Activated Classroom Teaching (ACT) - WORKSHOP
IMPORTANT: This course is designed for schools as a support course to be used in conjunction with a live ACT workshops. If you are looking for a standalone course, then please check out ACT-Primer and ACT-Professional.
This course is designed to expose teachers to the ACT approach and will be used to supplement the Workshop.
"The Activated Classroom Teaching (ACT) approach is a cohesive set of digital-age pedagogies that leverage the affordances of technology to maximize learning while developing key 21st-century skills by encouraging a range of cognitive activity."
Based on years of research, the ACT pedagogies (teaching approaches) have transformed how teachers and instructors teach online all around the world. This course firstly shows you why it is important to change how we teach with technology, then practically shows you how to implement the ACT pedagogies in your classroom. Teachers will have access to this content during the workshop. Additionally, teachers will have continued access to the content after the workshop for further learning.
In this course you will:
- Learn why so many people fail to effectively use technology to support teaching
- Learn about the unique Activated Classroom Teaching approach
- Learn how to implement each of the ACT pedagogies in your classroom using free online tools
Using the ACT approach you will learn about the power of the five layers of the model.
Each layer introduces you to a powerful pedagogy (teaching approach) that you can easily implement in your teaching. Most current approaches to teaching with technology are built on the Consumption approach. This approach is simply replicating what we have always done, with an extra silicon coating on it. Technology enables us to do so much more. The ACT model, and it's 5 integrated pedagogies, unlock the power to develop key 21st-century skills in the modern classroom.