A 1 Week ERASMUS+ Teacher Training Course on the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​ICT​ ​as​ ​a​ ​tool​ ​for​ ​student​ ​centered​ ​and​ ​cross-curricular​ ​learning. Available in Florence (Italy)

The​ ​course​ ​has​ ​been​ ​created​ ​for​ ​teachers,​ ​and​ ​other​ ​school​ ​staff​ ​members,​ ​interested​ ​in ​using​ ​ICT​ ​in​ ​their​ ​teaching,​ ​but​ ​who​ ​don’t​ ​quite​ ​know​ ​where​ ​to​ ​start.​ ​The​ ​course aims​ ​to​ ​give​ ​concrete​ ​examples​ ​and​ ​ideas​ ​how​ ​to​ ​use​ ​technology​ ​and​ ​different​ ​apps​ ​at​ ​school.

The​ ​main goal of this course is inspiring ​participants on how to effectively integrate Ict into their teaching,​ ​in​ ​a​ ​way​ ​that​ ​places​ ​the​ ​pupils​ ​in​ ​the​ ​center​ ​of​ ​the​ ​learning​ ​process. Participants​ ​will learn simple, tested​ ​and effective ​examples​ ​from​ ​real​ ​school​ ​life on how to use technological​ ​devices​ ​and​ ​apps in education.​ ​

The​ ​teachers​ ​of​ ​the​ ​course​ ​come​ ​from​ ​Finland,​ ​where​ ​the​ ​new​ ​national​ ​curriculum emphasizes​ ​the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​ICT​ ​as​ ​a​ ​tool​ ​for​ ​student​ ​centered​ ​and​ ​cross-curricular​ ​learning.​ ​

The​ ​course​ ​will​ ​explore​ ​the​ ​following​ ​topics:​ ​group​ ​work​ ​and cooperation in the classroom,​ ​class​ ​management​ ​with​ ​Google​ ​Classroom,​ ​the different​ ​stages​ ​of​ ​the​ ​learning​ ​process,​ ​taking​ ​notes, the​ ​revision​ ​of learning, rewarding​ ​systems,​ ​​ ​collaboration​ ​between colleagues,​ ​coding​ ​and​ ​gaming,​ ​class​ ​breaks​, the​ ​creation​ ​of​ ​teaching material​ ​and​ ​presentations.

By​ ​the​ ​end​ ​of​ ​the​ ​course ​participants​ ​will​ ​have​ ​gathered​ ​a​ ​great​ ​deal​ ​of​ ​personal experience​ ​in​ ​using​ ​different​ ​apps​ ​and​ ​devices​ ​and​ will have​ ​greater​ ​confidence​ ​and​ ​courage​ ​to use​ ​them​ ​in​ ​their​ ​work.

Guided city tours and a one-day excursion (usually on Saturday) will also be part of the programme.

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target audience

- Teachers primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs; Teacher trainers; Headteachers; Principals; Managers of schools.

course details - Florence

  • Length of the course: 1 week Mon -Sat;  
  • Number of participants: max. 12;
  • Set Dates 2018: 04 - 09 June; 09 - 14 July; 30 July - 04 August; 15 - 20 October; 
  • Extra curricular activities included: 2 Florence Guided Tours and 1 day Tuscan Excursion (usually on Saturday);
  • Price: € 480,00

 

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