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Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group July 2014 Newsletter -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------technological high school in Ankara, Turkey. We formed groups of students and helped them become better informed consumers. Students were given a questionnaire on the Consumer Bill of Rights at the beginning of the project, and the same questionnaire was given at the end to see the progress of our students. Mainly, each group of students had to devise a delicious and healthy menu for two old persons (starter, main dish, dessert, drinks, etc.), but also at a good price. The first step was to visit some shops/markets/hypermarkets in order to see the products and their prices and then, they decided on their menu. Finally, they made PowerPoint presentations of the entire procedure and drew conclusions about the Consumer Bill of Rights. A third project was called “Greetings from Romania… Greetings from Macedonia…” and it created an educational framework to foster the Romanian and Macedonian students' cooperation and enable them to send greetings on different celebrations for a better understanding of the multicultural diversity of our world. The aim of the project was to offer the students the possibility to exchange cultural information and traditions by means of the English Language and new ICT tools. Finally, a project very much loved by my students was “The Stories of the Mills” founded together with a school in Erlangen, Nuremberg, in Germany. The project enabled the students to exchange cultural information on traditional windmills and watermills. Sibiu and Nuremberg have a lot of similar traditions connected to water/windmills and not only. The objectives were: the use of the English language through activities that helped students value the cultural wealth, traditions, similarities and differences between European countries/cities – Sibiu and Nuremberg; the use of the New Technologies of Information and Communication and the encouragement of our pupils to meet other realities. The working process comprised two stages: asking students to create 60