Posts Tagged ‘Education’

We add value to STEM with animals

Picture provided by the author, attribution CC-BY In this blog post, Rukiye Akyol talks about an eTwinning project in which she participated with eighteen teachers from five countries (Turkey, Malta, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, North Macedonia). The aim of the project was to learn about animals and environmental issues through...

Scientia – Sapere aude

What is Scientia? Scientia – Abbi il coraggio di conoscere (Sapere aude) is a science communication project that encompasses multidisciplinary topics. Founded on October 1, 2020, its main objective is to engage students in the preparation of social media content (Instagram, Facebook, Tik Tok). Scientia content consists of mini-lessons...

Food Defenders: Make the Waste Worth the Taste

Introduction The project Food Defenders: Make the Waste to Worth the Taste, was designed and applied during the school year 2021-2022. In this project, four Kindergartens from Greece, nine teachers and 109 children participated. The mascot of the programme Foxie Planet invited students to adopt new attitudes towards food...

The FeSTEM Platform: creating meaningful relationships with experts in the field

The FeSTEM community platform (https://festem.network/) was developed as part of the FeSTEM project (https://festemproject.eu/) that is co-funded by the Erasmus+ program. It is an e-mentoring platform that aims to link Higher Education (HE) students in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) with experienced mentors in the field. More specifically,...

Green Behavior Code

Green Behavior Code is an eTwinning project that involves 4 countries (Spain, Italy, Romania and Tunisia), 105 students and 4 teachers. We aim to make pupils aware that our behaviors affect deeply and irreparably the environment. They need to think about alternative behaviors, more environmentally-conscious. In this project, pupils...

STEM Adventure in Nature – Integration of Nature and STEM Activities

Our STEM adventure in nature project aims to provide STEM integration to our students through nature-oriented activities. The subjects that students are most curious about in nature constitute the starting point of our project. The project subjects are plant cultivation, what the roots of plants do, the water cycle,...

The SN4DS Project: On the Importance of Educating Students in Financial Literacy

The SN4SD ( Suvremena nastava za suvremeno društvo – Contemporary teaching for contemporary society) project was launched with the desire and goal of modernizing the secondary school curricula of the Maritime School and the Commercial School Split as an expression of the desire to follow modern trends in education,...

Student question-based inquiry in climate change teaching

Climate change is a complex topic with several aspects to take into consideration and it requires exploring new approaches and new ways of teaching. As our students will face the effects of climate change, I think we need to start involving them in the learning process in a very...

muffin baskets

Muffin Baskets

Abstract Eighth graders were asked to investigate how the speed of a falling body depends on the height from which the body is dropped. As a body, paper muffin baskets had to be used and dropped from different, relatively small heights, and the falling time measured. For more accurate...