Archive for the ‘Ambassadors’ Category

Experiences on the 8th edition of the ITworldEdu conference – Innovating in Education

Image: Flickr/Mikel Agirregabiria/ 20160308_115148_HDR Building on the success of the previous year, Scientix was invited for a second time to take part in one of the sessions during the 8th edition of the itworldedu conference (Barcelona, 7-8 March, 2016) with a workshop titled “Scientix and the usage of Technology in...

STEM in Pre-school, one experience in a school of Portugal

We know that the use of technology have an impact on society, education and consequently in pre-school education. The internet, computers and mobile devices, particularly tablets and smartphones, achieved a huge popularity in recent years due to its great versatility and multifunctionality increasingly being used naturally in the day...

Kodukup 2014

My four pupils and I had an opportunity to take part in the amazing Codecamp and Kodukup competition, hosted at the Microsoft Innovation center in Brussels on the 13-15th of October. The idea of the competition was to create (code) a computer game by using Microsoft´s KODU Game Lab...

The GLOBE program and its activities in Estonia

Have you heard about GLOBE? Nobel laureate Dr. Leon Lederman has said that: “GLOBE is the quintessentially ideal program for involving kids in science” The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program that unites students,...

Scientix encourages networking and knowledge sharing – now I am convinced…

Teacher training in STEM education works. I have seen it in numerous workshops and I know it is a well-developed expertise of European Schoolnet. I know workshops organized by Scientix, Pathway, eTwinning, inGenious, S-TEAM, SAILS, Open Discover Space, Inspiring Science Education, Quantum Spin-Off, and numerous other projects are well...

A success story: Finnish students won European nanotechnology competition

The Nano Science Club of Nisulanmäki School from Finland took part in the European Distilled Nanoideas competition with their Youtube video and won the first price in the category of 13-15 year-old students. The humouristic video deals with a futuristic targeted anti-cancer drug, which can tell the difference between cancer and healthy...