Do what you wonder?… Hand back my iPad to school in favour of my Surface Pro3!
I know I have mentioned it before about my dilemma with switching from my beloved iPad to the Surface Pro 3. After using the SP3 for about a month I found that throughout that time I didn’t really pick up the iPad.
Ok, the iPad is without a doubt lighter and more compact. From the moment I picked up the SP3 I loved the bigger screen. Then came the fact that it could work in „App“ mode with the Windows 8 design AND work like a Windows Desktop. Another feature I liked was the keyboard and how easy it was to use either the touchscreen keyboard or on the type cover.
One of the features of the iPad that I missed was an app called iDoceo. There isn’t really a good alternative but work…
It’s been a busy week in the beginning of March. That’s because of one nice workshop called „March in March“. What is it? MARCH (Making Real science in schools) is a project funded by the European Commission under the Life Long Learning program. MARCH brought together a network of nine institutions (The British Council, the Centre for the Promotion of Science and Arts phenomenon, the British Science Association, Forum Democrito, Jungvornweg, Science on Society, Education Development Centre, Ciencia Viva, Greek Ministry of Education) from 7 European countries ( Great Britain, Greece, Germany, Serbia, Lithuania, Bulgaria and Portugal). The objectives of the project are: – Search for the most successful good practices of teaching – The introduction of a method for enhancing functional learning – Interactive teaching and active involvement of students in the development of the learning process – Popularization of Science active influence in science teaching – Creating a functional connection between what is taught and application I had participated here together with 20 excellent teachers from Serbia. It was amazing experience!
On Monday, March 16th 2015, the students od 7th class in Primary school „Lukrecija Ankucić“ in Samoš, Serbia and me had a wonderful experience – we connected with two elementary schools through Skype.
In fact, thanks to the project of Mr. Nam Ngô Thành from Vietnam and Ms Erliza Leosala from Dasmarinas City, Filipíny we have had the opportunity to meet and exchange experiences .
A couple days ago, the students from Primary school „Mlada pokolenja“ Kovacica have prepared for Skype time and sent video messages to another part of the Earth.
I am sure my students will remember this class of Informatics and ICTfor a long time!
New Technologies in Education – conference that brought together many stakeholders, was held on 27 and 28 February in Belexport Center in Belgrade.
Among the many exhibitors Microsoft has participated, on whose stand we exhibited three colleagues, representatives of Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Program – Katarina Aleksic, Ana Zivkovic (via Skype), and Darina Poljak.
We are pleased to present Microsoft Educator Network, MIEE
Programme and activities in this great MIEE family