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Video-Supported Education Alliance

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 …

Final presentation from teacher Alexandrina’s students

This was the time to see what those students were able to come up with. Although they’ve used most of the time we gave them to play instead of trying to find an answer to the video-problem, they were somehow able to find a good answers in the end. In this experiment we found it …

Final presentation from teacher Conceição’s students

Today we had the final presentation from teacher Conceição’s students and they all did great. Collaborative learning took place very easily in some groups but in others they found it very difficult. Most of the students were engaged in trying to find the answer to the video-problem they were presented. Their presentations were simple and …

Final presentation from teacher Geca’s students

We are about to end this experiment. Today all the different groups presented their findings. We had presentations in which students used posters, others in which they built a dialogue (kind of a role-play) and another in which the students showed their colleagues how to extract chlorophyll from plants. All of the presentations were pleasant …