Author Archives: Anna Keune

Cycle 4 Full Pilot Material

This cycle Learning Stories and Activities focus on “real world” challenges, that is, challenges related to the sociocultural context of the students and are personally meaningful to them. Students work with realistic problems, selecting personally meaningful challenges or addressing the … Continue reading

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TeamUp Manual updated

A new version of the TeamUp manual is available. The manual is organized in three parts. Part A describes how to create and fill a classroom in TeamUp, part B explains how to form teams based on the interests of … Continue reading

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VVOP12 – Learning activity workshop for teachers

As part of the VVOP12, we facilitated a workshop for teachers to explore the iTEC reflection tools through the cycle 4 Learning Activities. We asked them to form team, and to perform 4 Learning Activities: Dream – understand and questing a … Continue reading

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Holiday greetings

The Aalto team is wishing all iTEC teachers and students a happy holiday season.

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Focus groups with teachers and students (cycle 4)

Learn about four iTEC digital prototypes and provide your comments on their further development! We warmly invite iTEC students and teachers to participate in online focus group sessions. iTEC focus groups are informal 1-1.5 hour long sessions facilitated online by … Continue reading

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Join the Oulu Winter School

Date: March 13-15, 2013 (Wednesday – Friday) In the capital of Northern Scandinavia: Oulu, Finland The Oulu Winter School is an exciting event that brings together teachers from all iTEC pilot countries to learn about a novel method of creating … Continue reading

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Focus Group session at Media Lab

Our first cycle 4 Focus Group sessions was arranged in Helsinki last Tuesday. Two teachers from Oulu joined us to discuss and comment on three iTEC prototypes:  TeamUp, ReFlex and a  teacher feedback tool concept. TeamUp is already a functioning … Continue reading

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Cycle 4 Pre-pilot material available soon

The five scenarios that were selected for cycle 4 per-pilots and pilots have been analyzed based on the comments by the steering committee and the PD workshop. Design challenges and opportunities have been identified and similarities and differences in the … Continue reading

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ReFlex design session

We are working on getting ReFlex ready for iTEC cycle 4. ReFlex is a new media tool for individual student reflection. Following the TeamUp design metaphor, students can record one-minute audio updates about what they learned. At the end of … Continue reading

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Video Comments by Teachers on Learning Activities

Anna Riita Vizari, an Italian teacher, comments on the challenging and engaging aspects of the cycle 3 learning activities “design learning in school”. During the September teacher workshop at the European Schoolnet in Brussels, we recorded short video comments about … Continue reading

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