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Copy of Copy of Connecting Schools 2016

Gemellaggio Torremaggiore-Buffalo

Tamara Horstman-Riphahn

on 15 July 2016

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Transcript of Copy of Copy of Connecting Schools 2016

Connecting schools
Department of Elementary Education and Reading Buffalo, New York (USA)
San Giovanni Bosco Primary Torremaggiore (FG) - Italia

Instructors and teacher candidates from the Departments of Elementary Education and Reading, Exceptional Education and
Art Education at Buffalo
State College

Instructors and student
at the San Giovanni Bosc
primary/elementary school
of Torremaggiore.
Encourage language learning, innovative ICT-based content, services and better teaching techniques and practices. .
Improve the quality and the international dimension of teacher training.
Enable the development of a strong professional identity.
Foster dialogue between school systems internationally.

Specific Objectives
Support teachers and teacher candidates from Buffalo State in acquiring new teaching skills through practice and training in the field.
Develop skills in using information and communication technology to support global education and language learning.

Provide teachers with a set of routines, which enables them to master the specific aspects of teaching practices.
Improve the quality of education by offering students from St Giovanni Bosco the opportunity to interact with native English teachers
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the visit to the wine cellar,a
musical event and
tasting of local products
Comparison of various methodological approaches related to cultural differences and curricular / methodological / didactic and use of ICT.

linguistic and methodological support of teachers and American students in classes for learning the English language

Reception of the American delegation by the families of Torremaggiore

Knowledge of their respective territories and local traditions

Connections with teachers and students from the communities surrounding Torremaggiore

Contact with the University of Foggia, Faculty of Primary Education, to promote the exchange of experiences between American students and students of the area

Continuing Relations with the Torremaggiore-Buffalo Association

Visits to Matera and and other cultural trips to Florence Siena, and Rome

Planned activities
A scuola ...
Experiencing the land and its traditions
I Sassi di Matera
Created by Filomena Prattichizzo Translated by Maria Ceprano
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