MEETING IN CROATIA
The meeting was held in Jelsa, Croatia from 9 October to 15 October 2022
On day one all of the students and teachers participating on Erasmus went to our Municipal building. First each school introduced themselves with presentations and interesting about their country. After that we invited some folk dancers, so that they can see Croatian traditional dances. We had a little snack break, we ate some food that some teachers prepared for us. Then, the folk teacher taught us one folk dance and we had a lot of fun learning.
Then, we had a task where we had to be partners to get to know each other, called ice breaking activities. Later, all of us teachers and students, went to Stari Grad get to know each other even better.
In the next days many activities were carried out like : cyberbulliyng workshops , making traditional cakes Paprenjoci , watching videos cyberbulliyng , answer to questionnaire about bulliyng, some trip to know Jelsa, Stari Grad, St . Peter’s Monastery, St. Ivan’s church, Tvrdalj.
At the workshop students worked in groups and on the end of workshop they presented to others what they had learned about the topic. They also made posters in Canva tool to present their work. Here are some of the questions that the students had to find answers to and which we used in our workshop:
1. What is cyberbullying?
2. What does cyberbullying look like?
3. Is cyberbullying a big deal?
4. What can I do to prevent cyberbullying?
5. What can I do if I am being cyberbullied?
6. What can I do to help someone being cyberbullied?
7. Cyberbullying at your school
8. Cyberbullying on websites and mobile phones
9. How is cyberbullying different to other forms of bullying?
10. The effects of cyberbullying
11. What can I do to prevent cyberbullying amongst my friends?
12. What teachers can do in classroom
13. Who are 'bystanders' and are they important?
14. What are the 4 types of “bystander”?
Also, on the same day, the students visited the school where they participated in a class that included a debate on the advantages and disadvantages of social media. The students were divided into two teams that debated the pros and cons of social media. The debate was moderated by the students themselves, who posed questions about social media, and the students presented well-argued viewpoints.
On the last day, we all meet at the municipaly library in Jelsa in the afternoon. Our task was to create a song, each n our own language, based on the melody of a common song by Erasmus. We came up with the text and practiced singing until the parents arrived. We sang what we learned all together Later, students and professors from Turkey, Greece and Italy taught us to dance that are known in their countries. We danced, had fun, ate and sang until far all together teachers and students .
A great farewell dinner, a closing ceremony of a meeting that will be forever in the heart, in the soul of participants because it isn’t easy to be welcomed in such a warm way.
Obsessivenees-doing something exesive often to a unreasonable degree.
Relentlessness-an unwillingness to relent or let up.
Unforgivable-an action to bad to forgive. Gruffness -an abrupt discourteous manner.
Persistent-continuing to do something or to try to do something even though it is difficult or other people want you to stop.
Demanding-not easy to understand or not easy to deal with.
Authoritarian-principle of blind submission to authority, as opposed to individual freedom of thought and action.
Discrimination- treating a person differently, or less favorably, for some reason.
Harassment- is an aggressive pressure or intimidation.
Annoying- is causing irritation or annoyance.
Offensive- causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed.
Anxiety- a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear, that can be mild or severe Loneliness- an unpleasant emotional response to perceived isolation Becoming introverted- a person whose personality is characterized by introversion.
Selfharm- when someone changes emotional pain into physical pain Feeling excluded- when a person doesn’t feel welcomed or doesn’t fit in. Depression - is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act Introverted - enjoys time alone and gets emotionally drained after spending a lot of time with others.
Fear - an unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain, or harm Uncomfortableness- awkwardness, embarrassment, or self-consciousness.
Awkwardness - the situation of being difficult to use, do, or deal with Self-blame - cognitive process in which an individual attributes the occurrence of a stressful event to oneself.
Humilation - a strong feeling of embarrassment or mortification Sadness- an emotion characterized by unhappiness or sorrow.
Loss of confidence- when someone lacks confidence about who they are and what they can do.
Anger- a natural response to threats, it inspires often aggressive feelings and behaviors, which allow us to fight Suicidal thoughts-having abstract thoughts about ending your life or feeling that people would be better off without you.