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Outcomes

  • D0.0 ISE Teacher Guide

    This Teacher Guide aims to support science teachers in navigating through ISE’s methodology, tools and resources so as to create and deliver inquiry-based educational scenarios to use with students in their science classroom.
  • D2.1 Synthesis of State-of-the-Art, Opportunities for Collaboration and Integration and Expected Impact

    This deliverable corresponds to the general objective of Work Package 2 to guarantee coherence and integration of all project components in order to provide a system view of the project. It includes a detailed analysis of the state-of-the-art of technology enhanced science education in schools, an exploration of learning innovation in Europe over the past decade and a description of an optimization/integration approach which aims to guarantee all possible synergies among WP activities of the project and related projects/networks/resources that might help maximize the project impact.
  • D2.2 Integrated Operational Design Strategy

    Large scale innovation projects such as Inspiring Science Education with their aim to reach and impact STEM education in over 27 European countries are organisationally complicated. As such as the ISE project design included a methodological work package with the purpose of providing a support programme to help address organisational challenges such as the differences in focus between those supporting the technological components and those working in educational settings. The Integrated Operational Design Strategy draws from data gathered among the project partners on the perceived challenges in delivering this project. This was done through a qualitative survey, observation of the ISE organisational dynamics and a workshop at the second project management meeting. This deliverable describes the strategy underlying the work to be done in WP2.
  • D2.3 Stakeholders’ Validated Project Implementation Plan and Report 2

    The Deliverable 2.3 „Stakeholders‟ Validated Project Implementation Plan and Report 2‟ is intended to serve both as a reflective progress report and as a formative instrument of a holistic approach to the implementation of the project. It is consolidating the current understanding, established through partners‟ dialogue and stakeholders in early phases of consultation, of how the ISE project will meet its demanding objectives of contribute to a successful systemic innovation in European school education. It is introducing, on a more operational level, the foreseen inter-Work Package activities, centred on the role of the National Coordinators that are intended to guarantee coherence and to maximise project impact in the national education systems, well beyond the life-cycle of the project. It is further foreseen that an updated (revisited and where necessary revised) version of the validated Project Implementation Plan will be delivered by the end of this task (M24).
  • D3.1 The Inspiring Science Education Pedagogical Planner

    This deliverable document is the outcome of task 3.1. and 3.2. It presents the background for the development of a Pedagogical Planner to facilitate the implementation of eLearning resources in science teaching. Furthermore it shows how teachers‘ professional development can support their competences to incorporate tools in scientific learning activities.
  • D3.2 Chacteristics of Effective eLearning Tools and Environments

    This deliverable document is the outcome of task 3.3. It presents the functions that tools can support within inquiry-based teaching and learning scenarios.
  • D3.3 Inspiring Science Education Demonstrators

    This deliverable presents the collection of ISE Demonstrators. It provides more elaborated input on the flexibility of phases, and suitable collaborative student’s activities
  • D3.4.1 Inspiring Science Education Demonstrators

    This deliverable provides all background information about the ISE Demonstrators: What is a Demonstrator? Why do we need Demonstrators? What characterises a Demonstrator? Furthermore we describe the development of the template for the collection of the Demonstrators. In the third part of this document Demonstrators are categorized according to the Big Ideas of Science, the addressed age group and the used eLearning element. For a better usability of the document the 50 collected Demonstrators of the first project‟s year are located in annex 2.
  • D3.4.1a Inspiring Science Education Demonstrators Annex II

    This Document contains 52 Demonstrators collected in the first project-year. The Demonstrators are sorted alphabetically by title. A categorization according to Big Ideas of Science, Age group and used eLearning tool can be found in the main part of the Deliverable.
  • D3.4.2 Inspiring Science Education Demonstrators

    This deliverable provides information about progress in WP3. It focuses on the adaption of paper-and-pencil Demonstrators from the first project year to a digital learning environment and quality characteristics of the recently digital Demonstrators. Following these criteria Demonstrators are: clear (for teachers and students on what they have to do) and simple (to use, adopt, change, flexible), inspiring and motivating, relevant to students (real world problems) and teachers (syllabus connection), working (complete, all links and material available), Inquiry based, containing online tools and resources and follow at least one Big Idea of Science. In this deliverable it is explained how these characteristics can be implemented and verified. Furthermore, we give an overview over collected Demonstrators in the 2nd project year and show some example Demonstrators. In the annex you can find guidelines about designing new digital scenarios/Demonstrators and more detailed guidelines for review of Demonstrators for quality assurance.
  • D4.1 A Methodology for organising the eLearning tools and resources

    This document presents a methodology for organizing the eLearning tools and resources following the big ideas in science. The ideas are built around key concepts of science education, organized by grades and difficulty level and enriched with contextualized examples.
  • D5.2.1 ISE System prototype (with UI hints)

    Deployment of Initial Inspiring Science Education System
  • D5.2.2 Deployment of Enhanced Inspiring Science Education System

    This deliverable reports on the work done in WP5 with respect to the development and deployment of the enhanced version of the Inspiring Science Education (ISE) System that is currently being used for the Phase B of the ISE Project‟s pilots. hase B of ISE project pilots started on November 2014 and it lasts for ten (10) months, namely until August 2015. To this end, this deliverable deals with (a) the technical development and functionalities of the different components of the ISE System and (b) the beta-testing with selected pilot schools and the initial deployment of the ISE System during the first five (5) months of the Phase B of project pilots, namely from November 2014 until March 2015.
  • D5.2.3 Deployment of Final Inspiring Science Education System

    This deliverable reports on the work done in WP5 with respect to the development and deployment of the final version of the Inspiring Science Education (ISE) System following the feedback received from the usage of the ISE System during Phase B of the ISE Project‟s pilots. Phase B of ISE project pilots started on November 2014 and it ended on August 2015. To this end, this deliverable deals with (a) the additional technical development of different components of the ISE System based on the feedback received from ISE Pilot users, namely teachers and students, (b) a study that was conducted to received feedback about the usability of the different components of the ISE System and (c) summative data (until the end of M36) about the usage of the different components of the ISE System, so as to provide evidence about the large scale capacity of the ISE System.
  • D6.1 Specifications on the Participatory Engagements Activities

    This deliverable is aimed at providing a common operational framework to task 6.1 of the ISE project (Participatory Engagement Activities). The Project description of work has constituted the basic background on which the specifications have been developed, keeping in mind the need to make participatory activities coherent among themselves and integrated with other tasks of WP6, with other WPs and with the overall life-cycle of the project. The stakeholders’ consultation activities will be interweaved with the implementation activities in the field (WP7), providing thus the process of further developing the proposed Inspiring Science Learning Design and Scenarios of Use (WP3) with input based on the experiences from implementation in the participating pilot communities.
  • D6.2.2 Report on the Development of the Virtual Inspiring Science Education User Community

    This Deliverable 6.2.2 presents the integrated view of the work undertaken within Tasks 6.1 on Participatory Engagement Activities, 6.2 on Pilot Schools Clustering and Networking and 6.3 on Teachers Community Support between 2014 and 2016. It centres on the progress of the participating ISE Communities of schools and teachers that have been supported throughout the second and third year of the project. All activities were aiming at forming active networks of schools and teachers at national, European and international level, with exchanges and collaborations within those Communities of Practice and Learning. Moreover, the Deliverable summarises the results of an integrated set of Participatory Engagement Activities ranging from Practice Reflection Workshops (PRWs), Summative Workshops (SWs) and Large Scale Online Surveys.
  • D7.3.3 Reports on Implementation Activities (Phase C)

    This report documents the implementation activities of Inspiring Science Education undertaken at local,national and international level throughout the implementation period of the project (Phase C) that took place from 1/8/2015 to 31/7/2016. This deliverable is best read in conjunction with a) the 2nd year interim report as that includes activities that took place until April 2015 and b) the excel file that accompanies it (Annex).
  • D8.2 Inspiring Science Education Evaluation Report

    This deliverable gives detailed information about the evaluation instruments used and strategies as well as an overview about first results. It describes the theoretical background of fostering and measuring problem solving skills within the ISE approach and displays possibilities and limitations for conclusions. Finally, first elements of the validation strategy are carried out and described in detail.
  • D8.3 Inspiring Science Education Validation Report and Recommendations

    This deliverable gives results about the validation of the instruments used and strategies as well as the final results and provides recommendations for future activities on mainstreaming eLearning in science, mathematics, and technology in schools. It describes the results of the problem-solving questions for each demonstrator with minimum 100 participants and the comparison between them. It includes case studies which used the ISE demonstrators and strategies.
  • D9.4 Recommendation for the introduction of eLearning tools for science in schools

    This deliverable provides recommendation for the introduction of eLearning tools for science in schools.
  • D9.5 The ISE Federation & Sustainability

    According to the Description of Work (DoW), the Task T9.7 "will develop the roadmap towards the Inspiring Science Education Federation. According to the consortium approach the proposed process will be integrated in the evolution of the EPS European Science Education Academy, that could provide not only a standardized framework for teachers professional development but also a series of recommendations on how the consortium re-imagine the science education and the role of eLearning tools and resources in developing this vision.” This deliverable presents the alternatives, discussions and decisions in relation to the ISE Federation and sustainability beyond the ISE project lifetime.
  • D9.6 Final Dissemination report

    This document, produced at the end of the project, provides a report on the progress of the dissemination work. It uses the structure of the original plan, updating and adding to this plan where necessary. It reports specifically on the active tasks undertaken by the partners related to dissemination in the time period under review.