Experience Workshop at The heart of Jyväskylä – Jyväskylän sydän

A 24-hour festival in Jyväskylä’s theatre building called The heart of Jyväskylä / Jyväsyklän sydän demonstrated on the 20th of November what a concentration of creativity there is in this town. Experience Workshop teamed up with Jyvälä Settlements to contribute a multicultural STEAM and music event to the long day.   The event is part[…]

Sierpinski Pyramid building workshop at the City of Light festival with Experience Workshop

This was Valon kaupunki  – the City of Light festival in Jyväskylä on September 28, 2019, when we’ve invited everyone to build together the giant Sierpinski fractal of 4D Frame, and to create the structure in small scale. The building works were directed by the Oma Polku group, in the breaks the Senegalese musician Pape[…]

PUSE – Erasmus+ Poly-Universe in School Education multiplication event

On 6-7 June 2019, Experience Workshop’s two-day-Erasmus+ Poly-Universe in School Education multiplication event at the University of Jyväskylä marked the endpoint of two years of research and educational development of the Hungarian Poly-Universe tool in mathematics education. The project closed with the publication of a gigantic 530 page long book in two languages (English and Hungarian). The[…]

Outerspace warriors celebrating schools in Finland

Toukofest 2019 – the yearly organized festival for schoolchildren in Jyväskylä’s sports hall Hipposhalli on 29.05. – a day of dance, play, and all sorts of exciting explorations! Experience Workshop was there with Jyvälä Settlements/Sillat project to build the 4D Frame warka water tower, to play music, dwell into the world of STEAM tools –[…]

Poly-Universe in School Education Erasmus+ dissemination event at Finland’s top STEM Education Meet-up in the University of Jyväskylä

Erasmus+ Poly-Universe in School Education – PUSE methodology dissemination event at Finland’s top STEM-education Meet-up: LUMA Days 2019!  Date: Friday, 7.6.2019, 13.00 –14.30 Place: UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ, FYS5 Multidisciplinary Mathematics Learning with the Poly-Universe Visual Experience Toolkit Merja Sinnemäki, Leena Kuorikoski, Nóra Somlyódy, Matias Kaukolinna & Kristóf Fenyvesi REGISTER NOW by sending an e-mail and[…]

Multiplication event of the “Poly-Universe in School Education” Erasmus+ project

6-7 June 2019, UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ   Educational tools which make the thinking process more sensible and tangible, do not only contribute to the more enjoyable learning of a certain subject, but even subject frameworks themselves can be expanded. Passages open up, new connections are created between different fields of expertise, allowing a playful move towards the multidisciplinary and[…]

Combinatorics class with Poly-Universe from Jyväskylä

The Erasmus+ Poly-Universe project continues this autumn! Math and art teachers from Viitaniemi school, Jyväskylä joined forces and invented an activity for 9th graders.  Merja Sinnemäki (science and math teacher) and Leena Kuorikoski (art teacher) of the Viitaniemi School in Jyväskylä looked for an introductory activity to combinatorics. By using the Poly-Universe tool, Merja said[…]

Experience Workshop’s „Sillat” project is launched in Finland

Anni, Maria, Nora and Maia preparing “Sillat” at Jyvälän Settlement How to build bridges between people using the STEAM approach? How to contribute to language learning? How to support integration into society? How to learn from each other? “Sillat” is the Finnish word for “Bridges”. Sillat is Experience Workshop’s new project, which launches on September[…]