Archive for the ‘Scientix’ Category

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 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...

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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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Learning from experience: How and where to start again after the lockdown

Going back to school after several months of lockdown highlighted the need for us teachers to reflect on the ways we teach and interact with our students. For this reason, a team of Italian Scientix Ambassadors organized an online event to exchange ideas and discuss with experts. During the...

Collaboration in STEM Teaching and Learning

STEM are often disciplines difficult to study and understand for young learners because they require effort and the activation of particular areas of the brain, such as the frontal lobe, which control the ability to make decisions and reasoning and develop from pre-school to even at the age of...

Contributing to the health and safety of employees in the COVID-19 Process

Due to the pandemic caused by the Corona Virus, schools in Turkey entered the holiday break on March 16, 2020, and a week later the whole country passed to the distance learning process including universities. In our country, the virus cases started to be seen long after the cases...