Can gamification improve students’ motivation and problem-solving skills?

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Introduction Our schools are data sources that few systematically use to improve teaching practice. Disciplinary difficulties in working with students or poorer results in tests are some of the many challenges we face in our work every day. Nevertheless, there’s a strategy that can help us overcome difficulties and...

Small Bridge Engineers

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In this Scientix blogpost, Derya Yukva, a preschool teacher in Turkey, presents the “Small Bridge Engineers” activity. The project was conducted for four days with sixteen, five-year-old students. The aim was to develop among students a positive attitude and behaviour towards nature. To do so, students were challenged to...

The story of the water drop

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This year, I am working with 6- to 7-year-old students. They love stories a lot and are very curious and kind-hearted, eager to learn and get involved. Therefore, I proposed to them to celebrate World Water Day through a series of activities through which they learned the story of...

Do fruits have DNA?

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I started this activity with the thought of teaching the students about DNA. I wanted to use an experimental approach because one of my objectives was to make an interactive activity that would include both genders and make my students more attracted to the science field in a STEM...

Implementing STEM area in high school subjects of economics: The basis of a digital marketing

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In this article, I will explain the connection between marketing and digital technology and how important this is for students and their future businesses. At Commercial and Trade School of Split, Croatia, we are teaching our students how to prepare a marketing plan. The four Ps of marketing –Product,...