The Digital Teacher: A 21-Century Introduction to Digital Education

Intermediate Computer Proficiency required. Read more »

Intermediate computer proficiency courses are designed for individuals who already have good understanding of technology. Participants will build upon their skills by learning how to use a variety of resources, including learning apps, Microsoft 365 apps, and photo and video editing platforms.

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Description

As a result of the digital transformation of education, teachers need to adapt their lessons to the new normal. This implies planning and delivering online teaching, as well as introducing digital content and activities in their lessons and creating digital materials.

How much do you feel able, as a teacher, to comply with all these requirements?

This course aims to support teachers through the digital transformation and through the 21st-century challenges in digital education.

Are you ready to take up the challenge?

By going through short modules that clarify and allow gaining practice with a variety of digital tools, participants will discover effective ways to use educational apps and software.

In particular, during the course, they will learn about apps and software for:

  • Presenting content;
  • Designing graphic elements quickly and easily;
  • Creating interactive live lessons in a digital learning environment;
  • Online assessment and quizzes;
  • Managing a whiteboard online.

All modules will give time to participants to practice the proposed tools and to discuss and share experiences about their best use in the classroom.

Because of this, the course is really recommended for teachers with limited digital expertise teaching any curricular subject to any grade, from kindergarten to university.

By the end of the course, participants will feel more comfortable using digital technologies in their everyday teaching. They will make a step forward in the domain of digital education, and be closer to involving their students in more engaging interactive digital activities.

Requirements

Suggested computer proficiency: Intermediate 

Learning outcomes

The course will help the participants to:  

  • Create effective presentations and worksheets;
  • Design digital material;
  • Conduct fruitful live lessons;
  • Manage their classrooms easily with the help of differentiated activities;
  • Assess their students with digital tools;
  • Assign interactive games;
  • Exploit digital whiteboards for their lessons.

Tentative schedule

Day 1 – Introduction to Remote Teaching and Digital Tools for Presenting Content

  • Introduction to the course, the school, and the external week activities;
  • Icebreaker activities;
  • Presentations of the participants’ schools;
  • Discussions, personal experiences, and sharing of ideas on remote teaching;
  • Digital tools for content presentation: tips and practice.

Day 2 – Digital Tools for Material Design

  • Tools for Developing and Designing Learning Materials;
  • Individual and collaborative practice with the proposed tools;
  • Discussions and reflections on the day.

Day 3 – Digital Tools for Interactive Live Lessons

  • Apps for Interactive Lessons;
  • Experience the applications by creating their own lessons;
  • Discussions and reflections on the day.

Day 4 – Digital Tools for Online Assessment

  • Tools for Online Assessment;
  • Experience the applications by creating their own quizzes;
  • Discussions and reflections on the day.

Day 5 – Digital Tools about White Boards and Games

  • White Board Apps;
  • Online games for all school subjects and levels;
  • Experience the applications by creating their own games and using the Whiteboard tools;
  • Discussions and reflections on the day.

Day 6 – Course closure and 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.

Confirmed Sessions

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Florence15 April 2024Fully Booked

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Reviews about this course

Angel Sanchezfrom Spain
5 stars

The discovery of digital tools that I can now implement in my classes was one of the most valuable aspects of the course. These tools will be incredibly useful in enhancing my teaching methods and engaging my students. The newfound knowledge of digital tools opens up exciting possibilities for creating dynamic and interactive learning experiences. It was a significant takeaway that will positively impact my future teaching endeavors.

Stefanos Karasavvasfrom Greece
5 stars

I gained a wealth of new information and knowledge during the course, which I consider a significant discovery in the world of the web. The course provided valuable insights into various aspects of the digital landscape, expanding my understanding and opening up new possibilities. It was an eye-opening experience that equipped me with fresh perspectives and enhanced my digital literacy.

Kostadinka Karadzova
5 stars

I highly recomend this course! Attending the course was really beneficial for me and for my colleagues, too! We are now able to integrate interesting and helpful educational apps into our teaching practice!!!

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