Posts Tagged ‘STEM’

Building 3D holograms with your students

Introduction A hologram is a three-dimensional image of an object that we can almost grasp. Many students following videos on the Internet know how to make a holographic projector. In this article we want to use poor materials and technologies to create an interdisciplinary teaching activity on holograms that...

Thank you for your support to the STEM Discovery Week!

Evita and I were very happy to participate in a Scientix webinar about the STEM Discovery Week campaign with hundreds of educators in STEM education on 28 February 2018. We enjoyed answering the large number of questions we received from the participants. The main questions were about what kind of...

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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Scientix: implementing connectivism

Image: shutterstock_267283724- Siemens and Downes Theory of Connectivism (Siemens, 2004) “provides new insight into what it means to facilitate learning in the 21st Century” (Marquis, 2012), as it incorporates the main change of our digital era: learning occurs outside of people and as peoples’ valuable skill has become the...

The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webospehere) #1

Image: Bloomua_jpeg Scientix is proud to present the first post of the series “The Science Shelf (and other STEM goodies from the webospehere)” where we will share information on science and technology events, resources, news and any other random goodies we discover by staring at our computers every single...

Women and technology

Image: https://www.google.be/search?q=woman+in+tech&espv=2&biw=1229&bih=685&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjq8MaMkNfMAhUG1x4KHarvBDIQ_AUIBigB#tbs=sur:fc&tbm=isch&q=women+in+technology&imgrc=4LkPtys8q8Bu8M%3A Last 28th of April was the International Girls in ICT day, an initiative developed with the objective of encouraging and empowering young women to consider careers in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The initiative has continuously encouraged a number of stakeholders to organize events on...