Chríost Rí, Ennis.
Title: Survive in Europe
Subject Area: Geography, English, History, ICT, Art.
Specific Topics: Developing knowledge of our own country and of
the countries involved in the project.
- to develop communications
with the partner schools
- to promote cultural links
with these schools
Curriculum Relevance: Meets the curriculum objectives in English
Display: The project, to date, is displayed in a PowerPoint presentation.
Booklets produced by the children on various aspects of Irish life are
displayed in the entrance lobby of the school.
Use of Technology:
- children use e-mail to
communicate with their pen-pals.
- children use Word to produce
booklets and fact-files.
- use of the Internet to
- use of digital camera and
scanner to incorporate images into booklets.
Classroom Management: Work for the project is incorporated into
every day schoolwork e.g. Geography, History, art, ICT, SPHE etc. When
group work is involved, groups of mixed ability are formed.
- the project is ongoing.
- children are more aware
of cultural similarities and differences.
- children have become more
aware of their own heritage.
- curriculum objectives in
English, Geography, ICT, History and Art were met.