My school takes part in Erasmus+ and eTwinning projects: in November 2015 I and some my colleagues have been a week in Dublin for a structured course. Some others have been in March 2016. In September 2016 I have been in Budapest for a Contact Seminar of eTwinning. In this school year I'm involved in two eTwinning project.
I have studied the papers of platform. Very interesting and open-mind!
CLIL and CALL: the most important role of technology in CLIL!
I have watched some webinars
MY WEEK 4 TEST PART 1
MY WEEK TEST PART 2
Extensive Reading is a powerful way to improve language skills, I think also in L1. I teach Italian as L1 and sometimes my students have to read some books during the school year.
I always tried to convey to them the love of reading and i don't like when the students are forced to read by teachers with the threat of punishment: in this way they'll hate the books. So the freedom of ER is a beautiful thing! And sometimes I devote a small portion of the lesson to silent reading: only now I found that is the same methodology of ER.
I have never tried Extensive Reading in L2. I'd like try it in connection with the study of the same text typology. In the first class of Middle school, in Italian, we study the narrative text and the various typology (horror, science fiction, fantasy). Reading books of the same topic, the students could have a range vision of this textual typology in two languages and learn new words also in L1 that in L2.
In my ER in CLIL lesson plan I have chosen a book "Alien at school" that provide to open some links to Technology, to Science and Geography (I teach also Geography and with my students I do simple activities in robotics -by Scratch).
So they can learn new words about this topics and this can facilitate possible CLIL lessons.