This was Experience Workshop’s STEAM Oasis at Helsinki Design Week 2019

This year’s children’s program center within the Helsinki Design Week was at Annantalo, a place for arts learning for elementary school classes and also afternoon arts courses. Experience Workshop’s STEAM workshop was an oasis along the design path which lead through the building. The Children’s Design Week was planned and designed by the children’s books’ publisher[…]

PUSE – Erasmus+ Poly-Universe in School Education multiplication event

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[…]

Outerspace warriors celebrating schools in Finland

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 –[…]

Poly-Universe in School Education Erasmus+ dissemination event at Finland’s top STEM Education Meet-up in the University of Jyväskylä

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[…]

Multiplication event of the “Poly-Universe in School Education” Erasmus+ project

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[…]

The Poly-Universe book is taking shape! Erasmus+ meeting in Slovakia

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,[…]

Polyuniverse in School Education Erasmus+ project moves forward with Finnish teachers! Combinatorics class with Poly-Universe from Jyväskylä

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[…]

Check out the new website of our Polyuniverse in School Education Erasmus+ project!

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[…]