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Make learning accessible: Special Educational Needs in my classroom
2-DAY WORKSHOP | 29-30 September 2018 LAST PLACES AVAILABLE
According to the TALIS study in 2013, teachers stated that supporting students with special needs were one of their greatest needs. The term "special needs" usually covers those for whom a special learning need has been formally identified because they are mentally, physically or emotionally disadvantaged. ICT can benefit all students, but for those with disabilities it enables them to access learning, gives them greater autonomy, unlocks the potential for those with communication difficulties, etc. The workshop will provide an introduction for teachers who would like to learn how to design lessons and activities for children with learning difficulties.
Programming for the 21st century classroom
5-DAY COURSE (also 3-day possible) | 15-19 October 2018 FULL
Programming and computational thinking skills are becoming ever more important in our society and working life. Learning to code develops various skills such as problem-solving, logical reasoning and creativity, and can help student motivation in mathematics theory as it encourages them to apply their knowledge... Read more here
2-DAY WORKSHOP | 10-11 November 2018
In this workshop the teachers will explore "flipped classroom", an emerging form of teaching and learning: Students learn new content through material gathered or prepared by the teacher like video lectures, usually at home. What used to be homework (assigned problems) is now done in class with teachers offering more personalized guidance and interaction with students, instead of lecturing. The participants will get an introduction on how to plan flipped lessons, how to create activities and content, and what kind of ICT tools to use.
Digital citizenship for the future classroom
5-DAY COURSE | 19-23 November 2018 LAST PLACES AVAILABLE
Developing digital citizenship is important for schools and educators. This course includes two parts: the first one focuses on digital skills and the second one on eSafety. How to support the development of a wide range of digital skills that ensure young people leaving school have the skills required by the labour market and by an increasingly digitized society? Read more here
Active learning in my school and classroom
2-DAY WORKSHOP | 1-2 December 2018 FULL
The Future Classroom is a space for active learning. It integrates the optimal use of the learning space, technology and pedagogy to build 21st century skills for the learners. In this 2-day workshop we will explore how the Future Classroom learning zones together with a Future Classroom pedagogy and technologies effects students. The workshop combines both theory and hands-on activities, and the participants will learn about:
- The concept of the Future Classroom
- The concept of active learning
- Pedagogies and ICT for the Future Classroom including many examples of learning activities
- The design of learning activities to promote active learning
- The design of a Future Classroom and in-between-spaces
- Distributed leadership and involving different stakeholders and colleagues.
The course is aimed at teachers who want to adapt the principles of active learning into their teaching practice, and teachers and coordinators who consider designing or adapting learning spaces at school.
FCL Winter Academy: Developing key competences through project-based learning, 25 Feb – 1 Mar 2019
In this course, the participants will learn how to embed competence-based approaches in everyday teaching practice, what are the components of good PBL, and which tools and strategies can help teachers in this endeavour. The participants will also discover the importance of student-driven activities, entrepreneurial mind-set, and other skills needed for better PBL such as social and emotional learning. Read more here
Interactive technologies for the future classroom, 8-12 April 2019
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). Read more here
FCL Summer Academy: Enhancing creativity and innovation in my classroom, 1-5 July 2019
Do schools kill or nurture creativity? Would you like your school to be a place where the students can develop skills and attitudes that combine elements such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, imagination and inventiveness? This course will lead the participants to reflect on how to nurture creativity in students and how to teach creatively! Read more here
Programming for the 21st century classroom, October 2019
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Digital citizenship for the future classroom, November 2019
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Also a number of 2-day workshops will be organised. The confirmed course titles and dates will be published on this website in due course.
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