22 January 2019

Summer Schools 2019

The 2019 Summer Schools 'Technology in Science Education' and 'Mathematics Education' will both take place at the end of August in Utrecht.

Technology in Science Education: 19 August 2019 - 23 August 2019

In this summer school, you will learn how to apply technology in the design of teaching in secondary and higher science education and how to study its effects, by closely observing student learning. Starting from your learning objectives, you will acquaint with technology for orchestrating classroom interaction, using mobile technology in combination with shared virtual spaces, virtual and augmented reality and advanced simulations. Moreover, you will learn how to use camera observation, both as a tool for assessing learning and for providing feedback to teachers and students.

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Mathematics Education: 19 August 2019 - 30 August 2019

The focus of the "Mathematics Education" course is: bringing participants up to date in curriculum development and research in the field of mathematics education; refreshing and deepening the knowledge of mathematics education. Topics will include: curriculum development, revealing and building on talents of students, classroom experiments and lesson study, contexts and tools for modeling, assessment, and the use of technology for teaching and learning mathematics. The Summer School is organized by the Freudenthal  Institute of the Faculty of Science and the Freudenthal Group of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences of Utrecht University.

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