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Assessmake21 at HCII2021

As part of T29 Tutorial (T29: Shifting to Digital: Gamification in Course Design) at HCII2021, http://2021.hci.international/, the Cyprus Interaction Lab team Cyprus Interaction Lab presented the Assessmake21 project. Namely, the CYENS team has presented how *Gamification* has been used in the design of Assessmake21 app to support students’ progression as they self-reflect on the development…
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1st press release

The 1st press release with brief information about the ASSESSMAKE21 project is now available for distribution in English, Greek and Swedish.

1st prototype

An early prototype for the ASSESSMAKE21 Student and Teacher App was released. Now it is the time for internal testing and review! Stay tuned…creative work is loading!

Regular online meetings

The Assessmake21 team meets online once a month to review project progress, intellectual output development and educational activities realization.

Design of the ASSESSMAKE21 tool is underway!

Happy to inform you that our first important task, the design of the ASSESSMAKE21 tool, is well underway! The last four months CIL (leader of O1) with contributions from the project partners mapped out and formulated the journey that the students will traverse with the ASSESSMAKE21 tool to learn, develop and reflect upon 21st century skills…
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Chris Reina joins our multiplier event

We are happy to announce that Chris Reina from the MakerMeet IE will be with us on the 28th of January!  His speech entitled “Making a Maker” will help us understand the notion of making and what a maker is. The need to engage young people in making activities and supporting them in exploring learning opportunities towards making will be also stressed.    About Chris Reina:  Chris has been…
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Leo Scarff Joins Our Multiplier Event

It is a great honour to have Leo Scarff, co-founder of Fab Lab Maker Hub, as guest speaker at our first virtual multiplier event in Ireland on the 28th of January.   Through his speech entitled “Fab Labs and Digital Making in Schools“ he will introduce us in the magical world of makerspaces. He will share his experiences and…
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Online Project Multiplier Event Announced for Ireland – 28th January

The first ASSESSMAKE 21 informational multiplier event is being facilitated online by Dublin Maker in Ireland with the aim of introducing project ideas and initiatives to teachers/educators and facilitators of makerspaces. The event aims at encouraging participants to explore the creative possibilities of a makerspace (located in schools and/or non-formal educational places). Tt’s a great honour to explore the magical world of makerspaces with the support of our 2 invited speakers: Stuart Lawn (Founder of the Fab Lab Maker Hub) and Chris Reina (co-founder of the MakerMeetIE).

ASSESSMAKE 21 is on Social Media

Are you interesting in receiving updates regarding our activities? We are happy to announce that we are on Facebook and Twitter. Follow us and get in touch with us @assessmake21

Design Thinking Workshops

Our Cypriot project partners, Cyprus Interaction Lab kick starts the first project output with a series of design thinking workshops. These workshops aim to implement user requirements collected from key stakeholders, in order to shape the functionality of the ASSESSMAKE 21 platform and more closely meet use needs.