26 Mar

4th Scientix Webinar: Multiple intelligence in teaching STEM at young ages

Location: online

Organizer: Scientix

Type of event: webinar

Target groups: teachers

Topic: science education

Language of event: English

Register to the webinar

The webinar will take place in the Scientix online meeting room. After registration, you will receive an email with instructions. NB: Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis!

Webinar outline:
  1. Presentation of the Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory by H. Gardner.Participants will be asked to briefly develop their opinion related to MI in school using: http://answergarden.ch/create/
  2. STEM and MI in pre-primary and primary school; Activities and examples of Multiple Intelligences:
    • Verbal- linguistic intelligence and STEM (acrostic poems, nursery rhymes, crosswords, stories created by children)
    • Logical-mathematical (quizzes, mindmaps, puzzles)
    • Musical: (songs and dances)
    • Naturalistic: Outdoor activities
    • Visual- spatial: (drawings, paintings, patterns, photos )
    • Bodily- kinesthetic (hopscotch, outdoor games, sports)
    • Intrapersonal: (personal diary, drawings/paintings, individual activities)
    • Interpersonal: (common products as posters, board games, stories, brochures)
  3. How to apply MI theory in project-based work and STEM teaching; Examples of award winning projects
  4. STEM and MI in secondary school - Irina Vasilescu, Scientix Deputy Ambassador in Romania
  5. Conclusions and Q&A

Teachers will be asked to give their feedback, using padlet.

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Presenter: Cornelia Melcu

Cornelia Melcu is a primary school teacher in Brasov, Romania. Additionally, she is a teacher trainer of Preparatory Class Curriculum, Google Application in Education Course and European Projects Course. She is mentoring newly qualified teachers and trainee teachers.

She is also the Scientix Deputy Ambassador in Romania, eTwinning ambassador and an award winner in several competitions (eTwinning Awards and national competitions). She has received European Quality Label for her eTwinning projects and coordinated one Comenius project. Cornelia si currently involved in Erasmus+ programme, using extracurricular activities and projects to motivate her students.



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