Social Media in the Classroom

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Social media

Concept by: Tatiana Speri

SUGGESTED COMPUTER PROFICIENCY: BASIC

Description

The course has been created for teachers who want to learn about social media and its application in the classroom.

Participants will learn about incorporating social technology into their lessons and participate in small group and pair work activities. Emphasis will be placed on the most popular social media and on their potential in educational settings. Teachers will be provided with a wide range of practical teaching activities to enable them to make their classes more effective and enjoyable. Teachers will also learn about safe use of social media, student versus teacher roles and digital classroom management.

The course is taught through a combination of short theoretical presentations followed by practice activities, through which the participants will get familiar with the various platforms and techniques covered. 

By the end of the course, teachers will have acquired more knowledge about using social media as an educational tool, enhance student engagement and improve communication among students and teachers.

Learning Outcomes

The course will help the participants to:  
  • Use different Social in the classroom: managing groups, interacting, communicating, sharing materials;
  • Make a search easier, create playlist about different topics, share and embed videos and playlists;
  • Manage a virtual classroom, send assignments, search and share useful materials, communicate with students and parents;
  • Propose tasks and exercises through Social Media; 
  • Understand ethical issues and the skills needed to manage privacy settings for a safe use of Social Media.

Audience

  • Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs);
  • Teacher trainers;
  • Careers officers, educational guides and counsellors;
  • Headteachers;
  • Principals;
  • 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

  • Lessons: classes will take place in the Morning (9:00 – 13:45) or in the Afternoon (14:00 – 18:45).
  • Activities: if not otherwise specified all courses includes at least one guided city tour and one full-day excursion (usuallly on Saturday).
  • Price: 480€

Next courses in Florence

  • 16-21 December 2019
  • 13-18 January 2020
  • 20-25 January 2020
  • 17-22 February 2020
  • 16-21 March 2020
  • 20-25 April 2020
  • 18-23 May 2020
  • 15-20 June 2020
  • 29 June - 4 July 2020
  • 20-25 July 2020
  • 17-22 August 2020
  • 21-26 September 2020

Next courses in Barcelona

  • 9-14 December 2019
  • 30 December - 4 January 2020
  • 13-18 January 2020
  • 10-15 February 2020
  • 9-14 March 2020
  • 30 March - 4 April 2020
  • 13-18 April 2020
  • 11-16 May 2020
  • 8-13 June 2020
  • 29 June - 4 July 2020
  • 13-18 July 2020
  • 10-15 August 2020

Next courses in Drogheda

  • 27 January - 1 February 2020
  • 24-29 February 2020
  • 23-28 March 2020
  • 27 April - 2 May 2020
  • 25-30 May 2020
  • 22-27 June 2020
  • 27 July - 1 August 2020
  • 24-29 August 2020
  • 28 September - 3 October 2020
  • 26-31 October 2020
  • 23-28 November 2020

Next courses in Tenerife

  • 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
  • 7-12 September 2020
  • 5-10 October 2020
  • 2-7 November 2020

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

Although our courses are designed with the European Union Erasmus + program in mind, they are also open to teachers from all non-E.U. countries. Over the last few years we have welcomed increasing numbers of teachers from the USA and Japan, among others.

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Reviews about this course

A very useful course about social media and how to use it purposefully in your classroom. The teacher was very competent and fun.

Dragana Mihajlović

I liked this course very much. Very practical tools and ideas to use in class. Thank you

Barbara Fritz Hoffman

The course was extremely interesting because I learned to use different Social Media in the classroom. The trainer was very well- prepared and she made us like and understand everything.

Monica Gheorghe

This was a very organised and interesting course in which I learned that social media can be used in the classroom to make the pupils more interested.The teacher was absolutely astonishing.

Serban Doina

The course was very useful, we learnt how to implement social media in the classroom in an engaging and entertaining way. Teacher Academy are great educational providers and we definitely recommend them.

Deyana Ruseva

I am very happy to have met wonderful people and teachers from other countries, but I also returned to my school with new ideas and tools that I will use in my class for my students.

Georgios Mitrainas

Greece

Very well structured and motivating course, I can only recommend it!

Angelika Hauleitner

Austria

Friendly atmosphere, good organisation of the course and it is takes place in beautiful city

Anita Kosmaty

Poland

The course was amazing, it was very interactive and useful.

Ligita Voltmane

Latvia

Good trainers, nice atmosphere, perfect organization, and very good location of the school – this everything made the great courses!

Grazyna Skeczek

Poland
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