Multiplier Event

1st MULTIPLIER  EVENT  Verona (Italy) – 27 November 2015

Location
Verona Fair – Iob & Orienta Exhibition

Topic
Updating of in-service teachers in the Mathematics and Science competences on an international scenario

Description
Presentation to the stakeholders of the intellectual outputs produced in the SMART Project during the first year of work:
Result analysis of the teachers’ training needs questionnaire
The Science Open Online Course “Measurement and modelling in Science”
The Mathematics Open Online Course “Mathematical modelling”

Partecipants
Applicant/Beneficiary
Carlo Anti School (Italy): Claudio Pardini, Lauretta Zoccatelli, Chiara Tacconi and Maria Teresa Chianese
Partners
MIUR (Italy): Carmela Palumbo, Anna Brancaccio and Massimo Esposito
University of Torino (Italy): Marina Marchisio
Stakeholders
30 local participants + 20 foreign participants

Activities performed

Claudio Pardini: Introduction. From the national PP&S and LS OSA Projects  to the international SMART Project
Anna Brancaccio: Erasmus Plus Key Action 2 and the SMART Project
Massimo Esposito: The Science OOC “Measurement and modelling in Science”

Marina Marchisio: Result analysis of the Teachers’ training needs questionnaire and the OOC “Mathematical modelling”
  Illustration of the results of the Teachers’ training needs  questionnaire
 The SMART Mathematics OOC  Mathematical modelling
     Contribution of some Sicilian teachers and students
Carmela Palumbo: The SMART Project and the matter of students’ occupability
Claudio Pardini: Conclusions


2nd MULTIPLIER EVENT Turin (Italy) –  12  May 2016

Location
 Turin – Sala Blu, Salone del Libro 

Topic
 “Innovation in the teaching of Mathematics and Science: The SMART results”

Materials
 The following materials have been distributed to each participant:

  • SMARTer Mathematics and Science for Teaching and Learning     (a pamphlet containing a detailed description of the project aims, activities and products)
  • “LS OSA lab” (a pamphlet containing a detailed description of the LS OSA Italian Project)
  • “Problem Posing and Solving: Strategic Italian Key Action to  Enhance Teaching and Learning Mathematics and Informatics in the High School”, 39th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference, Taichung, Taiwan 1-5 July 2015 (an article written by A. Brancaccio, M. Marchisio, C. Palumbo, C. Pardini, A. Patrucco, R. Zich for the 2015 IEEE Conference)
  • “Innovazione didattica in matematica: PP&S su piattaforma e-learning in ambiente di calcolo evoluto” (an article written by A. Brancaccio for DIDAMATICA 2013)

Participants
Applicant/Beneficiary
Carlo Anti School (Italy): Claudio Pardini, Lauretta Zoccatelli, Chiara Tacconi and Maria Teresa Chianese
Partners
MIUR (Italy): Carmela Palumbo, Anna Brancaccio and Massimo Esposito
University of Torino (Italy): Marina Marchisio
Accademia delle Scienze di Torino (Italy): Alberto Conte and Chiara Mancinelli
University of Roma Tre (Italy): Settimio Mobilio
Stakeholders
Local and foreign participants

Activities performed

Chairman  Anna Brancaccio, Introduction
Carmela Palumbo, Italian Ministry of Education, Opening of the conference, the learning of Mathematics and Science in the new curricula
Claudio Pardini, Carlo Anti School, The path from the national PP&S and LS OSA Projects to the international SMART Project, Slide show
Alberto Conte, Accademia delle Science, The scientific and cultural aspects of the SMART Project
Settimio Mobilio, University of Roma Tre, The project results in Science, Slide show
Marina Marchisio, University of Turin, The project results in Mathematics Slide show
Leila Picco, International SOROPTIMIST, The STEM competences and the scientific subjects for Women’s condition,Slide show
Anna Brancaccio Italian Ministry of Education, Conclusion

 

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