WHY WAS THIS BLOG CREATED?
This Blog was created in the context of POLITICS, a collaborative European project, funded by Lifelong Learning Programe that focuses on improving active participation of citizens to politics in countries across Europe. Through the use Web 2.0 technologies, the POLITICS project enables school students, VET trainees and adult learners, especially immigrants undertaking ‘citizenship’ programes, to develop a better understanding of how modern society functions and, at the same time, develop skills in problem solving, communication, language learning and writing skills. POLITICS is a digital storytelling project.
This Blog is just one of the many Blogs developed by POLITICS project. Go to the central Learning about Politics Blog to get the whole picture. Start by creating your account, make friends and start exploring!
WHAT CAN THIS BLOG OFFER ME?
The POLITICS project addresses people like you that are interested to learn more about Citizenship and Politics in a fun and motivating way. We guide you to collaboratively develop digital stories and share them with the community. We encourage you to let images and videos speak for you and learn how to use modern ICT tools to express yourself.
This blog offers various digital stories written by learners and teachers like you, as well as educational scenarios that can help you explore a topic of interest while completing activities. We like to assign categories for all our content so that our users can easily find them. We encourage you to do the same, by simply selecting a category from the right hand side of the Dashboard.
I AM ALREADY LOST …!
We suggest that you start by exploring the central Learning about Politics Blog. There you will find various video tutorials, handbooks and guidelines to help you get started. You will be able to join the Politics CLUB, create groups, start forum topics, or even join additional Blogs such as the German, Italian, Estonian, UK or Slovenian versions.
IS THERE MORE?
Yes! Check out the Politics Wiki page to find plenty of information on Politics Workshops, contests and events. Explore the set of Tutorials that comprises of the Digital Storytelling Tutorial, the Web2.0 Tutorial, the Educational Scenario Tutorial and the Copyright Tutorial.
For more information on the project objective, the consortium and fresh news on Politics project activities, visit the official web site of the project.
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