Discover Florence with LearningApps – Innovative Teaching Methods in Practice

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Description

LearningApps is a web 2.0 application to support learning and teaching processes with interactive modules.

They can be used directly in learning materials, but also for self-studying and for creative content production. LearningApps include no specific framework or a specific learning scenario, so they are not suitable as complete lessons or tasks. Instead, they must be embedded in an appropriate teaching scenario.

This course aims to demonstrate how useful LearningApps are in teaching any subjects. We would like to show how easy it is to create interactive learning modules with templates of the website. We are going to explain how to collect reusable building blocks and make them accessible to everyone. We would like to show how to make teaching playful with LearningApps by using innovative teaching methods.

By the end of the course, participants will gain greater insight into using LearningApps. They will learn how to integrate the interactive learning modules into lessons to motivate their students in the learning process. Participants will also learn how to get inspired by visiting a museum. Upon completion of the course, they will learn more about the history and art of Florence and about famous artists of the city and its surroundings.

The online web-tool LearningApps will be used during the course.

Participants are asked to bring their own devices: laptops, tablets, mobile phones.

Learning Outcomes

The course will help the participants to understand how to: 

  • Create interactive learningmoduls with LearningApps;
  • Integrate these moduls into the teaching process;
  • Stimulate students with playful apps;
  • Use innovative teaching methods;
  • Incorporate museum experience into the teaching/learning process.

Audience

  • Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs);
  • Company staff;
  • Managers of schools.

Head teacher of ICT Courses: Iacopo Falciani

Do you want to take more than one course? Build your own 2-week Course!

Is there any doubt you want to clarify? Contact us (teachertraining@europass.it or by Facebook); we will try to answer all your questions as soon as possible.

Specifics

  • Activities: all courses include at least one guided city tour and one full-day excursion (usually on Saturday).
  • Certificate: all our courses guarantee a Certificate of Attendance
    if 80% of the lessons will be attended.
  • Lessons: classes take place in the Morning (9:00 – 13:45) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 18:45).
  • Platform: participants will have free access to our e-learning platform.
  • Price: 480 €

Next courses in Florence

  • 6-11 July 2020
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