Apr 12

EDUCAȚIA STEM: FORMALĂ – INFORMALĂ – NON FORMALĂ

Posted by Marius Preda

Educația STEM este un concept care a apărut pentru prima dată în Statele Unite că urmare a apariției fenomenului de migrare a elevilor  care aleg să studieze științele  umanistice în detrimentul științelor naturale. Astfel, a fost inițiată  în Statele Unite ale Americii o  Campanie “Educate to Innovate” pentru a stimula elevii să acorde o mai…

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Apr 12

JOCUL DIGITAL ÎN EDUCAŢIE

Posted by Marius Preda

Societatea informațională reprezintă o nouă etapă în evoluţia umanităţii, un nou mod de viață, care implică utilizarea intensivă a informațiilor în toate sferele existenței și activității umane, iar şcoala are un loc central, deoarece aici se “construieşte” societatea de mâine. Odată cu dezvoltarea tehnologiei informației și comunicațiilor, şcoala trebuie să se reinventeze  pentru…

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Apr 12

ESTABLISH research project’s STEM approaches in the Romanian high school

Posted by Marius Preda

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Confucius     Preparing our students to succeed in the 21st century requires fresh thinking on how to cultivate a new set of educationally-valuable competencies. In addition to identifying and modeling new competencies, there’s an associated need to…

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Dec 22

STEM Education

Posted by Marius Preda

When I heard for the first time the word STEM education I automatically thought of stem cells, those cells that have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body during early life and growth, but I learned it’s an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.…

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Sep 15

THE IMPORTANCE OF STEM EDUCATION

Posted by Marius Preda

The United States has developed as a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers, and innovators. In a world that’s becoming increasingly complex, where success is driven not only by what you know, but by what you can do with what you know, it is more important than ever…

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Jun 16

DEVELOPING STUDENTS’ SKILLS IN INTERDISCIPLINARY CONTEXT

Posted by Marius Preda

Technology is progressing. Science drives its development. New jobs appear every day on the labour market, some we haven’t even thought about. Many of today’s students will do these jobs. They probably won’t be trained for these jobs since they haven’t been invented yet. However they will learn somehow. „Nothing is more important…

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Jun 16

Nesesitatea utilizării plaformelor de e-Learning în procesul integrării copiilor cu nevoi speciale

Posted by Marius Preda

Programa de terapie educațională complexă și integrată, introdusă în procesul educațional-terapeutic în școlile pentru copii cu cerințe educative speciale începînd cu 1992, este organizată după o concepție modulară și este structurată în patru arii de dezvoltare: fizică, perceptivă, intelectuală, personală și socială. Cele cinci module, terapia cognitivă, terapia ocupațională și psihoterapia de expresie,…

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Jun 16

Inquiry-based Learning in Science Lessons

Posted by Marius Preda

It is a well known fact that science education is undergoing a decline in Europe and elsewhere. Research conducted recently shows that many of the students who graduate from high school today cannot understand what is happening in the world around them and this may affect their decisions as informed citizens. The purpose…

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Apr 12

STEM Approaches in Romanian Schools

Posted by Marius Preda

Today, the Romanian educational system needs some new challenges and STEM approaches could revive the interest for studying science, technology, math and engineering subjects. We need to make science, technology, math and engineering education more challenging, more playful and above all more imaginative and inspiring for today’s students, the citizens of tomorrow’s world.…

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Apr 11

„THINKING AT THE EDGE”- INNOVATIVE EDUCATIONAL METHOD FOR QUALITY TRAINING OF SENSORY IMPAIRED STUDENTS

Posted by Marius Preda

Improving the quality of education is closely related to various specific key aspects of school’s profile but, improving teaching-learning-assessment aspect in Science, Chemistry, Physics, Biology at a sensory impaired student is based on a specific set of educational goals. Quality of education lies in addressing modern methods. An innovative educational method is Thinking…

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