Social Media in the Classroom

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Social media for kids and teachers

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 Media 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.

Target 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: Jacopo 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); we will try to answer all your questions as soon as possible.

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 Florence

  • 7-12 October 2019
  • 14-19 October 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

Next courses in Barcelona

  • 14-19 October 2019
  • 11-16 November 2019
  • 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

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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Reviews about this course

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

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

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
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