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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...

The video games model – a practice in the reach of every teacher

 Image: Shutterstock/Macrovector_jpeg (2) Learning through play is an effective and innovative method that can engage students in both the assimilation of content and the acquisition of 21st century skills. The popularity of video games is not the enemy of learning, but rather a model and a suggestion for improving...

My right hand in Maths lesson is …

… actually, it is the interactive SMART Board and SMART Notebook software that has really powerful tools to work with teaching and learning materials, to make interactive activities and involve students. But this is not the most exciting part of this story. Teachers have a lot of different interactive...