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PREC’s and UFPel’s Print Shop support enables pilot project in 2013

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With the support of Pro-Dean of Extension and Culture and of UFPel’s Publishing House and Print Shop, the project EXP-PC has ensured the pilot execution of activities in this year of 2013. From September to November of 2013, with weekly periodicity, activities related to the development of specific abilities of Computational Thinking will be applied at Ferreira Vianna School in two groups from the fourth grade of elementary school.

EXP-PC is approved on PROEXT 2014

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EXP-PC is one of UFPEL’s projects taken into account by PROEXT 2014 Edict in the thematic line “Science, technology and innovation for social inclusion”. The resources will be utilized for the payment of extension scholarships, acquisition of permanent equipment and costing materials. This result served as an extra stimulus for the project team that has already chosen activities to be applied in pilot groups in 2013.  

Partnership with SMED/PELOTAS defines a school for the application of activities in 2013

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After many meetings, the project team, together with professionals from the Municipal Secretariat of Education and Sports of Pelotas City Hall, chose Ferreira Vianna Municipal Elementary School as the pilot school for applying activities that develop Computational Thinking abilities in 2013. A first meeting among members of the project team, school professionals and members of SMED has already designed the first steps of joint activities. The team of EXP-PC project was really well welcomed by the School Principal Margarete B. de Armas and by the coordinators Kátia Rosane V. Souza, Priscila O. Rosinha and Amanda A. da Luz. The meeting counted on the presence of the superintendent of Teaching, Loreni Peverada da Silva and Sibele Mirapalhete Lopes (SMED/Pelotas). In this meeting, the clas...