Posts Tagged ‘ICT’

UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers

Image: Shutterstock/Viktoria Kazakova_jpeg Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have been playing an increasingly significant role in education during the last years. There is a set of abilities that students need to develop in order to succeed in the information age. These abilities, defined as 21st century skills, are: critical...

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Making Science Education meaningful through Technology Enhanced Learning. Part 2.

Image: Your Design/Schutterstock.com Science, especially school science, should be a very practical subject. It involves doing things, observing, measuring, communicating, discussing, investigating and trying things out (Wellington and Ireson, 2012). Then again, these things cannot be done in vacuum; there is also the theoretical part and the Scientific method that...

Kodukup 2014

My four pupils and I had an opportunity to take part in the amazing Codecamp and Kodukup competition, hosted at the Microsoft Innovation center in Brussels on the 13-15th of October. The idea of the competition was to create (code) a computer game by using Microsoft´s KODU Game Lab...

Scientix dissemination and outdoor activities in Gothenburg

Last May, I joined a preschool outdoors activity along some colleagues. We were a happy bunch of adults and kids aiming to find out what interesting things could we discover along the shores of an island in the archipelago of Gothenburg. The children were eager to discover new things;...