning) and PON/POR projects. I am also coordinator of the departments. I am a Scientix ambassador. I publish and edit the educational blog of the school.

GAETANO CHIARELLI

I am teacher of Mathematics at the Institute of Higher Education "G. Renda " of Polistena (RC) from the school year 2011-2012. I am the first collaborator of School head master, Digital Animator, INVALSI Referent, webmaster, Coordinator of Instrumental Figures, PON / POR Design Team, referent for alternation school-work developed both in Italy and abroad. I have drafted the project for the deployment of the wireless network of the institute and promoted the training activities of fellow teachers with initiatives internal and external of the institute.

CONCETTA FAVA

I teach in a Primary School and I am the “Animatore Digitale” at my school I.C. "Belmonte Calabro” in Belmonte Calabro (CS). I like using technology in my teaching activities.

Ippolita Gallo

I am an English specialist teacher in Primary School, since the 10th of September 1983 and I am in charge as Digital Animator of the National Digital School Plan for Primo Circolo Didattico of Castrovillari (CS), Italy; I am also PNF Referent teacher (National Education Plan for Teachers), tutor of curricular and extracurricular English and ICT Projects, teacher and tutor in other courses in my school, assistant in the support and the implementation of the official website of my school and tutor in PON courses. I'm fond of the correct and aware use of the New Technologies to be applied to an innovative and meaningful 2.0 Didactics, that's why I'm always in search of Educational training experiences for the building of a school of quality-making.

ROSA MARIA GUZZI

I teach Computer Science to the Economic Technical Institute "V. De Fazio "in Lamezia Terme. In addition to performing the role of Animator Digital, also coordinator of the project "Digital School: innovation, communication and technology." I manage the digital desk for teachers, set up to support all those teachers in the school who want to acquire digital skills related to the teaching or to share materials and good practices. I am promoter of activities related to the spread of coding and computational thinking for my school students.

JESSICA LANZO

I teach Science and Math at the "Scopelliti-Green" of Rosarno, Calabria, Italy, a secondary school first level. I am the first collaborator of School Head Master, Digital Animator, Coordinator of Department of Mathematics and Science, NIV Component, RAV-PDM-PTOF Commission Component, Former Expert in Formation Course 11, Former Expert in PNSD Training Courses.

GIUSEPPINA PAONESSA

I teach English at secondary school first level and I am the digital coach at my school I.C. "Don G. Maraziti" in Marcellinara. I like using technology in my teaching activities, so I try to engage my students in working with a lot of different apps to present their works. I like making them use Scratch for digital storytelling and the creation of simple didactic apps.

NICOLA PAPAIANNI

I have been teaching English to Italian lower secondary learners for over twenty years. My current teaching repertoire includes the daily use of interactive whiteboards, online resources such as Google forms, to encourage learner involvement as well as test and assess their learning progress. As school digital leader, I am committed to encouraging my fellow teachers to experiment the classroom use of any available digital device (BYOD or otherwise) in order to make learning more meaningful and teaching more effective.

PASQUALE PRISTERA'

I try to teach communicative competences in English at the “Liceo Scientifico” an upper secondary school in Sersale on the Sila Piccola Mountain in the Catanzaro province. I am committed to support, promote digital development in my school, and am responsible for general assessment of school performance as well as professional learning of my colleagues.

ALESSANDRA RIZZO

I teach at the first level of secondary school. I am a teacher for students with disabilities. I love the technology and I'm the digital coach of my school I.C. Papanice in Crotone. In my school I planned digital development to improve the work of teachers and students. I like to use technology in my didactic activities.

City where we lived Erasmus+ mobility

COPENAGHEN

Vor Frelsers Kirke

Constantly RANKED AS ONE OF THE BEST CITIES for its quality of life, COPENHAGEN IS SAFE, CLEAN AND A BEAUTIFUL PLACE TO LIVE.

Ørestad, Copenhagen, is Denmark's most cutting-edge neighborhood. A living laboratory where the big names of the international scene and the most promising young architects in the country have created the habitat of the 21st century.

Where is the Orestad gymnasium?

Orestad

School without books? School without paper?

Orested Gynnasium

THE ENVIRONMENTS

The mobility program

Introduction to the danish education system

Not a new paradigme, but...!!!

Allan Andersen, Rektor

Orestad Gymnasium

Jeppe Nielsen Wernberg

The index compass

THE COMPASS

The Design to Improve Life Compass is the main tool of Design to Improve Life Education and integrates the three fundamental competencies of this way of teaching; Design to Improve Life, didactics and process facilitating

The Design to Improve Life Compass is designed to help you and your students navigate, focus and stay on track in the Design to Improve Life process by offering a clear structure of its various levels and elements. At the same time, it encourages curiosity, engagement, creativity and innovative thinking.

The Compass acts as the structure of the Design to Improve Life Education material (text books, appendixes, etc.), and supports the overarching teaching goals with concrete actions, methods and techniques.

Ashoka's vision

Changemaker world

ICT Strategy

Orla Duedahl, ICT coordinator

An example of digital project

Another innovative reality

free time

ILLUM is Copenhagen's premium department store
Danish parliament building
Amaliemburg Palace
Nyhavn is a 17th-century waterfront, canal and entertainment district
Tourist marina
Stroget
Dansk Jodisk Museum

Arrivederci

Farvel sa laenge

A CITY THAT IS IN PERFECT BALANCE BETWEEN TRADITION AN INNOVATION

Extra time

THE SPECIFIC KIND OF ACTIVITY NEEDED FOR THIS MOBILITY PROJECT, THE JOB SHADOWING (A PERIOD OF OBSERVATION IN A FOREIGN SCHOOL) REQUIRED A STRONG EFFORT FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF PLANNING AND ARRANGEMENTS, ESPECIALLY REGARDING THE WORKING PLAN AND THE CONTACTS WITH THE HOST INSTITUTION.

DESPITE THESE DIFFICULTIES, THE EXPERIENCE WAS PROFESSIONALLY VERY GRATIFYING, WITH A MEANINGFUL IMPACT REGARDING IN PARTICULAR THE HIGH QUALITY OF THE EDUCATIONAL MODEL AND THE ACQUISITION OF COMPETENCES THROUGH THE OBSERVATION OF SUCCESSFUL PRACTICES

DUE TO ITS “INSTITUTIONAL” RATHER THAN “INDIVIDUAL” APPROACH, THE PROJECT “DIGITAL IN EU” HAD AMONG ITS PRIMARY AIMS THAT OF PROVIDING TRAINING TO “DIGITAL MASTERS” FROM 34 SCHOOLS IN CALABRIA, BELONGING TO DIFFERENT SOCIAL AND ECONOMICAL BACKGROUNDS, WHO COULD IMPROVE THEIR COMPETENCES IN TECH AND FOREIGN LANGUAGE, BUT ALSO IN MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING, IN LINE WITH A EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE.

THE LEVEL OF SATISFACTION AND APPRECIATION OF THE EXPERIENCE WAS EXTREMELY HIGH.

AMONG THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ELEMENTS IT IS IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER:

  • THE USE OF CLIL METHODOLOGY, "LABORATORIAL" DIDACTICS AN TECHNOLOGY IN CLASSROOM ;
  • A SHARED PROGRAMMING E DESIGNING OF ACTIVITIES SO THAT THE COMMUNITY OF TEACHERS CAN BE DEFINED A PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITY ;
  • MANAGEMENT OF THE SCHOOL THROUGH THE INVOLVEMENT OF A INTERMEDIATE MANAGEMENT;
  • THE POSSIBILITY OF REPRODUCING IN ONE'S OWN WORKING CONTEXT THE COMPETENCES ACQUIRED THROUGH THE EXPLOITATION OF NEW PRACTICES AND DIDACTIC METHODS;
  • DISSEMINATION AND TRAINING ACTIVITIES FOR OTHER PERSONNEL OF ONE'S OWN SCHOOL.

SPECIAL THANKS GO TO THE REGIONAL SCHOOL OFFICE, TO THE "METASTASIO" HIGH SCHOOL IN SCALEA (CS) AND TO THE "MALAFARINA" TECHNICAL INSTITUTE IN SOVERATO (CZ). IN PARTICULAR WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK DR. LUCIA ABIUSO FOR HER SUPPORT IN IMPLEMENTING THIS PROJECT.

FINALLY, WE WISH TO EXPRESS OUR GRATITUDE TO ALL THE TEACHERS THAT EXPERIENCED THIS ERASMUS+ MOBILITY, AND INVITE THEM TO CONTINUE TO PROMOTE TRANSNATIONAL EXHANGE ACTIONS CONSISTING OF THE SHARING OF INFORMATION AND GOOD PRACTICES.

Created By
Andrea Checchetti
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Created with images by wilkristin - "Ashoka Peru"

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