Using Technology in the classroom

Using Technology in the classroom

Using Technology in the Classroom

Become more confident integrating technology into the classroom with a course that provides a hands-on approach

This course is for teachers who want to improve their lesson design and delivery using technology and improve the overall approach to technology in their schools.

During a time where teachers have had to adapt to virtual classrooms, this course can help you become more confident in knowing how to integrate many different technologies to improve the learner experiences.

This course will teach practical skills such as podcasts and vlogs to broaden the teaching toolkit and is ideal for those who wish to  share ideas on best practice with colleagues from across Europe. It can help to improve the overall approach to using technology in schools and, as a result, ensure better integration and greater student engagement in learning inside and outside the school.

Fast Facts

Price from
€525 

Duration
One & Two weeks

Location
London, Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

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Dublin - E10161024
London - E10074930

More details

  • Options
  • Breakdown
  • Objectives & Outcomes
  • Sample Timetable

Options

Option 1

Using Technology in the Classroom tuition only

Duration One week   Two weeks
Code TED 7.1   TED 7.2
Code TEG 7.1   TEG 7.2
Training
hours
22 hours   44 hours
Dublin Start Dates 23,30 August, 18 October 2021   26 July, 23 August, 18 October 2021
London Start Dates 9 August, 1 November 2021   9 August, 1 November 2021
Price €525   €950

You can choose to add English tuition to your course

Option 2

Language then Using Technology in the Classroom 

Choose one week of English tuition only (26 hours), followed by one week of Using Technology in the Classroom (20 hours).

Duration Two weeks
Dublin Course Code TED 8.2
London Course Code TEG 8.2
Training hours  46 hours
Dublin Start Dates  11 October 2021
London Start Dates  2 August, 25 October 2021
Price €920

Option 3

Language & Using Technology in the Classroom in parallel

English tuition takes place in the morning followed by Using Technology in the Classroom topics in the afternoon

Duration One week   Two weeks
London Course Code TED 9.1    TED 9.2
Dublin Course Code TEG 9.1    TEG 9.2
Training
hours
30 hours   60 hours
Dublin Start Dates 5 April, 21 June, 11 October, 8 November, 6 December 2021    5 April, 21 June, 11 October, 8 November, 6 December 2021
London Start Dates 21 June, 13 September, 11 October, 6 December 2021    21 June, 13 September, 11 October, 6 December 2021
Price €470   €895

Breakdown

Topics

Using Technology in the Classroom

  • Cloud Storage, file sharing and blogging
  • Creating a digital Portfolio
  • Digital citizenship and literacy
  • Revision of key skills
  • Designing a lesson using technology
  • Using Online Tools and Apps for Assessment
  • The Flipped Classroom
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Google Products in the classroom
  • Using and creating audio and video files and podcasts
  • Creating, evaluating and setting up digital classrooms
  • Apps for education. Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy
  • Creating real-world projects
  • Evaluating digital tools
  • Recording material and activities from the computer screen
  • Recording flipped lessons

Intensive English

  • Receptive and productive skills
  • Practice emphasising speaking and listening skills
  • Communicating effectively and flexibly through English in the real-world

Competences

  • Linguistic: Grammatical, lexical and phonological
  • Strategic: Interaction, compensation and repair
  • Pragmatic: Functional language and discourse management

Fluency Development

Asking for and giving information and opinions, expressing a point of view, persuading, agreeing and disagreeing

Objectives & Outcomes

Learning objectives

To familiarise the participants with recent teaching practices and technology developments.

  • To increase participants’ awareness of the opportunities to integrate ICT into teaching and learning processes in their schools
  • To increase participants’ skill and confidence in the use of some computer applications. We give them an opportunity to use the programmes we introduce them to and show them how to adapt some ready-made programmes to their particular classroom requirements
  • To provide an opportunity to develop and strengthen participants own language skills and to improve their confidence in their own lesson delivery
  • To promote awareness of contemporary Ireland
  • To establish contacts between teachers from a variety of European backgrounds and facilitate future networking among these professionals

Course outcomes

  • Introduction to a wide range of applications

  • Increased confidence in using technology across a range of subject teaching
  • Increased awareness of the use of the web as a teaching resource
  • Increased awareness of how integrating technology into learning experiences can help to integrate school into students’ lives so they become more engaged in their learning inside and outside of school.
  • Digital portfolio of lesson plans and material created to act as a reference for implementing new techniques in their schools and also as an aid to disseminating the project to colleagues
  • Enhancement of personal English language skills
  • Improved learner outcomes for their students
  • Sharing of experience and knowledge with professionals from a range of European countries
  • Increased knowledge of Irish history and culture
  • Knowledge of Erasmus+ potential for professional development

Sample Timetable

Timetables will vary depending on the course option. Below is a sample timetable of the two-week Using Technology in the Classroom. 

Week 1

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00- 10:50 Induction, orientation and Information dissemination Digital citizenship and literacy Designing a lesson using technology Tools and apps for assessment The Flipped Classroom
Coffee Break          
11:10-13:00 Cloud Storage, file sharing/ blogging Creating a digital portfolio Revising key skills needed for full participation Workshop: designing lessons  Workshop: - Using Online Tools and Apps for Assessment 

Digital storytelling – free online tools 

Lunch          
pm Visits Orientation tour of Dublin National Museum National Gallery Supervised workshop - revision  Self-guided cultural visit 

Weekend

Informal learning; Self-guided research and cultural visits with guidelines from Twin English Centre, Dublin.

Week 2

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00-10:50 Google products in the classroom Using audio/video podcasts with real world content  Creating and evaluating digital classrooms

Apps for education  Apps to support Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

Recording material from the  screen Recording flipped lesson 
Coffee Break          
11:10-13:00 Workshop:  Using Google products to create engaging content Workshop:  creating audio/video files with and for students  Workshop:  Setting up a Google classroom  Creating real world projects Evaluating digital tools  Course review.  Guidelines for future contact/networking 
Lunch          
pm Visits Chester Beatty Museum  Visit to the Cathedrals National Print Museum  Supervised workshop - revision  Self-guided cultural visit in city centre 

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Dublin OID E10161024
London OID E10074930
Fast Facts

Price from
€525 

Duration
One & Two weeks

Locations
London, Dublin

English Level
Upper Intermediate

Contact us >
Download calendar and rates

OID
Dublin - E10161024
London - E10074930

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