Category Archives: General Issues

Covid19 puts focus on digital education

Due to the global outbreak of Covid19, teachers have been forced to turn to digital education. Helping students understand complex and abstract concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is challenging. We are developing digital tools to help students comprehend specific concepts in science. The current situation emphasizes the need of our tools in science education. At…

Do you like dancing?

  Here you have some images of the tool created with Powtoon for teaching chemical equilibrium. The “dance school” analogy has been used to explain the chemical equilibrium. It consists of some couples dancing while some people are standing waiting outside the dance floor.     Once the equilibrium is reached the number of couples dancing…

Interactions and Learning

Types of Interactivity (in teaching and learning) There are generally three different types of interactivity for teaching: interactivity between teacher and learner, between multiple learners, and finally interactivity with learning materials. The TEST-Project deals with the last type: interactivity of learners with learning materials. This is the interaction occurring when students work on a particular…

Intermediate Meeting Umeå

The Colegio Internacional Costa Adeje (Spain), the Europäische Bildungsinitiative (EBI) (Austria) and the Adamstown Community College (Ireland) visited the Dragonskolan in Umeå (Sweden) to celebrate the Intermediate Meeting in the Erasmus+ project “Technology Enhanced Science Teaching (TEST)” (Erasmus+ Project 2018-1-ES01-KA201-050186). The meeting took place from October 3rd to October 6th (including two travel days). Each…