Archive for the ‘Project’ Category

InSight’s landing at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA – 2nd day: Landing day, 26th November

Second day at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, “the landing day” or also called “D-Day” for the InSight team, but also for the partners of the project in France (Centre National d’ Etudes Spatiales, Institut physique du Globe de Paris, University of Nantes, SODERM) who had worked...

Collecting plastic on an “apparently clean” beach in Cyprus

Have you ever thought there is plastic on a clean beach? Read on to find out how to build a sustainable world free from plastic! On a sunny Tuesday morning in Faro Beach in Paphos Cyprus, a group of people with white caps are searching for something in the...

STEM, new trends and pedagogy of the (near) future

Why STEM? In the United States the first changes seen in school occurred after President George W. Bush signed the No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, later updated under the Obama legislation in 2015. The focus is now on a new method of student training in order to guarantee greater...

Space technologies – What’s new out there?

Photo credits: ESA-NASA Space tourists, Mars and Moon missions, and robots that serve humans at International Space Station (ISS)…those pictures are not coming from a sci-fi movie script, not any more. With the rapid development of space industry, we enter the fourth industrial revolution, and next generations have to...

Innovative Learning

Lot of us know that we need smart, creative, innovative, problem-solving and collaborative people in our working environment. Education should prepare and train students for that. So, the old model of infusing information into brains to be able to repeat it, is definitely not the right way. We all...

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...

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...