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Project History of mathematics

Picture provided by the author, attribution CC-BY Thinking about how to make mathematics interesting for children and how to prompt and encourage them to independently research, search and “dig” new information on Internet, I decided to start a new project at the school level: “History of Mathematics”. I remembered...

Measure me up! A cross-curricular and multicultural approach to STEM through measurements

Picture provided by the author, attribution CC-BY The project Measure me up! Is an Erasmus+ Project designed by six partners: Os Vladimira Becica Osijek (Croatia),  Nikola Tesla Szerb Tanítási Nyelvu Óvoda, Általános Iskola, Gimnázium, Kollégium és Könyvtár (Hungary), Osnovna skola Sveti Sava Kikinda (Serbia), IES Santísima Trinidad (Spain) and...

We add value to STEM with animals

Picture provided by the author, attribution CC-BY In this blog post, Rukiye Akyol talks about an eTwinning project in which she participated with eighteen teachers from five countries (Turkey, Malta, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, North Macedonia). The aim of the project was to learn about animals and environmental issues through...

Sentence-based sound teaching method for first reading and writing in education

Turkish teachers have been using the “sentence-based sound teaching method” to teach reading and writing since few years now. This method allows teachers to get familiar with new techniques and find a better approach to each of their students. It enables teachers to show students how meaningful the sound is by...

Transformative Education: STEM Education for Sustainable Development Goals

Adopted by the UN General Assembly on 25 September 2015, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the United Nations Education 2030 Framework Action, is coordinated by the UNESCO Education Agency and aims to “provide equal and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.” UNESCO’s report...

Food Defenders: Make the Waste Worth the Taste

Introduction The project Food Defenders: Make the Waste to Worth the Taste, was designed and applied during the school year 2021-2022. In this project, four Kindergartens from Greece, nine teachers and 109 children participated. The mascot of the programme Foxie Planet invited students to adopt new attitudes towards food...