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Coding recent history in Italy

All pictures are the author’s own. It was January 13th 2016 when Prof. Alessandro Bogliolo (University of Urbino) launched the first video lesson of the MOOC: Coding in your classroom, now! Hundreds of teachers followed him, interested in introducing coding and computational thinking in their classrooms. Since then, that...

Sharing experience using NeoTrie to teach geometry

Photo by stem.T4L on Unsplash Spatial reasoning is a basic skill in geometry, and the relation between early spatial thinking and later mathematical developments has been recorded for decades. This knowledge should be developed in children at the earliest possible age. The American National Research Council (National Research Council, 2006) considers spatial...

Safer Internet Day 2019

Tuesday, 5th February 2019, Together for a better internet The motto of the Safer Internet Day Campaign (SID) is an invitation to create a safer Internet for everyone, especially for younger users. Initiated in 2004 to raise awareness of the use of online security, this event grew exponentially to...

Programming with sensors

Introduction We are listening nowadays about the importance of learning a code language from the school, like a new literacy. Coding skills have mainly being integrated in the curriculum of the Primary and Secondary students in a large number of European countries. The concept of computational thinking refers to...

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CaRoMtE (Coding and robotics on math through English): The next chapter on implementing computational thinking into the curriculum. An international Erasmus+ KA201 project

Image: shutterstock_321297764- Based on the shared concern about the lack of a common strategy for teaching and learning Computational Thinking across Europe, 3 teachers (Ts) from Belgium, Italy and Spain started thinking of a transnational experience of introducing Coding and Robotics into the curriculum. The initial team included a teacher...

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Elements of didactic innovation about cellular oxidative stress for health education (part 2)

Which protagonists; students, teachers, neuroscientists? What do biology teachers do? to write itinerary of educational path about oxidative stress in which students are protagonist in rielaboreted activities; to present to the classes fundamental biochemical and physiological concepts about cellular metabolism; to contact neuroscientist for collaboration in a coprojected seminary...

STEM Studies: The Future of Engineering

Image: shutterstock_268664345-Copyright Omelchenko Every day, new patents are filed, prototypes are built and a technology brings us that much closer to science fiction. But, our real progress and innovations are much more compelling and significant than+ those found in fantasy. As we continue to develop new ideas and solutions, we’re...

Open contents in an Open society

Image: shutterstock_266968544 Copyright Gurza Introduction At present, with the increasing growing of the information and communication technologies in education due, among other things, to networks such as the Internet and the lower price and diversification of hardware devices, it is essential and necessary to develop educational contents in digital format....