Archive for the ‘Ambassadors’ Category

The online learning experience of a Scientix Ambassador

I am Dhurata Myrtollari, an Albanian language teacher in lower secondary education in Tirana, Albania. I am also an ambassador for the Scientix and eTwinning network. I have followed for 5 years trainings offered by Scientix and eTwinning. During this time, I have also been part of Edmodo which...

An opportunity arises from the emergency: let’s code from home!?

Schools have been closed for several weeks now… Students are at home and the teachers must get to them. How? With distance learning! Here the emergency turns into an opportunity. Digital tools become means to reach students and support them in a moment of dismay and confusion. Nothing can...

We cannot go to the museum in person, but we can virtually

During the current academic year 2019-2020, I had the opportunity to be part of the Europeana Education User Group. One of the tasks has been to develop a Learning Scenario (example included) with my students in order to work with the Europeana material. Specifically, my students created an exhibition...

Teachers and Students Adapting to a Pandemic Situation

Before we were fully affected by the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus, I was carrying out what I have called a “Scientific Expedition to Riotinto and Doñana” with a group of 60 students between 14 and 16 years of secondary and high school – as you can see in...

Innovation in Education During a Period of Social Isolation

As of March 31, 185 countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, North America, and South America announced their school and university closings. “Students, their parents, and educators around the world are feeling the extraordinary ripple effect of the novel coronavirus as schools are shutting down and quarantine methods...

STEM Adventure During the Online Teaching Period

As a primary school teacher in School Elena Doamna, Tecuci – Romania I started a great interdisciplinary adventure with my 8 years-old students during this online teaching period. Would you care to join us? The adventure started from reading together, as an online activity, the text from the book...

Coding recent history in Italy

All pictures are the author’s own. It was January 13th 2016 when Prof. Alessandro Bogliolo (University of Urbino) launched the first video lesson of the MOOC: Coding in your classroom, now! Hundreds of teachers followed him, interested in introducing coding and computational thinking in their classrooms. Since then, that...