spirtou_150 Prof. Anna Spyrtou

  Associate Professor

  Department of Primary Education, University of Western Macedonia



Short Bio

Dr. Spirtou is Associate Professor in the Dept. of Primary Education, University of Western Macedonia. She holds a BA in Physics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and a Ph.D. from the Dept. of Primary Education (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) in:
“A Costructivist approach for educating primary student teachers in Science”. She is member of European Science Education Research Association (ESERA). Her research and scientific work cover four main areas:
• Pre-service and In-service teacher education in Science
• Design, development, implementation and evaluation of innovative Teaching-Learning Sequences for pupils and teachers.
• Aspects of Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Science – Teacher’s reflection in Science Education.
• Development of science educational animations.

Recent EU funded research Projects include:
• ""Teacher Education in Science"". In the context of ""Education and Life Long Learning"" programme.
• Materials Science Project: University-school partnerships for the design and implementation of research-based ICT-enhanced modules on Material Properties”.

Presentation Title: Design of Teaching-Learning Sequences for Introducing Nanotechnology in Primary Education


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