The Norwegian EduGIS Group visit in Warsaw
08 March 2011
High school students from the Family Covenant of John Paul II school in Warsaw and their colleagues from the VI-th High School in Radom will also participate in the workshop.
During the workshop, visitors from Norway will have an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the organization of work in the Polish school. Goals and activities of teacher support  institutions that will be presented based on the example of the  partner institution of the EduGis Academy project – the Mazowia Teacher Training Center.
The itinerary will also include demonstration lessons with the youth from Norway and Poland, led  by selected members of the EduGIS Working Group. Unique and interactive ways of teaching science will be presented during a visit to the Copernicus Science Centre. Visit in the field with observas and measurements in Kampinoski National Park was also planned.  Workshops will provide an opportunity to foreign guests to get familiar with history of our country (including Warsaw) through the modern technology in an interesting and surprising way including field game and visit to the Warsaw Rising Museum.
The tasks of the EduGis Working Group members during the workshop will be included: participation / lead demonstration lessons, participation in  the urban game, then its conclusion.

Please, take a look at the photos from the workshops in the gallery.

 
Agenda for Twinning Study Visit of the Gjøvik EduGIS Group in Warsaw
8–10 March 2011
The EduGIS Academy Project
Sharing Experiences on GIS in Schools
08th March – Day 1 Open Lessons day, GIS-based lessons scenario ideas exchange day
Przymierze Rodzin High School
 
09.30-09.40
Welcome coffee
Introduction – Welcome from UNEP/GRID-Warsaw team
Welcome from  Principal of the  Przymierze Rodzin High School
09.40-10.00
Agenda of the Study Visit – brief review (organizational issues)
Background on forthcoming lesson (geography) – short summary of lesson subject and content; scope of the GIS-ICT tools that will be used
Presented by Agnieszka Chrzastowska and Joanna Poreba-Kwiatkowska
10.00-10.45
10.55-11.40
Open lessons for EduGIS Norwegian Group – geography
Presented by Agnieszka Chrzastowska and Joanna Poreba-Kwiatkowska
Students from Norway are collaborating with Polish pupils from Radom 6th High School and Przymierze Rodzin High School 

11.50-12.35
Students: Let’s get networked...
Teachers: Summary of the lesson, discussion
12.45-13.30
Lunch
13.00-14.15
ICT tools and IT infrastructure in Polish school – visiting Przymierze Rodzin facilities
Cooperation between Geographer and teacher of ICT in order to support operational and technical skills of pupils and better implementation of Problem Based Learning with GIS tools. (teacher of the ICT) (presentation)
14.15-15.00
Getting to Old Town
15.00-17.00
17.15
Dinner
09th March – Day 2 Sharing experiences session
09.00–09.20
Teachers
Norwegian Reflections on Open Lesson

 

Students 

 

9.20-10.00
What kind of support is delivered to a teacher in order to foster his/her skills, motivation, creativity in development of the lesson scenarios? Fostering teachers professional development – experiences in Poland.
MSCDN session (presentation)
10.20-12.00
Students and teachers
 Visiting Warsaw Rising Museumthe City of Ruins geovisualisation Reference to Urban Game results
12.00-12.30
Getting to Copernicus Science Center 
12.30-13.10
Lunch
13.10-15.10
Visiting Copernicus  Science Center– examples of the lesson on section:  Human and the Environment
15.10-15.30
Coming back to Agrykola Hotel
15.30-16.30
Teachers  
Closing Remarks, Evaluation
Students 
 Summary, Evaluation 
16.30
Farewell to students from  Radom High School
10th March – Day 3 Environmental Education
08.00-13.00
Kampinoski National Park Day
Visiting Environmental Education Centre
13.00-14.00
Lunch 
14.00
Back to Warsaw

 

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Project
implements:
gridw Project partners: mscdn hogskolen grants
Project implemented with support from Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA Financial Mechanism of the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanism under the Scholarship and Training Fund