Video clip of students and teachers from Barcelona, from the COMconeixer project, explaining their understanding of the Knowledge Building Principle “Democratizing Knowledge”. (Original source: 2006- DVD- COMconèixer- An International experience of knowledge building. Learning how to build together our knowledge.) For more information go to: www.xtec.es/ofinternacional/COMconeixer
Parent- Maria José Lopez- parent from student at Escola Horitzó: The other day he said: All the information is important, all the contributions have to be taken into consideration.
Student 1: I think that if there’s one thing we don’t know, the whole group benefits from it, not only the one who has worked on it or knows it.
Student 2: The fact of hanging our ideas in a place where everybody has the right of knowing them, since all together we learn more.
Student 3: This project of the COMconèixer in which we are working on, we have decided to do it about the topic of trees, and the hypothesis we have suggested is that Barcelona’s Town Hall, which criteria it follows when having to plant certain trees in the street, and not some others, and based on this we have made a series of tests, investigations and work, in order to advance, and to try to discover elements to solve this hypothesis that we have.
Student 4: Every time twe had a part of our project finished, we met all together with a computer and hanged here our experiences, our contributions and also photographs that we had taken throughout the project.