The DLaB Erasmus team held a STEAM network event for local teachers in early February 2018, focusing on adding the Arts into STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in order to link STEM with creative expression and with inquiry-based learning approaches based on real world problems. See a Padlet of the event based on three STEAM [...]
Emma Whewell, Helen Caldwell and Rebecca Heaton presented a paper on ‘How does mobile technology facilitate teachers to learn outdoors?’ at the International Conference on Mobile Technology in Teacher Education (MiTE) at Galway. Their paper uses data collected from the Erasmus+ project Digital Learning across Boundaries. The findings exemplify how the visual posts within an [...]
STEAM network event: putting the Arts into STEM - Tue 6 February 2018, 16:30pm – 18:00pm - a networking event for teachers and educators interested in the value of adding the Arts to STEM subjects and exploring STEAM in the primary curriculum.
The first project day of our STEM to STEAM project in Bruges was definitely a success. Lecturers and students from Howest and teachers and pupils from Middle School Bruges worked around the three topics in our theme: seeing, hearing and experiencing STEAM, using the trigger ‘What if we could change size?’ In the seeing group, [...]
On 9th November, primary education students from the University of Northampton went to Standens Barn primary school where we had our first STEM to STEAM international collaboration day. Helping with the class focusing on ‘experiencing’ size, in the morning, the students up-scaled butterflies by 10 times, Working with our project partners from [...]
As digital leaders, we are involved in this year’s project STEM to STEAM, adding the Arts to the integrated and applied study of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). As part of this year’s project, we had the wonderful opportunity to visit Bruges, planning for this year’s project. On the 9th October, we arrived in [...]
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A group of Howest lecturers, Frederik De Laere, Tijs Verbeke and Dimitri Govaert, presented DLaB at the STEM-fair in Flanders on 25 October. STEM Fairs offer wide and varied opportunities to expand students' views of the world of STEM. The STEM-fair was part of a bigger event called the Flemish Learning Network and took place in [...]
From 9th to 13th October 2017, students, teachers and academics from Belgium, Denmark, England and Norway met at Howest University, Bruges to plan the year’s activities.
Gallery of art in the environment The Digital learning Across Boundaries (DLAB) project aims to promote digital learning across the boundaries of the physical space of classrooms, across curriculum subjects, across languages and cultures and throughout facilitating collaborative learning across national boundaries. Over three years the project will explore three themes: technology outdoors, [...]