Our book trailers
Learning, Teaching and Training activities are planned so that all step by step will develop students’ skills in reading, understanding, and ICT. During the first meetings, students will learn how to work with different video making techniques, will meet book authors, publishers, designers and participate in the competitions. We truly believe all these skills will lead our students to success and all they will learn they will spread when they will return back. We are sure that it will work as a snowball effect – every time we will have more students included in projects activities.
The methodology used is designed to engage students using languages familiar to and interesting to them, and keeping with encouraging them to read books.
The video is also designed as a collective product, which requires to interact with classmates, to discuss in order to identify the key elements that will enable to continue the work of the script. Creating mental images is inherent in the reading of a book, these images enrich the text by bringing into it our perceptions and our ideas.
Workshops and laboratories will also be built up by using participatory methodologies and techniques borrowed from non-formal education. The body expression and the speech will also be used, writing, theater, and of course media in their educational function; educational environments organized in order to make moments and places possible for both individual and group work, with the help of technology and media in accordance with their creative use.
The use of participatory methodologies and different media will allow interaction among different participants: students, teachers and learners.
We will introduce the methodology of “learning communities” to everybody and then it will teach how to read a text at school. The booktrailed texts will be read through the methodology of “dialogic literary salons”. It is based on dialogic learning and the communicative theory. This methodology ensures that even people who have never read end up reading and enjoying the classics of world literature. This practice adopted by schools as “learning communities” allows to involve all social and family environment. During the meetings, the participants choose a classic of world literature who want to discuss. Then decide how many pages or chapters of the book have to be read during the week at home. While reading each participant chooses a piece of text that captures his/her attention, which then will be brought to school during the meeting; not only reading habit is promoted but also reflection and dialogue are stimulated on the basis of the different possible interpretations for the same texts only through dialogue on the main themes object of the reading that an understanding of our behavior in social life develops, through reflection that literature is able to project in our lives.