STEAM learning course for teachers at Gradia

COLLABORATIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING THROUGH MULTIDISCIPLINARY & PHENOMENON-BASED LEARNING How does multidisciplinary and phenomenon-based learning contribute to group building and community cohesion? We’ve presented some of the roads one can walk as a teacher of immigrants of diverse backgrounds. The participants of the training teach at Gradia Jyväskylä, an education consortium bringing together vocational and upper secondary[…]

Oma polku brings the tower of community to Helsinki Design Week

Here they are, the Oma polku ryhmä / Own path group, just arriving at Annantalo, the center of Helsinki Design Week’s children’s programs. They have prepared a program called Sillat työpaja / Bridges workshop to show and hope to see whether others might join in. They are immigrants, who came alone to Finland when still[…]

Experience Workshop’s STEAM Oasis at Helsinki Design Week

Experience Workshop’s Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Mathematics OASIS is inviting small and big adventurers and travelers to a stimulating climate to learn and discover through play & design. At EXPERIENCE WORKSHOP’S STEAM OASIS: – PLAYING is your water to drink; – IMAGINATION & MAGIC are the shade of the trees to lean under; – DESIGN & INNOVATION are your map[…]

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 –[…]

Uptown Night Festival – Yläkaupungin Yö in Jyväskylä with Experience Workshop

The Uptown Night Festival or Yläkaupungin Yö marks the beginning of the summer in Jyväskylä, when everyone who is able to move is hanging out on the streets playing, listening to concerts or eating. Finnish weather surprised us with an extreme of 25 plus degrees. Experience Workshop was also out on one of the best[…]

Experience Workshop celebrating Jyväskylä’s birthday with a STEAM-party

    The City of Jyväskylä celebrated its 182. anniversary on March 23. Jyvälän Setlementti and Experience Workshop joined the events in the city library with STEAM family workshops. The highlight of the day was the creation of a beautiful carpet made of CaraWonga’s recycled industrial textile pieces. Thanks to Olivia Oláh, children enjoyed doing[…]

Building the giant dome of friendship in Jyväskylä

Valentine’s Day is understood as the day of friendship in Finland. Experience Workshop and Jyvälän Settlementi celebrated it together with friends and colleagues and a lot of STEAM tools at the youth culture center Veturitallit (which used to be an locomotive repair station once): there were people from the Tuu ja tee (learning by doing)[…]

Game Day at Jyvälä with Experience Workshop

Two hundred people enjoyed the Game Day / Pelipäivä on 10.11.2018 in Jyvälä (Jyväskylä, Finland). Experience Workshop’s STEAM community activities filled the gym with children and adults of all ages. Thanks to Sharif, Ismael and Khaled for passing over 4D Frame construction techniques, Akie for the origami workshop, Prativa for the Bollywood dance class and Maria for the teamwork! See the results[…]