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Tuesday, 20 March 2012 07:37

cMinds exploitation events cover a wide range of activities, from a broad dissemination event that reached 230 individuals to deployment of the tools in several schools beyond the consortium. These activities complement wide dissemination in conferences, through the media, and through face to face communication:

 

Learners use cMinds at the 2nd Secondary School of Almyros, Greece

    

On 7th of March 2013, 15 learners enrolled in the 2nd grade of the 2nd secondary school of Almyros were exposed to cMinds Learning Suite Hariklia Tsalapata and Rene Alimisi, members of the consortium team worked closely with the students and supported the learning process. The students were seen to construct smart scripts and to elaborate their ideas. 

 

Secondary students visit the Compuer Engineering Department and use the cMinds Tools (GR)

In February 2013, 60 students visited the Computer Engineering Department of the University of Thessaly accompanied with their class teachers. In the context of their visit, students  used the cMinds Learning Tools. Members of the cMinds consortium supported the learning process and worked closely with the students. 

 

 

 

 

 Evolution in ICT and educational applications event

 

cMinds was presented by Hariklia Tsalapatas at the related event, entitled On-going Evolution in the Science of Informatics, and the Challenges of an up-to-date Higher Education Curriculum, which was organized by the University of Thessaly's Department of Computer Engineering on December 21, 2012. The event, which targeted secondary education teachers, educational authorities, and the general public, aimed to raise awareness on the evolution of ICT and its applications in the educational settings. In addition, the event aimed at enhancing the working relationship of the University with regional organizations, authorities, and educational stakeholders. The cMinds project was presented in the formal program of the event read more

 

 

 

 

Learners use cMinds at the 11th Primary School of Volos, Greece

    

In December 2012, 18 learners enrolled in the 5th grade of the 11th primary school of Volos used the cMinds tools under the guidance of their teacher Vaso Korkovelou. The students were particularly excited about the tools and engaged in friendly competitions on discovering the best solution to the cMinds puzzles. Two activities were tried out: The Tutorial Area and the Santa Claus Activity. Rene Alimisi, member of the consortium team had the chance to be a participant observer and to meaningfully communicate with the class teacher and the students.

 

Technology in Education: Digital Serious Games

Dissemination event organized at the University of Thessaly, Saratsi Amphitheater on October 24, 2012 targeting teachers, administrators / councels of primary and secondary education in the area of Magnesia, Greece, students, software engineers, and the general public. 230 individuals participated and received participation certificates. The event succeeded in raising awareness among teachers on the benefits of technology-enhanced learning. Many teachers expressed interest in applying the cMinds outcomes in the classroom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meeting with the Mayor of Kolin, Czech Republic

Meeting with the Mayor of Kolin, Czech Republic, at the City Hall, in the beautiful Ceremonial Room in the sidelines of the 3rd cMinds consortium meeting on March 14, 2012.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Computer Engineering Students Review and Demonstrate cMinds to their Classmates

On April 2, 2012 six students enrolled in the Didactics of Informatics class of the Department of Computer Engineering of UTH reviewed cMinds and subsequently delivered a 30 minute presentation of the project objectives, proposed game-based learning methodology, and virtual tool live demo to a group of 50 of their classmates.

 

 

 

 

Learners use cMinds at the 5th Lower Secondary School of Volos, Greece

In September 2012, 13 learners enrolled in the 1st grade of the 5th lower secondary school of Volos used the cMinds tools under the guidance of Iliana Tsamardou, a student at the Department of Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, and Networks Department of the University of Thessaly. The students were particularly excited about the tools and engaged in friendly competitions on discovering the best solution to the cMinds puzzles.

 

 

 

Learners use cMinds at the 2nd Primary School in the Village of Litohoro, Greece in Mount Olympus 

In spring 2012 20 students enrolled in the 6th grade of the 2nd primary school in the area of Litohoro used the cMinds tools under the coordination of Marilena Papageorgiou, a student at the Department of Computer Engineering, Telecommunications, and Networks Department of the University of Thessaly. We thank teacher Eleni Vlachopoulou and the Director of the school Nikos Papathanasiou for the enthusiastic support. Teachers commented how the integration of the tools in classroom activities enhanced the focus on the weakest students.

 

Learners use cMinds at the Lower Secondary School in the Village of Litohoro, Greece, in Mount Olympus

A group of 20 children used the cMinds tools with guidance from Marilena Papageorgiou, a student at the University of Thessaly, and their teacher Ms. Tsologianni in January 2012. The learners particularly enjoyed the game-based nature of the tools and asked for a subsequent learning session.

 

 

 

 

 

Learners use cMinds at the 4th Primary School of Lefkada, Greece

In spring 2012, 23 learners enrolled in the 6th grade of the 4th primary school of the idyllic island of Lefkada in the Ionian sea used the cMinds tools under the coordination of Katerina Makeli, a student at the  Department of Computer Engineering Telecommunications and Networks of the University of Thessaly. We thank the teachers of the school Ioanna Skiada, Andreas Papadopoulos, and Chara Papageorgiou as well as the Director Apostilis Berginis for the enthusiastic support. Learners expressed their desire to learn how to develop similar games of their own in the future!

 

cMinds group visits Czech Primary Schools

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In the sidelines of the 3rd consortium meeting that took place in Kolin, Czech Republic on 13th and 14th of March (2012), the cMinds team visited Czech Primary schools.The headmaster and the teaching staff of the school presented the ideas underpinning the way the school operates and introduced the facilities and the services of the school to the cMinds group.

 

 

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 March 2013 11:02
 

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