Posts Tagged ‘programming’

A multidisciplinary approach on time using Alice 3D

A. D’Ambrosio* IIS Cattaneo Mattei, Monselice (PD), pdis003009@istruzione.it Abstract: An inquiry-based learning project was developed using Alice 2, a free 3D programming environment. The aim of the project was to createa gamified telling of astoryabout time in science. Students inventeda 7-level game based on time: changes over time/evolution in...

Doughnuts in programming – how to use the Scratch programming language to develop the logical and mathematical skills

This article relates to the project “Doughnuts in programming – how to use the Scratch programming language to develop the logical and mathematical skills.” The project was implemented from October 1st to December 20th, 2014 by the Association “Parents in Education”. Computer Assisted Education and Information Technology Centre in...

First LEGO League – a competition to inspire interest in STEM

Image: pixabay.com There are several approaches to the popularization of STEM subjects and STEM careers. Inquiry based science education, citizen science and a stronger cooperation between research institutes, the industry and schools is among the many suggested and tried. One of the most successful of these is the introduction...

Why my students do like Scratch

I think that the concept “one size fits all” is the most frustrating idea in the learning system today as it does not give children many of opportunities to individualize their learning. Building a Lego sculpture, making an original drawing or giving free reins to the students’ imagination are...