Members of the GLAT project team participated at the 42nd International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics – MIPRO 2019 and presented project results. The convention that was held in Opatija, Croatia from 20th to 24th of May.
Jasminka Mezak (UF) presented the paper “Problem Based Learning for Primary School Junior Grade Students Using Digital Tools” written in co-authorship with Petra Pejić-Papak. This paper presents a part of the analysis concerning the teachers’ attitudes on the preparation of problem based learning (PBL) activity using digital tools. During the second GLAT workshop, the teachers who participate in the project were introduced to the use of digital tools for developing logical tasks and for the conduction of PBL. The set task for the participants was to conceive such activities, create a learning scenario of PBL and perform it with their students. After performing the activity in the classroom, a qualitative analysis of the preparation and implementation of the conceived activity was carried out.
Daniela Tuparova (SWU) presented the paper “Teaching of computer programming in Bulgarian
primary school – challenges and solutions”. The paper deals with challenges and problems in the implementation of the new school subject in Bulgarian primary school – “Computer modelling”. The subject is introduced to all Bulgarian schools in the year 2018/2019 as a core course in third grade (9-year-old students).