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Connecting science teachers in
Europe using online meetings
The work presented in this document/ workshop is supported by ...
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www.eun.org
Network of 30 Ministries of Education in Europe
Support schools in using
technology in learning and
teaching...
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EUROPEAN SCIENCE AND MATHS PROJECTS
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Scientix facilitates dissemination and sharing of best
practices in science and maths education in Europe:
• Scientix po...
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Topics:
• STEM practice and research
• Science and Society
• ICT in education
Funding:
• European (FP6, FP7, LLP, HORIZO...
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STEMeducationpublicfunded
projects
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Scientix Online Meeting Room - SOMR
Any project included in the Scientix
repository can request to schedule an
online me...
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Go to http://www.scientix.eu/web/guest/online-meeting-room
+Check calendar +Fill in the form
Scientix Online Meeting Ro...
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76 Sessions organized:
8 different projects have used the service:
• Ark of Inquiry (7 meetings)
• Go-Lab (4 meetings)
...
12
• Management meetings (37 meetings)
• Workshops
• Follow-up sessions (39 meetings)
• Short courses
49%
51%
Distribution...
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Teachers involved in online
meetings
• Most of the sessions were organized by
project managers.
• Scientix Ambassadors ...
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80 Scientix Ambassadors (Teachers!)
Collaborating with the project from 30 countries
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Online meetings on STEM
• Virtual visit
• Chats
The Virtual visits are included in a MOOC which will
start next 18th Au...
16
Muito
obrigado
More information
Àgueda Gras-Velázquez (agueda.gras@eun.org)
Scientix project manager
Victor J. Perez-Ru...
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Connnecting science teachers in Europe using online meetings

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Presentation at the Hands-On Science annual conference, Aveiro, Portugal, 24 July 2014.

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Connnecting science teachers in Europe using online meetings

  1. 1. Connecting science teachers in Europe using online meetings The work presented in this document/ workshop is supported by the European Commission’s FP7 programme – project Scientix 2 (Grant agreement N. 337250), coordinated by European Schoolnet (EUN). The content of this document/workshop is the sole responsibility of the organizer and it does not represent the opinion of the European Commission, and the Commission is not responsible for any use that might be made of information contained herein. Victor J. Perez-Rubio, Àgueda Gras-Velázquez HSCI’2014: the 11th annual conference on Hands-on Science 24 July 2014, Aveiro, Portugal
  2. 2. 2 www.eun.org Network of 30 Ministries of Education in Europe Support schools in using technology in learning and teaching Promote the European dimension in schools and education Improve the quality of education in Europe
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  4. 4. EUROPEAN SCIENCE AND MATHS PROJECTS
  5. 5. 5 Scientix facilitates dissemination and sharing of best practices in science and maths education in Europe: • Scientix portal: www.scientix.eu • European Conference 2014, 24-26 October 2014, Brussels • Workshops for teachers and/or researchers in STEM education • Scientix National Contact Points & Teacher Panel
  6. 6. 6 Topics: • STEM practice and research • Science and Society • ICT in education Funding: • European (FP6, FP7, LLP, HORIZON2020, ERASMUS+) • International • National Results: • Teaching materials • Research reports • Online courses 228 Projects included in Scientix
  7. 7. 7 STEMeducationpublicfunded projects
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  9. 9. 9 Scientix Online Meeting Room - SOMR Any project included in the Scientix repository can request to schedule an online meeting, webinar, online workshop, etc. for up to 200 participants at once.
  10. 10. 10 Go to http://www.scientix.eu/web/guest/online-meeting-room +Check calendar +Fill in the form Scientix Online Meeting Room - SOMR
  11. 11. 11 76 Sessions organized: 8 different projects have used the service: • Ark of Inquiry (7 meetings) • Go-Lab (4 meetings) • iTEC (5 meetings) • Nanopinion (5 meetings) • Quantum Spin Off (4 meetings) • DESIRE (5 meetings) • nanOpinion (38 meetings) • PLACES (1 meeting) • Scientix (7 meetings) Scientix Online Meeting Room - SOMR
  12. 12. 12 • Management meetings (37 meetings) • Workshops • Follow-up sessions (39 meetings) • Short courses 49% 51% Distribution depending on users Management Teachers involved Scientix Online Meeting Room - SOMR
  13. 13. 13 Teachers involved in online meetings • Most of the sessions were organized by project managers. • Scientix Ambassadors can organize meetings for teachers in their country about different topics. • If the attendees are going to be active during the session is better to do small groups of around 20 people and use the chat to participate if students are involved1.
  14. 14. 14 80 Scientix Ambassadors (Teachers!) Collaborating with the project from 30 countries
  15. 15. 15 Online meetings on STEM • Virtual visit • Chats The Virtual visits are included in a MOOC which will start next 18th August http://www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu/ The inGenious chats: display role models in industry, and it consist of real-time, synchronous, online discussions between an expert in a particular topic and several classes of pupils.
  16. 16. 16 Muito obrigado More information Àgueda Gras-Velázquez (agueda.gras@eun.org) Scientix project manager Victor J. Perez-Rubio (victor.perez@eun.org) Scientix resources manager How to get the latest news: • Scientix digest • Scientix Newsletter • Twitter: @scientix_eu • Facebook group: Science teachers in Europe Reference Àgueda Gras-Velázquez et al. (2013). The Scientix Observatory: Online Communication Channels with Teachers and Students – Benefits, Problems and Recommendations

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