Archive for August, 2014

Raising standards in pre-service teacher education – the INQUIRE course in Bremen

Inquiry-based science education (IBSE) – what are the challenges for pre-service teacher education? What do ongoing teachers and active teachers learn from each other when planning, conducting and evaluating minds-on and hands-on IBSE activities? The Bremen teacher education course “INQUIRE for Teacher Students” aims to raise standards in teacher...

A success story: Finnish students won European nanotechnology competition

The Nano Science Club of Nisulanm?ki School from Finland took part in the European Distilled Nanoideas competition with their Youtube video and won the first price in the category of 13-15 year-old students. The?humouristic?video deals with a futuristic targeted anti-cancer drug, which can tell the?difference between cancer and healthy...

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Kahoot – a fun assessment tool!

Every week many Norwegian classrooms turn into a game show, where kids can barely sit on their chairs eager to show their knowledge and beat their classmates. And it’s easy to use, too! Game-based learning has improved is standings over the last years, showing even unmotivated pupils that learning...

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From Theory To Practice: The Power of Motivation

Students motivation has to do with their natural desire to participate in the learning process. It also concerns the reasons that underlie their involvement or non-involvement in different activities. Students?can be?equally motivated?but for very?different?reasons. Today, teaching is still understood, in most cases, like a process of pouring down information...

Is Scientix only for Science?

An increasing number of STEM teachers all over Europe and beyond has already started discovering the universe of Scientix, the Community for Science Education in Europe. Scientix is so full of projects, resources and tools that even some STEM community pioneers don’t know exactly the amount of projects and...