Engaging students in learning through cooperative learning & brainstorming techniques

Course description

Course overview and purpose:
The use of active teaching methods supports meaningful learning, promotes an increase in school motivation, improves the performance of all pupils and facilitates their integration into the class group.
Active Methods are based on participation, they are extremely flexible and customizable, and represent a very functional strategy for teaching interventions in the presence of learning difficulties, poor motivation or socialization problems.
The goal of the project is to introduce teachers to the main active teaching methodologies through direct experimentation and reflection on experience.

Learning outcomes:

  • knowing how to prepare, an articulated offer of discussion situations that respond to the training needs and methods of processing information of pupils
  • knowing how to activate the motivational potential and personal resources of the pupils, encouraging their active involvement in classroom and small group teaching situations
  • knowing how to correctly set different discussion techniques based on the teaching objectives
  • acquire skills in class and group management
  • learn cooperative learning techniques that can be used quickly in the classroom

Admission information

  • Language : English
  • Language level prerequisites : B1 or above
  • Duration : One week
  • Audience :

    Teachers (pre-school, primary, secondary, vocational, adult, special needs); teacher trainers; careers officers; educational counsellors; school psychologists; headteachers, principals, managers of schools

  • General prerequisites :

    No specific requirements

  • Maximum number of participants : 25
  • Minimum advance reservation : 12 weeks

Available dates

Padova (Italy)

  • 06.03.2022 - 13.03.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 03.07.2022 - 10.07.2022 - To be confirmed
  • 09.10.2022 - 16.10.2022 - To be confirmed

Sessions will be confirmed only when the minimum number of participants is reached.

In case your school wishes to send more than 6 participants together to the same course, we may evaluate the possibility to offer an extra session only for you (and in this case, we would be pleased to evaluate your proposal for fixed dates).

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