eTwinning Webinars for Educators

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The Maltese eTwinning National Support Service will be organising a series of webinars for Maltese educators interested in learning about eTwinning and other related online tools. During these webinars we will be exploring the varied tools and resources available in the eTwinning platform. We will also explore various Web2.0 tools and how these can be integrated in projects and in the classroom. Continue reading

How to access resources online: Fronter, iLearn, My School and Teams

During this time of school closures due to Covid-19, teachers, carers and students are relying on digital platforms in order to communicate and view each others’ work. This video was prepared by Jason Bugeja, Digital Literacy Support Teacher (Secondary) to help students to find online lessons uploaded by their teachers on various platforms currently used in government schools mainly: – Fronter – iLearn email (Outlook) – MySchool – Teams.

Covid-19 Advice for Parents and Carers

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This is a time of uncertainty and a lot of children and young people will be feeling anxious and worried about what is going on. This is a normal response to the situation and below we offer some advice about what adults can do to help and support children and young people. There is a lot of information becoming available – this is great but may also be confusing, so we have pulled together some advice and some of our favourite links in to one place. We hope this will be helpful. Given that the situation is changing rapidly at the moment we will make updates from time to time which you will be able to find here: https://emergingminds.org.uk/resources/.

Download the following info-sheet for more tips and ideas of how to cope during this difficult time:  Supporting Children and Young Adults with Worries About Covid-19.

 

PSCD Activities for Years 3 & 4

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Our College PSCD Team – Ms. Speranza Spiteri, Ms. Maria Falzon and Ms. Pauline Gingell –  have prepared the following worksheets for Years 3 – 4, which can be carried out at home during this time of school closures. Simply follow the instructions below: Continue reading

Online Reading / eBook Websites and Resources

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During this time of school closures and home learning, it is important that students still find time to schedule some reading time during the day. Here is a list of educational websites which offer free eBooks for students to explore and read. Simply click on the name of the website in bold and you will be re-directed to the respective resource: Continue reading

Coding from Home – Webinar for Educators

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Following the big interest and positive feedback, a 2nd edition of the “Coding from home” webinar. It will take place on Tuesday 24 March at 15:00 CET. It will offer new presentations and tips. Speakers are: Ana Stamatescu Code Week Ambassador Romania, Madhumalti Sharma, Code Week Ambassador from Luxembourg, Pauline Maas, Leading Teacher Netherlands on unplugged coding And Stefania Altieri, Leading Teacher Italy on online coding game.

The webinar is open to anyone. To join the webinar browse to: https://zoom.us/j/109547450

St. Nicholas College Schools Awarded eTwinning Schools Label

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Three schools from St. Nicholas College have been awarded the eTwinning School Label. With the eTwinning School Label, eTwinning recognises and appraises the involvement, commitment and dedication not only of individual eTwinners, but of the whole school, where teams of teachers and school leaders work together. The newly awarded schools from St. Nicholas College are Baħrija Primary School, Dingli Primary School and Rabat Primary School. Continue reading