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Video-Supported Education Alliance

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 …

Work session in AEGP using EdVisto

Today students from both classes (9th grade and 11th grade) in Agrupamento de Escolas Gabriel Pereira continued their work using EdVisto. Some of them have already developed stories with a very interesting structure of events and managed to crop and edit scenes, to insert music clips and some text also; others are still working on …

The human impact assessment in progress

The human impact assessment of the use of videos in teaching and learning is in progress. By analyzing, for example, interviews before and after the experiments, video-ethnographies on experimentations, and observation of the meetings related to experiments we try to figure out the positive, negative end neutral impacts of the use of the videos on …

Presentation of the ViSuAL project to students from teacher Geca and Conceição class (AEMFP)

We’ve finally told the students what they are going to work with in the ViSuAL project. Although they’ve already heard a little about the project they still didn’t have any clue about the actual activities we’ve been preparing for them. In this visit to Sr.ª da Glória School we took one activity prepared so the …

Project presentation to teacher Alexandrina’s students (AEMFP)

It was time to introduce the students to the ViSuAL project and tell them what their teacher has been working on with us, what she’s been preparing for them and when we are going to start the activities. They loved the activity we built and proposed them. It was funny and challenging, made them think …

Workshop with teachers from AEMFP

Today we had a workshop for all the teachers involved with the experimentations in AEMFP in Évora. They came to the university facilities and we worked on the key concepts of the ViSuAL project and defined the next steps to take on the experimentations.