Programming and computational thinking skills are already ever more important in our society and working life. Learning to code develops various skills such as problem-solving, logical reasoning and creativity, and can help student motivation in mathematics theory as it encourages them to apply their knowledge. Schools are key players in introducing programming to students in an engaging way, and help defuse negative stereotypes around computer science.
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- Europeana DSI-4 National Webinar in Maltese: Europeana - Dinja Diġitali ta’ Wirt Kulturali fil-Klassi Tiegħek! 03.06.2019
- Icebreaker Online Course - EU Code Week 03.06.2019
- Europeana DSI-4 National Webinar in Greek: Διδάσκοντας με την Ευρωπαϊκή Πύλη Πολιτισμού Europeana - η αξιοποίηση των διδακτικών σεναρίων των εκπαιδευτικών της Ευρώπης 10.06.2019
- Webinar: Social and emotional learning - Fostering skills for today’s classrooms 11.06.2019
The aim of this online survey is to learn more about the digital competences of teacher educators in Initial Teacher Education. By ‘teacher educators' we mean the lecturers and tutors who are teaching either primary and/or secondary (all subjects) student teachers to become the next generation of future teachers.
Participate in the International Scratch Jam Competition and help bringing innovation to your classroom06/11/2018
The International Scratch Jam is a fun and engaging competition where students from Europe and beyond will have the chance to work in teams to create their own and personalized projects using Scratch.
Future Classroom Lab launches the new training programme for 2019 and invites teachers from all around Europe to challenge their teaching practices and start innovating in their classrooms today!
The biannual meeting of the network Future Classroom Lead Ambassadors took place on the first days of October 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The programme included a one-day study visit to two innovative schools outside the capital.
Code Week 2018 is here! Participate with your students 6-21 October and add extra engagement and fun to your lessons05/10/2018
Code Week 2018 kicks off on 6 October and there are already more than 12,000 activities registered on the map!
Our students come to the school with a range of experiences, needs and backgrounds. Being aware of the diversity of students and finding ways to leverage the benefits of this diversity in the classroom is a core challenge for educators nowadays. The Future Classroom Lab workshop "Make learning accessible: Special Educational Needs in my classroom" held on 29-30 September 2018 in Brussels, led the participants to develop their own ideas about inclusive learning.
European Schoolnet is looking for 12 teachers from 12 different European countries (one teacher per country, teaching either in secondary or primary education) covering a range of disciplines and curriculum topics to join the Europeana DSI-4 project (October 2018 – August 2020) as Europeana Teacher Ambassadors.
The DIS-CODE project, is happy to celebrate EU Code Week giving the chance to teachers and their students to experiment with coding and work in group activities that do not require any previous experience in programming.
Mobile learning & cloud services - teacher induction and continuing professional development. Recommendations and guidelines for regional policy makers31/08/2018
The new publication of the Future Classroom Lab Regional project, focusing on teacher induction and continuing professional development, summarizes 11 key recommendations for regional policy makers, for better teacher induction and continuing professional development related to mobile devices and K-12 cloud services.