Conference Programme

Conference Programme

Dates:             29th June – 1st July 2021

Location:       CŠOD Bohinj, Ribčev Laz 63, 4265 Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia and online participation for participants from other countries

Themes:        

  • ICT for improving motivation for outdoor learning
  • ICT for better understanding of natural processes in outdoor learning
  • ICT for improving social competences developed through outdoor learning
  • influence of ICT on outdoor learning processes

 

Basic Programme - PDF

Detailed Programme - PDF

Collection of Conference Papers - PDF - conference version that will be revised after the conference concludes

 

Recordings of Conference Activities (STILL BEING ADDED):

 

Tuesday, 29th June 2021

 

Conference Opening and Welcome Addresses

Branko Kumer, Director, Centre for School and Outdoor Education (CŠOD)

Damir Orehovec, State Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport

 

Keynote Lecture

»Running Away or Embracing ICT in Outdoor Education?«

Dr. Gregor Torkar, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, Slovenia

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 1

»I Can Do It Too«, Marija Marenk, OŠ Jela Janežiča Škofja Loka, Slovenia

»A Comic with Natural Materials«, Nataša Planinc, Centre for School and Outdoor Education, Slovenia

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 2

»The GLOBE Program and Outdoor Learning«, Bára Semeráková & Dana Votápková, GLOBE Program Regional Coordination Office for Europe and Eurasia, Czech Republic

»Pedagogical Approaches in Teaching Science«, Davorin Horvat, OŠ Videm, Slovenia

»ICT and Outdoor Learning: The Young Innovators Programme in the University of Valencia«, Kathy Jowitt, EIT Climate-KIC, United Kingdom & Olga Mayoral García-Berlanga, University of Valenica, Spain

»Experiencing Nature through Photo Story«, Teja Gosenar, Centre for School and Outdoor Education, Slovenia

 

»Pro et Contra: ICT and Outdoor Learning« - Panel Discussion

Panellists: 

Dr. Peter Becker, bsj Marburg, Germany

Dr. Roman Globokar, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Theology, Slovenia

Celia Marín, EIT Climate-KIC Young Innovators Programme, Spain

Rok Pandel, Scout Association of Slovenia, Slovenia

Dr. Gregor Torkar, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, Slovenia

Moderator:

Irena Kokalj, Centre for School and Outdoor Education, Slovenia

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 3

»Exploring Plants in Home Environment with the Help of Pl@ntNet and Padlet Apps«, Manja Podgoršek Mesarec, OŠ Blaža Kocena Ponikva and OŠ Hruševec Šentjur, Slovenia

»Treasure Hunt in the School's Vicinity Using UniteAR and ThingLink Apps«, Katja Zatler, OŠ Blaža Kocena Ponikva, Slovenia

»Searching for Symmetry in Third Grade in Nature, with Information Communication Technology (ICT)«, Ina Abram, OŠ Leskovec pri Krškem, Slovenia

»I Jump, Run, Move Around and Enjoy the Games with Friends from Abroad!«, Vesna Boštjančič, OŠ Dragotina Ketteja Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia

»The Cvinger Learning Trail«, Urška Bučar, OŠ Dolenjske Toplice, Slovenia

»Sports Learning Path, Topliček Exercises«, Gašper Štih, OŠ Dolenjske Toplice, Slovenia

»Orienteering with/without COVID 19«, Sabina Stopar, Centre for School and Outdoor Education, Slovenia

»Actionbound Application as a Motivational Tool for Outdoor Learning«, Nastja Škrabl, OŠ Hruševec Šentjur, Slovenia

 

 

Wednesday, 30th June 2021

 

Second Day Opening and Welcome Addresses

Jože Sodja, Mayor, Bohinj Municipality

Boštjan Gradišar, CŠOD Bohinj Residential Centre Manager, Centre for School and Outdoor Education (CŠOD)

 

Keynote Lecture

»The Invisible Part of ICT in Outdoor Learning«

Dr. Krištof Oštir, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Slovenia

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 4

»QR Code Scavenger Hunt«, Sanja Đuričković, Serbia

»Time-Lapse Photography and Learning Science Concepts in 1st Triad«, Mateja Čadež, OŠ Antona Martina Slomška Vrhnika, Slovenia

»Stepping Away from the Classroom - Using PBL and Space as a Catalyst for Creative Thinking«, Dana Cwaigrach, The Ramon Foundation, Israel

»What Tree is This?«, Marjeta Federl, OŠ Antona Janše Radovljica, Slovenia

»Green Roof Visiting Computing Class in Primary School«, Martina Kern, OŠ Staneta Žagarja Kranj, Slovenia

 

»New and Future Technologies and Their Possible Impact on Outdoor Learning« - Panel Discussion

Panellists:

Dr. Krištof Oštir, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, Slovenia

Kristen Weaver, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, U.S.A.

Moderator:

Zoran Petrov, Centre for School and Outdoor Education, Slovenia

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 5

»Butterflies in the Backyard and Digital«, Andreja Sedlar, Kindergarten Varaždin, Croatia

»Consolidation of Knowledge of Outdoor Mathematics with the Help of an Online Classroom«, Vanja Makarič , Zavod za gluhe in naglušne Ljubljana, Slovenia

»Robotization of Natural Processes – When Nature Enters the Classroom«, Jasna Lapornik, OŠ Primoža Trubarja Laško, Slovenia

»Motivating Students with Modern Approaches«, Vesna Obrez, OŠ Primoža Trubarja Laško, Slovenia

»With a Drone to Increase Motivation to Learn about the Growth Process of the Tree«, Matej Hočevar, Šolski center Novo mesto, srednja gradbena, lesarska in vzgojiteljska šola, Slovenia

»Using ICT + Physical Activities = Motivational, Productive and Fast Mathematical Learning«, Tjaša Rajšp, Šolski center Slovenske Konjice – Zreče, Slovenia

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 6

»GLOBE Observer Mobile App (Clouds)«, Kristen Weaver, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, U.S.A.

»How to Handle Waste«, Jasmina Klakočer, OŠ Leskovec pri Krškem, Slovenia

»GLOBE Observer Mobile App (Trees)«, Brian Campbell, NASA Wallops Flight Facility, U.S.A.

                 Additional materials: How To Take A Trees Observation (video)

»Preparation for National Tests with the Help of QR Codes, Microsoft Teams and Sport«, Mirjana Meško, OŠ Ormož, Slovenia

»GrowApp and the GLOBE Program Phenology Campaign«, Lenka Kleger, GLOBE Program Regional Coordination Office for Europe and Eurasia, Czech Republic

»Formative Monitoring with Computer Tablets and Phones«, Nataša Planko, OŠ 27. julij Kamnik, Slovenia

»ICT Supported Observation of the Night Sky«, Gregor Nemec, OŠ Puconci, Slovenia

 

 

Thursday, 1st July 2021

 

Video Address on First Day of Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU - SLO / ENG

Dr. Simona Kustec, Minister of Education, Science and Sport

 

Keynote Lecture

»Blended learning: increasing the inclusiveness and flexibility of school education - improving the broad competence development of all learners«

Michael Teutsch, European Commission, DG EAC, Head of Schools and Multilingualism Unit

 

Guest lectures

»The Role of European Networking in the Field of Outdoor Learning«, Dr. Chris Loynes, European Outdoor Education Network (EOE)

»Merging of eTwinning and School Education Gateway Platforms«Dr. Markus Rester, European Commission, DG EAC, Schools and Multilingualism Unit

»SELFIE for Teachers«, Deirdre Hodson, European Commission, DG EAC, Schools and Multilingualism Unit

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 7

»TURNTABLE: an ICT Solution Involving Older Adults in Recreational Activities of Social Agriculture and Gardening«, Daniela Loi & Marco Sarigu, University of Cagliari, Italy

»How Many Steps to Become an Independent Entrepreneur?«, Klavdija Živko Pal, Prometna šola Maribor, Srednja prometna šola, Slovenia

»Teaching about Geology Using Information and Communications Technology – BetterGeoHUNT in Classroom and in Nature«, Rok Brajkovič, Department of Regional Geology, Geological Survey of Slovenia

 

Presentations of Good Practices - Group 8

»Application Strava and Online Schooling«, Igor Gobec, Šolski center Celje, Srednja šola za kemijo, elektrotehniko in računalništvo, Slovenia

»Little Detectives – Treasure Hunt in English Lessons«, Ana Rejec, OŠ Franceta Bevka Tolmin, Slovenia

»I Know What I Use a Camera for!«, Ina Rožman, POŠ Veliki Podlog, Slovenia

»The Use of Tablet Computer in Outdoor Music Lesson«, Tamara Vardič , OŠ Leskovec pri Krškem, Slovenia

»Implementation of a Sports Day with the Micro:bit«, Tajda Štrukelj, OŠ Šentvid, Slovenia

»ICT to Improve Competences, Developed through Online and Outdoor Learning«, Helena Šlebir Lekan, OŠ 27. julij Kamnik, Slovenia

 

Conference Conclusions

Report on Evaluation Activities

Report on Conference Reach

Report on Results of Conference Challenges

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