Archive for the ‘Networking’ Category

My Favourite Experiments Ghana 2021 – TERESCO Resource Centre

It’s been great spending a few days at  Saint Teresa’s College of Education (TERESCO) to add a handful of low-cost experiments to their resource centre, though at times I feel like butter being spread too thin.  My time in Ghana always feels too short for the work I want...

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...

Training STEM pre-service teachers with Scientix resources during the quarantine

During the last six weeks all the educational system in my country, Israel, is on quarantine. Schools are closed, but the teaching-learning processes are ongoing through online classes. For me, like probably most teachers, it is a challenging period. I work as a STEM teacher at a school and...

ACHIEVING DIGITAL SKILLS FOR ALL

Using the internet and online tools has changed the way we work, interact, and do business. Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain, cybersecurity, robotics, and 5G have started to fundamentally transform the way society functions, impacting everyone regardless of age, gender, social status, or...

Covid-19 Quarantine: Time for Upskilling

The COVID-19 time has brought many challenges in several institutions including schools. Change in education brings along ‘loss, anxiety, and struggle’ (Marris, 1975). However, I believe teachers are among the first ones to be responding to this new reality and giving a lasting contribution to students, their schools, and...

Building a Spanish Scientix Ambassador team in the time of Covid19

This article is the memories of a Scientix Ambassadors Team in Spain. A great privilege to be part of this team is within us. We wake up accompanied by “Chat for Diplomacy”: how we refer to ourselves, with sympathy and complicity. The sun is rising in the mountains, and...

Teaching real-life 3D printing lessons

In recent years, 3D printing becomes available in manufacturing and today it offers awesome results and possibilities to create almost everything, from small objects to houses and medical implants. 3D printing enables many opportunities for everyone to be a maker. As Laura Fleming said: “Makers movement is about moving...

Schools are closed, but our curiosity is not!

Can we continue investigating with materials that we have at home? Yes, and from an early age.  During the lockdown period, a lot of students spend many hours in front of a screen; as an alternative, we can encourage them to carry out experiments that activate their desire to...