The Prototype Toolkit, has been selected in best STEM reports category of the Sixth Scientix Resource Awards. The Prototype toolkit, created by the FaSMEd project, along with Moving schools closer to the world of science, by the Eduscience project, were selected as joint winners of this category.
Also recognised in these awards were FEAST workshop 1: Talking about science – floating and sinking selected as the best teaching material addressed to teachers in STEM education, published by the FEAST project and The Rosetta – Primary Resource Book, of the ESERO project, as the best teaching materials for students in STEM education.
More information about this competition and the 57 materials that were submitted can be seen at:
Majella Dempsey and Niamh Burke from Maynooth University Department of Education work on this project with Ann O'Shea from the Mathematics and Statistics Department Maynooth University. FaSMEd is a three year, €1.9 million project, led by Newcastle University that will take lessons from around the world to help improve mathematics and science skills in second level schools in Europe and South Africa. see http://research.ncl.ac.uk/fasmed/