Choice, Competence and Creative-Thinking in the Primary Classroom

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Description

We now thrive in a culture of innovation. For our children, that means more than half of the jobs they will pursue do not even exist yet. It’s critical we teach our children that their secret to success is no longer about content knowledge and conformity—it’s about preparing them to be successful in an unknown future.

This course explores how we can provide children with the essential skills and practice they will need for careers as they revolutionize over time.  

Participants will understand how to value process over product, develop and evaluate children’s abilities and attitudes as well as their achievements and understand how to implement the ‘four Cs’:  critical thinking, collaboration, communication, and creativity into classroom activities.

Positive school climate, real cohesiveness and motivation have a great impact on children’s approach to learning and outcomes. As teachers, we need to learn how to provide them with these tools to navigate our changing world.

Learning Outcomes

  • How to support and celebrate failure that leads to progress.
  • How to give choice and voice from early childhood
  • How to build teams and celebrate the success of others
  • How to use the key competences to develop learning skills
  • How to adapt and manage coursebook exercises to be more creative and communicative
  • How to create a positive school atmosphere through project work and TBL
  • How to help children work in groups and take decisions
  • How to implement self and peer evaluation

Target Audience

  • Primary and Infant school Teachers
  • TeacherTrainers;
  • Headteachers; School Managers;
  • Teachers in Training

Details, locations and dates

  • Price: 480€
  • Activities included: if not otherwise specified all courses includes at least one city guided tour and one full day excursion.
  • Lessons are from Monday to Saturday, if not stated otherwise.
  • Class Schedule: class activities will take place in Morning (9 – 13:45) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 18:45).

Next courses in Tenerife

  • 2-7 September 2019
  • 7-12 October 2019
  • 4-9 November 2019
  • 2-7 December 2019
  • 6-11 January 2020
  • 3-8 February 2020
  • 2-7 March 2020
  • 6-11 April 2020
  • 4-9 May 2020
  • 1-6 June 2020
  • 6-11 July 2020
  • 3-8 August 2020

Next courses in Dublin

  • 12-17 August 2019
  • 9-14 September 2019
  • 14-19 October 2019
  • 11-16 November 2019
  • 9-14 December 2019
  • 13-18 January 2020
  • 10-15 February 2020
  • 9-14 March 2020
  • 13-18 April 2020
  • 11-16 May 2020
  • 8-13 June 2020
  • 13-18 July 2020

Next courses in Drogheda

  • 19-24 August 2019
  • 16-21 September 2019
  • 21-26 October 2019
  • 18-23 November 2019
  • 16-21 December 2019
  • 20-25 January 2020
  • 17-22 February 2020
  • 16-21 March 2020
  • 20-25 April 2020
  • 18-23 May 2020
  • 15-20 June 2020
  • 20-25 July 2020

Not a EU teacher? This course is for you too!

Our courses are designed to fit the Erasmus+ program of the European Union, but are available also for teachers from all non EU countries.

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