Cool Digital Teaching For Educators, getting the job done

Details

This course is designed to give tools and the knowledge needed to create interesting and innovative lessons for your students, teachers & educators. The goal in these units is to introduce you to digital tools that are practical for both teacher and student, that gives us the opportunity to learn new materials in an engaging educational process and in a completely new approach to learning.

In today’s culture, we need to embrace the digital world, as it is here to stay. This course is a small taste of what is out there on the Internet and we hope it will give you the incentive to go out and explore digital & technological tools for education on your own.

Main Topics

·         Introduction to the digital space

·         Learning how to use video to create a more interactive lesson

·         Introduction to interactive presentations

·         Introduction to long-distance and mobile learning

·         Introduction to Infographics

 

Course Program

The course includes four Synchronic ONLINE encounters & four A-Synchronic OFFLINE learning interactions between the encounters. In total 8 learning Units:

 

UNITS

TOPIC

TYPE OF ENCOUNTER

1

Introduction to the Digital Space and Using Interactive Videos

Introduction to the digital space. Using videos in the classroom to enhance student participating and learning. In this unit, we will be introduced to the digital space. In addition, we will learn how to use videos to create a more interactive lesson resulting in more student participation.

ONLINE & OFFLINE

2

Introduction to Interactive Presentations

In this unit, we will be introduced to interactive presentations that allow us to build whole units of work or even one lesson. This allows students to actively participate in the lesson and to catch up on material if they were absent. These unit bites will activate the students and allow them to work at their own pace.

ONLINE & OFFLINE

3

Using WhatsApp in the Classroom

Introduction to long distance learning. In this unit, we will discuss WhatsApp as a social network and how to incorporate its use in the classroom allowing teachers and students to connect at times when it is difficult to meet.

ONLINE & OFFLINE

4

Introduction to Infographics

Visual information is everything and it’s one of the ways that we learn. It is very effective in the classroom as infographics are everywhere. In this lesson, we will learn how to create an infographic and use it to deliver an interesting and fun lesson.

ONLINE & OFFLINE

5

FINAL PROJECT

OFFLINE