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Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group July 2014 Newsletter -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------nicest feedback I received was the other day, from a graduate of secondary school, it was: ”Looking forward to meeting each other in the fall to do more projects!” Yes, kids love these projects and work with passion. Projects develop the skills of 21st century on creativity, use of technology, collaboration and communication, accountability, critical thinking and communication in a foreign language, interaction. eTwinning – A Long Way by Mariangela Bielli I started in 2005 because I could try by myself, without bureaucratic rules, just to see what it was all about. It was ac tually a new start. At that time the portal was a sort of sharing of results but it has become more and more connected with cooperation and peer learning both for teachers and students. I have learnt a lot but, above all, I have found a new approach to the teaching and learning process. You have to do with something living and changing because, when you start a project, you have an outline and you have clear ideas in your mind but it is when you start working with the other European partners – teachers and pupils – that it becomes project work. Waiting for other eTwinning suggestions! All the best, dear and kind friends! Good luck! I think this is what makes the difference – you must be ready to redesign your activities because you cannot do the same thing twice in the same way. There are so many different stakeholders and circumstances that cooperation always results in something different and therefore challenging. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ eTwinning is now a community for learning, teaching and training. There are many other training opportunities, such as MOOCs, but 67