Archive for October, 2015

Skoool.com – Learning and Teaching Technology program

Image: Shutterstock/Maglara I would like to present a very helpful technology-based learning resource that since 2007 is going on in Macedonia. The skoool.com Learning and Teaching Technology program supports math and science learning for learners 9−15 years old—the age when many young people progress from concrete to more abstract...

First LEGO League – a competition to inspire interest in STEM

Image: pixabay.com There are several approaches to the popularization of STEM subjects and STEM careers. Inquiry based science education, citizen science and a stronger cooperation between research institutes, the industry and schools is among the many suggested and tried. One of the most successful of these is the introduction...

The video games model – a practice in the reach of every teacher

 Image: Shutterstock/Macrovector_jpeg (2) Learning through play is an effective and innovative method that can engage students in both the assimilation of content and the acquisition of 21st century skills. The popularity of video games is not the enemy of learning, but rather a model and a suggestion for improving...

Experiencing scientific journalism as a stimulus for young students to choose science careers

Image: Costantina Cossu Ten of my students attending the 4th class of Liceo Scientifico Alghero, together with other students from Sardinia have taken part in the best research centres in Sardinia. It has been a real stage in the Porto Conte Research center laboratories in Alghero, CRS4 in Pula...