Innovative tools to motivate student


  • Maria Sorrentino


App, LIM, project, Science,


In the twenty-first century approach to the study has changed dramatically: the major problems are found in the students who live in degraded social background or suburbs where most there is a lack of motivation  to study and strongly increases the abandonment and truancy. My school has joined the project "EDURISK" in which takes part researchers, school and all the citizens, and that involves them in a project of training and discovery of seismic risk, as a tool to initiate strategies for prevention and reduction of natural hazards. To appeal to the students of the second classes of secondary school 1st grade to the problem of seismic and volcanic risk existing in the municipality pertaining to the school, it was proposed to work with a multidisciplinary project and collaborative methodology. With the help of LIM, on the project site you can also browse Links related to investigate the issue and you can work in the classroom with the handouts that  the USR provided us; you can decide to download Telegram App on smartphones to create a group with students and teachers of the class to continue working beyond the school day and to share individual or group research. Participation in a closed group with teachers and students led to the realization that you can get much better at exploiting the technology and its applications. Finally, chosen an e-book as the final product, the app is also used to record sounds and voices that could be included.


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Sorrentino, M. (2015). Innovative tools to motivate student. EDiMaST: Experiences of Teaching With Mathematics, Sciences and Technology, 1(01). Retrieved from



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