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The role of touch in memory

Do your lessons give your pupils enough opportunities to try things out by touch? How are the body or touch and memory connected? Isn’t the brain essential for remembering?! Of course, but it is important to remember that the brain needs more than a balanced diet and quality sleep – it needs love, a feeling

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Time in nature and time in front of screens – finding a balance for children’s healthy development

While technology can offer unique opportunities for learning and development, nature offers unlimited opportunities for children to grow, explore and learn through play. In the age of technology, screens have become an indispensable part of our lives. Children are exposed to tablets, smartphones and computers from a young age, with various impacts on their development.

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Danish children

In a recent article in the German online newspaper Focus titled “Danish Children Are Happier Because Parents Do 6 Things Differently,” authors Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandhal explore how Danish parents differ in raising their children and whether this approach contributes to the Danish sense of happiness. The main findings include: 1. Teaching

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Biological and Ecological Excursion for 1st Year Students to Notranjska

Guided tour of the DINA Pivka Center on large carnivores: In the first part, we encouraged students to think critically. Attention was focused on key, lesser-known, and most interesting facts about the lives of large carnivores, such as bears, lynxes, and wolves. The second part of the excursion for the curious was dedicated to independent,

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Do you sleep poorly and find it harder to study?

We all experience poor sleep at some point in our lives. The problem is when sleep is worse over a long period of time, so it gradually gets worse. Here are five tips that we believe can help us a lot in our quest for better sleep. Expose yourself to sunlight for at least 30-60

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Excursion to Ireland

On Friday, March 22nd, the members of GFP embarked on a journey to the evergreen Ireland, where we spent five pleasantly spring-like and slightly rainy days. During the first days, we roamed around the western part of the Emerald Isle, visiting numerous castles, ruins, monasteries, and exploring the quaint town of Galway. Our journey also

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Visit to the Technopark in Celje

As part of the additional activities offered to students at our school, we organized an excursion to the Tehnopark Celje. 40 students from grades 4-9 took part in the excursion. We also invited students from the Kokrica branch school. In Tehnopark, we chose the “ecology” program. Through various experiments, demonstrations and practical tests, students learned

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