“iRead Tablets at our School!” A Teacher’s Experience…

By Maria Skiadelli (11th Primary School of Chalandri) After receiving the 10 tablets for the iRead Greek Novice Reader Pilot that were kindly offered for this purpose to our school, some of our major concerns were how to achieve the optimal learning outcome and how students will gain full access to them. Below you may … Continue reading “iRead Tablets at our School!” A Teacher’s Experience…

iRead Researchers present work at GamiFIN conference

By Roger Gilabert (University of Barcelona) On April 10th Roger Gilabert from the University of Barcelona presented a paper co-authored with Kay Berkling from the University of DHBW Karlsruhe at the GamiFIN Conference in Levi, Finland. The title of the talk was: " Designing a comprehensive evaluation method for learning games: a general approach with … Continue reading iRead Researchers present work at GamiFIN conference

UCL Researchers give seminar on Adaptivity and Learning Analytics

By Manolis Mavrikis and Yvonne Vezzoli (UCL) Manolis Mavrikis and Yvonne Vezzoli (UCL) presented work on the iRead adaptivity and learning analytics components at the Birkbeck University of London Knowledge Lab seminar series. During the seminar, Manolis described the process used to invent, discuss and iterate with the help of experts a set of rules that … Continue reading UCL Researchers give seminar on Adaptivity and Learning Analytics

Reader workshop at Lextorpsskolan in Sweden

By Leona Bunting (University of Gothenburg) The past few weeks we have been out to schools holding workshops with EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teachers on our Amigo Reader. Teachers have been asked to create teaching designs with various objectives and content including elements from the Reader. The last workshop was held on 5 … Continue reading Reader workshop at Lextorpsskolan in Sweden

Spanish Team finish first round of school visits

The University of Barcelona team, have just finished our first round of visits to the 8 schools participating in the iRead project in Spain. Last Tuesday we went to Ramon y Cajal school in Alpartir, Aragón. This is a rural school with only 41 students. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd year students share the same class, and … Continue reading Spanish Team finish first round of school visits

University of Barcelona researchers begin teacher training and development for iRead game

This week the University of Barcelona (UB) team visited Bernardí Tolrà School in Tarragona for both teacher training as well as for whole groups of learners to start using the games. Teachers already reported ideas on how to integrate the new technology in their lessons and children reported having lots of fun. The UB team realized … Continue reading University of Barcelona researchers begin teacher training and development for iRead game

Greek team busy preparing for large scale pilot to reach 800 primary students

By Yannis Kotsanis and Thomas Economou (Doukas School) It all started 3 years ago by the conception of the idea by a small group of researchers. European partnership and proposal submission – evaluation of the iRead proposal, approval – beginning of the implementation, 2 years ago, with over 100 researchers aiming to reach 200+ schools and … Continue reading Greek team busy preparing for large scale pilot to reach 800 primary students

iRead Exhibits at EU Parliament “Tech for Good” Expo

By Eleni Mentheniti (DFKI) and Manolis Mavrikis (UCL) Last month iRead researchers Manolis Mavrikis (UCL) and Eleni Mentheniti (DFKI) attended the “Tech for Good” expo held in the European Parliament from Monday the 19th to Thursday the 22nd of November 2018. The expo brings together researchers from universities and institutions around the European Union and offers them … Continue reading iRead Exhibits at EU Parliament “Tech for Good” Expo