Reading is a primary skill, the one that allows us to ‘be’ and live in a complex world, to make free and responsible choices as citizens, to work at a higher level, and to enjoy our lives more fully.
Inspired by the Internet of Things, which refers to the possibility of connecting the internet to the world of physical objects, the project wants to connect the physical book to the digital world to turn it into a ‘Living Book’. An intense-lived experience for young readers who can participate, transform and augment what they are reading, thus applying digital competences, collaborating with peers, developing reading skills and, ultimately, being more engaged in book reading.
A comprehensive framework for developing teachers’ ability to support students in growing the reading skills and love for reading
and to help parents back this strategy at home.
Classroom-based collaborative and task-oriented activities promoting book reading and understanding
Application of emerging digital technologies to the traditional text-based book to help students interpret stories and reconstruct them in their own eyes
Social offline and online dynamics leading to the creation of communities of book readers across EU
An e-publication providing a methodological framework for increasing pupils’ reading skills and motivation to book reading, and for making a correct use of digital technologies for this purpose.
8 modules divided according to the age of students, both for humanistic disciplines and sciences/technologies area. The plans provide teachers with examples and ideas on how to integrate the living book methodologies into their classroom activities.
A comprehensive training curriculum articulated in 8 sessions to develop knowledge and skills in teaching and learning using the Living Book approach.
A training offer to equip parent educators and teachers with the required competences to provide professional guidance to parents in how to best support children’s development in reading through the adoption of the Living Book approach.
4 short term exchanges of groups of pupils in Cyprus, Estonia, Romania and Portugal to foster the activation of trans-boundaries communities of young readers.
The Living Book needs teachers from different disciplines (Humanities, ICT and Technology) to test our resources! We need you!