Traditional Arts and ICT Art Tools for Teaching your Subjects and Promoting Life Skills

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Description

Drawing, painting, theatre, writing are disciplines which have been connected to human being since ancient times; photography, video, ICT tools are part of our daily life nowadays.

The language of art is universal and it connects the left and the right sides of our brain, completing an experience that involves our senses, our emotions, our creative and critical thinking, and enhances the development of all life skills. 

During the course participants will learn how to integrate the use of traditional arts techniques and ICT art tools into their teaching; the course is suitable for all subjects and ages taught. The course will be held both in class and outdoors. 

Specifically, participants will practice: drawing and painting (doodling, traditional drawing, intuitive drawing, drawing and painting with specific App for Ipad and Android), photography (traditional and creative photography and Stop motion technique), Theater (creative writing, performing, recording if applicable). Guided imagery and meditation short techniques will integrate and complete the creative experience. Participants will be also introduced to the use of Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube to facilitate the social sharing of the proposed activities in the classroom. 

Participants will be involved in an active learning process, also focusing on personal experience and self-expression, combining cognitive and emotional elements to make the learning process easier and ensure long-lasting retention of the new knowledge. 

Learning outcomes

The course will help the participants to:

  • Use traditional art techniques and ICT art tools in order to teach subjects in an interactive way;
  • Understand how to actively maintain students’ attention and motivation throughout a class;
  • Improve the use of doodling and guided imagery to stimulate creative and critical thinking, as a useful starting point in the learning process;
  • Have confidence within your own creative process;
  • Be able to combine the acquired techniques with the subject you teach.

Audience

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

Head teacher of Arts and Wellbeing Courses: Susan Gagliano

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 Barcelona

  • 30 December - 4 January 2020
  • 30 March - 4 April 2020
  • 29 June - 4 July 2020
  • 13-18 July 2020
  • 10-15 August 2020
  • 31 August - 5 September 2020
  • 14-19 September 2020
  • 12-17 October 2020
  • 9-14 November 2020
  • 30 November - 5 December 2020
  • 14-19 December 2020
  • 11-16 January 2021

Next courses in Amsterdam

  • 6-11 July 2020
  • 3-8 August 2020
  • 7-12 September 2020
  • 5-10 October 2020
  • 2-7 November 2020
  • 7-12 December 2020
  • 4-9 January 2021
  • 1-6 February 2021
  • 1-6 March 2021
  • 5-10 April 2021
  • 3-8 May 2021
  • 7-12 June 2021
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