Archive for the ‘Teaching’ Category

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...

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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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...

Innovative Learning

Lot of us know that we need smart, creative, innovative, problem-solving and collaborative people in our working environment. Education should prepare and train pubils and students for that. So, the old model of infusing information into brains to be able to repeat it, is definitely not the right way....

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...

Gifted Students Explore the Space

Nowadays space exploration has gained a lot of attention all over the world. Therefore, in my opinion, the required human resources on this subject should be raised especially from an early age and the approaches of the education system should be organized accordingly.  My group of students in this...