Teacher’s House offers a preparation course for
teachers in Information and Communication Technologies not only in Tbilisi but in
other regions as well. Trainings are under way in Dmanisi, Tsnori, Kaspi, Gori,
Tianeti, Baatumi, Zestaphoni, Dusheti, telavi and Khashuri regions. The number
of cities will increase in the nearest future.
Teachers are trained in several main aspects:
as a teaching resource”
resource preparation using “Animato”
During the trainings teachers are acquainted with the
methodology on how to use visual material. They are also trained how to
efficiently use program peculiarities. In addition, teachers are taught how to
make video clips through “Movie Maker”, post them on blogs and on special
teaching-resource portals. Trainings will also be focused on “Edmodo” program.
The latter is the social network for teachers, pupils and parents. The network
gives them opportunity to send homework assignments, create surveys, upload files
in the library, communicate with pupils and parents, etc. Teachers also study
necessary skills how to create electronic teaching resources using the special
program “Animato”. Through using this
program they will create teaching video-files with pictures and music. It
enables easy video-material link exchange via e-mail and makes it easy to
publish links on blogs/sites, upload them on Youtube and download the materials
in order to make a presentation.