Training STEM pre-service teachers with Scientix resources during the quarantine

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During the last six weeks all the educational system in my country, Israel, is on quarantine. Schools are closed, but the teaching-learning processes are ongoing through online classes. For me, like probably most teachers, it is a challenging period. I work as a STEM teacher at a school and...

Lights and Shadows of my Online Teaching/Learning Experience

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Since September 2019 I started using virtual classes on Edmodo with my students. I decided to use this virtual class tool to share links, free software, homework, and news with parents. I got used to communicating with students throughout the virtual class chat, giving them support at home, to...

ACHIEVING DIGITAL SKILLS FOR ALL

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Using the internet and online tools has changed the way we work, interact, and do business. Emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things, blockchain, cybersecurity, robotics, and 5G have started to fundamentally transform the way society functions, impacting everyone regardless of age, gender, social status, or...

Covid-19 Quarantine: Time for Upskilling

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The COVID-19 time has brought many challenges in several institutions including schools. Change in education brings along ‘loss, anxiety, and struggle’ (Marris, 1975). However, I believe teachers are among the first ones to be responding to this new reality and giving a lasting contribution to students, their schools, and...

Building a Spanish Scientix Ambassador team in the time of Covid19

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This article is the memories of a Scientix Ambassadors Team in Spain. A great privilege to be part of this team is within us. We wake up accompanied by “Chat for Diplomacy”: how we refer to ourselves, with sympathy and complicity. The sun is rising in the mountains, and...

Teachers Training in Pandemia Times

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Schools are in a holiday period and they have been going on distant education activities in Turkey from the middle of March. This process has shown how important the use of technology is for teachers. Perhaps it was the first time for many teachers to teach remotely. In that...