Vesselina Ivanova Georgieva
Alexander Georgiev-Kodzhakafaliyata Primary School
Резюме. The current focus of education lies in the development of key competencies set out in the European Competency Framework, namely:
communication in the mother tongue, communication in foreign languages,
namely: communication in the mother tongue, communication in foreign languages, mathematical competence and basic knowledge in science and technology, digital competence, learning skills, social and civic competences, initiative and entrepreneurship, cultural awareness and creative expression. These are knowledge, skills and attitudes that help students achieve personal fulfillment and later in life to find work and participate in society. These competencies provide a connection between the personal, social and professional expression of modern man. The school is one of the places where these competencies can and should be developed. It is good to work on their development from an early age - at the elementary stage of education. Project-based learning is a powerful tool for competency development and personal integrity.
Keywords: project-based learning; mathematics; elementary education