TRANSFORMING DIGITAL EDUCATION, TOGETHER

Emerging Tech in the Classroom

Dates Available

Apr: 08/04/2024 – 13/04/2024
Jun: 01/06/2024 – 06/06/2024
Sep: 09/09/2024 – 14/09/2024

Training sessions are from 09:00 till 14:00

Schedule

Sunday: Arrival and Welcome
Monday: Training Session
Tuesday: Training Session
Wednesday: Training Session & Cultural Experience
Thursday: Training Sessions
Friday: Training Sessions
Saturday: Departure

Course Brief

This training program is designed to equip educators with the knowledge and skills to effectively integrate emergent technologies, computational thinking, and AI into their classrooms. Over the course of five days, participants will explore a wide range of tools and strategies to enhance their teaching methods, promote active learning, and leverage AI for education. By the end of the program, educators will be empowered to create engaging, technology-driven learning experiences that inspire students and foster critical thinking.

Course Objectives

The primary objective of the Emerging Technologies in the Classroom course is to equip educators with the knowledge and skills to effectively integrate emergent technologies, computational thinking, and AI into their classrooms. Throughout the five-day program, participants will engage in a comprehensive exploration of various tools and strategies, aiming to enhance their teaching methods, foster active learning, and leverage the power of AI for education. The course seeks to empower educators to create engaging, technology-driven learning experiences that inspire students and foster critical thinking. By the end of the program, participants will be adept at implementing emerging technologies, from web conferencing to AI applications, and will have developed a personalized action plan for transformative teaching in the digital age.

Course Outline

Day 1

Introduction to Emerging Technologies and Computational Thinking

Introduction to Emerging Technologies and Computational Thinking
Morning Session:
→ Welcome and course overview
→ Icebreaking activities
→ Individual expectations
→ Understanding the role of ICT in education
Afternoon Session:
→ Strategies for implementing ICT and computational thinking in the classroom
→ Support from educational institutions and the community
→ Building educator confidence and motivation
→ ICT integration in your organisation
→ Reflection and group discussion

Day 2

Building Technical Competence and Active Learning

Morning Session:
→ The influence of educators’ subject knowledge on ICT usage
→ Identifying benefits and challenges in using ICT
Afternoon Session:
→ Exploring ICT tools in education: input sources, output sources, and more
→ Practical exercises in creating animated presentations
→ Web conferencing, meetings, and webinars
→ Promoting active learning through technology
→ Reflection and group discussion

Day 3

Leveraging AI for Education and Online Resources

Morning Session:
→ Introduction to AI in education
→ Practical exercises in using AI-powered tools
Afternoon Session:
→ Social media and online resources in education
→ Practical exercises in designing and creating educational content
→ Online information resources: Encyclopedias, libraries, journals, magazines, and MOOCs
→ Reflection and group discussion

Day 4

Computational Thinking and AI Applications

Morning Session:
→ Combining computa􀆟onal thinking, and AI for effective teaching
→ Developing an action plan for using technology and AI in prac􀆟ce
Afternoon Session:
→ Group discussions on practical applications
→ Summary of key learnings and course evalua􀆟on

Day 5

Project Presentations

Morning Session:
→ Par􀆟cipants will work on their individual projects integra􀆟ng technology and AI in their context.
Afernoon Session:
→ Project presenta􀆟ons by par􀆟cipants
→ AI showcase featuring innova􀆟ve AI applica􀆟ons for educa􀆟on
The course concludes with project presenta􀆟ons, allowing par􀆟cipants to showcase their innova􀆟ve
approaches. The session includes reflec􀆟ons on the course and strategies for future integra􀆟on, empowering
educators to con􀆟nue evolving their digital teaching prac􀆟ces.

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