New free online course: Digital competence for teachers

The European Commission has established that digital competence is one of the eight key competencies that any youngster must acquire before finalizing the mandatory education. Today the first edition of the CRISS MOOC course is launched. With this course, any teacher will learn to work digital competence in the classroom. Access to the MOOC course [...]

October 29th, 2018|Digital skills, edtech, News|

Uses of Virtual Reality in Education

Virtual reality (VR) has entered the world of education through the big door creating new resources to teach and learn. Students absorb information much better if they enter a 3D environment that makes everything more fun, exciting and enjoyable. Virtual reality allows you to explore, travel without leaving the classroom, visit what you want to [...]

October 17th, 2018|News|

Join the CRISSH2020 pilot!

In this new school year, which promises to come packed with new features, you will have the opportunity to develop the digital skills of your students. One of the most important ones is the possibility for your educational centre or school to sign up to the CRISSH2020 project for certificating your students' digital competences. Joining [...]

September 20th, 2018|News|

The right digital skills for your expected career: Compass Digital Skills

From CRISS we would like to introduce another European project related to Education and Digital Skills, Compass project. Digital Skills for entering the job market: Booking a flight, creating an online resume, dealing with controversial on-line contents, sharing documents with your colleagues, protecting your accounts from hackers: these are daily matters for an ever-growing number of [...]

September 13th, 2018|News|

CRISS announces the first version of its tools in its Summer School

From July 2 to 5, 2018, the CRISS Summer School took place in Villa Montesca, where several workshops were held to divulge the functionalities of the CRISS project tools, the Core platform and the ICT planning tool around the MyDocumenta eportfolio, before the launch of the pilot in September. Teachers from several countries including from schools of [...]

July 6th, 2018|News|

7 unmissable documentaries on #Education

Educational documentaries are a good tool for teachers to improve their skills and knowledge, and can offer a better educational experience to their students. Most of these documentaries, focused on how education is developed in different parts of the world, are meant to be seen by the teachers; which is not an impediment to also [...]

June 6th, 2018|News|

Rules for using forums and chats in class

The new technologies and the Internet introduced new ways of communication in our lives, such as chat rooms and forums, which are instantaneous and more agile than the traditional methods. These new tools can be very useful if used in class, but always under the supervision of the teacher, and taking into account a series [...]

May 30th, 2018|News|

Should we make our kids study during summer vacation?

We are approaching the summer holidays; a long period of rest in which both students and teachers abandon our usual routine, to return with renewed energies next year. But should summer vacation be a synonym of doing absolutely nothing? Or is it convenient to maintain a minimum study habit, so that the shock is not [...]

4 fun activities to do in class with smartphones

As we commented in previous articles, having your students use their cellphone in the classroom can be a powerful tool for engagement and collaboration. But not all activities made with smartphones are useful for learning. We have selected 4 activities that your students will love, and they won’t even notice that they are learning in [...]

April 25th, 2018|News|