Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group Newsletter no. 5 - July 2015 - Page 28

Visibility of eTwinning Projects Group July 2015 Newsletter -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------and my students, to communicate, share, collaborate and build knowledge! not have in mind the previous programmes and the extraordinary impact they had on schools, teachers and students. How do you understand the meaning of the proposal for a "European Development Plan" and a mobility project for the whole school staff (the cornerstone of the Key-Action 1 Erasmus+), if you do not recognize in the unity of the design and in the sharing of experiences two of the key points of every school institution? This explains why, then, eTwinning is considered a strategic and essential action within KA1: it is not just “register on eTwinning to access the "dealing room" of the partners” (as some unwary still dares to say: "If you sign up for eTwinning you get more points in order to have your project approved"...). Little by little, from the first very simple projects we started to broaden our horizon, to think about broader collaborations, to get involved in new adventures. This is the way we began to run so many bilateral and multilateral Comenius partnerships, many of whom saw their own birthplace in eTwinning, where we began to contact other European teachers. The TwinSpace platform quickly became the unique and privileged space where we gathered all participants to meet and work actively in all phases of the project