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STEM Adventure in Nature – Integration of Nature and STEM Activities

Our STEM adventure in nature project aims to provide STEM integration to our students through nature-oriented activities. The subjects that students are most curious about in nature constitute the starting point of our project. The project subjects are plant cultivation, what the roots of plants do, the water cycle,...

The SN4DS Project: On the Importance of Educating Students in Financial Literacy

The SN4SD ( Suvremena nastava za suvremeno društvo – Contemporary teaching for contemporary society) project was launched with the desire and goal of modernizing the secondary school curricula of the Maritime School and the Commercial School Split as an expression of the desire to follow modern trends in education,...

Student question-based inquiry in climate change teaching

Climate change is a complex topic with several aspects to take into consideration and it requires exploring new approaches and new ways of teaching. As our students will face the effects of climate change, I think we need to start involving them in the learning process in a very...

muffin baskets

Muffin Baskets

Abstract Eighth graders were asked to investigate how the speed of a falling body depends on the height from which the body is dropped. As a body, paper muffin baskets had to be used and dropped from different, relatively small heights, and the falling time measured. For more accurate...

A digital journey

Let’s orient ourselves, a digital journey

School is a microcosm: it reflects the changes that society experiences outside. In the last two years, the world has become an unpredictable scenario, where all certainties are shattered: meetings, programmes and schedules are skipped. The same happened in schools all over the world. A Coronavirus, one of the...

5 Phenomenal Presentation Ideas to Wow Your Classroom

Giving a presentation comes naturally to some people. They just appear to be comfortable with it and it seems that they don’t even have to put any effort into keeping their students mesmerized and interested throughout their entire lecture. If you feel your presentations don’t come near enough to...

The Quantum Prisoner: a game to teach science in an interactive and fun way

Secondary school and sixth form teachers, scientific mediators, the CEA, French scientific research organisation, offers you a free video game, The Quantum Prisoner, to allow your students, to test in a fun way their knowledge in science and technology. Throughout the story, players will live out Zoe’s adventure and...

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...

My Favorite Experiments Ghana 2021 – Volta School for the Deaf and Kpassa Technical Senior High School

Thursday April 22nd – Volta School for the Deaf To maximize impact, when possible I try to work with groups of teachers and on creating/sharing resources which can be used in many classrooms, but it’s always nice to get back to spend some time in the classroom.  These past...