Share Paper: Earth Course: Knowledge Acquisition in Technology Enhanced Learning STEM Education in Primary School

  1. Diana Bogusevschi, Dublin City University, Ireland
  2. Cristina Hava Muntean, National College of Ireland, Ireland
  3. Gabriel-Miro Muntean, Dublin City University, Ireland
Wednesday, June 26 11:15-11:45 AM Jordaan 1&2

Abstract: Earth Course is a Technology Enhanced Learning Large-Scale pilot carried out as part of the European Horizon 2020 NEWTON project focussing on science, technology, engineering and maths education, specifically on four main topics: Biosphere, Atmosphere/Physics, Astronomy and Geosphere. It was carried out in two Irish primary schools located in Dublin, St. Patrick’s Boys National School (BNS) and Corpus Christi Girls National School (GNS), where two 5th classes with students of 10-11 years old were employed in each school. One class in each school employed NEWTON technology as an introductory tool to a particular Earth Course topic (30 boys and 30 ...