English version - is an English language version of Letopisi.ru educational wiki-based project. Russian word Letopisi means living chronicle in English. The main aim of the project is to help students and teachers from different areas of Russia and other countries to 'play' in wiki spaces in order to understand this environment for their research and other educational activities.
In WikiWiki a radical model of collective hypertext is implemented, when every network community member is provided an opportunity to create and edit any record.
Letopisi.ru for English language K-12 teachers
We think that wiki environment will be helpful for teachers of Enlish from Russia and other countries. We will support collaborative projects, unit plans and other innovative ideas which will help students to study foreign language with great interest.
Ideas for Eglish languages teachers
Unit Plan title : Liberty
“What does it take to achieve success?”
Students will become teams of newspaper reporters charged with creating a publication (a wiki) touting the values that the Continental Army showed in their defeat of the stronger British military during the American Revolution. Each team will report on the major battles and major figures of the time, emphasizing qualities such as loyalty, passion, perseverance, and courage.
What does it take to achieve success?
Letopisi.ru interface settings for international users
The default interface for letopisi.ru is Russian, so, if you need to change it into English, or any other language, you need to come to настройки - preferences page and change Ru - русский (Ru - russian) to other language (ex. en - english, af - africaans, it - italiano, etc.)
You are welcome!
Please, add your articles about Russian influence, historical and cultural links in different geographies and countries:
- Latin America
- Great Britain
- Rostov-on-Don city (Rostov region)
At this page you can write your impressions from your trip to Russia (August, 10th-19th, 2008). You can place references to your on-line picture galleries, your contacts at different social networks etc.