Schools from Slovenia and Greece winners in the MST categories of the 2008 eLearning Awards
“Digi DT” from Slovenia won the Intel award for Technology and “Reduce – Reuse – Recycle” from Greece wan the SMART Award for Mathematics and Science in the 2008 eLearning Awards announced in the annual EMINENT conference in Rome on 4 December 2008. The eLearning Awards, organised by European Schoolnet since 2001, are the leading competition for schools in Europe to demonstrate how they are using ICT to build a future Europe and citizens of tomorrow.
The “Digi DT” project submitted by Joze Štrucl from the Slovenian SERŠ Maribor school is a java-based simulator for digital circuits which aims to help teacher to get pupils’ attention in the classroom and thus motivate them to participate more actively in the lessons. Check out the interactive demo mode of the Digi DT simulator.
The “Reduce – Reuse – Recycle” submitted by Athanasios Tsagatakis from 2nd Junior High School of Zefyri, Greece, is an interactive online tool providing information on recycling.
Altogether Eight schools were awarded in the 2008 eLearning Awards for a total of € 40 000 in cash prizes and equipment worth a similar amount, provided by Interwrite Learning, SMART, Promethean and Intel.
Detailed list of winners and prizes at: http://elearningawards.eun.org/ww/en/pub/elearningawards/about_the_awards/winners_2008.htm