About Archive to Alive
Archive to Alive aimed to produce an e-learning course for teachers that will show them how to design lessons and projects through the use of the digital audio-visual archives in order to make them more appealing.
Archive to Alive has hosted a contest where students created digital works of art that were based on the digital audio-visual archives and revolved around inclusion or the environment, the entries are exhibited in a virtual gallery specifically created for the project in the form of a platform. Visit the contest home page
The objectives of the project’s activities have been:
1) For students:
-To motivate them into exploring the European audiovisual archives, with a focus on the EUscreen platform;
-To view their everyday school lessons through an alternative and more artistic approach;
-To have them compare analogue with digital art and incorporate the elements of the latter into their creations;
-To establish a digital and creative mindset;
-To increase civic engagement and participation in community;
-To raise their inclusion spirit;
-To raise their environmental awareness.
2) For teachers:
-To introduce them to a new methods of designing and delivering lessons and projects;
-To be able to motivate their students into exploring the legacy of Europe through archival material;
-To make their lessons more pleasant and interactive;
-To help students remain engaged into the learning process, despite the difficulties that the pandemic brings.
3) For schools:
-To incorporate new learning methods into their curricula;
-To retain extracurricular sources as a significant part of the school’s curriculum;
-To promote dialogue, networking and interaction between schools;
-To add inclusion and environmental awareness as 2 basic elements in their students’ mindset.