I have just published a new blog - Via delle Scuole 1 - which is dedicated to all the education-related news/websites/apps I think are a must for those Italian parents who are interested in "adding further contents" to what is in my opinion the obsolete Italian school program. Many of the resources I am going [...]
Jackie is always sharing very interesting and smart examples on how to use technology in classrooms. In this article she is illustrating what Learner Agency is - a great post for both educators and parents, these last playing - my opinion - the most important role in educating the citizens of tomorrow.
I Custodi delle Stelle | The Keepers of the Stars
Getting back to a concept I designed a year ago, experimenting, testing myself, my creativity and my endless curiosity led me to create this trilogy: I Custodi delle Stelle (The Keepers of the Stars). I am not into papercraft, that was my first time. But I really enjoyed the process, I really loved the flow [...]
Sugata Mitra: A Model of User-Generated Education | VIDEO
If you watch the TED video you will get amazed by what Sugata Mitra discovered. I was quite touched and I am going to use Prof. Mitra' suggestion in my new project.
Is text interactivity going to kill human brain creativity and critical thinking? | VIDEO
AR and pre-schoolers: a great augmented experience!
AR, or Augmented Reality, is something that is already known to those who work in the mobile/web/tech field and is becoming quite widespread all over the world to the "common" people too as a 2.0 version of QR codes (this is my opinion, of course). But what it is? " Augmented reality (AR) is a term for [...]
Transmedia and children: LettersAlive | VIDEO
I am a big fan of technology, and I also think that the Web and tablets can really make education more engaging. I am not saying that a tablet-only class is the future, because what must be pursued is a balance between the new and the traditional teaching methods and media. Being a mother of [...]