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Title: Folk Costumes Around the Globe


Summary

Students are invited to provide pictures with folk costumes, describe traditions, upload videos with folk dances from their countries.


Description

The project is meant to give the students a chance to share their folk/national costumes, traditions and dances, in order to promote their folklore and traditions. The students will provide pictures of folk costumes together with a short description of them and give information about the occasions when people use/used to wear them. Students can also create short videos reflecting traditions and folk dances from their countries. The pictures and the videos must be uploaded on the project’s forum, where the interaction takes place.


Facilitators

  • Cornelia Platon, Romania

Languages

Spanish, Russian, Romanian, French, English

Student Age Levels

5-11 (Primary), 12-14 (Middle), 15-18 (Secondary)

Dates

Sep 03 2018 - Aug 31 2019 (Join anytime!)

Possible classroom activities

Reading, writing, painting, drawing, computer graphics, taking photos, exhibitions, interviews, folk costumes parades, participating in folk festivals, etc.


Expected outcomes

A virtual media gallery with folk costumes from different countries, a web page with all materials sent by students, albums, blogs, magazines, varied media products.


Group contributions to others and/or the planet:

Students will get information about traditional folk costumes, a topic less studied in schools today, and still important for students' general culture; they will share information about their traditions and civilization, folk dances and music, and will become more aware about their roots and ancestors.

This project is aligned with the following Sustainable Development Goals:

4. Quality Education

10. Reduced Inequalities

17. Partnerships for Global Goals


Curriculum area

Literature, arts, social sciences, computer science, history


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Attachments

107_Project_Plan_Folk_Costumes.pdf