This year again, teenagers and young adults are involved in carrying out collaborative projects across cultures and borders to make an impact from local to beyond with the concept of The Horse (the-horse.education). There are participants from various countries and … Continue reading Collaboration projects ’23 in the making
Wonderful, finally the magic compositions of the collaboration projects were sent around the world. They have grown from experiences, knowledge, discussions, ups and downs, friendships and – out of what cannot be grasped in words… New interactive world map Visit … Continue reading Collaboration projects ’22 published
This year again, teenagers and young adults have initiated and carried out collaborative projects across cultures and borders, with the aim of making an impact from local to beyond using The Horse concept (the-horse.education). This time many teams from different … Continue reading Collaboration projects across borders in the making
“The Horse” concept is evolving! For the first time, young learners from three different countries are experimenting with each other to gain experience in co-creation, communication and media skills – all within a “real-life collaboration project”! The approach is called … Continue reading TRIANGLES (new!) – Collaboration Projects started!
Surveys on City Climate 1 :: Climate-impacting measures by Lukas, Julian, Livia Dear all, thanks for filling it out! 2 :: Urban gardening by Debora and Melane 3 :: Foreign plants in cities by Tamara and Kevin We are very … Continue reading Please take part in our surveys
Collaborations across countries and continents! Teams from Antwerp (Belgium), Kerala (India), Wetzikon Zurich (Switzerland), Basque Coutry, and maybe Canada, Pakistan and Australia are about to be formed. The participants will have the opportunity of discovering together, discussing, experiencing on site, … Continue reading CITY CLIMATE – collaborative projects published
If we want to answer this question, we have to consider the circular economy system: products, materials and resources are (re)used as long as possible and their value is preserved. In contrast to the linear economic system, less primary raw … Continue reading Is sharing the most effective way to save resources?
Food & Climate – projects on this explosive topic were carried out in collaboration with students from Wezikon Zurich, Kerala, Antwerp and Delhi >see the website creation teams The project started with a “food app”, a collection of the students’ … Continue reading Food & Climate – Collaborations across borders and cultures
Organic farming – Survey 1 Hi guys, For the next step of my project, I have decided to conduct a survey. The main goal is to find people’s thoughts on organic farming, chemical fertilizers and harsh farming techniques. Do people … Continue reading Please take part in our surveys – your voice counts!
Collaborations across three continents! Belgium, India, Switzerland, South Africa and Taiwan – 110 students, 7 teachers and experts are collaborating. The topic is “food and climate” and with the help of a “food app”, daily food is recorded and can … Continue reading Food & climate – a cross-cultural collaboration project
DOMAIN CHANGE & some statistics We have changed the domain save-energy.tips to dontwastemy.energy – so it matches better the website motto “don’t waste my energy!” Here some statistics: We are very happy about the visitors’ interest for our students’ project website and The Horse … Continue reading The Horse Education since 2016
«befter» project before & after the experience The Goal Creating a team experience for building a relationship to the «real world» and in collaboration between teams across the world. The «befter» method or steps are a living concept that has … Continue reading «befter» – a new teaching and learning method
Business students from Wetzikon, Zurich (wkvw business school) and metallography students from Berlin (Lette-Verein Berlin) are creating contributions in collaboration. The goal is to invent imaginary scenarios encased in today’s reality-based language of maths (calculations). There is even space for … Continue reading The Scenarios Z.B. «Zurich.Berlin.» Project
Hoi & Merhaba! The research teams of the project ZürIzmir (Zurich & Izmir) have been providing short infos about the state of the art of their project progress, little highlights, stories of the teams’ elaborations, surveys, visits and excursions, etc. … Continue reading Follow ZürIzmir on social media
The dontwastemy.energy students’ website project decided to go international! Two classes were experiencing environmental project work in mixed teams: The students tried to create a relationship to their own local environment or to the place where they live in – … Continue reading The ZürIzmir Project 2017/18
Discover the life cycle of every-day things! The project started with the idea of having a website created by students last year. And it worked out fine! After launching the website “Don’t waste my energy” a year ago, this year’s … Continue reading The Website Project “w2w” 2016/17 is completed
dwME – don’t waste My Energy ! dwME is a project that has been initiated in the context of the new subject “Technology & Environment” (Technik & Umwelt) at the vocational business school KV Wetzikon, Zurich, Switzerland. Forty-three vocational students … Continue reading About the Energy Website Project 2015/16
bili CLIL IDAF Der methodisch-didaktische Rahmen von T&U Technik & Umwelt (T&U) wurde Ende 2015 für das M-Profil (Berufsmatura) schweizweit neu eingeführt. Die WKVW hat diese Gelegenheit von Anfang an genutzt und unterrichtet seither alle M-Klassen im Fach T&U zweisprachig. Bilingualer Unterricht – bili Zweisprachiger Sachunterricht ist ein Unterricht, in dem eine moderne Fremdsprache nicht als Lerngegenstand vermittelt, sondern als Arbeitssprache (als Medium) im Sachfachunterricht verwendet wird. Das Hauptgewicht liegt also auf der Vermittlung von Sachkompetenz und nicht auf Sprachkompetenz; der Unterricht orientiert sich an den Lernzielen des Sachfachs, die teilweise in der Fremdsprache vermittelt und erarbeitet werden. Quelle: E. … Continue reading The methodical and didactical approach of the new field “Technology & Environment”
Raise your energy awareness: Take two pictures during your everyday life. Continue reading “Energy Pictures of Students’ Daily Life”
Sharpen your awareness of energy sources: What’s the energy source for heating your room? Inform yourself (ask your family, technical caretaker, etc.) and take a picture of: for example the heating (Heizung), boiler (Heizkessel), heating and oil storage room (Heizungsraum … Continue reading Students’ Heat Sources