Course

Interactive technologies for the future classroom

Upcoming courses

  • 8-12 April 2019. Book your places now!
  • March/April 2020, dates to be confirmed

Course description

The participants will learn in this course tools and methodologies to increase and enhance the level of interaction in the classroom. The pedagogically-oriented course addresses topics like student collaboration, freeware for brainstorming and mapping of students' pre-knowledge, interactive whiteboards (IWB) and using different widgets with them, creating interactive exercises and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD).

Learning objectives

  • Discover tools and methodologies to increase interaction in the classroom.
  • Experiment with different software to increase student collaboration.
  • Learn about the possibilities of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device).
  • Explore the advantages of an IWB to deliver flipped learning.
  • Use widgets and software to create interactive exercises, e.g. for brainstorming or testing students' pre-knowledge.
  • Learn about eTwinning and how to start a collaborative project with European teachers.
  • Learn from best practises: sharing is caring.

Comments from our participants

  • "I wanted to be in the Future Classroom and see how all the different spaces and resources allow a group to work at the same time. During the course, I could fulfil entirely this objective. We were allowed to experiment everything we wanted and having the support we needed."
  • "I really enjoyed this course thanks to the trainer's expertise and help. We learnt a lot and had fun all together! I'm sure I will use what I've learnt during this week in my practice."
  • "All the tiniest details were organized perfectly, the level of arrangement and teaching is incredibly high."
  • "I loved the using of all the different tools to create online quizzes and tests, as well as the tools to vote and to make interactive presentations."
  • "The course encouraged me to use more ICT in eTwinning projects, and in my school. I'm so glad I met new teachers from different countries."
     

Further information

  • The course is listed in the School Education Gateway course catalogue
  • This is a 5-day course, from Monday to Friday. It is also possible to take part in a shorter, 3-day version from Monday to Wednesday.
  • This is a full day course meaning the daily instruction time is about 6,5 hours.
  • The lunches are organised at the training venue and included in the course price. Also coffee breaks are provided and included. One dinner is organised for the participants as well.
  • The participants are welcome to join social & cultural activities organised in the evenings.
  • The participants should have at least basic knowledge on ICT and be able to communicate in English.
  • Contact us for further information: fcl@eun.org