Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

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...

Using PBL and student-centered activities in Math classes

Image: Shutterstock/Tyler Olson Let’s start from the beginning. How many times have we heard from our students the question: “Why do we have to study this?” As opposite to the (unfortunately, so common!) perception of Maths as being an abstract, mechanic, repetitive and boring subject, the kind of un-escapable every-day ordeal, by means of creative...

Crisis? What crisis?

The teaching of Science is in crisis- is stated several times by several people. The EU and the US are starting project after project to solve the problem, the programs (like the ones collected on the Scientix portal) mostly try to popularize the study of Science and scientific careers,...