Category Archives: PROJECT MEETINGS

The fifth Block Magic consortium meeting: preparing for successful project end

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The fifth and final Block Magic consortium meeting took place in Rome, in the premises of the coordinator’s institution (ISTC-CNR). All project partners were present and took part of a very productive session. The overview of the project work was done by Raffaele di Fuccio, who reviewed the project status, including deliverables and final works to be done after the end of the project. These include project final reporting, both in terms of scientific work and financial information. Furthermore, the latest

Workshop “Block Magic: smart technologies to support some traditional psycho-pedagogical practices”, Trento, 18/06/2013

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The city of Trento hosted the Block Magic workshop on tangible and smart technologies on the 18th of June, 2013. The workshop started with introduction of the Block Magic system and its development throughout the project, presentation made by Orazio Miglino (CNR). Further, Raffaele Di Fuccio – the project coordinator – gave the overview of the project. Anna Trifonova (UB) discussed the methodological approach behind Block Magic. The summative evaluation in Spain, Greece and Italy was presented by Anna Trifonova (UB), Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou

Block Magic consortium is preparing to start the implementation phase


The third Block Magic consortium meeting was held in the premises of the University of Barcelona, Campus Mundet.  Thanks to all participating partners, the meeting was very collaborative and productive. The status of the project was discussed with special attention on the latest results from the foramtive evaluation and decisions on the future steps were taken.  Few of the main point were:  The forecoming implementation / summative evaluation, which will start in February 2013 in all countries has been planned

Forthcoming Block Magic consortium meeting, 17th-18th January 2013 – Barcelona, Spain

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The third Block Magic consortium meeting will be held in the premises of the University of Barcelona, Campus Mundet. The two days meeting (January17-18, 2013) will have the following agenda: Check the state of the art of BLOCK MAGIC project; Discuss first results for formative evaluation in Spain, Germany, Greece and Italy; Discuss new exercises for the summative evaluation; Define timing and modalities for the summative evaluation; Open the WP8 – Exploitation and discuss on the related works; Check the

Concept evaluation report and new Block Magic prototype presented during the Consortium meeting in Dresden

Block Magic 2nd Meeting

The Block Magic project consorcium met for the second time in Dresden (Germany) during July 10-11. All project partners were represented and were kindly welcomed by the UNIDR team. Some of the main issues discussed were the sucessfull Concept evaluation and the new prototype of the Block Magic system. The Concept evaluation was held in Germany with a small group of teachers of a kindergarten through a focus group. The assessment of the Block Magic concept was in overall very positive. Particularly

Forthcoming consortium meeting in Dresden: July 10-11, 2012


The second Block Magic project meeting is approaching. It will be held in the premises of the Department of Communication of the University of Dresden. The two days meeting (July 10-11, 2012) will allow to the project partners to check the state of the art of BLOCK MAGIC project, to discuss first results for concept evaluation and to re-check the road map for the future activities. All partners have confirmed their participation so see you soon! Tweet