This is a really interesting video about how various schools all over Europe, using web tools, partnered with each other to make maths more interesting for students (etwinning). It has some great interviews with teachers and students, and is worth a watch if you are thinking of taking part in any twinning experiences with other schools.
“The project wants to make pupils like mathematics, so it helps children use their creativity at the same time that they work on that project. Poetry or drawing can be used to increase the children’s interest for the subject. They also make young people from Italy and Romania work together.”
Silvia Gallagher is the Head of Content for AvatarGeneration. Her background is in online learning, virtual worlds, and educational games. In her spare time she likes riding bikes over mountains and playing around with new technology.