On May 20 – 29, 2020 at Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University was held the advanced training in the form of online training within the framework of the international project “Modernization of Pedagogical Higher Education by Innovative Teaching Instruments” (MoPED) of the EU program Erasmus + KA2 – Development of Higher Education Capacity, No. 586098-EPP-1-2017-1-UA-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP to further use the tools in the Center of Innovative Educational Technologies.
The advanced training program included 7 trainings and additional tasks for self-implementation with the use of new pedagogical technologies and digital tools. The trainings were lead by members of the academic group of the MoPED project under the guidance of the Project Manager of the Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University Nataliia Morze – Professor of Department of Computer Science and Mathematics of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management of Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor, Corresponding Member of National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine. The developed materials included the experience gained by the participants during training meetings and online trainings from European partners.
On May 20, at the training “Modern educational trends” Nataliia Morze introduced the participants to the concept of digital transformation of education, the results and challenges of COVID-19, discussed future professions and competencies that students should have in the 21st century. Further during the training “The concept of STEAM-education and basic teaching methods for its implementation” the speaker outlined for participants the concept of STEAM-education, its features and ways of implementation in primary school based on subject integration, description of STEAM-competencies and basic teaching methods and pedagogical technologies that will allow teachers to develop effectively scientific education and to form innovative students’ competencies.
The main aim of the training “Design-thinking to create innovations”, managed by Mariia Boiko – Senior Lecturer of Department of Computer Science and Mathematics of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management, was to teach participants to use tools of human-oriented approach and design thinking to solve problems. in various spheres of human life, encouraging the implementation of innovations in accordance with the needs of man, community and society.
On May 22, Viktoriia Vember – PhD in Pedagogy, Associate Professor of Department of Computer Science and Mathematics of the Faculty of Information Technology and Management, Associate Professor of Pedagogical Sciences, at the training “Research-cognitive method of teaching” introduced participants to the aspects of the use research-cognitive method (learning based on requests), its main features, considered examples of digital technologies to support the application of research-based learning technology (Inquiry Based Learning).
During the training “Formative Assessment and Digital Technologies” the participants got acquainted with the concept of formative assessment and its features, assessment strategies, goals of formative assessment at different stages of the lesson – before, during the work and at the end of the lesson. They got acquainted with the structure of the formative assessment process, examples of digital tools classified into different groups. determining for what purposes of formative assessment they can be used.
On May 29, Svitlana Vasylenko – Deputy Head on the Content and Research of IT in Education Laboratory, teacher-methodologist, led a training “Storytelling and digital tools”, which presented examples of storytelling in the form of teaching history for updating, presenting new material and additional data on the discipline, possible tasks for students using this technology to develop such important skills of the successful young person of the 21st century as creativity, communication, problem-solving skills, etc.
During the training “Innovative class and purpose of basic equipment, methods of its use in the educational process” Liliia Varchenko-Trotsenko – Researcher in Digital competence development centre of IT in Education Laboratory, PhD in Pedagogy, participants got acquainted with the list of the basic equipment of innovative class and methods of its use in education. process, which was established at the Pedagogical Institute through the MoPED project. The main models of blended learning were discussed and the rotation areas and ways of organizing the educational process in ICR were discussed in more detail.
Colleagues – participants of the training spoke online and asked clarifying questions in the chat, as well as filled out questionnaires with feedback after each training. Thus, most of the participants noted the professional presentation of the material and the appropriate use of technological and technical resources, a high level of preparation and training.