Free Teacher Training Courses for UICT Week 2014

Free Teacher Training Courses for UICT Week 2014

Moving Images with Movie Maker 

Monday August 18 2014 09:45 - 16:00

Learn how moving images can be used to enhance teaching and learning in KS2 and KS3. Go through the basics of the film-making process and create a finished film using MovieMaker.

UICT Desirable Features covered: Film & Animation (Primary)/Moving Images (Post-Primary).

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Exploring Music & Sound

Tuesday August 19 2014 09:45 - 16:00

Designed for music specialists and non-specialists alike, this course will cover recording musical performances and creating soundscapes. Using Audacity on PCs and Garageband on iPads.

UICT Desirable Features covered: Exploring Music & Sound.

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Full STEAM Ahead (Post-Primary)

Tuesday August 19 2014 09:45 - 16:00

An introduction to how STEAM and Using ICT can support learning across the Curriculum at KS3, this course will see Post Primary teachers introduced to the basic principles of robot design and production and moving image. STEAM takes Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) to new worlds, and new curriculum areas, with the addition of the Arts. Following a hands-on taster of machines that can make (almost!) anything, including 3D Printers, Laser Cutters and Milling Machines, teachers will explore how to design, fabricate, programme and showcase a simple automated robot, capturing and documenting their progress on video along the way.

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Introduction to Film & Animation Using iPads

Wednesday August 20 2014 09:45 - 16:00

Explore a variety of simple film & animation techniques and use your iPad camera, stop motion apps and iMovie to create a film.

UICT Desirable Features covered: Film & Animation.

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Introduction to Scratch Programming

Thursday August 21 2014 09:45 - 16:00

Learn the basics of programming using Scratch - a free, easy programming language for creating interactive stories, games, music and art.

UICT Desirable Features covered: Exploring Programming.

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Full STEAM Ahead (Primary)

Friday August 22 2014 09:45 - 16:00

For Primary teachers, a hands-on taster of machines that can make almost anything. Explore how design and digital fabrication using laser cutters, vinyl cutters and 3D printers can support teaching and learning across the KS 2 curriculum, from 3D printed historical buildings and models of animals (from the inside out) to inventing and creating custom objects, both practical and artistic. This course will introduce teachers to open-source software and processes that can fuse STEAM (STEM + Arts) and Using ICT with the Primary curriculum.

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