Erasmus KA1 Courses - Course Details

STEM in Finnish Education

Date :09-13 September 2019 Helsinki

Date: 09-13 September 2019 (Confirmed)

Helsinki - Finland

Objectives of the course:

The aim of this 5-day Erasmus+ KA1 course is to contribute to the professional development and professional skills of teachers in primary and secondary schools. Each participant who successfully completes this activity;

• Examines the curriculum.

• Compares the curriculum and other resources related to STEM, Robotics & Coding.

• Examines Programming Platforms.

• Applies problem solving concepts and approaches.

• Develops application within the scope of basic algorithm and coding.

• Analyzes the problems in daily life. (STEM related Approaches)

• Identifies appropriate steps to solve the given problem.

• Brings solutions to the given problems.

• Identifies the operators required for problem solving.

• Creates the correct algorithm for solution of the specified problem.

• Expresses the relationship between mathematics and computer science.

• Recognizes the interface features of the application platform, Code.org.

• Creates algorithms on Code.org.

• Develops block based applications with tools on Code.org.

• Defines and name appropriate variables in rules.

• Creates algorithms and programs that use the appropriate branching.

• Creates algorithms and programs containing loop structure.

• Develops applications with the program development tool.

• Creates the original project containing the programming constructs.

• Classifies basic information and data sources related to the field.

• Explains the curriculum of the area with all its teachings.

• Creates learning environments that enhance high-level cognitive skills of students.

Program of the course:

Day 1

Activities

09:00-10:45

Getting to know each other – Presentation of participant organizations (a five-minute presentation)

Examination of the curriculum

Existing Course Materials Review

Intro to STEM

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

Identifying and analyzing the problems you encounter in daily life.

Identifying appropriate steps for solution of the given problem, bringing solution proposals and solving them.

12:30-12:45

Coffee Break

12:45-13:30

Identify the operators required for problem solving.

Algorithm development

The relationship between mathematics and computer science.


Day 2

Activities

09:00-10:45

Programming and Applications

• Interface and Features of Block-Based and Instructional Supporting Applications (Code.Org)

• Block Based Algorithms

• Algorithms Using Linear Logic Structure

• Algorithms with Loop Structure

• Infinite Cycles

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

Decision Buildings, Programming and Applications

• Algorithms with Decision Constructs

• Algorithms with Multiple Decision Constructs

12:30-12:45

Coffee Break

 

12:45-13:30

                    Functions

o Function Definition

o Function Call

• Events Characteristic of Programming Language

 

Day 3

Activities (Visit a STEM SCHOOL in TALLINN)

11:40 – 13:30

Meet the trainers and teachers at School

Visit STEM Labs and Observe the Students

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

13:30-14:00

Assessing STEM in Estaonia Education System

14:00-18:00

City Tour in Tallinn

Day 4

Activities

09:00-10:45

Creating an original project with programming constructs

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:30

Creating an original project with programming constructs

12:30-12:45

Coffee Break

12:45-13:30

Presentation of the created Projects

 

Day 5

Activities – Visit a STEM School in Helsinki)

09:00-10:45

Meet the trainers and teachers at School

Visit STEM Labs and Observe the Students

10:45-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:00

Assessing STEM in Finnish Education System

12:00-13:00

- Overview of the course program

-  Evaluation of the course program

-  Europass CV

-  Europass Mobility Certificate

- Participation Certificate & Departure

 

Course Register Form