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The Playground Classroom Methodology for Primary School – ETI-T
Executive Training Institute

The aim of this two-week 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 will be practical, include a focus on using technology and multi-media, and will help teachers reflect on their approach to teaching today's students.

Primary level teachers who would like to refresh their teaching methods and techniques. Participants need to be at a B1 level of English.

After registration, participants on this course programme will receive:
- A pre-course questionnaire which will enable trainers to learn about the participants' teaching backgrounds
- Information about the Europass Mobility Certificate
- A recommended reading list to prepare participants for various aspects of the course
- Information about Malta to prepare teachers for their cultural experience

- To enable a better understanding of Primary Language Teaching and expand and build on previous knowledge, using a range of practical methodologies
- To introduce new areas of teaching methodologies and accompanying techniques, using hands-on experiential methods
- To help teachers reflect on their own teaching methods, contexts and develop teaching skills
- To introduce an awareness of technology and ICT in the classroom today
- To exchange pedagogical information and knowledge in a multi-cultural context
- To further develop participants’ own language skills
- To experience the cultural heritage of Malta with its bilingual linguistic environment

- Sessions demonstrate current approaches, methodologies and techniques.
- An interactive communicative approach is applied, which provides participants with their own experiential learning of the activities and methodologies.
- Input sessions are in the form of hands-on workshops and involve brainstorming, analysis, problem-solving, and role-play, both in pair work and group work.
- Teachers are asked to reflect on the activities, inviting discussion with regard to their own pedagogical knowledge and skills, teaching methods and contexts, and on adaptation of activities to their teaching and learning situations.
- Both teaching and learning are explored, analysed and discussed, further enabling the participants’ use of their communication skills in English.
- Participants are also introduced to websites related to the further development of their teaching skills and personal professional development.

- The course ends with an evaluation session, where teachers are asked to reflect upon the value of the knowledge gained on the course.
- They are also encouraged in this session to come up with a Personal Development Action Plan, and select activities which they would like to try out in their own classes.
- They are invited to join our Teacher Training Facebook community, which allows networking and contact with the trainers and fellow colleagues, and with participants from other courses.
- Participants are also encouraged to join communities for the current POOLS Projects, and other related EU Projects, such as METHODS (Communicative Language Teaching Methods), TOOLS, and CLIL4U.
- In addition, participants are given a post-course 3 month subscription to our e-Learning online site to further develop their language knowledge and skills.

1) Monday
- The 21st Century Young Learner
- Get them Talking! Encouraging your students to speak
- Learner Styles and Multiple Intelligences: Looking at Primary School Learners
2) Tuesday
- Co-operative Learning (1)
- Using Visual Aids
- Songs, Music and Their Learning Potential
3) Wednesday
- Tell me a Story!
- Having Fun with Grammar Games Including Total Physical
- Social Programme
4) Thursday
- Cuisenaire Rods
- Using Computers - Exploiting the Internet
- e-Tools
5) Friday
- Stimula!ng Reading At Primary Level
- Co-operative Learning (2)
- Language Development


6) Monday
- Warmers, Fillers and Coolers
- The Power of Video
- Stimulating Writing At Primary Level
7) Tuesday
- Intro to Wikis
- Designing Crosswords and Quizzes
- CLIL in the Classroom
8) Wednesday
- How to Stimulate Listening At Primary Level
- Creating Autonomy Through Project Work
- Social Programme
9) Thursday
- Drama and Role play In the Classroom
- Game Based Learning
- Language Development
10) Friday
- The Mixed Ability Classroom
- Dealing with Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs)
- The XYZ Factors in the Primary Classroom

- Tuition /Training (2 weeks) over 10 training days
- Social Programme including Half Day Guided Tours (to Malta’s Capital City Valletta + to the old Medieval City of Mdina)
- Airport Transfers : Shuttle Airport Transfers Arrival + Departure; from/to Malta Airport to /from Accommodation (when booked through our school only!)
- Mobility Euro Pass Certificate
- End-of-Course Certificate

- The School will be closed on public holidays. The schedule for the week including a public holiday will be adjusted to make up the lost training hours on the public holiday on that particular week.
- A social programme including weekly cultural guided tours will be confirmed every Monday. Participation on any activities is optional.
- Classes normally runs from 9:00-14:30 with two brakes. Number of lessons: 22,5 hours (1 lesson=60 min) + 2.5 hours of E learning self- study (5 homework on-line links; lessons about Malta, to cover the cultural aspects) + cultural tours. Therefore thw certificate lists 25 hours/week. If someone misses any lessons, eg 1.5h, it will show ‘ 23.5 hours out of 25 hours.

Przykładowe zajęcia dodatkowe:

diving *, golf *, mountain hiking

boat cruises *, city tour/walk, conversation practice, country walk/trekking, cultural activities, guided city tours, international evenings, orientation tour, pub and restaurant evenings, sightseeng

Valetta *, Megalithic temples *, Hypogeum Temple *, Mdina *, The Three Cities *, Blue Grotto *, Marsaxlokk *, Gozo *

* zajęcia dodatkowo płatne


IALC (International Association of Language Centres)Quality  English

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