Archive for the ‘Ambassadors’ Category

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...

Agorà 3D Urban Creativity as an Innovative Path for Future Jobs

The project originates from the observation that most of the time, urban spaces are designed and built without analyzing the needs of new generations. This probably happens because the culture of listening and interpretation is lacking in students and they are not directly involved in the conception/transformation of urban...

The Use of Immersive Virtual Reality in the Mathematics Classroom

Image taken from: https://pixabay.com/en/clouds-female-game-girl-model-1845517/ (Creative Commons) Remember this article about virtual reality and how it helps teaching? The main point was that it makes teaching more enjoyable and memorable, therefore it allows the content of the lesson to be memorable for years. Now you can read about an actual tool...

A Taste of Green – An implementation of an OSOS project on the quality of olive oils

Image taken from: https://pixabay.com/en/olive-oil-salad-dressing-cooking-968657/  (Creative Commons) Introduction The OSOS project (Open School for Open Societies), is an EU project, involving the “Idis Foundation – Città della Scienza” as a coordinator in Italy, with the final goal of promoting and supporting a renaissance of civic culture based on the idea...

Building 3D holograms with your students

Introduction A hologram is a three-dimensional image of an object that we can almost grasp. Many students following videos on the Internet know how to make a holographic projector. In this article we want to use poor materials and technologies to create an interdisciplinary teaching activity on holograms that...

https://pixabay.com/en/the-little-prince-space-drawing-2476434/

“The Little Prince” book as an environmental education tool

Image: pixabay “The little prince” is a contemporary fairy-tale, translated in 300 languages. It is the most translated book in the world. The author (Antoine de Saint-Exupery) wanted to show us modern ages problems. The author’s message can be interpreted in many different ways, depending on the reader. The...

Where do I find hands-on Physics resources?

Experimentation, whether it is structured or not, is a fundamental aspect of learning Physics, not only because of the role it plays in the scientific research itself that we must present to our students, but also because of its cognitive importance as it is linked to carrying out experiments...

shutterstock_445203994

Math Teaching at Your Fingertips

Image: shutterstock_445203994 “If you present math the way it really is, this fantastic expression of human creativity and ingenuity, people do want to read that!” – Steven Strogatz, professor at Cornell University We all know how important it is that children experience mathematical activities across a range of contexts and locations...