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Start making! – It’s easy

Making is new branch of the Do It Yourself approach, which uses new technology to enable people to make whatever they want. The flagship of movement is Make magazine and the Instructables website (https://www.instructables.com/). The seminal book of Sylvia L. Martinez and Gary Stager, Invent to Learn has shown...

Climate change – What does the future bring? – Part IV.

This article is the fourth one out of five, featuring stories about how teachers and their students relate to climate change.   The consequences of climate change in Green Heart of Croatia – Gorski kotar Sanda Štimac, mag.prim.educ, Čabar/Croatia   Gorski Kotar is the mountainous region in Croatia between...

Climate change – What does the future bring? – Part III.

This article is the third one out of five, featuring stories about how teachers and their students relate to climate change.   Climate Change – a challenging issue for students Lavinia Orășanu, physics teacher, School “Mihai Eminescu”-Pitești, Romania   In School “Mihai Eminescu”, Piteşti – Romania, we want to...

Climate change – What does the future bring? – Part II.

This article is the second one out of five, featuring stories about how teachers and their students relate to climate change.   Climate Change – Natural Disasters and School Society Georgios Chatzigeorgiou, biologist, 2nd General Lyceum of Oreokastro, Greece   General Information Climate change is a change in the...

Climate change – What does the future bring? – Part I.

This article is the first one out of five, featuring stories about how teachers and their students relate to climate change.   “Climate change – a challenge for everybody” Malgorzata Kulesza  from Krakow/Poland Climate change poses one of the most substantial threats to the modern world. The role of...

Gamification in High School Math classes

Abstract: Two cross-curricular eTwinning Problem Based Learning projects developed by 3 9th grade classes of a Humanities high school in Italy: in one project students learned how they can cooperate with foreign partners and then debate together about the topics they learned in the other project students learned Maths...

From Pixel to Plastic: Using Europeana as a resource for 3D printing projects

Image: Telescópio. Original available on Europeana: Telescopio refractor. For the students in this class, the challenge began with a test of the Art and Astronomy through the Ages scenario, one of the learning scenarios available under the Europeana DSI-3 project. After testing the scenario, we found that it did not...

Girls in STEM

***** This article is a guest contribution. ***** The need to get more girls involved in the world of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics has never been more present in mainstream media than it is today. From articles to documentaries, from big events to radio features – getting women...

23rd Science Projects Workshop at the Future Classroom Lab

The award ceremony for the Scientix & STEM Alliance contests that took place for the winners of the STEM Discovery Week (23-27 April) was organized during the weekend of 22-24 Jun 2018. Among others, a total of 47 teachers representing their schools attended the event. There were 31 award...