Every single day each foreign team created the report of the day for our meeting

POLAND 30.09.2019

Hello and welcome

It was the first day of our meeting in Portugal. First the Opening Ceremony took place. Our wonderful hosts welcomed all participants wishing all of us fruitful, joyful and unforgettable meeting in Benavente.

Express yourself”

All partcipantes were invited to the stage. Foreign students stood next to their hosts and their task was to introduce each other to the rest of Erasmus plus group. They said few nice things about their “brothers and sisters” which was funny and sometimes very touching.  The teachers performed similar activities. Their challenge was to describe the collegue they were chosen by. It was absolutely amazing and  we had a great fun.

Group dynamic

International teams got some materials and their task was to use them to build the highest tower they could. It shouldn´t fall down. At the beginnin it seemed impossible but they managed. The jury consisting of teachers  chose the winners. Congratulations !!!

Kissing Game 

One of the Portuguese teachers explained the rules of the game. All participante got very excited. They seem to have a great fun for the next few days. We will see the results of this fascinating game  on the board on Wednesday.

“Democratic Letters” Game 

One of the Portuguese teachers explained the rules of the game. All participante got envelopes and decorated them with their names and nice drawings. Then they hang them on the board. During the next days the participants shouldwrite nice messages to each other and put into the envelopes. Everybody will get their envelope on the last day of the mobility to take and read at home.

 

Presentation of the country, the school and themselves in class. -How do you live in democracy in your country?”

Each team went to the Portuguese classroom to present themselves, their school and to explain how they live the democracy in their schools.

“Leave your mark in Benavente”

The Erasmus plus group went to Duarte Lopes school to leave their  own fingerprints on the wall of the school as a part of an art project.

Local tour of  Benavente

The students walked around Benavente and they had a document with a series of questions that they could only answer if they found the places in the pictures. It was a way to get to know the city. It didnt take them a long time as they appeared to be great detectives.

International food market stalls

In the afternoon the Auditorium filled with the smell of international typical food. Each team prepared their stalls with specialities they brought from their homelands. The Portuguese parents were also invited to be there. We have no words how much delighted we were trying new things.

TURKEY  01.10.2019

 

Democracy in EU Collaborative work – simulation of the future European Parliament

Students of all countries decided of the topics they would talk about and the arguments they would bring against and for each topic during this simulated session of the European Parliament.

Workshop – Tools and Apps

The students learned and tried the new tools Edulastic and Spiral

 

 

 

Formative Assessments and webforms/ web tools: new perspectives  – Workshop

The teachers learned and practiced the new tools Edulastic and Spiral

Virtual Class – Workshop

The teachers learned about the tools in the mobile lab and had the chance to try these tools.

 

 

Enquiry-Based Learning activities 

The teachers worked on the Learner Designer to create lessons plans

 

 

Teaching assignments

Croatia: How Media Literate are you?;

 

 

Greece: Digital Competence as Vital 21st Century Competence;

 

 

Turkey: Using Media as a tool for lifelong leaning;

 

 

 

Poland: Media in Foreign language teaching.

 

 

Outdoor learning activity: Field trip to the furthest western part of Europe “Where the lands meets the Ocean”

The students  and the teachers visited the most western continental part of Europe and received certificates

 

GREECE  02.10.2019

Workshop – “What will EU democracy be like in 2030?”

Role-play rehearsal : simulation of the future European Parliament

Students of all countries decided of the topics they would talk about and the arguments they would bring against and for each topic during this simulated session of the European Parliament.

Role-play performance and filming : Challenges – Future Democracy in EU

This is when the session has been filmed. Like little pros our Erasmus students pretended to be members of the Euprliament and dealt with very serious topics, argumented and also proposed solutions.

 

 

Job-shadowing (History and Maths)

Mathematics class (Trigonometry)/11th grade : The teacher made the students work in groups of three. No books today. Just a mobile device, smartphone, notebook or tablet. He gave instructions on what task to achieve. They used an app call Geogebra.

History class / 10th grade : Title of the lesson ” The effects of Portuguese integration in European communities”. That was a very interesting lesson about history of Portugal from Ancient times to the Middle Age, and from the birth of the Republic in the 20th century to the rule of Salazar.

 

Workshops by accompanying teachers

Croatia  : Enhancing intercultural understanding

 

Poland : Innovating didactic approaches

Portugal : Dealing with educational challenges

 

Greece : Inclusive education

 

Turkey : Access to Education in remote places

 

CROATIA  03.10.2019

Day 4

An excursion to the the Portuguese Parliament and touring Lisbon
Teachers have prepared the lesson plan for the outdoor learning activity using enqury based learning method in the previous couple of days.
Before going on an excursion, students have done research on the city of Lisbon and the Portuguese Parliament deciding which sights they want to visit.
While in Lisbon, both teachers and students have taken a tour of Portuguese Parliament learning about its history, present and future, and after that they toured the city and took photos of the sights they wanted to visit.

Discovering Lisbon

 

PORTUGAL 04.10.2019

The day started with the presentation of the 2030’s Universal Declaration of Democracy.

After that, we started our farewell party at school, where we shared songs and traditional dances in native language.

Poland: 

Turkey: 

Croatia:

Greece:

Portugal:

 

In the afternoon, the students went to our famous huge aquarium.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And then we had a farewell party at night.

With lots of crying…