SCREEN

Media-supported learning

MUSEO NAZIONALE DEL RISORGIMENTO ITALIANO - TORINO, PALAZZO CARIGNANO

Media-supported learning, 2011

The National Museum of the Italian Risorgimento, profoundly renewed, opened to the public on March 20, 2011. The collections are housed in Palazzo Carignano, Turin.
The period of the Risorgimento is now recounted from a European viewpoint as well as through the eyes of Turin, Piedmont and Italy. The rooms have been enriched with films created with images from the most important European collections and can be viewed on large screens, while extensive interactive displays help visitors to examine the themes in greater depth.
See also the Palazzo Madama (first Italian Senate), the Venaria Reale court and the Regio Theatre websites, and the BBC coverage on TV, radio, web.

20th CENTURY AUTHORS: MAKING THE CONNECTIONS

Media-supported learning, 2010

An interactive map connects the dots in the literary landscape of 20th century Britain to discover relations between writers.
Pick an author to reveal the surprising complex network of connections and relationships each had with his or her peers. Join the Writer’s Circle!
The map is a complement to the BBC / Open University coproduction In Their Own Words: British Novelists.

BE LEARNER .COM

Media-supported learning, 2010-present

This online tri-lingual learning tool interacts in function with users' add-ons, commentaries, questions or answers.

DOSSIER - L'école numérique

Media-supported learning, 2011

LeMonde.fr, in a 'partnered supplement' dedicated to building a smarter planet, proposes this report on digital schooling.
Subjects: serious games for teaching; digital libraries; teachers' blogs; digital learning - the beginning; digital schooling, either at the top or nothing; learning how to read and hyper-read.

EVOLUTION OF LIFE

Media-supported learning, 2009-present

Educational resource to be used by Biology teachers. Evolutionary biology shown through animated films (the origin of life as seen by the water molecule Piccolina), documentaries (the effect of human actions on the evolution of animals) and simulations (the states of water, the movement of tectonic plates, ...). Available in 3 languages. MEDEA Award 2010.

APE - MAN

Media-supported learning, 2011

Sina the chimpanzee and Oliver the paleontologist compare each other's anatomy and behaviour in a TV studio. See how closely the two species are related and which differences arose thanks to evolution.  Each chapter highlights major landmarks in human evolution and provides insights into the study of paleontology. A passionate researcher, using elaborate 3D-animations and a unique studio-experiment, lets science come to life.

BBC TEACHERS - BANG GOES THE THEORY

Media-supported learning, 2011

In this example: curriculum and learning links about pressure, particles in liquids and gases. Content not available from outside the UK. Interesting methodology to support public teaching through public service TV.

Sesame Street Science: Sink or Float?

Media-supported learning, 2011

Ask a question, make a hypothesis, and observe what happens in this Sesame Street interactive science experiment!