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The Quantum Prisoner: a game to teach science in an interactive and fun way

Secondary school and sixth form teachers, scientific mediators, the CEA, French scientific research organisation, offers you a free video game, The Quantum Prisoner, to allow your students, to test in a fun way their knowledge in science and technology. Throughout the story, players will live out Zoe’s adventure and...

Maths modelling and pandemic understanding

Mathematics has become a “trendy” science in this pandemic period because people finally realised how mathematical models are useful for understanding reality and helping to prevent difficult situations. By now, we are all used to hearing expressions like “exponential growth”, “Rt factor”, “peak of infections”: all these concepts used...

Teaching Mathematics with the use of board games

Why use gamification? The answer to this question: motivation. Gamification carries an important pedagogical value in education, as it represents a dynamic and stimulating way to challenge my students aged 15-18 years old. Specifically, the term “game-based learning” refers to the integration of a game, or game elements in...

My Favorite Experiments Ghana 2021 – Volta School for the Deaf and Kpassa Technical Senior High School

Thursday April 22nd – Volta School for the Deaf To maximize impact, when possible I try to work with groups of teachers and on creating/sharing resources which can be used in many classrooms, but it’s always nice to get back to spend some time in the classroom.  These past...

My Favourite Experiments Ghana 2021

Introduction Hello! I’m starting this mini-blog as a way of sharing some of my adventures on my fourth trip to Ghana to share ideas and promote access to hands-on science education. Once again joining Christoffer Akpeloo, founder of the Ho International Exchange Program (HINTEGRAM) and teacher at Saint Francis...

Smartphones to conduct scientific inquiry

What kind of technology do we need in the classroom? Imagine a digital tool that helps pupils and students master scientific experimentation, not virtually, but by observing the world around them.Imagine a scientific instrument that allows students to make accurate measurements on sound, movement, position, light or color. An...

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Virtual Science Camps – Online Science Lessons

What is a Virtual Science Camp? Virtual Science Camps are free online science lessons, open to anyone in the world.  Hosted by Michael Gregory in Paris, France, and joined by guest hosts from around the world. Why?  Virtual Science Camps were started during the COVID-19 pandemic as an invitation...

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Discover STEAM through the funfair

One of the most common tools of contemporary education in the world is student-centered activities that enable students to question and think analytically. For this reason, scientific studies on student-centered activities have an important role in increasing the quality of education. Our project aims to increase students’ interest in...