English Teacher Training Workshop at the American Space Barcelona

Throughout the week of July 16, the American Space Barcelona, in collaboration with the Catalan Department of Education and the consulate general, hosted 20 English primary school teachers from the Barcelona area as part of a teacher-training workshop entitled “Digital Literacies: Incorporating the Maker Movement into the English Language Learning Classroom.“ Lorella Lamonaca, a U.S. ...
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#GirlsTech Summer Camp Arrives in Zaragoza

During the last week of June, the U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona brought to Zaragoza Mission Spain’s successful #GirlsTech program, following previous editions in Madrid, Valencia, Santander, Barcelona and Girona. This initiative inspires and educates girls in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics), giving them the necessary skills to succeed in these fields. Participants ...
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U.S. Digital Artist and Educator Nettrice Gaskins Meets with the Education and Maker Community in Barcelona

The U.S. Consulate General invited Nettrice Gaskins, program manager at the FAB Foundation, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) educator and digital artist to participate in a series of workshops and speaking events in Barcelona, including the 4th International Education Conference – STEAMConf Barcelona. During her visit she met with educators, city officials, high ...
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Promoting the Expansion of the Technovation Challenge in Spain and Andorra

The consulate general organized a series of events to promote Technovation Challenge, the world’s largest technology entrepreneurship competition for girls, in Spain a Andorra. U.S. speaker Katie Morton from nonprofit Iridescent led a round-table discussion with educators, academics, U.S. tech companies and tech stakeholders from Barcelona to promote the expansion of this American initiative that ...
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High school students learn about the Great American Songbook from U. S. jazz expert Will Friedwald

Great American singers such as Frank Sinatra or Ella Fitzgerald were heard on November 21 at the Barcelona Music Museum thanks to a presentation on the Great American Songbook by writer and jazz expert Will Friedwald. The audience were 70 high school students from Rubí and Sant Vicenç de Castellet. Friedwald was invited by the ...
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#GirlsTech Summer Camp at the American Space Barcelona focuses on digital fabrication

During the first two weeks of July, 20 girls from Barcelona learned the basics of robotics and coding. This hands-on workshop introduced them to the world of Digital Fabrication. The #Girlstech Summer camp was co-organized by the consulate general in collaboration with the American Space Barcelona and the Pompeu Fabra University’s Department of Information and ...
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The consulate general arranges a one-week training workshop for Science teachers from Barcelona

Janet McNeil, K-8 Science Coordinator at Brookline Public Schools in Massachusetts, offered a one-week training  on “Weaving Science and Literacy” for 25 teachers who teach science in English, at the American Space Barcelona. She also delivered a talk on the latest innovations in science teaching and curricula in the U.S. at the Catalan Foundation for ...
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The Consulate General collaborates with the International STEAMConf 2017

The US Consulate General has collaborated with the International STEMConf Barcelona 2017 which took place April 20-22. This third edition had two prominent American speakers: Sylvia Martinez, Principal Advisor to Stanford University’s FabLearn Fellows and co-author of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom” and Eric Rosenbaum, co-inventor of Makey Makey and a ...
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