Feb 8

BEACONING working meeting at Madrid

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At the beginning of February 2017, the project partners were invited to participate at the Integration Design Workshop in Madrid, Spain, held by UCM - University Complutense of Madrid. The objectives of the meeting were to: validate the architecture of each of the BEACONING components; validate the overall architecture of the BEACONING Platform…

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Uso de tablets em laboratório na escolaglobal
Feb 7

escolaglobal®, 600-student school group from Portugal, will follow and experiment with BEACONING pervasive technology

Posted by Leonel Morgado

The escolaglobal® school group, from Santa Maria da Feira county (Portugal), encompassing 600 alunos, is developing since 2015 an educational technology effort in every room, in the hands of every student, from preschool to secundary ("sixth form") levels - TeK.escolaglobal, in cooperation with researchers from Universidade Aberta and Universidade de Coimbra. Going beyond…

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Feb 3

Gamification World Congress (GWC 2016)

Posted by sarnab75

The Gamification World Congress hosts enthusiasts, evangelists, practitioners, researchers, designers and developers of gamified solutions for commercial, environment, health and education applications. I have had the privilege to speak at the event twice and this year the Beaconing project was shortlisted for the Best Education Project award. More HERE

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Feb 3

Remix Play in Trinidad

Posted by sarnab75

Did a keynote speech and ran a workshop at the Play for Outstanding Results event in Trinidad and Tobago last year in Dec. It was great to engage with the industrial community with playful methodology for thinking about game plan for solving problems and challenges. My keynote address was very much about unpicking the…

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Feb 3

Placing my bet on BETT [Reblogged]

Posted by sarnab75

The BETT exhibition is a great place to discover new tools and to horizon scan trends that are going mainstream and that are upcoming. The use of lego Mindstorm is part of the lesson plan topic for the Beaconing piloting and it was good to have a hands on experience. Jayne, Aikaterini and…

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