CodeCombat

by Stavroula Sokoli
15 January, 2016
CodeCombat is a platform for students to learn programming while playing a game with their classmates. Its courses... read more

Code Monkey

by Stavroula Sokoli
17 April, 2015
CodeMonkey aims to teach students skills like problem solving, multiple-step, critical and analytical thinking skills.... read more

21st century skills development and STEM in primary school

by Sofia Mysirlaki

STEM is a curriculum that creates a common space for knowledge acquisition and skills development in four specific disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. These four very important elements of traditional education can be combined together in order to provide interdisciplinary courses and form the basis for an innovative way of educating students.

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Code Monster

by Stavroula Sokoli
Crunchzilla is a service that students can use to learn to write Javascript programs. There are two versions of... read more

Phases to solve a “programming” problem

by Mª Luz Guenaga
27 March, 2015

I have been more than 15 years teaching programming to students of first course of Engineering (industrial, computer, telecommunications) and from the very beginning I show them which are the steps to address a Programming Problem.  

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STEM from the ‘Humanities’ people point of view

by Maria Fountana
26 March, 2015

If the image of students feeling bored inside the classroom, wondering what all these numbers and shapes mean and why they are useful at all, feels somehow familiar to you, then we share some common school experience. Now that I am older, I wonder why it has been so difficult for math teachers to actually open this magical world and let us in. And I feel strangely intrigued each time I read about an innovative teaching approach which promises to expose students through playful activities to whole scientific phenomena.

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