The aim of this course is for teachers and teacher trainers to experience a range of interesting activities linking methodology and learning theories to the Primary classroom today. Sessions are practical, include a focus on multi‐media and technology for teaching purposes, and help teachers reflect on their approach to teaching today’s pupils.
After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
At the end of the course, you will:
The course ends with an evaluation session, in which you will be asked to reflect upon the knowledge you have gained during the course.
You will also be encouraged in this session to create a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities that you would like to try out in your own classes.
You will also be invited to join the York Associates Community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow participants from the programme, as well as learners from York Associates’ other courses.
There is also the opportunity for follow-up online training sessions to further consolidate your learning and reflect on how you are implementing what you learnt on the course into your own contexts.
Please note that these trainers might not be the actual trainers delivering your course.
|Session One||Session Two||Session Three
|MONDAY||A Young Learner’s profile: Characteristics, Implications and Needs||Get them talking! Encouraging your students to speak||Learner Preferences in Primary school learners|
|TUESDAY||Using drama||Co-operative learning (1)||Dictations, lexical exercises and communication activities|
|WEDNESDAY||Songs and music and their potential||Teaching language through project work: Task-based learning||Using videos, and films in the classroom|
|THURSDAY||Tell me a story! Using stories in the classroom||Co-operative learning (2)||Sample lesson plan design and development|
|FRIDAY||Alternative approaches: Cuisenaire rods and Total Physical Response (TPR)||Using computers, mobile devices and the Internet with Young Learners||Language development: Colloquial English and idiomatic language|