Tablets and Smartphones: using mobile devices as educational tools

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Tablets and Smartphones: using mobile devices as educational tools

A 1 week ERASMUS+ Teacher Training Course about the practical use of Tablets and Smartphones in the classroom.

SUGGESTED COMPUTER PROFICIENCY: INTERMEDIATE

Description

The course has been created for participants interested in Technology Enhanced Learning and M-learning: they will discover how laptops, tablets and smartphones can be integrated into a teacher’s toolkit.

During this training course, participants will get fresh ideas on how to incorporate technology into their lessons and they will work in small groups to carry out practical tasks. They will learn how to use software, platforms and apps to communicate, to manage groups and to foster collaboration. They will also have the chance to experience how learning can be enhanced by using serious technological games and quizzes.

By the end of the course, teachers will be more inspired to use ICT tools in a motivating and pedagogical way.

Guided city tours and 1 full day cultural excursion will also be part of the programme.

Find out our upcoming confirmed courses here.

Learning Outcomes

  • Using technology in the classroom: managing groups, interacting, communicating, sharing materials;
  • Proposing tasks and exercises through educational web platforms;
  • Image sharing;
  • Platforms for audiovisual materials: how to make a search easier, creating playlist about different topics, sharing and embedding videos and playlists.
  • To structure information, better analyze, comprehend, synthesize, recall and generate new ideas using technological tools.
  • Interactive learning through the use of quizzes, games and flashcards.
  • Managing a virtual classroom, sending assignments, searching and sharing useful materials, communicating with students and parents;
  • Motivating students through serious digital games and quizzes;
  • Building awareness about ethical issues related to Social Media and Web Platforms;
  • Managing privacy settings for a safe use of Social Media. 

Target audience

  • Teachers (primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs);
  • Teacher trainers;
  • Careers officers and headteachers;
  • Principals;
  • Managers of schools/organisations offering adult education.

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.

Next courses in Florence

  • 11-16 March 2019
  • 8-13 April 2019
  • 13-18 May 2019
  • 10-15 June 2019
  • 8-13 July 2019
  • 12-17 August 2019
  • 9-14 September 2019
  • 14-19 October 2019
  • 11-16 November 2019
  • 9-14 December 2019
  • 10-15 February 2020
  • 9-14 March 2020

Next courses in Dublin

  • 25-30 March 2019
  • 22-27 April 2019
  • 27 May - 1 June 2019
  • 24-29 June 2019
  • 22-27 July 2019
  • 26-31 August 2019
  • 23-28 September 2019
  • 28 October - 2 November 2019
  • 25-30 November 2019
  • 23-28 December 2019
  • 24-29 February 2020
  • 23-28 March 2020

Next courses in Barcelona

  • 4-9 March 2019
  • 1-6 April 2019
  • 6-11 May 2019
  • 3-8 June 2019
  • 1-6 July 2019
  • 5-10 August 2019
  • 2-7 September 2019
  • 7-12 October 2019
  • 4-9 November 2019
  • 2-7 December 2019
  • 3-8 February 2020
  • 2-7 March 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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