On 25 November in 2017, Checkpoint Leonardo Network, Kids Inspiring Kids in STEAM and Experience Workshop’s other STEAM projects have been introduced at Central-Finland’s main education forum, KEOS 2017. There was a lot to do, but as it can be seen on the pictures below, help was near at hand.
Experience Workshop’s international team is excited about to participate in Ars Electronica Festival between 7-11 September, 2017. We are very proud that our programs are invited for the second time to this prestigious showcase of media art with over 500 cutting-edge projects. Our own contributions include 4Dframe, GeoGebra, Artformer’s large robotic sculpture, Orosz’ perspectival art,
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On 20 April, 2017 Experience Workshop was invited to the Regional State Administration Agency of Eastern Finland in Kuopio to organize a STEAM Inspiration Day for teachers and students. Special thanks to Kari Lehtola for hosting the event. 50 students and 10 teachers from the Kuopio area have immersed into Experience Workshop’s STEAM-world. Our program
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Cambridge Mathematics is a University of Cambridge project in partnership with Mathematics and Education Faculties, Cambridge University Press and Cambridge Assessment. Between April 25-29, 2017, Cambridge Mathematics visits to Finland and hosted by Experience Workshop Math-Art Movement. Through speaking to policy makers, subject specialist curriculum designers and educational researchers Cambridge Mathematics aims to learn about: how
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On 07. 03. 2017, Experience Workshop has visited Novida School, Loimaa, Finland. We met with Finnish, French, German and Greek students and contributed to the Erasmus+ ‘Art and Space in the City’ project. Osmo Pekonen and Kristóf Fenyvesi have represented the Finnish crew of Experience Workshop in the Novida School, Loimaa. After Osmo Pekonen’s opening presentation ‘On Space’, several workshops
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Jyväskylä Convention Bureau has awarded 2016’s Event of the Year Prize to Bridges Finland 2016. The prestigious prize has been given by the Mayor of Jyväskylä, Timo Koivisto and University of Jyväskylä’s rector, Professor Matti Manninen to the local organizers. The Bridges-related highlights of the award ceremony were Harri Varpanen’s mathematical juggling performance, and a mathematical art exhibit curated by Osmo Pekonen
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With a photo of Kristóf Fenyvesi’s (University of Jyväskylä) 4Dframe math-art activity, Experience Workshop’s approach is referred at YLE News (Finland’s national public service broadcasting company) as a promising example for the revitalization of mathematics education. TIMSS and PISA 2016 results were announced some days ago and the decreasing performance of Finnish students leads to
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Can mathematics be playful, can it be fun? Can mathematics be intriguing, attractive, amazing and magical, even for those who did not think it was the most inspiring class at school? Check-out, how we have gave it a try at Bridges Finland 2016 Public Day & Math-Art Expo! More information: www.familyday.hu Bridges Organization: http://bridgesmathart.org/