Activities

Teaching in Europe: Freshwater Crisis

Project duration: 09/2017 – 08/2019

PROJECT TIMETABLE

Note for the teachers: all the descriptions of the activities and partner schools’ results can be found on eTwinnig website of the project 

Month

Activities

9/2017

A.19 Presenting the project, partners and
activities planned to teachers, pupils, parents & local press, posting
list of activities & agreeing on who will be doing the first activities,
discussing precise participation of partners from outside our schools, updating
the Erasmus+/Comenius showcase & uploading Erasmus + information on each
school’s homepage

– Preparing our first transnational
project meeting in Darmstadt

– Compiling an e-mail mailing list

A.1 Start of a logo competition (creative
competence)

10/2017

A.20 Start of the project website, dealing with
e-Twinning account

A.2 Collecting adjectives and antonyms to do with
water, using them in sentences. Making collages (language competence).

M.1 Transnational project meeting in Darmstadt for
clarification of questions regarding our activities & more details of
project work, discussing & deciding on details of work for Freshwater
Wiki and on common water footprint calculator and more.

11/2017

A.3 Preparing
A) guidelines for preparing good presentations
B) presentations to inform pupils at meetings about how Wiki will work;
Kindergarten: Talking about the internet (language competence).

A.21 Setting up Freshwater Wiki

12/2017

A.4 Dealing with “My Water Footprint” using
common water footprint calculator for measuring individual water use,
comparing results, preparing common footprint (graphical chart for project
wall/website). Partners compare their results, reports in English “Different
footprints – common consequences” for website, Wiki (language competence).

A.22 Choosing the winners of the logo competition at each
school.

1/2018

A.5 Creating world maps about “What is water used
for in our country/ other countries?” for the project wall/website, Wiki
(language & creative competences).

2/2018

A.6 Collecting proverbs and pieces of wisdom about
water, explaining their meaning, preparing posters for the project wall
(language competence).

3/2018

A.7 Looking for similar proverbs etc. in English,
preparing a comparison list, describing the meaning in English.
Goal: list with same saying in our languages & English for
шге website/ project wall (language competences).

M.2 Transnational project meeting in Edsbyn for working
on details of project work & evaluation of activities done and progress
of the project, choosing project logo, doing job shadowing, discussing
eTwinning part & preparing first learning activity in May in Darmstadt
and more

4/2018

A.8 Preoccupation with water biotope of the
area/country, rules for preparing posters, preparing posters for the
partners’ project walls/project website, Wiki (language & creative
competences).

5/2018

A.9 Preoccupation with reports about the daily life in
water stressed areas. Wiki. Participation in awareness raising actions 
(language competence).

C.1 Learning activity in Darmstadt: project work
on “Freshwater habitats” & presentation of results,
work session of teachers: discussing details of project work, progress
report, final guide, Wiki & evaluation, job shadowing & preparing
second learning activity in October in Blansko and more.

6/2018

A.23 Evaluation of the first year (parents form),
preparing progress report.

7/2018

A.24 Updating project website & eTwinning
– preparing contributions for project website & Erasmus+ on school
homepage
– Checking results on Freshwater Wiki

8/2018

A.24 Updating project website & eTwinning
– preparing contributions for project website & Erasmus+ on school
homepage

9/2018

A.10 Preoccupation with contaminating freshwater,
collecting list of substances, choosing substances for “Don’t throw that into
the drain!” Creating warning signs for classrooms/website. Wiki (language
& creative competences).

10/2018

A.11 Preparing “Water cycle puzzles” for school’s science
teaching aid collection. Teacher only uses words to explain how the cycle
works; pupils make a draft & check its accuracy with the help of a
correction sheet, creating puzzles. Wiki (language & creative
competences).

C.2 Learning activity in Blansko: project work on
“Water is life” & presentation of results,
work session of teachers: discussing details of project work , evaluation
& job shadowing and more

11/2018

A.12 Preoccupation with ‘European Water Framework
Directive’: Preparing an article for the project wall/newspaper about the aim
of the directive and the achievements, Wiki / Kindergarten: two drawings
demonstrating situation before directive’s announcement and now
(language/creative competence).

12/2018

A.13 Pupils prepare stations for learning for the
school’s open days where experiments related to water will be made and
self-made models (e.g. water cycle in a preserving glass) will be explained
to visitors, Wiki (language & creative c.)

1/2019

A.14 Collecting compound words that begin or end with
water, creating and playing games like “Memory”; Kindergarten – using
pictures (language & creative competence)

2/2019

A.15 Finding out why rivers are lifelines, reading maps,
preparing presentations about different aspects, preparing guidelines for
making presentations, executing presentations followed by common review,
Wiki/ Kindergarten: creating drawings, explaining them (language &
creative competences)

3/2019

A.16 Good and bad sides of the power of water, posters
for exhibition, Wiki (language & creative competences).

M.3 Transnational project meeting in Iasi for working
on details of project work & evaluation, discussing eTwinning part, doing
job shadowing & preparing third learning activity and final meeting in
May in Sofia

4/2019

A.17 Preoccupation with water related legends & fairy
tales. Preparing picture stories, ad-lib the stories with the help of the
pictures in front of an audience. (language & creative competences).

5/2019

A.18 Jointly reflecting virtual water, one’s own share
and how it can be reduced. Discussing strategies for raising awareness about
virtual water consumption and how to motivate people reducing their share.
Deciding on a common strategy and organizing its implementation. Wiki
(language competition)

C.3 Learning activity and final meeting in Sofia:
project work on “Water for the future” & presentation of results,
work session of teachers: discussing details of project work, final report,
project website, final guide & evaluation, doing job shadowing,
discussing/deciding on further collaboration and more

6/2019

A.25 Final evaluation (pupils, parents,
all teachers) and completing final guide
– completing Freshwater Wiki

7/2019

A.26 Preparing final report

– Completing project website &
eTwinning

8/2019

A.26 Completing and submitting final report,
– Completing project website & eTwinning
A.27 Informing local press about the project’s results/further
collaboration, disseminating information , updating Erasmus+ on school
homepage