Posts Tagged ‘STEM’

The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webospehere) #1

Image: Bloomua_jpeg Scientix is proud to present the first post of the series “The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webospehere)” where we will share information on science and technology events, resources, news and any other random goodies we discover by staring at our computers every single...

Women and technology

Image: https://www.google.be/search?q=woman+in+tech&espv=2&biw=1229&bih=685&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjq8MaMkNfMAhUG1x4KHarvBDIQ_AUIBigB#tbs=sur:fc&tbm=isch&q=women+in+technology&imgrc=4LkPtys8q8Bu8M%3A Last 28th of April was the International Girls in ICT day, an initiative developed with the objective of encouraging and empowering young women to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The initiative has continuously encouraged a number of stakeholders to organize events on...

Experiences on the 8th edition of the ITworldEdu conference – Innovating in Education

Image: Flickr/Mikel Agirregabiria/ 20160308_115148_HDR Building on the success of the previous year, Scientix was invited for a second time to take part in one of the sessions during the 8th edition of the itworldedu conference (Barcelona, 7-8 March, 2016) with a workshop titled “Scientix and the usage of Technology in...

STEM in Pre-school, one experience in a school of Portugal

We know that the use of technology have an impact on society, education and consequently in pre-school education. The internet, computers and mobile devices, particularly tablets and smartphones, achieved a huge popularity in recent years due to its great versatility and multifunctionality increasingly being used naturally in the day...

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,...

Why do gadgets replace specialized equipment in STEM classrooms? 

Picture: PureSolution_jpeg How has classroom equipment evolved? Specialized equipment has been an essential part of education processes for ages. Dummy swords in medieval ages, wooden toys, later dice, globes, maps had become essential part of learning and training. When the classroom emerged as a learning environment, some of its physical...

Mindstorm to Brainstorm – An example of cooperation between European Schools in STEM education

Over the recent years, the introduction of robots in learning situations (Educational Robotics) has established itself as an emerging pedagogical tool in addressing various curriculum subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Technology Education or even expressions and Arts) in different age levels particularly in universities, polytechnics and vocational education which are held...