Kindersite has been a initiator of many European projects many of which have included music and the arts as tools for learning in alternate methods of learning in different subjects. In addition we have also initiated projects using Game-based learning as well as many projects about learning languages.

Below you will find descriptions and links to our projects.All the projects include resources about the subject of the project and guides on how you can replicate the project. It is strongly advised that you go to the links to understand how these projects can help your teaching.

 
   
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Signs for Handshakes - Deaf people can do anything

Youth unemployment is a major issue all over Europe. Especially young Deaf looking for a job or career training have to deal with large barriers on their way. S4H aims to improve the opportunities for Deaf young people in the labour market. S4H focuses on companies, organisations and Deaf young people. We portray Deaf role models and companies with Deaf employees. Young people share tips and tricks for successful communication in the workplace and important signs for everyday working life. We develop workshops for companies and provide an overview of relevant service centres for labour market integration.
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Video for ALL - Video for language learning

A European project that will bring together all current methodologies, ideas and innovative practices to teach and learn languages using digital video. It will provide innovative practices to teach/learn languages,by integrating digital video as a basic tool for a more multidisciplinary and multiple literacy understanding of language teaching and learning.
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Vidusign - Creative video for the deaf

ViduSign is a 2 year European project that will explore the creative use of video production for the young Deaf. It will investigate how video can support creative discovery and problem-based learning using a multiple communication approach. It will work transversally, across different countries, to help young Deaf people, aged 15 to 24, in their education and vocational preparation.
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Clohe - use moving toys in the classroom.
Mission :
To use moving toys (Automata) as tools to enhance learning.

Description : Automata Toys have much to offer education. Arts and game based activities around the construction and understanding of automata provide pedagogical paths for teachers to enhance children’s ‘learning to learn’ capabilities and reinforce key transversal competences and basic skills. 
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ARTinED - A new approach to education using the arts
Mission - To build creativity in to every aspect of education.

Description - ‘ARTinED - A new approach to education using the arts’, is a significant European Union funded education project that has designing innovative methodologies to add the arts and creativity into primary schools as a key component of every school subject.

ARTinEd has created a methodology and an in-service training course for teachers and authority curriculum experts to enhance European teachers’ knowledge and confidence in using the arts in their daily teaching and use resources from schools across Europe. The methodology has been based on piloting a practical example in primary schools across Europe.
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PopuLLar - music and language learning
Mission - To motivate secondary students to enjoy learning languages by using the music they love as a tool for learning.

Description - PopuLLar is a European education project that will use music to motivate language learning in secondary school students.  Music is personal and using it will motivate students in an area that is an important part of their lives. There is a huge need to motivate secondary school students, in particular, to learn languages, focus digital competencies and be creative. 
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Multilingual Families Supporting multilingual families. A linguistic treasure for Europe
Mission - A linguistic treasure for Europe. Preserving the linguistic and multi-cultural diversity of Europe immigrants and bilingual families.

Description - The “Multilingual Families” project is an important project that is targeted at preserving the languages and culture of the 47.3 million immigrants living in the European Union and the many families with parents with more than one language. These people represent a linguistic treasure house for Europe and one that must be preserved to enhance the linguistic and multi-cultural diversity of Europe.
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4 Ed20work -Network Web2.0 tools in education and work
Mission - To improve the use of Web2.0 tools in education and the world of work and find synergies between the two needs.

Description - The European funded EdWeb2Work Network project will improve the use of Web2.0 tools in education and the world of work.

Web2.0 and Enterprise 2.0 present great opportunities and challenges for educators and employers. The potential for autonomous creativity, research, communication and sharing by all stakeholders is a unique and unparalleled opportunity.
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5 FolkDC - Folk music to motivate early language learning
Mission - The Folk DC project is designed to motivate young language learners to engage with language learning through Folk songs in 10 European languages.

Description - designed to motivate young language learners to engage with language learning through Folk songs in 10 European languages. The project has completed a set of activities around the songs that is now available on the website for autonomous use by teachers.
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  The Research Game - replicating the excitement of scientific research
Mission - The Research Game project will motivate secondary school students by replicating the excitement of scientific research. Your schools will be able to take part in the game. 

Description - Do your secondary students need motivation?
Do they understand how science works?
Would they want to take part in a science game?
The European ‘Research Game’ will inspire and teach your students the value and methodology of scientific research. 
Your students can join the game, just write to us for more details.
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1 StartUp-EU - game to showing how to be a high-tech entrepreneur
Mission - to replicate the excitement and creative, innovation of a new startup company. The project will create an educational game to develop entrepreneurial skills. 

Description - The StartUp_EU project is designed to motivate secondary school students by replicating the excitement and creative innovation of a new startup company. 

The project will create an educational game to develop entrepreneurial skills on a Web2.0 technology platform. Secondary school students will learn about entrepreneurship through inspiring and thought-provoking videos, online workbooks covering business and marketing plans, and presentation skills.
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1 Sun.Com - sustainable, online networks for informal language learning
Mission - To build replicable networks for informal language learning. 

Description - SuN. Com is building a replicable methodology for building sustainable, online networks for informal language learning. With a focus on the learning of the less widely used and taught (LWULT) languages of Europe.

The community will include:
• A Community of Learning, for learners of foreign languages (GFL) and native speakers who are learning a foreign language 
• A Community of Practice for teachers of foreign language
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