Specialist in dissemination and commercialization for EU projects.
Joel believes in the power of the Internet as a tool for disseminating European projects and has built up a reputation and a leadership role in delivering results for projects.
Currently a partner in 24 European Union funded educational projects (some completed) with an expertise in dissemination and communications over the Internet. The projects are creating resources that can, in most cases, be used globally.
Joel founded the Kindersite Project website that is being used in 18,000 schools in 157 countries for EFL and ESL. It consists of Games, songs and stories suitable for early learners.
Clohe - use moving toys in the classroom.
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.
A new approach to education using the arts
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.
PopuLLar - music and language 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.
Multilingual Families Supporting multilingual families. A linguistic treasure for Europe
|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.
Special Interest Groups site
| - 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.
|See the recording of the Live concert in 5 countries|
|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?
|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.
Mission - To build replicable networks for informal language learning. - sustainable, online 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.
aPLaNet - To help language educators become autonomous users of Personal Learning Networks. aPLaNet is designed to help language educators to form their own supportive professional online networks to help them improve their language teaching. http://www.aplanet-project.eu/ and http://aplanet-project.org/
07 August 2013
See the amazing recording of the EU project FolkDC synchronous concert in 5 cities across Europe (...
29 May 2013
This video features Joel Josephson explaining the different EU projects he is involved in at the...
31 January 2013
Want to learn how to sing in Spanish? PopuLLar now broadcasting from Spain, recorded by...