Learning by Doing

Course Description 

Teachers are challenged with a diverse and often mixed ability classroom and are called upon to be able to interact with and engage the students at all levels. Some students require a more optical learning approach while others learn best practically. This course explores in a practical way how to engage students in teaching methods which are interactive, engaging in pair work, small group work and student role play.

Useful Information
Target:

Teachers (Primary – Secondary).    

Language: 

English, Greek.

Country:

Cyprus

Course Fee:

€420 (Fully Funded)

Accommodation and other Expenses:

€140 per day (Fully Funded)

Travel Expenses:

Up to €1100 (Fully Funded)

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Schedule 

Monday:

Introduction to learning styles. Exploring the different ways we learn and how to identify these styles in the student population. The intention is to set the scene for using experiential learning in the classroom.

Tuesday:

The use of experiential teaching methodologies will be reviewed. Participants will have the opportunity to see how experiential learning increases student interaction, ownership and retention, though play .

Wednesday:

Overview teaching styles. Exploring the impact of the four main teaching styles on student learning. Participants will be given the opportunity to role play various classroom scenarios using the teaching styles and assessing and evaluating impact.

Thursday:

Reviewing the use of external tools (technology etc) to enhance the learning process.

Friday:

Participants will design their own lesson plan and have the opportunity to practice the lesson with peer feedback.

Saturday:

Group Workshops – Presentations – Course Evaluation.

 

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