La più grande raccolta di fiaba in italiano della rete, dalle fiaba classiche a quelle inviate dagli utenti in versione testuale o multimediale. Un supporto educativo per insegnanti e genitori.
Il progetto nasce dalla profonda convinzione che le fiabe siano un elemento importante per la crescita e la formazione dell’individuo. Il recupero della fiaba come strumento educativo per insegnanti e genitori ci ha spinto a raccogliere più di 1.500 fiabe nel contenitore “Ti racconto una fiaba”, raggiungendo numeri impensabili per un progetto completamente gratuito che dimostra come siano sostenibili progetti culturali quando c’è passione (e tecnologia!).
Il progetto propone la fiaba come “contenitore di realtà” (I. Calvino), uno strumento straordinario per narrare il mondo che ci circonda, sfruttando i grandi classici come stimolo per tutti per creare e raccontare il proprio mondo interiore ed esteriore! Ogni lettore può inviare la propria fiaba, sia essa opera di un professionista o frutto della fantasia pura di un bambino. Ogni forma creativa costituisce l’essenza di “Ti racconto una fiaba”.
Académie de Besançon has produced a brief guide to help organise a classroom debate around the topic “The role of the Internet in democratic life – Public opinion and media”.
The goal of the suggested classroom debate is to work with students in the identification and analysis of news formats, compare them and learn to develop a critical vision of the different sources of information, including online media.
The world largest collection of fairy tales, a really passionate project which involves a lot of creative people! A teaching resource for learning English and as a parenting bedtime-resource.
The project stems from the deep conviction that fairy tales are an important element for the growth and the education of the person, from an early age.
Fairy tales are great educational tools for teachers and parents that’s why we have collected more than 1,000 stories in "I’ll tell you a story". We have achieved unimaginable results for non-commercial project demonstrating how cultural projects are sustainable when … the passion (and technology!) are in the air!
The fairy tales are vehicles of reality (Italo Calvino), they help us to narrate the story of our lives. The greatest classics are incentives for everyone to create and tell their inner and outer worlds!
On this basis, we have promoted "I'll tell you a story" as a teaching resource for learning English and as a parenting bedtime-resource with great success: more than 50,000 downloads for official Android and iOS applications in less than a month after release and we are ranked in the top 100 in 55 different countries (source: AppAnnie)!
Born in Athens, European Union (EU) Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis is an attorney, a former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece and a former Vice-President of the European Parliament. The speech he delivered at the Tech @State High Level conference in Washington, USA, highlights the EU's commitment to protecting human rights and democracy by promoting internet freedom.
Democracy cannot exist without both offline and online freedom of expression, according to Stavros Lambrinidis, EU Special Representative for Human Rights. To that end, the EU must uphold its norms, principles, and values in both offline and online worlds, he stressed. In his speech, delivered at the Tech @State High Level conference, Lambrinidis outlined the EU's action plan for reaching this objective.
One of the next steps will be to develop and publish a set of EU guidelines on freedom of expression—online and offline—that will include the protection of bloggers and journalists. The handbook will help unfurl the EU's view on the restriction of freedom, access to the Internet, and the arrest of bloggers, already made public through repeated condemnation of such acts.
Other planned action includes sending clear political messages against increased internet censorship, and possibly curbing the export of materials intended for internet monitoring and/or telecommunication surveillance in violation of human rights. The EU has already adopted sanctions prohibiting the export of this kind of technology to Syria and Iran, in hopes of preventing authoritarian regimes from using them against human rights defenders.
Hype again or useful tool in the difficult times? - VISIR Consultation about the role of ICT in education
What do you think about the potential of ICTs for cost reduction, transferability of learning outcomes, employability and for scalability of innovation in education?
Join the short VISIR survey and share your opinion to discuss how the policy can contribute to finding solutions!
How can educators incorporate augmented reality into education? What projects are currently being employed? Come to Aumenta.me 2013, on 20 April 2013 in Valencia, Spain, to learn more!
Aumenta.me comes back for its second edition with a conference will feature the educators, researchers, materials designers and companies who use augmented reality in everyday education. The event, sponsored by the non-profit Asociación Espiral, Educación y Tecnología and the public Institute for Human Centered Technologies Lab Human, will take place in Valencia, Spain.
The Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE) is biannual conference that takes place in April and October. 2013's edition will kick off in Dublin, from 15-17 April.
The so-called 'knowledge triangle' is key to Europen innovation policy and the focus of the Ireland International Conference on Education: a collaborative relationship between the fields of education, research, and innovation.
The ultimate aim is to connect research and practice, bridge the knowledge gap, promote research esteem and the evolution of pedagogy. Participants are invited to present papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation are welcome.
There are still places available for the training week in Berlin that will be taking place from the 21st to the 25th of October, 2013.
The course is based on a combination of video education and social media methods and is a hybrid outcome of these two EU projects: www.web20erc.eu and www.viducate.net. The aim is to explore creative approaches in the online and offline use of video within education.
You can apply at your National EU Agency for funding. The deadline for application is the 30th April 2013.
You can find the course description here.
The international scientific journal "Problems of Management in the 21st Century" is now accepting submissions for articles. Papers should be original work, and substantively different from papers that have been previously published or under review in another publication. Applications are due 30 April 2013, and full papers should be sent in by 5 June 2013.
More information here.