Specialist in dissemination and commercialization for EU projects.
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Joel believes in the power of the Internet as a tool for disseminating European projects and has built up a reputation and a leadership role in delivering results for projects.
Currently a partner in 22 European Union funded educational projects (some completed) with an expertise in dissemination and communications over the Internet. The projects are creating resources that can, in most cases, be used globally.
Joel founded the Kindersite Project website that is being used in 18,000 schools in 157 countries for EFL and ESL. It consists of Games, songs and stories suitable for early learners.
FolkDC - he Folk DC project is designed to motivate young language learners to engage with language learning through Folk songs in 10 European languages.The project culminates in a simultaneous, live concert in 5 countries, streamed over the Internet. http://folkdc.eu/
aPLaNet - To help language educators become autonomous users of Personal Learning Networks. aPLaNet is designed to help language educators to form their own supportive professional online networks to help them improve their language teaching. http://www.aplanet-project.eu/ and http://aplanet-project.org/
PopuLLar - PopuLLar is a EU funded education project, targeted at secondary school language learners, designed to build motivation by bringing the most important aspect of teenagers lives in to language learning - music http://www.popullar.eu/
ARTinED - - A new approach to education using the arts’, a EU funded project that is designing innovative methodologies to add the arts and creativity in to primary schools as a key component of every school subject. http://www.artined.eu
EuroLib - The European Children’s Traveling Language Library, is a European Union funded project.Traveling libraries of the most beautifully illustrated children's books in six European languages travel from school to school across Europe. http://www.eulib.eu
eCLIL - eCLIL is European Union funded project to develop and build resources and a resource centre for the use of Content Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) http://e-clil.uws.ac.uk/
Web2.0ERC - European Union funded project is designed to help educators who find ICT confusing to have a simple and secure environment to use ICT in their work and in their classes.http://www.web20erc.eu/
ARGuing constructed an Alternate Reality Game for international, multilingual, student, communities to motivate language learning. http://www.arg-education.eu
Chain Stories - for students, in their first year of language learning, so that they can enjoy creative writing in their mother tongue. They then pass on their story to other schools with other languages, within a language family, for completion. http://www.chainstories.eu
Autonomous Language Learning - has built Blended Learning language courses in four European languages (Turkish, Romanian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian) http://www.allproject.info
TOOL for Online and Offline Language Learning - has built Blended Learning language courses in five European languages (Dutch, Estonian, Hungarian, Maltese, Slovene). www.toolproject.eu
The EduComic project has developed web based comics as an alternative instructional medium for learning about literacy and scientific concepts by writing, designing, and publishing original web comic books. - http://www.educomics.org/