Project Meetings & L.T.T.A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Transnational Project Meeting in Poland – 7th to 9th of November 2017

Our S.T.E.A.M. 1st T.P.M. took place in Szkola Podstawowa, im. M. Kopernika w Czaslawiu, Raciechowice.

TIMETABLE OF THE TRANSNATIONAL PROJECT MEETING

  • Tuesday, the 7th of November ‘17

All guest partners arrived at Krakow airport and were transferred to Czasław coordinating school. After the first greetings and introductions, the STEAM team started working on the project as follows:

Discussions concerning,  A. Partner tasks and activities,  B. Financial and administrative information, and C. Mobilities took place.

  A. Partner tasks and activities. Based on that theme, agreements were made and several activities were undertaken.

  • Wednesday, the 8th of November ‘17

Partners arrived at school, had a tour around the classes that will actually work on the project. They then exchanged ideas with all Polish teachers, focusing on the project implementation and redefining the tasks to be materialized. Afterward the STEAM team started talking about:

B. Financial and administrative information. Based on that theme, all partners were informed of the obligations and documents needed to be kept at each partner school.

On the same evening, all partners attended the Polish Independence Day Celebration.

  • Thursday,  the 9th of November ‘17

Over this last day, partners talked about:

C. Mobilities and particularly about the upcoming mobility to Spain. They also arranged the first two years mobility dates, as follows:

1st L.T.T.A. to Spain/from the 18th to the 24th of Apr’18

2nd T.P.M. to Greece/from the 29th of Sep to the 3rd of Oct’18

3rd L.T.T.A to Italy/from the 24th of Mar to the 30th of Mar’19

4th L.T.T.A to Estonia/from the 26th of May to the 1st of June’19

  • After the end of this session, partners departed from Czaslaw to Krakow Balice airport.

T.P.M. PHOTO GALLERY

END OF THE 1ST T.P.M. IN POLAND

 

1st L.T.T.A. to Spain  from the 18th to the 24th of Apr’18

 

 

Host School

Participating Schools

1st L.T.T.A. agenda

Wednesday, the 18th of April’18

Arrival day of all partner schools

Thursday, the 19th of April’18

9: 00. Meeting at school

9:15 – 11:00. Opening event at school, from 11:00 to 11:30.

11:30 – 13:00. STEAM Workshops

13:00 – 15:00. Lunch time

15:00 – 17:00. STEAM Workshops for students

15:00 – 17:00. Coordination meeting for teachers

17:00 – Evening with families for students

Friday, the 20th of April’18

9:00. Students meeting at school

9:10. Meeting at school (Teachers) 9:10 – 10:30.  STEAM workshops

11:00 – 11:15. Walk to the Major Square

11:15 – 11:30. Local authorities reception.

11:30 – 13:00. STEAM FAIR

13:00 – 15:00 Lunch time

15:00 – 17:00 STEAM Workshops

18:30 – Dinner with families at school. Erasmus party.

Saturday, the 21st of April’18

10:00 Meeting at the school

10:00 – 10:45 Bus to the MUNCYT. National Science and Technology Museum (Alcobendas)

11:00 – 13:00. Workshops and exhibition.

  • Planetarium
  • Electricity
  • Optics

14:00 Trip to Madrid by Bus

14:30 – Visit to Madrid. Walking from the Royal Palace to Contemporary Art Museum

  • Royal Palace
  • Major Square
  • Puerta del Sol
  • Cibeles Fountain
  • Prado Boulevar
  • El Prado Museum
  • Contemporary Art Museum “Reina Sofía” 18:00 – Train to Torrejón

Sunday, the 22nd of April’18

10:00 Meeting at school

10:00 – 11:00 Trip by bus to Patones de Arriba

11:00 – 13:00 Hiking tour through the forest

15:00 – 16:00 Back to Torrejón

Monday the 23rd of April’18

09:00 Pupils and teachers meeting at school

09:30 Trip to Alcala de Henares by bus/Walking to Europe Park

10:00-13:00 Visit to Alcala

14:00-14:30 Visit to Europe park by bus

14:30-16:30 Treasure Hunt game in Europe Park

16:30-17:00 Returning to Torrejon De Ardoz

19:30 Erasmus dinner in Torrejon De Ardoz

Tuesday the 24th of April’18

Departure day of all partner schools

 

1st L.T.T.A. to Spain  from the 18th to the 24th of Apr’18 photo gallery

Wednesday the 18th of April 2018/Meeting the host parents

 

Thursday the 19th of April 2018/Welcome ceremony-STEAM Teachers meeting-1st workshop

 

Friday the 20th of April 2018/S.T.E.A.M. workshop/Museum of Science/Visit to Bernabeu Stadium

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Saturday the 21st of April 2018/Visiting Patones De Arriba and Madrid

Sunday the 22nd of April 2018/Visiting Alcala de Henares

 

 

 

 

Monday the 23rd of April 2018/Final Ceremony of the meeting in Spain

Tuesday the 24rd of April 2018/Farewell day

 

2nd Transnational Project Meeting in Greece– 287th of September to the 3rd of October, 2018

Our S.T.E.A.M. 2nd T.P.M. took place in the 6th Primary School of Egaleo, Athens, Greece.

TIMETABLE OF THE TRANSNATIONAL PROJECT MEETING

  • Saturday, the 29th of September ‘18

Guest partners arrived at Athens airport and were transferred to their hotel.

16:00-20:30

After the first greetings and introductions, at the hotel, the STEAM team started working on the project as follows:

  1. Completed partner tasks and activities
  • Implemented activities according to approved proposal
  • Activities uploaded on the STEAM Twin space and Website, Facebook profile announcements
  • Followed deadlines according to Gant Chart

Dissemination activities done, according to Erasmus+ regulations (logos, branding)

  1. Completed specific tasks of each partner
  1. Italy : Logo creation, Mobility Tool
  2. Estonia :Twitter project account, Mobility Tool
  3. Spain : FB project public profile, Mobility Tool
  4. Greece :website, Twin Space along with Poland, Mobility Tool
  5. Poland :Twin Space along with Greece, Mobility Tool, (monitoring, implementation, quality control so far)
  1. Completed dissemination tasks

Project Website https://steamchildrenengineersacademy.wordpress.com

Twin space

https://twinspace.etwinning.net/35916/home

Project Facebook profile

https://www.facebook.com/STEAM-Children-Engineers-Academy-Erasmus–656499641204974

Project Twitter Account

https://twitter.com/STEAM2017_2020

Padlet

https://padlet.com/v_hal/37boh23e59ys

End of the first day

  • Sunday, the 30th of September ‘18 

On this day, cultural activities took place.

All STEAM partners had the chance to visit the Acropolis hill and the Acropolis museum. On the same evening they visited the Niarchos Cultural Foundation Center.

End of the second day

Monday, the 1st of September ‘18    

            All partners were at school at around 09:00 hours. They were given a short tour around all classes and afterwards presented their schools and countries to all school pupils.

11:30 – 13:15 STEAM MEETING

The agenda of the STEAM teachers meeting was as follows:

  1. Main Activities revision 
  • Kept on implementing activities connected with ICT as they have enhanced STEAM and its international partnership, throughout the three-year project. All of them will be available on the Internet (✔)
  • bilingual e-books (✔)
  • a logo and (a) poster-s reflecting the project (✔)
  • website to introduce the project and the activities (✔)
  • Exhibitions of the activity outputs (end of 1st year) (✔)
  • A Facebook profile (✔)
  • a Twin space of the project on eTwinning (✔)
  • 50 short films of the visits in every country/school (✔)
  • 5 Erasmus+ corners at schools (✔)
  • 100 items explaining the terms relative to the project (✔)
  • 500 calendars with project photos (✔)
  • Summer/Winter STEAM Camps in each school (✔)
  • International STEAM week in each school (✔)
  • 100 (5×20) multilingual STEAM lesson plans available to be reused by primary schools in Europe. (✔)
  • 100 mobilities (in progress) (✔)
  1. Financial and administrative information 

Partners were reminded once more to have:

Close communication and monitoring

  • Costs eligible if made within the project duration
  • Keep records/documents/copies of receipts in school for at least 5 years after the end of the project (Project budget diary)
  • They were told to pay specific attention to: 
  • Checks by National Agency
  • Remember to submit the : Interim report check (with products) to request 2nd instalment (one country has already done it)
  • Final report check (products, quality, results, impact, quality of LTTA arrangements and recognition of learning outcomes, diffusion)
  • After final report, to receive the last instalment
  • If final report receives grade below 50/100, instalment will be reduced
  • Documents check (certificates, participants lists, receipts etc.) should be handy on the spot check, during project implementation/after the completion for 5 years time
  • All of the partners have received the 40% from our NAs (advance)
  • Interim report to prove 70% of the advance is spent, in order to get the rest 40%.
  • All of us to keep at school, records for 5 years after project end
  • AFTER EVERY TRAVEL, EACH PARTNER KEEPS: 
  • Airplane boarding passes (original)
  • Accommodation receipts (original)
  • Receipts from transport or other expenses (original)
  • THE HOST COUNTRY GIVES:
  • Certificates of attendance
  • Participants list (original)
  • Meeting agenda and invitation

End of the third day

Tuesday, the 2nd of September ‘18

All partners were at school at around 09:00 hours. The STEAM meeting agenda was as follows:

10:00 – 13:15 STEAM MEETING

The agenda of the STEAM teachers meeting was as follows:

  1. Mobilities

All partners were reminded to take care of the rest before travelling:

  • Insurance contracts for pupils’ mobilities
  • European Insurance Card for all travelling participants
  • Inform embassies to destination
  • Mobility Protocol
  • 5 work days for LTTAs C1-C2-C3-C4 (+2 travel days)
  • Days limit for project meetings M1-M2-M3
  • All partners except for Spain will mobilize 4 pupils during the underneath mentioned mobilities.
  • After each travel, each country fills the Mobility Tool with participants’ details from all partners.

The STEAM mobilities per year will be as follows:

  1. 2019-20
    • Mobility to Italy – 24-30 March 2019 LTTA International STEAM Week in Monterotondo C2
    • Mobility to Estonia- 26 May – 1 June 2019 LTTA International STEAM Week in Tabivere Alevik C3
    • STEAM Summer Camps in Poland, Italy, Estonia, Greece, Spain
    • Mobility to Greece- 6-12 October 2019 LTTA International STEAM Week in Athens C4
    • Mobility to Poland- 3-9 May 2020 LTTA International STEAM Week in Czasław  C5
    • Mobility to Spain- 2-6 June 2020 Transnational Project Meeting

End of the fourth day

  • Wednesday, the 3rd of October, ‘18 

After the end of the 2nd T.P.M., partners departed from Venizelos airport.

2nd T.P.M. PHOTO GALLERY

 

 

2nd L.T.T.A. to Italy from the 24th to the 30th of Mar’19

Host School

 I.C R. Giovagnoli, Monterotondo, Italy https://www.istitutogiovagnoli.gov.it/ 

Participating Schools

2nd L.T.T.A. agenda

Project Code Number: 2017-1-PL01-KA219-038281

WEEK PROGRAM OF THE ITALIAN MOBILITY MARCH 25th-29th 2019

03/24/2019 Arrival day: Greek team: at 9.50 (FCO) Spanish team: at 13.55 (FCO) Estonian team: at 16.50 (FCO) Polish team: at 22.50 (CIA)

Accomodation in Hotel for Teachers and in families for kids

03/25/2019

  1. 00 Meeting at school

Wellcome by the italian staff and wellcoming concert h.9.30 Primary school of Tormancina shows their works h.11.00 Coffee break

  1. 15 Kids and teachers, divided in two groups, participate in the following laboratories:

1° group: computer room: use of Scratch 2° group: Mercatore’s room: workshop on constellations, meridians, eclipses At 12.45 the two groups exchange

  1. 00 lunch at school (only teachers, kids with families). free time in the afternoon /kids with families

Dinner in Monterotondo with italian Erasmus+ teachers

03/26/2019

h.9.00 Meeting at school

h.9.15-10.45 1st class propose their works and workshops on Optiks h.10.45 Coffee break

  1. 00-12.30 2nd class propose their works and workshops on Solar system, Moon phases, light reflection, Eclipses.

h.12.30-14.00 3rd class propose their works and workshops on Constellations. h.14.00 Lunch at school for teachers. Packed lunch by families for kids

h.15.00 Drama activities at school

h.15.00 Erasmus+ meeting

h.17.30 Free time

03/27/2019

h.9.00-18.00 Astronomical tour among the most important roman monuments:

Colosseo,Campidoglio, Pantheon, Montecitorio,Trinita dei monti (packed lunch for kids and teachers).

Dinner free 03/28/2019 h.9.00-18.00 Cultural visit to Rome:

morning: St. Peter’s Basilica and Castel S. Angelo, astronomical tour (packed lunch for kids and teachers).

afternoon: free time around the center of Rome

Dinner free

03/29/2019

9:00 Activities at school Tournament: STEAM games for kids h.12.00 Free time

Dinner to Leone’s home with Erasmus+ teachers

03/30/2019

Departure day of all partner schools

 

2nd L.T.T.A. to Italy  from the 24th of March to the 30th of March 2019 photo gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd L.T.T.A. to Estonia from the 26th of May to the 1st of June’19

Host School

Tabivere Põhikool, Tabivere alevik, Estonia  http://tabivere.edu.ee   

Participating Schools

3rd L.T.T.A. agenda

Project Code Number: 2017-1-PL01-KA219-038281

STEAM – Children Engineers Academy

WEEK PROGRAM OF THE ESTONIAN MOBILITY at Tabivere and Tartu May 26th- June 1st, 2019

STEAM and WATER STUDIES

DAY 0 – 26.05 Guests arrive

The visitors arrive at Tartu coach station at 17.00 (Spain); 17:30 (Greece, Poland),  19:30 (Italy).

Each project day starts for kids with the first lesson at 8:30. The STEAM activities start and teachers arrive at 9:30. (NB! 3 of the 11 teachers will arrive at school every day at 8:15 with Jaak-Albert for logistic reasons)

DAY 1 – 27.05

9:30 Introducing Tabivere School, welcoming concert.

STEAM activities at school (partly outdoors), school brunch (at 11:05).

13:00 – 15:30 Visiting Ice Age Centre in Äksi village

16:00 Kids with families | Teachers meeting

18:00 – 21:00 Welcoming party with hosting families and STEAMERS (Location – Elistvere animal park, picnic if the weather is nice)

 

DAY 2 – 28.05

9:30 STEAM workshops at school

11:00 – 11:15 Brunch

12:00 – 13:30 – Natural History Museum of University of Tartu

14:00 – 16:00 – City tour in Tartu (packed lunch from school)

16:00 Return to Tabivere

 

DAY 3 – 29.05

9:30 STEAM robotics workshops at school

11:00 – 11:15 Brunch

12:00 – 15:00 – AHHAA Science Centre in Tartu

15:00 return to Tabivere

(Possibility to stay longer at Tartu with your students – needs agreements with hosting parents)

 

DAY 4 – 30.05

9:30 STEAM workshops at school

10:30 – 11:00 Brunch

11:00 – 16:00 Driving to (appr 1 hour) and hiking (7 kilometers on foot!) in Meenikunno bog – bog as a unique ombrotrophic ecosystem (packed lunch from school)

17:00 Kids with families

18:00 Erasmus Dinner for teachers + SAUNA

 

DAY 5 – 31.05

9:30 STEAM workshops / fair at school

11:00 – 11:30 Certificates ceremony

12:00 – 13:25 sports acitivities outdoors

14:00 – 15:30 Estonian National Museum (museum visit + workshop)

15:30 Bus to Tabivere

18:00 – ca 21.00 Tartu children Folk Dance Festival (ticket € 12,50) – Families transport the pupils

DAY 6 – 1.06

Guests leave

Greek team – 8:00 coach to Tallinn

Spanish team – 13:30 coach to Tallinn

 

3rd L.T.T.A. to Estonia from the 26th of May to the 1st of June 2019 photo gallery

 

 

 

 

 

4th L.T.T.A. STEAM Meeting in the 6th Primary School of Egaleo, Athens, Greece 

STEAM Children Engineers Academy

4th L.T.T.A. MEETING MINUTES

The fourth L.T.T.A. of Erasmus+ project entitled “STEAM Children Engineers Academy” (2017-1-PL01-KA219-038281_2) took place in Egaleo, Greece, from the 11th of November to the 15th of November 2019, hosted by the 6th Primary School of Egaleo, partner school, of the STEAM strategic partnership.

The full agenda of the Project STEAM – Children Engineers Academy 4th L.T.T.A.

included the following:

STEAM UTENSILS/ROBOTICS – 4th L.T.T.A. at Egaleo, Greece 11.11 – 15.11.2019 

DAY 0 – 9.11.19 and 10.11.19 Guests arrived

DAY 0 – 09.11 (Saturday) Polish team arrived at Eleftherios Venizelos airport, at 11:35.

DAY 0 –  10.11 (Sunday) Teams from Estonia, Spain and Italy arrived at Eleftherios Venizelos airport.

Each project day started for kids with the first lesson at 8:15. The STEAM activities started at about the same time and finished at 13:15 for the three first days apart from Thursday and Friday of the 14th and 15th of November, respectively.

 

DAY 1 – 11.11 (Monday)

10:00 – 11:30 Welcome ceremony from the 6th grade STEAM pupils. European Anthem. Traditional dances. Partners’ countries and schools introduction to the Greek school pupils, took place.

11:45-13:15         

STEAM  ACTIVITIES

STEAM Art

The Magic Kettle: Steam Pupils watched a video on Kettles.

Workshops/Activities:

  1. Pupils wrote their answers on a leaflet, based on the video they watched.
  2. All pupils depicted the story on carton paper drawing and painting, kettles and pots.

14:00 – 15:30 TEACHERS STEAM MEETING

 

DAY 2 – 12.11 (Tuesday)

08:30 – 09:40  STEAM Activity 1

S.T.E.A.M. Technology/Geography

Activity 1.

Learning about the S.T.E.A.M. countries – Kahoot

https://create.kahoot.it/details/388250a7-5e64-4fa8-a8db-c3ee595903e5

 

10:00 – 13:15  STEAM Activity 2

STEAM Technology/Mathematics – Workshop

Activity 2.

Pupils participated in a Treasure Hunt game. Separated in teams, had to use their tablets/mobile phones in order to „read“ the QR codes and their secret messages. Following the instructions, they used kitchen utensils in order to prepare truffles. They made truffles, arranged then in trays and prepared them for next day’s event.

The whole procedure included Coding/Algorithm/Basic Technology terms.

 

(Tuesday afternoon/evening)

17:30-19:30 INTERCULTURAL ACTIVITY WITH STEAM HOST PARENTS/HOST AND HOSTED PUPILS/TEACHERS

Walking tour around some beautiful spots of Athens. (Syntagma Square, Houses of Parliament, National Garden, Kallimarmaro Stadium (The one that the first Olympic Games took place), Olympias Zeus temple, Plaka.

 

 

DAY 3 – 13.11 (Wednesday)

08:15 -09:40 Foreign STEAM pupils and teachers from Spain attended a Greek Language course, in the 6th grade, learning the Greek Alphabet and writing their full names in Greek.

10:00-12:35 STEAM ACTIVITIES

STEAM Science-Technology

Activity 1.

 STEAM Teachers and all STEAM pupils, were gathered at the school auditorium.They programmed their teapot-robots to serve tea and offer truffles to the attendees. Parents’ council delegates, Greek STEAM pupils’ parents, Municipality delegate, University Professors and students from the I.C.T. University of Athens attended the event

12:35-13:15 Foreign STEAM pupils and teachers from Italy attended a Maths course in the 6th grade.

DAY 4 – 14.11 (Thursday)

STEAM ACTIVITY ALL DAY OUTING

STEAM – ENGINEERING/18th – 19th century ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENTS

08:15 Boarding on buses

Departure from Egaleo to Diakofto, Peloponnesus. Boarding on the 11:30 Cog Railway (Odontotos train), an engineering miracle of the 19th century. Info on its engineering operation. Train journey to the historical city of Kalavryta and lunch at a local tavern. Departure for Corinth Canal and walking on the spectacular bridge over it.

 

DAY 5 – 15.11 (Friday)

08:15 – 10:00 Memorial Ceremony with the participation of all grades pupils along with all STEAM pupils and teachers.

10:30 INTERCULTURAL ACTIVITY WITH STEAM HOST PARENTS/HOST AND HOSTED PUPILS/TEACHERS

All STEAM teachers along with pupils went to the Acropolis rock, by metro

19:00 – 23:00

Certificate of Attendance ceremony/Greetings/ Greek farewell fiesta/Plenty of Greek home made food and dance.

DAY 6 – 16.11 (Saturday)

Teams from Poland, Estonia, Spain and Italy departed from Eleftherios Venizelos airport.

Departures were as follows:

Spanish team:  at 09.05

Italian team: at 11:10

Polish team: at 06:20

Estonian team: at 06:10

 

STEAM TEACHERS’ MEETING

As seen above, during the L.T.T.A. there was one S.T.E.A.M. teachers’ meeting, on Monday the 11th of November 2019, attended by the following:

POLAND

 Maria Dubiel

 Barbara Sukta

ESTONIA

Maarika Vällik

Piret Siivelt

SPAIN  

Eloisa María Cano Quiles

María Colilla González

María del Carmen Rivas Espinosa                                                                                    

                                                                                                         

   ITALY                                                                                                                               

Maria Elena Vitagliano Stendardo

Irma De Ceglia

Elisabetta Birrocci

Cristina Birrocci

Bruno Regio

GREECE

Vasileios Chalampalakis

Ifigeneia Papadopoulou

NEXT MOBILITIES 

The following mobilities include the 2 travelling days. 

  1. The 5thT.T.A. to Poland will take place from Sunday the 3rd of May to Saturday the 9th 2020. (travel dates are included)

We should bring a National flag – proper size, six postcards, 2 kind of seeds of flowers, along with us. 

  1. The 4th T.P.M. will take place in Spain, from Wednesday the 3rd of June to Saturday the 6th   

        Dissemination tasks (still to be updated from some countries) 

Project website

https://steamchildrenengineersacademy.wordpress.com

Twin space

 https://twinspace.etwinning.net/35916/home

Project Facebook profile

https://www.facebook.com/STEAM-Children-Engineers-Academy-Erasmus–656499641204974

Project Twitter Account

https://twitter.com/STEAM2017_2020

Padlet

https://padlet.com/v_hal/37boh23e59ys

Glossary

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14UW0rUbdGiE-1T3fPgle4lybjmfOvBZ2JXmvZNKSDdU/edit#gid=0 

 

4th L.T.T.A. at the 6th Primary School of Egaleo Photo Gallery

1st day/Monday the 11th of November 2019

 1st day/Monday the 11th of November 2019/2nd part

2nd day/Tuesday the 12th of November 2019

 

3rd day/Wednesday the 13th of November 2019

  4th day/Thursday the 14th of November 2019 

     5th day/Friday the 15th of November 2019    

                                                                                                        

5th day/Friday the 15th of November 2019 /Farewell Party

    STEAM TEACHERS MEETING

 

 

 End of the 4th L.T.T.A. in Egaleo, Greece

 

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