Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

RRI in practice for schools – Handbook for teachers

Image: Shutterstock/Macrovector_jpeg The readers of this blog will agree on that the integration of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) principles in educative contexts is certainly beneficial for students, as it supports them -among others- in the development of critical, creative and open-minded thinking and furthers cooperative learning aptitudes. Moreover,...

How Important Are Internships (In The Scientific Field)

Students who are working towards earning degrees in STEM specialties could potentially find themselves fielding numerous job offers post-graduation since the demand exceeds the supply. STEM is actually an acronym that stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, and those four specialities certainly cover a lot of ground as...

Developing Key Competencies for Sustainable Development Among STEM Teachers

Image: Macrovector_jpeg (2) Science and technology are the crucial structural driving forces in all societal spheres. Sustainable development is the ethically founded response to a worldwide process in which not only research is carried out more and more on the basis of private and economic interests, but also the shaping...

Interconnection of Inquiry Based Learning Activities and Felder-Silverman Learning Styles Model for STEM Education

Image: shutterstock_228482407 According to the previous blog, Lithuanian Intelligent Future School (IFS) project is aimed mainly at improving the quality and effectiveness of STEM education. According to IFS concept, after implementing integrated learner profiles, ontologies-based personalized recommender systems should be created to suggest learning components (learning objects, activities, methods, tools,...

Felder-Silverman Learning Styles Model and Lithuanian Intelligent Future School Project for STEM Education

Image: Shutterstock/Positive thinker_jpeg “One size fits all” approach doesn’t longer work in education. We strongly believe that future school means personalization plus intelligence. It’s the essence of Lithuanian Intelligent Future School (IFS) project organised by Vilnius University in collaboration with 40 Lithuanian comprehensive schools. IFS project is aimed mainly...

Education for Sustainable Development – A Challenge for Science Teachers

Image: Shutterstock/ Macrovector_jpeg (2) A lot of definitions for sustainable development are interpreted in the world. “Sustainable development is the development which satisfies the needs of the present without disrupting the opportunities and the needs of future generations” (NJCED, 1987), while the International Institute for Sustainable Development prefers to see...

Adaptation of school systems to the challenges of time – Reforms in the Croatian school curriculum

Image: Milorad Vučović Never before we have so desperately needed real changes in our schools, from top to bottom, and if you sincerely answer to the question, if you, personally, as a teacher are ready to change, the answer is more or less: No, even if you hear yourself uttering:...

Lithuanian Intelligent Future School (IFS) project

Image: Shutterstock/Positive thinker In Lithuania, we believe that the “one size fits all” approach doesn’t longer work in education. We strongly believe that future school means personalisation plus intelligence. Learning personalisation means creating and implementing personalised learning paths based on recommended systems and personal learning environments suitable for particular...