Thursday, April 21, 2011

13th Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival

Blue Metropolis Montreal International Literary Festival is a celebration of words, a meeting place for the languages of the world. The power of words: April 27 - May 1, 2011!

Metropolis Blue

Tweet Pals + 13th Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival

The winners for the Tweet Pals project will be announced live on Twitter, at the 13th Blue Metropolis Literary Festival. The jury will announce the 6 winners Saturday, April 30 between 4 pm and 4:40 pm during the round table La twitosphère, un univers littéraire et pédagogique en 140 caractères with Nathalie Couzon, Katerine-Lune Rollet, Jean-Yves Fréchette, Nicolas Guay and Alice van der Klei.

The selected tweets on the blog below will be submitted to a jury of experts:

Participating students have the chance to win one of 6 Kindles!

  • Best mini-story in 140 characters
  • Best summary or minuscule writing
  • Best mini-poem: the Haiku

Twitosphère 1

Twitosphère 2

Twitosphère 3

Tweet Pals 1

Tweet Pals 2



The Metropolis Blue team (Florence, Katerine-Lune and Julie) gratefully acknowledges the excellent work of all the participating teachers:

Tweet Pals

Chahnaz Chachoua

Tweet Pals 1
& Lorraine Youakim, intern
École secondaire Louis-Joseph Papineau, Montreal, QC

Tweet Pals

Leah Turner

Twitosphère 1
Gladstone Secondary
Vancouver, BC

Tweet Pals

Hélène Blanchet

Tweet Pals 2
École secondaire de la Seigneurie
Quebec City, QC

Tweet Pals

Holly Leclair

Twitosphère 2
École secondaire Humberside
Toronto, ON

    Tweet Pals

Robert Daigneault

Twitosphère 3

Collège Louis-Riel
Saint-Boniface, MB

We appreciate all your efforts and your patience during the development of this pilot project. We also thank Mr. Jean-Yves Frechette (@JYFrechette) for expertly guiding us on this new adventure in the Twittersphere with his Pedagogical scenarios in Twitter.

We would also like to congratulate all the students for the enthusiasm and creativity that they displayed while engaging in the twitterature activities. We sincerely hope that they enjoyed the process of learning a second language through Twitter!

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