Month: May 2019

Video-Supported Education Alliance

First group work with teacher Conceição’s students (AEMFP)

Using the research each student did and the materials they’ve been collecting for the past week the task of collaboratively getting an answer for the question “how does the moon affect the tides?” started. The work groups were each composed of four or five students. Each group was given a tablet to help with their …

Teacher Conceição’s students brought and shared their research (AEMFP)

After being given the task of collecting material which could help each group answer the question “how does the moon affect the tides?”, we also scheduled with the students a day to share what they found. Today each student shared their findings with the class. Some of the students did not brought any material but …

Teacher Geca’s students brought and shared their research (AEMFP)

The students were given a week to fulfill the task of collecting material which could help each group answer the question “why are most of the plants green?”. Today each student shared their findings with the class. It was very interesting to observe and to realize that some students brought a lot of material even …

Presentation of the video-problem to teacher Alexandrina’s students at AEMFP

Today teacher Alexandrina’s students saw the video-problem their teacher prepared for them regarding the question “why are most of the plants green?”. Students’ happiness and engagement was remarkable, although their excitement was a little bit difficult to control. Next week they will start working with each other making use of the materials they collect during …

Presentation of the video prepared by the teacher Conceição to her students (AEMFP)

Today the teacher Conceição presented her students the video she created to introduce a subject from the Portuguese official science curriculum for the fourth grade students which is the tides. It was a very interesting and pleasant afternoon in which the students were challenged to think about what causes the tides and how does the …

Presentation of the video prepared by the teacher Geca to her students (AEMFP)

Today the teacher Angélica Monginho showed the video she created and prepared to show their students and introduce the problem “Why do most of the plants are green?”. The students loved the video and were delighted to hear their teacher’s voice. Their happiness was something beautiful to see and their overall motivation towards the problem …

Final presentation at AEGP (teacher Ilda’s students)

This morning we were present at the final presentation of the projects developed by teacher Ilda’s students at Agrupamento de Escolas Gabriel Pereira. Most of the students showed good levels of engagement during the process and their final projects were globally interesting. They said they enjoyed working collaboratively and they learned a lot by doing …