INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AND METHODS 2020

INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AND METHODS

– FUTURE LEARNING PLACES –

LANGUAGE: Languages used for the training: English, but many languages for 6+ groups. The language of the course can be arranged according to the characteristics of the groups in English, German, Italian, Spanish and Turkish.

COURSE SPECIFICATIONS:
Number of Training Days:5 Days
Lessons per week: 30 English Language
Lesson Duration: 09:00-15:00 for a day                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Length and fees: 70 Auro per a day/person

Class Size: Maximum 20
Language level: A1/A2
Suitable for: School administrators, school staff, teachers and Everyone

COURSE BACKGROUND AND COURSE OVERVIEW:

Europe and school life are changing fast. What kind of schools should we build for the future? How do we support learning and motivate our kids better with school buildings, learning spaces and new learning environments?
What is the role of ICT in modern classrooms? What should be inside the buildings? What kind of software we should use with children in kindergartens and schools? Future virtual reality is here with 3D. What shall we do with it?

Our course is for those who are planning new schools, buying modern technology or furniture or are going to teach and work modern technology in the future. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

The course aim is to learn about different learning and teaching environments, school buildings, ICT and virtual reality and how to prepare your pupils/student for future learning and working life. Participants will also learn how to start planning a school renovation/building a new school.
The most important thing is to learn how to create a learning environment that motivates students to make their best. The course is including quite many school visits. The aim is also to learn pedagogical English language and widen your professional network of colleagues in Europe.
Side field of the training:
* Planning new school buildings
* Modern technology and web tools (ICT)
* Virtual reality and 3D in classrooms and outside school
* Curricula
* Future schools
* Learning Environments
* Furniture inside the school
* 360 photo

CONTENT AND METHODOLOGY:

In recent years, teachers have found that the technology-based approach has benefits. In high schools that follow the 90-minute class schedule, the learning center approach can be an effective use of time and space. Teachers report that this approach makes it easier to conduct formative assessments and modify instruction as needed. They also report that center-based approach supports technology integration.

METHODS: Lectures, exercises, discussions, teamwork, role-playing, study visits

COURSE TOPICS:

-Innovation

-Reformation

-ICT learning

-Technical tools in education

-Databased Learning

Program (Training activities):

-PPT slides

-discussions

-evaluating

-sharing thoughts and ideas with the group

-sightseeing and the school visits 

PREPARATION:

After confirming registration, participants will be informed about the details of the course (arrival, daily program). Participants will be able to introduce themselves and bring a few examples of routines and practices that they apply to their teaching.

MODULES:

Module 1: Discovering technology

Module 2: Creating technologic and new classrooms

Module 3: Education in a technologic environment

Module 4: ICT tools

FOLLOW UP:

  • Flexible space that can be easily adjusted to meet support the learning activities
  • Allow for movement
  • Allow for various groupings
  • Allow for hands-on exploring, making, and building
  • Allow for curriculum integration, including the arts
  • Support social interaction and development
  • Support cognitive skills and development
  • Support the integration of technology
  • Provide opportunities for students to learn through examples

DAILY TIMETABLE:

1ST DAY

(09:00-15:00)

-Program of the week, getting to know each other, education systems and KA1 projects of participants.

-A quick introduction to the course

Coffee Break

-What kind of schools does Europe need in the future? Future curriculums for the students

-Discussion
2ND DAY
(09:00-15:00)

-What kind of schools are we building now? Is learning changing, should schools change too? —What do we really need inside schools? How we should plan a future school?

Coffee Break

-Using ICT as an innovative element in new generation schools

-It’s using fields and analysis

-Discussion
3RD DAY
(09:00-15:00)

-Modern ICT based learning environments.

-Apps for primary and secondary education and new ideas about how to use modern technology + virtual reality and 3D.

Coffee Break

-Applying methods of technological innovations in education

-Scientific researches about the issue

-Discussion
4TH DAY

(09:00-15:00)
-Trip to a national park

-Orientation activities

-Sightseeing

5TH DAY

(09:00-15:00)

-Evaluation

-Distribution of certificates

-Goodbye..

CERTIFICATIONS: At the end of the course; Participants will take ”Certificate of Participant”, ”Europass Mobility Certificate”, ”Staff Mobility Agreement‘‘ and BlueCore International Company Invoice certificates.

You can follow course dates, locations and application processes here!