Archive for the ‘Event’ Category

EU Code Week 2018

Are you ready to get involved? The first literacy Coding Campaign of this new school year is about to start! EU Code Week 2018 coming and this year there will be two weeks to plan and organize events. Save the date: 6-21 October! We did it last year and it was...

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...

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...

Science Reverse Café: Post-truth vs. Science engagement – Sparks project

The Sparks project, dedicated to raising awareness, familiarizing and engaging European citizens with the concept and practice of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), recently organized, in Brussels, a Reversed Science Café (RSC) entitled “Post-truth vs. Science engagement”. A Reversed Science Café is a discussion event centred on various ethical...

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Is this child gifted?

Image: shutterstock_75642172 Dr Lianne Hoogeveen, developmental psychologist and director of the Radboud Center for the Study of Giftedness (CBO) of the Radboud University in the Netherlands, presented on the 3rd of July 2017 the latest research developments in gifted education, including that by ECHA (European Council for High Ability) to more...

Scientix at SMEC Conference, Dublin 2016

On June 16–17th, the 7th edition of the Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC) hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning, CASTeL was held in Dublin City University. The event was an excellent opportunity to reflect on STEM teacher education. In particular, the conference...

Women and technology

Image: https://www.google.be/search?q=woman+in+tech&espv=2&biw=1229&bih=685&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjq8MaMkNfMAhUG1x4KHarvBDIQ_AUIBigB#tbs=sur:fc&tbm=isch&q=women+in+technology&imgrc=4LkPtys8q8Bu8M%3A Last 28th of April was the International Girls in ICT day, an initiative developed with the objective of encouraging and empowering young women to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The initiative has continuously encouraged a number of stakeholders to organize events on...