Posts Tagged ‘Innovation’

Skoool.com – Learning and Teaching Technology program

Image: Shutterstock/Maglara I would like to present a very helpful technology-based learning resource that since 2007 is going on in Macedonia. The skoool.com Learning and Teaching Technology program supports math and science learning for learners 9−15 years old—the age when many young people progress from concrete to more abstract...

Clickers in the science classroom (and you don’t even need the clickers)

In 2011 Nobel-prize winning physicist Carl Wieman published this article (1) in the prestigious journal Science. There is nothing remarkable that is what scientists do, the interesting part is that the article was not about the Bose-Einstein condensate, but about education. According to the study students learned much more from graduate...

How rural areas are guiding the way in Icelandic STEM education

Living in rural Iceland has never been easy. This is best demonstrated by Iceland’s population density of 3.1 /km2 compared to 73.4 /km2 in Ireland (which is rather smaller than Iceland) and 102 /km2 in Cuba (approx. the same size as Iceland). Living in Iceland has always revolved around the ever looming presence of death.  This has also been...

Going digital the digital way. A new hope for Science Education?

Considering that science is perennially a seeker of truth, it is essentially a vibrant discipline. I have explicitly utilized the term “essentially” because while we are all in our ways hungry to hear about science and scientific phenomena, doing things in the scientific way is neither easy nor automatically...