a) November 2007 back to work again
b) December 2007
January 2008 Culture box exchange
Slovenia and Italy send their culture boxes to Jordan
Jordan sends two culture boxes to Italy and Slovenia.
A Forum is created to enable students
to communicate online more directly than through emails.
The Culture Box and the Forum are to be seen as warming up activities.
(February 2008-Mid-March 2008)
1) getting to know partners through the Forum - Contributions made by the three countries - Forum moderated
by the Slovenian Partner - personal introductions, hobbies, habits (beginning March 08);
2) teachers will divide
students in groups. They will start selecting proverbs on food in mother tongue and in English as the vehicular language to
exchange with partners (beginning March) together with an internet research on partner countries (Italy, Slovenia, Jordan);
Intermediate phase (Mid-March 08/End of April 08)
3. Each of the three teachers will have his/her students
translate their national proverbs into English, the vehicular language and then send them through to the other two teachers
by e-mail. Chosen proverbs will have to be possibly related to eating habits and/or food (Mid March 08).
4) Jordan schools
will translate Jordan proverbs in English, send them to Italy and Slovenia and will receive Slovenian and Italian proverbs
translated in English language in exchange. Everything will take place among
teachers, for internet safety reasons (End of March - mid April).
5) Research on partner countries will take place and
posters will be prepared illustrating partner countries and their heritage in order to organize 3 exhibitions, one in each
school, on May 9th. Posters will be at least in two languages.
max. end of April, all intermediate steps will have to be over with;
Advanced phase (Ist week May 2008)
Jordan students will illustrate Italian and Slovenian proverbs; Slovenian students will illustrate Italian and Jordan ones,
Italian students will illustrate Jordan and Slovenian ones. School or Class Exhibitions
will show posters on partner countries and other classes will be invited in order to share the project content and experience.
Digital photographs of the exhibitions will be taken and exchanged among the
three teachers in charge, for publication on the dedicated web pages;
6) the number of proverbs to be found, translated
and illustrated may vary, according to teachers' and students' needs;
pictures will be taken by students during group work, paying attention not to photograph children's faces in a way they can
be recognized, as Italian law forbids it (privacy law). The best way will be to take a picture without their face or from
8) The Coordinator will prepare a main web page and every teacher will do the same with their own national
page which will then be linked together.
9) Digital pictures will be sent to partners
for publication on web site;
10) if feasible, blog messages will be exchanged among students, through teachers, for safety