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The School of Possibilities - Erasmus + 2018/2019
The main aim of completing ‘School of possibilities’ project is working out a coherent model of a student’s development individual support in a new school structure. The platform of project activities is working with a special educational needs student and individualization of impact aimed at optimization of a student’s school achievements. Teachers participating in mobilities will share the gained knowledge and skills, which will be consequently used during work at lessons in a classroom as well as during individual classes. Then, the acquired tools will be implemented into work by all teachers. Electronic base of materials for teachers and parents will be made and interesting project solutions will be placed on the eTwinning platform. Methods, forms and tools of work introduced during classes will be targeted at increasing the activity of students on their own, which will contribute to their direct participation in key events involving presentations of their own interests and possibilities. In October 2018 a school university of grades 4-6 will take place, in December 2018 we will have an open presentation of individual works, in January 2019 a school open day of an expert in grades 1-3, and in March 2019 an open presentation of realization effects concerning extended schedules of various subjects teaching.
The whole society of STO schools team will participate in the project, including 62 teachers, 410 students. The participants of the planned mobilities will be the integrated teaching teachers, 4-6 grades teachers, 7-8 grades teachers and the specialists from the psychological-pedagogical team. Taking part in the mobilities will allow to satisfy the key needs specified in the European plan of school development. The teachers will learn new methods of using ICT in the process of individualizing the work with a student, new methods of class work preventing educational and social students’ exclusion, management staff will acquire tools facilitating preparation of a document describing a new model of individual student’s support. Moreover, teachers will improve their linguistic skills , which will let them use English-language websites in everyday work with students as well as communicate fluently with foreign partners and co-operate more closely with an English teacher as part of teaching schedule and additionally will support them when hosting foreign guests. All mobilities participants are going to use educational platforms, creation possibilities of films, presentations, comic strips, quizzes, crosswords and placing students’ materials on a school website.
The project has a wide range of impact. The direct addressees are 16 teachers participating in the mobilities, who will share the acquired knowledge and skills with the rest of the teachers team – 46 people. Intellectual potential and professional skills of pedagogical team will increase. Thanks to project tasks realized at school, the indirect project receivers will be the students – 415 people and their parents. Considering the fact that the school works dynamically in the educational environment organizing studio visits and preparing conference performances, the project receivers will be also teachers from other places (about 100 teachers), who will be able to use presented solutions in their work. Apart from that, thanks to placing interesting and checked lesson scenarios on a school website and www platform, the project will reach a wide European range.
Completing the project will bring long-term benefits. Thanks to the project topic teachers will increase their knowledge concerning methods of counteracting the special needs students educational and social exclusion. The school work will be improved thanks to applying new schedule-organizational solutions, introducing changes in management, working out new standards and procedures in projects management, which will result in taking up following projects challenges, and finally will increase the European dimension of the school functioning.
European Nature – learn, discover and cooperate - Erasmus + 2016/2018
The main objective of the project "European Nature - learn, discover and Cooperate " is to elaborate the European dimension of school activities by raising the level of foreign language proficiency and to increase awareness and understanding of other cultures and European countries among the members of the school community. Another advantage of the project is the ability to create a grid of international contacts, enabling active participation in social life and development sense of European citizenship and identity. The main platform of project activities at the school will be environmental education which is deeply rooted in the work priorities of the institution and its history. On such strong foundations we would like to thoroughly examine and explore the nature of the European Union, which provides a fascinating and interesting cognitive realm. What is worth stressing it provides an excellent platform to form a feeling of belonging to Europe of the whole school community - pupils, teachers and parents. The highlight of the opening series of project activities will be "Święto Szkoły" in June 2017 titled "Amazing Europe". During which all tasks will be devoted to learning about European countries and their nature. We also plan to conduct the English-speaking day "Amazing Europe". Next school year there will be implemented in the primary school classroom interdisciplinary projects devoted to the European nature. In the meantime in the secondary school social and academic projects will be carried out - "Discover the European Nature". The culmination point of the project will be picnic and outdoor game during "Dzień Ziemi” in April 2018. Organized under the theme “Plants and animals in Europe" addressed to educational institutions in Bemowo district. In the project the whole school community of Zespół Szkół Społecznego Towarzystwie Oświatowego will participate. Including 70 teachers and 355 students. The participants of the planned mobility will be the teachers of integrated teaching, mathematics - natural sciences, teaching foreign languages and computer science. Participation in mobilities will fulfill the key needs identified in the European school development plan. Teachers of integrated teaching will improve their language skills, which will allow them to use English language in their daily work with students. They will gain the ability of freely communicating with foreign partners. What is more, they will strengthen their cooperation with an English teacher in the curriculum and also support him or her while taking care of guests from abroad. Teachers of mathematics and science acquired during the training skills they will use in their daily work by using new active methods, introducing the English-language materials about the nature of European experience and experiments to perform in the classroom. Additionally, modern computer techniques will be implemented while working with children. English teachers will enrich the variety of methods of communication during the process of teaching foreign language. IT teachers will enrich their knowledge about the latest trends in the IT field and will broaden their skills to administrate the school web site. All participants will benefit from the mobility of educational platforms, they will improve the ability to create movies, presentations, comics, quizzes, crosswords and others. They will also place students’ materials on the school website.
The project has a wide range of interactions. The direct addressee of the project is 22 teachers participating in mobilities who will share their knowledge and skills with the rest of the team of teachers - 40 people. This will increase the intellectual potential of the teaching staff and their professional skills. Thanks to the project tasks carried out at school and at home the main recipients will be students - 360 people and their parents. Due to the fact that the school is very active in the local community, organizing "Dzień Ziemi” project will gather around 600 students and 50 teachers from Bemowo district educational institutions. They will participate in games during the event. Implementation of the project will bring long-term benefits. Thanks to the project there will raise awareness of all its direct and indirect participants about nature and culture, which will result in a sense of belonging to the European community interest in their life and everyday problems. The quality of school work will improve due to changes in management by means of developing new standards and procedures. The project will result in taking further challenges in another projects and ultimately enhance the European dimension of school functioning.