Knowledge adventures
for kids
Tinkering
School
One school, one experiment,
one researcher
Tinkering
School
Who am I?
o Rayna Stamboliyska:
o PhD in Genetics & Bioinforma...
One school, one
experiment, one researcher
Tinkering
School
Learning through research:
started 3 September 2013 in
13 scho...
One school, one
experiment, one researcher
Tinkering
School
Learning through research
projects
o Classifying galaxies with...
One school, one
experiment, one researcher
Tinkering
School
What benefits?
o Improving language skills
o Engaging youth in...
One school, one experiment,
one researcher
Tinkering
School
What digital tools?
o Kidsoverflow
o Kidcyclopaedia
o Kidictio...
Tools Overview (1)
Tinkering
School
o Rating: qualitative, through 5
criteria
o Badges: attributed
depending on cummulated...
Tools Overview (2)
Tinkering
School
Tools Overview (3)
Tinkering
School
Kidcyclopaedia workflow
Tinkering
School
Enabled because you are allowed & encouraged to:
o copy,
o modify,
o criticize,
o fork,
o …
Co-creation & co-discovery
Kid...
One school, one
experiment, one researcher
Tinkering
School
Journal of Young Scientists
(JoYS)
o Peer-reviewed age-wise
o ...
One school, one experiment,
one researcher
Tinkering
School
Knowledge sharing
o Open source software
developed
o Open hard...
One school, one experiment,
one researcher
Tinkering
School
Keeping you posted
o A website (English coming
soon)
o A Twitt...
THANK YOU
o www.savantures-parisiennes.org
o @savantures
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Knowledge Adventures for Kids: Masterclass presentation during the Social Media Week London 2013

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A talk given on 26 Sept 2013, at the Social Media Week London 2013 Masterclass "How technology changes research" (details on the event here: http://socialmediaweek.org/london/events/?id=82923#.UkbS6D_09OJ)

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  1. 1. Knowledge adventures for kids Tinkering School
  2. 2. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School Who am I? o Rayna Stamboliyska: o PhD in Genetics & Bioinformatics o Digital and scientific aspects We are at the Center for Research and Interdisciplinarity, Paris Descarts University o Ange Ansour (pedagogical aspect) o Kevin Lhoste (tools R&D, engineering) Who are we?
  3. 3. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School Learning through research: started 3 September 2013 in 13 schools in Paris o 1 PhD fellow o 1 primary school (18 kids, 8-11 years old) o 1 hands-on experiment o 1 hour and a half per week
  4. 4. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School Learning through research projects o Classifying galaxies with GalaxyZoo o Learning to fly (R&D with birds and wings) o Ethnobotanics and Japanese pharma o Ladybugs and flowers
  5. 5. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School What benefits? o Improving language skills o Engaging youth in STEM curricula o Gender issues solver o Unveiling how kids learn o Teaching teachers to unlearn
  6. 6. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School What digital tools? o Kidsoverflow o Kidcyclopaedia o Kidictionary o JoYS (Journal of Young Scientists)
  7. 7. Tools Overview (1) Tinkering School o Rating: qualitative, through 5 criteria o Badges: attributed depending on cummulated positive rates o Gamification: development path (‘magician’, etc. KidsOverflow
  8. 8. Tools Overview (2) Tinkering School
  9. 9. Tools Overview (3) Tinkering School
  10. 10. Kidcyclopaedia workflow Tinkering School
  11. 11. Enabled because you are allowed & encouraged to: o copy, o modify, o criticize, o fork, o … Co-creation & co-discovery Kidcyclopaedia workflow Tinkering School
  12. 12. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School Journal of Young Scientists (JoYS) o Peer-reviewed age-wise o Any age welcome o Inter-age interactions (teens help primary school pupils) o Limited adult involvement
  13. 13. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School Knowledge sharing o Open source software developed o Open hardware everywhere o Open Data produced by kids o Open content published on the web o External observers welcome
  14. 14. One school, one experiment, one researcher Tinkering School Keeping you posted o A website (English coming soon) o A Twitter account o Phase 1: adult involvement, narrative o Phase 2: kids descriptions, observations, etc.
  15. 15. THANK YOU o www.savantures-parisiennes.org o @savantures

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