This course is included in the Erasmus+ programme. English Matters' Personal Identification Code (PIC number): 947992544.
Location: Dublin. Ireland
Description: The aim of the course is to enable participants to introduce Information Technology (ICT) in class and apply the acquired skills to make knowledge accessible through ICT by exploiting and creating digital resources for teaching and learning. Participants will unlock their creativity by working with modern technology to explore image and sound editing, the making of interactive presentations, the production of online quizzing activities, etc. This will create an effective and safe working environment by using a wide range of tools such as Digital Portfolio, Padlet, Powtoon, Timeline, Concept and Mind Mapping, Rubrics, Blogging, etc. These tools will support and enhance teaching and learning language, mathematics, science, history, geography… through interdisciplinary inquiry and the use and creation of digital teaching resources. This course is specially designed for teachers who want to start their journey into ICT for their classroom. This course is based on a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) approach in order to facilitate communication and cooperative learning among participants in an international course. To participate in this course a minimum B1 level of English is required.
*Note: 7 training day courses start on Sunday evening (16:00) and finish on Saturday afternoon (12:30 approximately). 10 training day courses start on Monday morning (09:00) and finish on Friday at noon (12:30 approximately).