Elements of didactic innovation in neuroscience for high school (1)

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Image: Shutterstock/VLADGRIN_jpeg Abstract The mission of this didactic Clil project was to develop innovative strategic activities for learning biological neuroscience with two classes 16 years old students in scientific High School. Not to activate summa of knowledge, but linked concepts of different topics scientific STEM disciplines (physic, biochemistry, electrophysiology,...

Methods of developing an active mind (Active-participative methods)

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Image: Shutterstock/VLADGRIN_jpeg (3) Pedagogical questions: How can the subjects of knowledge be activated in the process of their self teaching and training? What are the theoretical recommendations related to activation and which are the methodological resources that can be used for this purpose? How should we act in situations...

A multidisciplinary approach on time using Alice 3D

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A. D’Ambrosio* IIS Cattaneo Mattei, Monselice (PD), pdis003009@istruzione.it Abstract: An inquiry-based learning project was developed using Alice 2, a free 3D programming environment. The aim of the project was to createa gamified telling of astoryabout time in science. Students inventeda 7-level game based on time: changes over time/evolution in...

RRI in practice for schools – Handbook for teachers

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Image: Shutterstock/Macrovector_jpeg The readers of this blog will agree on that the integration of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) principles in educative contexts is certainly beneficial for students, as it supports them -among others- in the development of critical, creative and open-minded thinking and furthers cooperative learning aptitudes. Moreover,...

Mobile learning: still on its way!

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Image: Macrovector_jpeg (2) Mobile learning is a current trend in the field of learning technologies. Mobile learning is learning that can be facilitated with the use of mobile devices and can take place anytime and anywhere. Paraphrasing the term digital native, first coined by education consultant Marc Prensky in his...

From Science to Popular Science: Access through the magazines

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Over the last decades, science (and technology) magazines have become more mainstream and have helped promote what is known as popular science. As an interpretation of science intended for a general audience, it covers a broad range of scientific topics and, sometimes, even pseudo-science or controversial topics. This being...

The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webosphere) #6

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Welcome to the Sixth post of the series “The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webosphere)” where we will share information on science and technology events, resources, news and any other random goodies we discover by staring at our computers every single day. Hope you enjoy and...