Teach with a Twist! Motivate your Students with Creative Teaching Strategies

Description

Concept by Federica Di Bartolomeo

This course will allow you to gain all the skills and tools to effectively engage and motivate your students, using the latest teaching approaches and developing your own and your pupils’ imagination.

You will learn how to integrate creative thinking and problem-solving in your lesson plan, acquiring practical experience in the best solutions and student-centered activities to foster pupils’ engagement and motivation.

Besides, the course will provide you with the necessary knowledge to properly integrate some of the most creative digital tools in the classroom as valuable tools to support each student’s learning style.

By the end of the training, you will be able to confidently integrate a great variety of creative strategies into your lessons and teach with a twist!

What is included

 Unmatched Support: full day chat assistance

 Fully Fundable: tailored on Erasmus+ budgets

 Flexibility Guaranteed: easy changes with minimal restrictions

 360° experience: from coffee breaks to cultural visits

 Post-Course Training: 100€ voucher on 40+ online courses

Learning outcomes

The course will help the participants to: 

  • Understand how to motivate students with problem-solving and creative thinking-based tasks;
  • Effectively engage students with visual thinking methodologies;
  • Integrating artful thinking strategies in the learning process;
  • Develop student-centered exercises and activities;
  • Use apps to foster students’ creativity and engagement.

Tentative schedule

Day 1 – Course introduction & how to motivate students

  • Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities;
  • Icebreaker activities;
  • Presentations of the participants’ schools:
  • Motivating students: top strategies;
  • The Science of Creativity.

Day 2 – Thinking strategies

  • Promoting critical thinking among your students;
  • Visual and artful thinking strategies; 
  • Designing your own visual/artful thinking project.

Day 3 – Integrating thinking strategies

  • Integrating visual/artful thinking strategies in your lesson plan;
  • Fostering problem-solving skills: practical games;
  • Active learning through ICT: not just consumers! Becoming producers of technology (hands-on activity).

Day 4 – Enhancing through new methods

  • But is it really all about motivation? New methodologies for learning enhancement;
  • Enhancing Creativity through ICT tools (hands-on activity);
  • Fostering problem-solving and teamwork: practical games.

Day 5 – Get creative

  • Mind Mapping: taking notes is fun!
  • Promoting creative thinking: practical games;
  • What’s your twist? Implementing what you’ve learned.

Day 6 – Course closure & cultural activities

  • Course evaluation: round-up of acquired competencies, feedback, and discussion;
  • Awarding of the course Certificate of Attendance;
  • Excursion and other external cultural activities.

Dates and locations

= confirmed date

You can register for any date, even if it's not yet confirmed, especially if you're interested in courses several weeks away. Once we have a few more enrollments, we will confirm the date. If we are unable to confirm it, we will offer you alternative options.

Amsterdam

Price: 580€*

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cultural Activities

A walking tour
One excursion on Saturday

OID: E10293762580€*

Barcelona

Price: 480€*

Barcelona, Spain

Cultural Activities

A walking tour
Visit Barcelona’s principal attractions

OID: E10247545480€*

Berlin

Price: 480€*

Berlin, Germany

Cultural Activities

One walking tour to Berlin’s wall

OID: E10233216480€*

Trapani

Price: 480€*

Trapani, Italy

Cultural Activities

Visits to Trapani’s surroundings

OID: E10166501480€*

*A 60 € late registration fee will be applied if you register less than 8 weeks before the course start date.

Reviews about this course

Ovidiu Titefrom Romania
5 stars

I was impressed by the trainer's ability to help us recognize and tap into our creative potential, even in areas we may have overlooked. Their guidance and insights encouraged us to think outside the box, explore innovative approaches, and embrace our own creativity as educators. It was a transformative experience that empowered us to unlock new avenues of teaching and learning.

Nina Rukavinafrom Croatia
5 stars

The trainer left a lasting impression on me with her pleasant demeanor, approachability, and open-mindedness. Her expertise and guidance were invaluable, as she shared her knowledge generously and facilitated a conducive learning environment. I learned a great deal from her and felt comfortable approaching her with questions and concerns. It was a truly enriching experience to be guided by such a knowledgeable and supportive trainer.

Belén Martínezfrom Spain
5 stars

I loved the way in which the instructor presented the content of the course through a variety of activities. Teachers were really interested in our own schools and supplied tailored suggestions and improvements to solve any doubts or questions we may have had. I am incredibly happy with this course and the instructors; I would recommend it to fellow new teachers!

5 Yellow Stars
Rated 4.7 / 5 by 26ॱ000+ teachers
5 Yellow Stars
Rated 4.9 / 5 by 3ॱ000+ teachers
5 Yellow Stars
Rated 4.9 / 5 by 300+ teachers

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