Posts made in November, 2012

Symbols

Posted on Nov 11, 2012 | Comments Off on Symbols

Symbols

  As the theme of our project is closely related to cultural diversity, Mrs. J. White worked out a presentation of national symbols of Austria’s 8 partner countries. According to the project description each country was supposed to come up with a drawing or an image which represented the theme of everybody’s own mobility. We therefore had to include “cultural diversity” (Vienna being the ‘melting pot of nationalities’) in our image. The task, which has not yet been finished, was to incorporate the symbols into a “mural”, combining them to tell a story. The pupils’ drawings have been photographed, but will still have...

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Logos

Posted on Nov 11, 2012 | Comments Off on Logos

Logos

Logo workshop at BRG XIV with J. White, Art facilitator.   Four lessons of regular Art classes were used to create logos for the Comenius project. Mrs. White presented symbols of Austria in general, then European symbols, and the pupils started to combine them in order to find a common symbol. At first the pupils’ drawings were very detailed but eventually turned into simpler structures. The results were then computerized by our Arts teacher. At the presentation in Copenhagen the logo of the Viennese “Riesenrad” with the flags of the 9 partner countries substituting the carriages, was chosen as project logo, because, as one of the teachers...

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Video “To connect through our differences”

Posted on Nov 3, 2012 | Comments Off on Video “To connect through our differences”

Video “To connect through our differences”

A group of pupils from class 2B of BRG XIV, Linzerstraße, set out one weekend to search for connections with our 8 partner countries in Vienna’s first district. The result is this video film, representing the idea of the Comenius project perfectly. Watch and enjoy!

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