vidumath - creative video for mathematics

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The aim of the vidumaths project is to improve mathematics learning processes through teachers’ and students’ use of creative videos.

The vidumath project is funded by the Erasmus+ framework of the European Union. The project has made and piloted open resources to answer specific questions. It shows students and teachers how creative videos can motivate and engage students, helping them to continue their journey across the ocean of mathematics. Students’ use of videos is an exciting answer to solving the deep problems in mathematics education nowadays, which sees too many low achievers and too many female students who have less than positive attitudes to mathematics.

Series of examples for students, aged 9 to 12, have been created as part of the vidumaths project. Those examples include demonstrations of how students can make their own videos about some basic themes in mathematics. Those examples have been piloted at schools in Europe. Explore the state of the art, check out the vidumath materials on its piloting page or visit the project’s YouTube playlist, which consists of more than 100 videos. If you would like to get more involved, you can explore vidumath’s online course (voc) or attend one of its week-long teacher training courses, which are supported by Erasmus+.

Basic information

Country: Bulgaria, Germany, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom

Coordinator: Kulturring in Berlin e.V., Germany, http://www.kulturring.org

Programme: Erasmus+

Project Acronym:

Target groups: education authorities, parents, policy makers, primary school students, teachers, trainee teachers

Topic: Information technology, Maths, Education, Other

Start year: 2015

End year: 2018

Url: http://vidumath.eu

Contact person: Joel Josephson, Email joel (at) kindersite.info

No information for researchers is available at this moment.

Download the 40-page booklet of the vidumath project in English, German, Norwegian, Bulgarian and Portuguese.

  • The vidumath approach (BG / EN / NO / PT / DE).
  • The vidumath matrix – overview of the themes (BG / EN / NO / PT / DE).
  • Step-by-step guide for teachers (BG / DE / EN / NO / PT).
  • Step-by-step guide for students – PowerPoint to adapt for your purposes (EN).
  • The vidumath matrix – overview of the tasks (EN / NO).
  • vidumath video playlist on YouTube.
  • Teacher post-project questionnaire.
  • Case studies are available in English, German, Norwegian, Bulgarian and Portuguese.

There are also interviews available at: http://vidumath.eu/content/interviews/ and postcards in 20 languages.

 

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