Social Media and Web Solutions for your Classroom

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SUGGESTED COMPUTER PROFICIENCY LEVEL: BASIC

Description

The course has been created for teachers who wish to learn more about the use of information and communication technology in their classrooms.

Participants will get involved in small practical group tasks exemplifying how to incorporate technology into their lessons in order to be more effective and enjoyable. Emphasis will be placed on the most popular social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), as well as on modern platforms such as Vine, Youtube, Prezi, Google apps. Edmodo, Moodle and others. Teachers will also learn about safe use of social media, student versus teacher roles and digital classroom management.

Social media and web platforms support networking and offer Web 2.0 tools that enable users to share their work, form groups, use free up-to-date resources and apps, cooperate and interact, which enhances students (and teachers)’ engagement and satisfaction in learning and teaching.   

Learning outcomes

Participants to the course will learn 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;
  • 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

  • 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: 820 €

Next courses in Florence

  • 22 July - 2 August 2019
  • 16-27 March 2020
  • 20 April - 1 May 2020
  • 18-29 May 2020
  • 15-26 June 2020
  • 20-31 July 2020
  • 17-28 August 2020
  • 21 September - 2 October 2020
  • 19-30 October 2020
  • 16-27 November 2020
  • 18-29 January 2021

Next courses in Barcelona

  • 9-20 March 2020
  • 13-24 April 2020
  • 11-22 May 2020
  • 8-19 June 2020
  • 13-24 July 2020
  • 10-21 August 2020
  • 14-25 September 2020
  • 12-23 October 2020
  • 9-20 November 2020
  • 11-22 January 2021
  • 8-19 February 2021

Reviews about this course

Very nice and fun course, many useful and practical ideas. Highly reccommended!

Jane Smitson

An excellent course that gave us useful knowledge how to organise our web materials, design and display web lessons, involve students in learning by using IT tools. A big THANK YOU to our instructors Marta Mandolini and Alessandro Pumpo for their patience and attentiveness, and contribution to our unforgettable experience in beautiful Barcelona!

Svetla Baloutzova

Very useful course, perfect teachers. Location of school is very good, in center of Florence. Trips and guide tours organized by school was excellent.

Denisa Bilíková

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