On 6-7 June 2019, Experience Workshop’s two-day-Erasmus+ Poly-Universe in School Education multiplication event at the University of Jyväskylä marked the endpoint of two years of research and educational development of the Hungarian Poly-Universe tool in mathematics education. The project closed with the publication of a gigantic 530 page long book in two languages (English and Hungarian). The[…]
Toukofest 2019 – the yearly organized festival for schoolchildren in Jyväskylä’s sports hall Hipposhalli on 29.05. – a day of dance, play, and all sorts of exciting explorations! Experience Workshop was there with Jyvälä Settlements/Sillat project to build the 4D Frame warka water tower, to play music, dwell into the world of STEAM tools –[…]
Erasmus+ Poly-Universe in School Education – PUSE methodology dissemination event at Finland’s top STEM-education Meet-up: LUMA Days 2019! Date: Friday, 7.6.2019, 13.00 –14.30 Place: UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ, FYS5 Multidisciplinary Mathematics Learning with the Poly-Universe Visual Experience Toolkit Merja Sinnemäki, Leena Kuorikoski, Nóra Somlyódy, Matias Kaukolinna & Kristóf Fenyvesi REGISTER NOW by sending an e-mail and[…]
6-7 June 2019, UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ Educational tools which make the thinking process more sensible and tangible, do not only contribute to the more enjoyable learning of a certain subject, but even subject frameworks themselves can be expanded. Passages open up, new connections are created between different fields of expertise, allowing a playful move towards the multidisciplinary and[…]
Finally the methodology and exercise book of the Poly-Universe tool begins to take shape. The smell and touch of piles of freshly printed paper is quite promising! The last transnational meeting of the Erasmus+ PUSE (Poly-Universe in School Education) project took place in Nové Zámky, Slovakia. Hosts were the teachers of the Gergely Czuczor Primary School,[…]
The Erasmus+ Poly-Universe project continues this autumn! Math and art teachers from Viitaniemi school, Jyväskylä joined forces and invented an activity for 9th graders. Merja Sinnemäki (science and math teacher) and Leena Kuorikoski (art teacher) of the Viitaniemi School in Jyväskylä looked for an introductory activity to combinatorics. By using the Poly-Universe tool, Merja said[…]
Experience Workshop is contributing to the Erasmus+ Poly-Universe in School Education (PUSE) project as its Finnish coordinator. The project’s objective is to develop a new visual mathematics-related methodology for mathematics education. It bases on the geometric skill development game Poly-Universe, invented by artist János SAXON Szász and managed by Zsuzsa Dárdai, art critic. Check out[…]
The goal of the Poly-Universe in School Education (PUSE) international Erasmus+ project is the development of a new methodology in visual mathematics. The project’s coordinator in Finland is Experience Workshop. The participating Finnish schools are the Christian School in Jyväskylä and the Viitaniemi School.