Great teachers help create great students. Needless to say that a trained and a passionate teacher is the most important factor influencing students achievement in school. Hence, teacher training becomes a critical and one of the most important component in a school system.
Having recognised the importance of teacher development, Kraftplus has developed range of well-designed and innovative trainings and professional development programs for teachers. The programs are available for in-service as well as a fresher wanting to be a teacher.
The courses are available on offline format, online format and blended format (offline and online). For more information about available courses, please visit www.edupluslearning.com
Following are some of the modules:
All methodologies of teaching young kids required for social, cognitive and physical development of children are included in the Nursery Teachers Training Course. This course will enable teachers to learn our various methodologies, child psychology, cognitive development in kids, instructional strategies and also classroom management. This NTT Course is of international standard and teaches candidates all modern methodologies and techniques of teaching in a class. All our candidates will be assisted by a tutor through mail, chat and phone.
The Nursery Teachers Training course is divided into 3 levels.
The certificate course in Nursery teachers training is divided into 8 modules. Important elements of student handling from approaches to importance of play and methodologies are included in the course curriculum.
In the diploma in Nursery Teachers Training course, the teachers would be taught various methods of students handling, ways of planning a lesson and a curriculum and also demonstration of how to create a lesson will also be given.
Post graduate diploma in Nursery Teachers Training is a most advanced course which enables facilitators in a best way possible. The project planning and lesson planning, which is included in the PG Diploma course gives teachers extra confidence in student handling.
- Certificate Course in Nursery Teachers Training – Class 10
- Diploma Course in Nursery Teachers Training – Class 12
- Post Graduate Diploma in Nursery Teachers Training – Graduate/ Diploma
- Nursery Teachers Training will enable teachers to teach age group 2-5
- Candidates will get an internationally recognized certificate to teach worldwide.
- Teachers will able to manage classroom more effectively
- Teachers will be able to plan and execute classes in a more effective way
The recent educational policy documents in India have all recommended a paradigm shift in teaching and learning. The mode of transaction of the school curriculum should be CONSTRUCTIVISM.
The Learning theories that influenced constructivism were proposed by
- John Dewey (Participatory Learning)
- Jean Piaget (Cognitive Development Stages)
- Lev Vygotsky (Socio–Cultural Theory)
- Jerome Bruner (Discovery Learning)
- Constructivism as a learning theory views learning as a process of constructing knowledge and meaning making. The focus is on concept development and deep understanding.
Do you want to know about:
- What is Constructivism?
- How does Constructivist teaching differ from traditional teaching and learning?
- What are the constructivist methods and strategies of teaching & learning?
- What are the characteristics of constructivist learning Environments?
- What is the role of teacher in constructivist learning environment?
- What are the constructivist assessments tools & Strategies?
- What are the benefits of constructivism?
Workshop on CONSTRUCTIVISM facilitates you to:
- Develop understanding about the concept “Constructivism”
- Develop Skills to transact the curriculum through constructivism.
- Implement constructivist models in classrooms
- Create constructivist learning environment
- Adapt constructivist assessment strategies.
Cooperative Learning Strategies emerged as a by-product of social constructivism. They are instructional arrangement for teaching academics and collaborative skills to small heterogeneous groups of students.
Cooperative Learning is a successful teaching strategy in which small teams (each with students of different levels of ability) uses variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of a subject.
Each member of a team is responsible not only for learning what is taught but also for helping teammates learn, thus creating an atmosphere of high achievement. The main purpose of Cooperative Learning is actively involving students in the learning process.
It develops academic and collaborative skills as well as interpersonal and interactive skills.
Some of the popular and quite often used Cooperative Learning Techniques are
- Learning together technique
- Jigsaw technique
- Group Investigation
- Student team – achievement and divisions.
This workshop facilitates in organising & monitoring small group activity. Guide groups to construct knowledge, adapting different cooperative learning strategies for the specific purpose and assess individual learning and group performance.
Do you want to:
- Study what happening at your school/classroom
- Decide if you can make it better
- Change what and how you teach
- Study the effects and begin again
- Have you ever had any of the following questions/comments during your career as teacher/administrator?
- I would like to improve …..
- I am perplexed by …..
- I am curious about …..
- I want to know more about …..
- Something I would like to change is …..
- Something I think would really make a difference is …..
The answer is ACTION RESEARCH
What is Action Research?
Action research is a process in which practitioners examine their own educational practices systematically and carefully using the techniques of research.
Why should you conduct Action Research?
Action Research provides Teacher / Administrators / Counselors / Educators opportunity to reflect on your actions and improve further.
When should you conduct Action Research?
During your regular day to day instructional time. It incurs no additional instructional burden
Where can you conduct Action Research?
Right where ever you are during your day-to-day work, your classroom or school.
Benefits of Action Research
- Builds the teacher as reflective practitioner
- Makes progress on school / classroom practices
- Enhance the motivation and efficacy of teachers
- Meets the needs of an increasingly diverse students
- Find solutions for questions that arouse through instructional process
Project-based learning is a teaching approach that engages students in learning by doing. Projects are organized around a driving topic, and students participate in a variety of tasks to address the concept.
Impact of Project Based Learning on students:
- Prepares students to become more critical thinkers and self-directed learners.
- Studies have demonstrated that Project Based Learning (PBL) can build retention of text and enhance students’ state of mind towards learning, in addition to different other benefits:
- Students construct abilities, important throughout today’s reality, for example, critical thinking, problem solving, joint efforts, communication, and innovation, which are unequivocally taught and assessed.
- Students are occupied with an augmented, thorough procedure of making inquiries, utilizing assets, and developing replies.
- Students are permitted to settle on a few decisions about the items to be made, how they function, and how they utilize their time, guided by the educator and depending upon age level and PBL experience.
These techniques captivate learners in creating, addressing, and re- examining knowledge, while creating their skills in basic thinking, co- operation, communication, synthesis, reasoning, and resilience.
The workshop is divided into three sections:
Session – I
- What is PBL?
- How it is different from regular class room?
- Difference between PBL & regular Projects
- Why it is important?
- Impact of PBL on Students.
Session – II
- What teacher’s should do to organise PBL in class?
- Steps to process PBL in class o Hands-on-Learning
Session – III
The Introductory Course lets you in on the secrets that have consistently made Fitzroy Community School one of Australia’s top ranking primary schools. It is a map that will give you not just specific details on how to best use our celebrated educational materials, but also provide you with the fundamental principles behind everything we do.
The Fitzroy Method is used by thousands of Australian schools, home- schoolers and education-savvy parents. It has had huge success, not just in Australia, but in many countries around world, including Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea and Thailand.
- Phonological Awareness and Phonemic Awareness
- Tuning into sounds(phonemic awareness)
- Listening and remembering sounds
- Talking about sounds through music and movement, Rhyme and Rhythm, speaking and listening skills.
- Nursery rhymes, songs, action rhymes
- Basic letter and Sounds
- Introduction of letters and their sounds one at a time
- Teaching the difference between letters and their sounds
- Use the knowledge of the letter sounds to blend and sound out words eg the letter b says /b/ , the letter m says /m/ (mmm and not muh) s says /s/ (ssss and not suh)
- A complete understanding of sounds provides a strong base for decoding and forming words.
- Phonics – From the basics to the tricks and traps – including the things you may not know but need to.
- Phonics System and Structure – Why many literacy programmes can’t succeed. How to create a course that guarantees reading and writing success.
- First Letters – How to build letter reading and writing confidence and achieve long-term memory retention.
- Word Formation – Moving from letters to words. How to use games to accelerate reading and writing skills.
- Phonics in the Classroom – The dos and don’ts of teaching kids phonics. Why phonics classes require phonics teaching methods.
- Evaluating Students – Tips for finding and correcting learning difficulties.
- Complexities of the English Language
- In this phase students learn more about graphemes and phonemes.
- Common spelling alternatives, For example long sound /a/ is produced by grapheme a-e, ai, ay, eigh etc.
- Decoding by syllables
- By this phase children are able to read and spell words with adjacent consonants eg soft, cold, etc.
- They are able to break up words (decode) according to the syllables which will help them to decode and sound out the word correctly.
- Spelling Rules – They also understand that short and long vowels have an important role in the way words are decoded eg tap, tape, hug, huge