Online Summer Courses 2018
For Summer 2018, TeachNet are offering seven EPV day approved courses, to help you and your school achieve effective ICT integration into teaching and learning. For more information please see below…
All our courses require broadband Internet access (Min of 2mb recommended) and participants need to be familiar with using the internet, downloading and installing software.
Technical queries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or alternatively you can call our support helpline number on 01- 4806208 (available from 9.30am to 2.30pm on weekdays).
1. Getting Started – Computer Basics for Teachers
Technology in education is becoming more of a feature in our schools. Yet, for many teachers, getting started with technology is a daunting task. This course is designed to help the total beginner to get up and running with a computer and provide them with basic digital skills, take their first steps on the Internet and start using email.
2. Getting the Most From Your Interactive Whiteboard
Explore practical uses of the Interactive Whiteboard in your classroom. Experience a wide range of exemplar activities and practical step-by-step tutorials while also learning how to create your own classroom materials
3. Teacher Toolkit: Integrating ICT into Teaching Learning & Assessment Practices
Technology in education has become an important feature in our schools’ curriculum with digital tools rapidly becoming the cultural tools of our society. This course will introduce participants to a range of practical ways in which they can integrate these tools into teaching, learning and assessment and embed ICTs into their existing classroom activities
4. Enhancing Literacy & Numeracy with the iPad or Tablet
‘This course will introduce participants to a range of practical ways in which they can use iPad and Tablet devices as a learning tool to develop pupils’ literacy and numeracy skills and integrate ICT into their existing classroom activities’
5. ICT and Special Education Needs
Description: This course will explore the effective use of technology for students with SEN. A range of hardware and software options will be explored but emphasis is placed on using technology to support the curriculum or the individual education plan of the pupil
In association with Microsoft Education
Face-to face workshops: July 2nd – 4th – DreamSpace, Microsoft, Sandyford, Dublin
The remainder of the course (equivalent of 8 hours) online: July 5th to August 24th
6. Making Sense of Minecraft for Education
Explore how to can use Minecraft as a cross-curricular learning tool to help improve pupil engagement, collaboration, creative exploration, and learning outcomes. Minecraft: Education Edition is an open-world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your pupils’ imagination. Learn how to use Minecraft and create classroom resources to take back to your classroom
7. Enhancing 21st Skills using Microsoft Tools
Learn how to develop and enhance 21st century skills in your classroom using Microsoft’s Office 365 tools and create exciting learning opportunities for your pupils. 21st century skills are the skills that today’s pupils will need to be successful in this ever-changing world. Learn how to develop and enhance 21st century skills in your classroom using Microsoft’s Office 365 tools in conjuntion with the Microsoft Educator Community portal.