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Parallel Summer Schools in Greece “The Internet of Things … … in our hands” in Thessaloniki

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The Educational Scenario (ES) “The Internet of Things in our hands” promotes the interactivity between teachers – students – educational materials. Through the platform and the activities of the ES, communication and collaboration between different groups, such as trainers, professionals, parents, academics, researchers or other relevant stakeholders from the same country or from different countries […]

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Learning IoT by designing interactive board games

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A group of students have recently joined the NTNU team and tried out one of the educational scenarios of UMI-Sci-Ed poject. The scenario is based on ANYBOARD, a platform for the design of interactive board games (see https://github.com/Anyboard/anyboard). Anyboard games aim at blending the social nature of traditional board games with the interactivity of video […]

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Greek students explaining UMI technologies

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The Student Festival of Digital Creativity is organised by the Office of Informatics School Counselors, under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs. It is an educational festival that enables students to create and present digital projects that they have developed in their school. It is an open event to society […]

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UMI students in Athens Science Festival, 24-28 April 2018

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The Athens Science Festival is organized by the educational organization “Science Communication – SciCo”, the British Council, the Onassis Scholars’ Association and the General Secretariat for Research & Technology, in collaboration with various academic, research and educational institutes. It is a festival of science and innovation, where researchers, distinguished scientists, educators and artists give their […]

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The UMI-Sci-Ed project in the Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD 2017)

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by Nicolas Sklavos, Ioannis Zaharakis, Achilles Kameas, and Angeliki Kalapodi The Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD 2017), was organized in Vienna, Austria during August 30 – September 1 2017, including a Special Session (SS), dedicated to “European Projects in Digital Systems Design (EPDSD)”.   In the context of DSD 2017, UMI-Sci-Ed project partner, Computer […]

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JOIN US IN PATRAS for a public course for educators and administrators: Promoting STEM education using mobile and IoT technologies

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Innovative STEM-related activities within schools and communities are increasing, but most of them are driven by small groups with a relatively narrow focus. Consequently, the collective awareness that these activities are going on and about their importance, can be low, even within the community. Nevertheless, these activities offer good take-up potential and an opportunity for […]