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Title of the Experience
IQ Game for IMU easer way to physics. Outdoor activities. webtools and curation
Name of the teacher
Gunta Gromula
Country where it took place
School typology
Vocational School
Thematic Area
Experience typology
Teaching in class
Type of contact
Description of the Experience
students did not know the international measure units in physics, did not recognize the letters in formulas.

I invent game to play and so easy remember what is what!
Now students recognize them and learn better!
It is very important to teach through games?
Students are in a transition period from concrete thinking to abstract thinking, they are intensely curious and have a wide range of intellectual pursuits.They prefer active over passive learning experiences and respond positively to opportunities to participate in real life situations, but may show disinterest in conventional academic subjects, but are intellectually curious about the world and themselves. Characteristic are developing a capacity to understand higher levels of humor.
We shall develop students skills in problem-solving, innovation, invention, self-reliance, logical thinking and technological literacy.
Most inquiry Skills are planning, performance, analysis and application.
Very important are OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES! We had physics lessons in Riga Art Space, Technical University, Museums, Photonic center , go for Solar Cup and Robotic Competitions etc.
My resources are books, papers, Twitter , Facebook, Web pages, sharing with other teachers and the students.
Very important are tools that can get our students collaborating and sharing. Simple tools for sharing- these allow content to be produced and then shared very easily, collaboration- students work together on tool, key issues, choose the right tool for the right job, think carefully about the activity you are setting up, think about privacy levels.
Curation means to select, collect, preserve, maintain, organize and archive.
Today much of the information our students need and use is digital: websites, blogs, wikis, tweets, videos,
podcasts, images, ebooks, databases, slideshows, graphics, reports, articles, illustrations, clipart and more
is found online and/or in digital form and accessed through our computers, on our smartphones or other mobile devices..

Fortunately, there are many new digital tools to help us and our teachers and students do just that!

So what is content curation and why should you care?
Select and disseminate resources by class, subject area or topic
Provide quality resources students need for creating a particular project
Help students manage resources for projects and papers
Help teachers organize resources for units, projects and topics
Provide access to curated resources from home, school, classrooms, or anywhere
Provide quick access to frequently used webtools and sites
Create pathfinders
Collect and share lesson plan ideas
Collect and share new curriculum related resources when the curriculum is changing
Collect and disseminate the best webtools for different tasks or learners
Make lists of recommended resources more visual, appealing and useful.
Check out resources recommended by others with similar interests
Contact others who have similar interests to collaborate on ideas, projects, papers, publications, presentations
Provide resources for a flipped classroom
Introduce new acquisitions
Provide tutorials
Provide examples of quality projects
Provide links to frequently used templates, clipart, copyright free images and sounds, etc.
Teach students to curate for their own learning and projects
Save quotes and articles to use later
Highlight special resources and titles
Collaborate with teachers to build quality collections
Collect bulletin board and display ideas
Display student work online
Collect and display resources on hot topics for students and/or teacher to reference each day or week
Make links easy to scan
Introduce staff with photos, credentials, interests and bios
Collect resources about a special event, author visit, workshop, etc.
Showcase educational videos and webcasts
Create ebook collections along with information about devices and how to use them
Collect program and craft ideas
Collect posters and quotations
Showcase apps, podcasts, book trailers or favorite webtools
Display reading strategies, state standards and correlated titles of literature supporting physics or social studies topics.
My top 5 curation tools are Bag the Web, Educlipper, LiveBinders,, and Themeefy.
Very useful and interesting practices to use in my classroom and to share with colleagues.One important barrier could be lack of time.
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Dissemination Seminar in Florence

31 October 2015 The seminar has been held in ITIS “A. Meucci” one of the schools involved within Goerudio project activities. Its main aim was to promote the results of the project toward a broad sample of stakeholders even overcrossing the number of people directly involved in the production of project outcomes. This purpose has been totally achieved especially thanks to the participation of students and teachers coming from different schools or from other classes instead of those ones directly involved within the project activities.