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Abstract

The goal of the Kids Inspiring Kids in STEAM (KIKS) project was to raise students’ awareness towards the multi- and transdisciplinary connections between the STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics), and make the learning about topics and phenomena from these fields more enjoyable. In order to achieve these goals, KIKS project has popularized the STEAM-concept by projects based on the students inspiring other students-approach and by utilizing new technologies, tools, open educational resources, and everyday items and materials. Through the students-inspiring-other-students-approach, we have aimed to get participating students developing STEAM activities for other students in their own local context and in a wider European physical and virtual community. English, Finnish, Hungarian and Spanish children were participating in the project.

Author/Artist Bio

Dr. Kristof Fenyvesi is a Researcher of STEAM Transdisciplinary Learning & Contemporary Culture Studies at University of Jyväskylä's Department of Music, Art and Culture Studies. Fenyvesi is the founding director of Experience Workshop Math-Art Movement (www.experienceworkshop.org) and the vice-president of Bridges Organization (www.bridgesmathart.org)

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