Archive for the ‘Teaching’ Category

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...

Lights and Shadows of my Online Teaching/Learning Experience

Since September 2019 I started using virtual classes on Edmodo with my students. I decided to use this virtual class tool to share links, free software, homework, and news with parents. I got used to communicating with students throughout the virtual class chat, giving them support at home, to...

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...

Teachers Training in Pandemia Times

Schools are in a holiday period and they have been going on distant education activities in Turkey from the middle of March. This process has shown how important the use of technology is for teachers. Perhaps it was the first time for many teachers to teach remotely. In that...

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...

New challenges and new skills during a pandemic

All schools in the world on all continents are now facing new challenges. Each responsible teacher moved from their classroom to a distance learning environment. Not only teachers and parents but also children/students are in stressful situations. The task of each teacher is to create a comfortable and safe...

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...