The signing of the collaboration protocol within the scope of the Project took place on September 15, at the Salão Nobre dos Paços in the Municipality of Silves. MILAGE LEARN +.
The initiative had Rosa Palma, Mayor of Silves; Rector Paulo Águas and Professor Mauro Figueiredo, from the University of Algarve; António Martins, Director António Martins of the Silves School Group; and Carlos Silva, Director of the Silves Sul School Group.
The project MILAGE LEARN +, an application designed for mobile devices that allows students to access educational content, inside and outside the classroom, is integrated in the “Plan for innovation and promotion of school success with the APRENDER + © Matemática” classrooms, in the academic year 2020 / 2021.
It is a support tool not only for students (with regard to the autonomous resolution of exercise sheets), but also for teachers (namely in managing their time, given that they do not have to solve in the classroom the exercises included in the forms integrated in the platform).
«The implementation of this project will allow students to study in a gamified environment, where different levels of exercise difficulty are contemplated, thus enabling support for students with greater learning difficulties and also including students who are at a more advanced level», underlines the autarchy. The platform also includes educational videos for the promotion of different learning styles and for active student-centered learning, enabling the resolution of the exercises step by step.
With the signing of this protocol, the municipal executive intends to «reinforce its commitment to promoting the qualitative development of the educational system, through the implementation of innovative pedagogical practices and mobile learning, so that through a network work, carried out with the different educational agents, develop mobilizing and innovative projects, at the service of the students' learning, thus fostering, within the educational community, a culture of responsibility for school success ».