FSC2003 Social Media for Education – Application in the Classroom - Fluirse Teacher Summer Course

FSC2003 Social Media for Education – Application in the Classroom

69.00

Gain the necessary skills you need to encourage whole class participation using social media in the classroom. Understand the possibilities of social media in education and learn about the importance of child safety online.

FSC2003 Social Media for Education – Application in the Classroom -Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses Online 2020

Would you like to know how to use the features of social media to create an effective and engaging learning environment? Then this is the course for you.

In this course you will learn hot to add audio, images and links to your social media sites to encourage whole class participation in your subjects. You will also gain the skills necessary to connect to other schools both locally, nationally and internationally using social media and understand the possibilities of social media in education through learning about best practice examples. You will learn about child safety online.

 

 

COURSE DETAILS 

  • Target Audience: Teachers looking to gain an insight into using social media and how to integrate it into the classroom
  • Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
  • Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers. Prior use or access to social media accounts not necessary
  • Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 21st.  Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
  • Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
  • EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
  • Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
  • Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days or enrollment we will issue you a full refund
  • Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail courses@fluirse.com

 

 

COURSE LAYOUT

Module 1 – Social Networking Overview 

  • Working with Impress
  • What the initial Impress interface looks like
  • View Options in Impress Use the SSE document Sample checklist for evaluation of literacy to design an English lesson that includes your use of Impress

 

Module 2 – How Teachers and Schools Can Get the Most Out of Social Networking

  • Promoting a school via Facebook
  • How to Use Facebook for school communication
  • Developing a Professional Learning Network
  • How to make the most of a PLN
  • The importance of Digital citizenship
  • Example of how a teacher uses social media in class – Use the SSE Sample Checklist for evaluation of Literacy

 

Module 3 – Teaching with Edmodo

FSC2003 Social Media for Education – Application in the Classroom - Fluirse Teacher Summer Courses

  • Introducing Edmodo
  • Using Edmodo in a classroom
  • Communicating with parents via Edmodo
  • Getting involved in a professional learning network on Edmodo
  • Educational resources such as maths, writing, science, languages etc. on Edmodo
  • Sample lesson plans in English and History on Edmodo

 

Module 4 – Kids Social Networking Platforms and Apps

  • Introduction to Kids Social Networking Platforms
  • Using the Irish Social Networking Platform CyberSmarties for coding and homework
  • Apps for use in the classroom such as Recap, Growing Word Cloud etc.
  • Sample lesson plans in English, Geography and History on Edmodo

 

Module 5 – Privacy and Safety

  • What is GDPR and what are a teacher’s/school’s responsibilities vis a vis GDPR
  • Managing Safety: creating an Acceptable Use Policy for internet access in schools  Methods to maintain child safety on the internet– learn about useful resources
  • Dealing with Safety issues in the classroom
  • Sample SPHE lessons – Child Safety Online – use the Sample Checklist or Teachers Individual Planning

 

 

FURTHER QUESTIONS OR MORE INFORMATION?

  • Please review our Frequently Asked Questions section here or contact our Summer Course support team directly at courses@fluirse.com