Resisting disinformation through emotions


In an ever-changing world driven by technological development, the internet, social media and artificial intelligence give us access to an overflow of information that, unfortunately, can lead to misinformation. At Smilemundo, we understand the importance of tackling this challenge from the root: understanding how our emotions and internal states are affected by interacting with content… Read more »

Games and gamification in history education


“Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood, because it alone is the free expression of what is in the child’s soul.” – this is what the educationalist Friedrich Fröbel said about play. By weaving play into lessons, we can create better conditions for learning. Therefore, the use of games and gamification are… Read more »

A good lesson in the Kolb cycle


What is a good lesson? What does it mean a good lesson? This is a question I had the opportunity to ask the teachers at the Digital Historytelling programme workshop in Poland. What did I hear? A good lesson is based on the needs – both of the learners and of the teacher. It gives… Read more »

Digital storytelling in history teaching


What is digital storytelling? In the simplest words, digital storytelling is the use of digital solutions to prepare and share narrative content. It is an approach that is increasingly being used both commercially and non-commercially, not only in education, but also in media or product promotion.  There are an increasing number of solutions that are… Read more »

Incorporating a digital approach to history teaching


Together with the School with Class Foundation (Poland) and the King Baudouin Foundation (Belgium) we are developing the project ‘Digital Historytelling’ (DIGHIST), in which digital tools will be designed to facilitate the work of History and Social Sciences teachers.

added value

Discover free innovative tools for STEAM


Within the framework of our project ‘Added Value’, we have organized two free sessions for primary and secondary education professionals in which we will share tools aimed at making the teaching of STEAM subjects (mathematics, natural sciences, technology, biology …) more practical, fun and transversal.

Introducción a los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible

Training program for the Barcelona Provincial Council

Development, Education

More than 4,000 employees of the Catalan public administration will attend the ‘Introduction to the Sustainable Development Goals’ course, with the aim of acquiring general knowledge about the 17 SDGs established by the UN, so that they can apply them in their day to day life, both in the professional and personal field.

SmileUrbo in Amsterdam

SmileUrbo returns to the Netherlands

Education, SmileUrbo

In April around 170 students of the Governance and Inclusive Development Studies of the University of Amsterdam will play our SmileUrbo role-playing game. The purpose of the activity is to let the students, through the simulation, learn to represent and defend a specific role within a certain conflict.