Archive for August, 2017

Where do I find hands-on Physics resources?

Experimentation, whether it is structured or not, is a fundamental aspect of learning Physics, not only because of the role it plays in the scientific research itself that we must present to our students, but also because of its cognitive importance as it is linked to carrying out experiments...

Engage Students in Math with Exploding Dots

Image: shutterstock_520698799 Fiumicino airport – Passport control – Discussion with passport control officer Why do you want to be in Roma? I’m going to a project meeting. What kind of project are you talking about? It is a school/ Comenius project. There are four schools from different European countries...

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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...

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Investigating Enzymes: experiencing learning through an IBSE-CLIL Project (2)

Image:?shutterstock_172355312-.jpg Having chosen Biochemistry and the related disciplines as the target subjects of the project,? to develop the task and activities of the module the team decided to make use of the Inquiry-based approach, in which students follow methods and practices similar to those employed by scientific researchers. IBSE...