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Work session with teacher Angélica’s students

Today we had our second session with teacher Angélica’s primary students. Since it is Halloween we’ve all decided to take this chance to learn a little bit more about it, so we collected some videos focused on explaining the history about the origin of the Halloween tradition. Students watched the videos and after that they …

Seminar “In search of lost emotions” at University of Évora

This afternoon the ViSuAL research members from University of Évora attended a very interesting seminar in which the discussion focused on the different challenges teachers face nowadays in their daily practices. There were two interventions from university teachers and we all got the chance to hear their experiences. After that a debate took place.

ViSuAL project promotional video

We’ve just released a promotional video regarding the partnership between Higher Education Institutions and Companies in the ViSuAL Project. To see more videos about ViSuAL project, please visit the project´s YouTube channel.

First session at AEMFP to prepare the students for Escola Virtual

Today we had our first session with teacher Angelica’s primary school students. We’ve used Class Dojo to support the children learning process and it was a huge success. In this session they’ve learned how to upload videos to Class Dojo and every group created a video in which the group members present themselves, tell something …

Session with student-teachers to help them use IRIS Connect

This afternoon we worked with the student-teachers and with their supervisors from the University of Évora. This session focused on helping them to define their ideas and giving support to basic tasks such as recording and uploading videos using the IRIS Connect App, and more advanced tasks such as editing videos on the platform and …

Workshop with IRIS Connect

Today the student-teachers, the teachers and the supervisors had the opportunity to learn in a very interesting workshop IRIS Connect kindly offered. In this workshop they all had the chance to enjoy a quick tour through some of the possibilities that the IRIS Connect platform offers and also some time to try it by themselves. …

Training session with student-teachers from University of Évora

Today we had our first training session with the student-teachers who are going to be part of the experimentation the University of Évora research team is going to carry out. The training focused on the ViSuAL main concepts and the experimentation methodology.The student-teachers had the opportunity to ask their questions and had also their first …

Meeting to prepare the experimentation with teachers in training from University of Évora

Today the researchers from University of Évora had their first meeting with the cooperating advisors and the university counselors. This meeting agenda included the presentation of the ViSuAL project and its main concepts to the new participants as well as the experimentation plan. It was a very interesting and pleasant meeting in which all the …

A visit from Longius Longinquos planet (Évora, Portugal – AEMFP)

To finish the experimentation in AEMFP in Évora (Portugal) teacher Angélica Monginho’s efforts gave us all the opportunity to count with the participation of some parents (Jorge Baião – actor) and Teresa Cidade (kindergarden educator). They prepared a short play in which Jorge played the role of Lucius Lunaticus, an alien from Longius Longinquos who …

ViSuAL Project meeting in Lahti, Finland (5-7 June 2019)

Today the ViSuAL Project team started a meeting in Lahti (Finland) which will go on for the next days (until 7th of June). The main aims for the meeting are:● to reflect on the 1st cycle and experiments and data;● to start to build the hands on pedagogical model (literature review, needs analysis + reflections …