Open Discovery Space

ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 6 August after a ten-year journey through the Solar System. The landing site, currently known as Site J and located on the smaller of the comet’s two ‘lobes’, was selected just six weeks after Rosetta arrived at the comet. The mission’s lander, Philae, will be deployed on… » read more

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ODS team presented three papers during the EDULEARN14, the 6th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies that was held in Barcelona (Spain), on the 7th, 8th and 9th of July, 2014. EDULEARN14 provides the ideal opportunity to present projects and experiences. It is the perfect platform to discuss the latest developments in… » read more

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OpenDiscoverySpace was showcased during the international conference on ‘Agriculture for Life, Life Agriculture’, which took place in Bucharest from the 5th to the 6th of June. On the second conference day, during the morning Agronomy session, partner Salvador Sanchez-Alonso (Universidad de Alcalá) presented OpenDiscoverySpace as a successful eLearning initiative to transform Education in Europe. Using… » read more

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ODS @ EDEN 2014, Zagreb!

Great showcase for OpenDiscoverySpace at the 2014 edition of internationally renowned EDEN conference organised in Zagreb form the 10th to the 13th of June! This year’s them was ‘From Education to Employment and Meaningful Work with ICTs’, as Learning Analytics promise a huge opportunity for teachers and policy makers to discover new tools and techniques… » read more

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ODS @ ORME 2.14

Open Discovery Space will be represented by Partner IT-TEM at the conference on digital resources “ORME 2.14 ” on May 27 and 28 in Marseille (France) Following the great success of the Open Discovery Space (ODS) project at ORME 2.13, Institut Mines Télécom, Télécom Ecole de Management, national coordinator for France, will take the opportunity… » read more

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ODS @ LINQ/EIF 2014

The annual LINQ conference will take place from the 7th to the 9th of May 2014 in Crete, Greece. This year’s theme will revolve around ‘Changing the Trajectory – Quality for Opening up Education’. ODS will heavily be represented during the Pre-Conference European Workshop on Opening Up Education in Schools, which will take place on… » read more

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“Eratosthenes’ measurement of the Earth’s Circumference” is an activity that engages ODS schools in international cooperation. Students from schools across the world measure the Earth’s circumference by performing the experiment of Eratosthenes, originally carried out in the 3rd century B.C. Over 120 schools have already registered to participate to this year’s event! At their respective… » read more

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WHAT: A contest for teachers to create a learning scenario. You can submit your own scenario to http://www.ods-contests.eu/ WHO: Teachers from all over Europe. WHEN: The contest closes on April 10th, 2014 WHY: The ODS Contest is a chance for teachers interested in innovative educational methods and tools to create a learning scenario that will… » read more

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Project partner UAH represented ODS at the final event of the Global Excursion project, which took place from the 14th to the 16th of February at the European Schoolnet premises in Brussels. The Global Excursion project, whose main access point is available through the ViSH repository (Virtual Science Hub), built over 3 years a collaborative… » read more

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