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National multiplier event in Italy

On the afternoon of May 11th 2022 at IIS Federico Caffè in Via di Villa Pamphili - Rome, the STEAM4S EN team held the national multiplier event with the aims of presenting and disseminating the main project outcomes of the Project Steam4SEN along with promoting the use of the Project’s results.

27 teachers and experts working in the school environment participated in the meeting including 11 from IIS Caffè and FB and 16 from other Italian schools of different orders and degrees.

After a welcoming address by the school principal, the main Outputs of the Project were presented:

IO1 – Educational Kit 

IO2- STEAM laboratories for Robotics

IO3- Guidelines and Manifesto

 

 

Figure 3- THE PROJECT’S OVERVIEW

 Figure 4- INTRODUCTION TO IO2-THE LABORATORIES

Teachers presented their experience together with some of the students who had joined the laboratories describing how engaging and interesting it was especially because students felt to be the owner and real protagonists of the learning experience. The videos of the 4 laboratories along with the final products (i.e. robots, posters, paper and online materials) were also shown to the audience. 

Moreover, there was a focus on the connection between STEAM and inclusion and the way we experimented a learning environment that facilitated cooperation, engagement, and equity within all students.

Figure 5- ACTIVITY 52 IOT DESIGN

   

Figure 6- ACTIVITY 47 MOVE-CLOSER TOOL

Figure 7- ACTIVITY 48 LET'S GO DANCING

Figure 8- ACTIVITY 49 TELL ME A STORY

Figure 9- A FOCUS ON INCLUSION

Figure 10- IO3-GUIDELINES AND MANIFESTO

The participants had the opportunity of deepening their knowledge skills and competences about STEAM education and were encouraged to create multidisciplinary, student-centered learning experience; in fact, most of them would recommend STEAM to other colleagues. They all appreciated the project’s main goals and agreed with the need to develop and experiment STEAM practices and innovative teaching methods to enable students use those soft skills and competences that are of strategic importance for employability.





National dissemination seminar:"Inclusive and innovative STE (A) M training for students, incl. students with SEN"

National dissemination seminar: " Inclusive and innovative STE (A) M training for students, incl. students with SEN"was held by National association of resource teachers on 17th of May in Sofia/Bulgaria.
We are happy to announce that we have reached 30 participants, who were really interested in the topis of our project!
The event was attended by teachers, resource specialists, deputy principals, representatives of NGOs and volunteers.
The educational tools, created within the Steam4sen project were presented and after a fruitful discussion all particpants agreed that the outputs can be used by various pedagogical specialists in their work.

Presentation of the STEAM4SEN project in a conference in Portugal

During the  STEAMing Meeting & LTT in Portugal, the Teacher Rui Baltazar had present the STEAM4SEN project, on 10th March 2022 at TRYP Lisboa Caparica Mar Hotel

There was a presentation about the project STEAM4SEN, the goals, the activities that was done for the teachers use with their students in the classroom.

In the last part of these presentation, the participants, more than 50 teachers from 10 different countries, was invited, with electronic recycling material, to make a poster about one very important tematic, that is very precious, even more,  in our times: PEACE

Best practices from Steam4sen project presented during an online training

On 27th April during an online training: "Project-based learning and motivation to learn" held by NART/BG, the STEAM4SEN project was presented, as well as the main products - IO1 - Educational toolkit with activities aimed at providing STEAM education for students and IO2 - practical activities allowing students to experiment and acquire new knowledge and skills aimed at understanding the relationship between science and the arts and increasing interest in the sciences.

STEAM4SEN project discussion with international particpants

STEAM4SEN project discussion with international particpants

 
 Оn 19.01.2022 ,NARТ hosted a workshop within the BEST BONDS project, funded by the Erasmus +. It aims at adult education to meet the new needs of the European community. The activities are focused on capacity building of trainers and encouraging the learners to be active.
During the meeting with foreign participants from Poland , Greece, Cyprus and Poland, #Steam4sen project and its outputs were presented by NART. There was a discussion about the role of ICT in adult education as well as STEAM education and it is importance for the future development of students.