Schools are closed, but our curiosity is not!

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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

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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

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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!?

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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...

We cannot go to the museum in person, but we can virtually

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During the current academic year 2019-2020, I had the opportunity to be part of the Europeana Education User Group. One of the tasks has been to develop a Learning Scenario (example included) with my students in order to work with the Europeana material. Specifically, my students created an exhibition...

Teachers and Students Adapting to a Pandemic Situation

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Before we were fully affected by the pandemic caused by the Coronavirus, I was carrying out what I have called a “Scientific Expedition to Riotinto and Doñana” with a group of 60 students between 14 and 16 years of secondary and high school – as you can see in...