EDUCATION – the key for your future! 2016-2019
Deutschland – Griechenland – Ungarn – Niederlande – Spanien – Türkei
- Meeting: 62. High School of Athens, 2. -8. April 2017
Content item: “increase reading skills – development of different motivational techniques to the acquisition or improvement of the skill of reading”
Workshop1 ·: “Alpha, beta, gamma…”-a literacy test as an example of the oldest spoken European language, the Greek language.
Goal of this workshop was the participants of the importance of literacy to make familiar ability of Entkodierungdes written – as the basis of any reading skills and comprehension -.
During the workshop, the participants had the opportunity in a playful and entertaining way with a new unknown alphabet to deal. At the same time, they had to determine the opportunity and the following:
- To cope with the essential importance of reading alone for the everyday life (recognize own name read a street sign or a product description, etc.).
(b). Even not as hard as it is perhaps originally a (new) Alphabetistoft. Decoding of Greek words that it happen as loan words in their own language gave the participants an immediate sense of accomplishment and increased the motivation to continue and a private Greek alphabet – or Word folder to create.
(c). The workshop was very successful. All participants were very motivated and the objectives have been achieved.
- Workshop 2: “as minoans and Ikaros”-rewrite texts in comics.
This creative form of text production, which is not to be confused with free writing requires the total reading, as well as the understanding of the original text and adds its own subjective acts intended to better comprehension. That is, first and foremost, it concerns a productive text reception.
Participants have in this workshop in various forms of work (individual work, group work) deals with the conversion of text in comic. You have worked very motivated in their international group and were able to achieve very good results at the end of the workshop. These
Results were recorded in the form of comic books, which were then copied and given with each partner school. The text work idea that emerged from this workshop, turned out to be highly motivating for all participants. The students were very proud of their group work results. For the teacher, who participated, this method of work was new and she proved popular with them.
-Workshop 3: “Echo and narcissus” – dramatization of texts.
The dramatization of texts is a method often applied in the teaching of foreign languages. It’s a motivational method, which is to move students to so-called “total read”. At the same time, the primary purpose of the activity, the scenic representation of a text, which rather passes performing game as to the education Theatre in the school context, implies a deeply poignant discussion process with the respective text. Especially in children and adolescents, this form of work has a special relevance, as she seems on the one hand to arouse their interest and therefore motivating influences, and at the same time significantly contributes to their aesthetic education. The text that was modified in our workshop, was a revision of the text “Echo and narcissus” by Ovid.
The workshop could both really appeal to young people as even the teachers who took part, and motivate to participate.
- Workshop 4: “Let’s Dance” – a text put in motion to.
Instructional texts / relevance of images in enhancing text comprehension.
In the context of this workshop the participants dealt with a text, which included very detailed instructions on the implementation of sequences of a traditional Greek dance. The goal of a common group dance proved to be a very motivating effect for the participants. For the carrying out of instructions a “total reading” and comprehension of the text is also required. In this type of text images play an extremely enhancing role in text comprehension. In this sense, the text comprehension by the participants was supported by a video. And the result, that is group dancing, not only amused the attendees, but also gave them a sense of achievement for their performance.