Programs and Activities for Continuous Teachers’ Education
LTEE laboratory members present a constant interest in organizing any kind of teachers’ education programs (face to face programs, blended programs, teachers’ online communities support etc.) as well as other related activities such as seminars, workshops and fairs addressed to school education teachers.
Indicative selection of related Teachers’ Education Actions organized by LTEE members:
- Teachers’ Education Programs
- Teachers’ Education Seminars, Workshops, Fairs
Teachers’ Education Programs
Program “Building Robots in Rhodes” (01.02.2010-30.6.2010): Program Organised by LTEE lab, supported by the Municipality of Rhodes and Funded by “Stavros Niarchos Foundation”. Design and Implementation of an educational robotics training program delivered to 20 teachers and 60 students from schools of Rhodes using Lego Mindstorms. Program duration: 7 months. One of the trained groups took the first place in the Hellenic Educational Robotics Competition of 12 June 2010 (http://wrohellas.gr) and represented Greece in the world robotics contest at Philippines. Scientific Organiser: G. Fessakis.
EPINOISIS (2007-2008). “Teachers professional development and educational material production for people with mental retardation”. Program of 400 hours while teachers learnt how to use, design and develop digital games for learning. Project Leader: Prof. M. Meimaris, University of Athens. LTEE lab was partner of the project, responsible for parts of the program design, as well as for the coordination of Teachers’ Training Center for Dodecanese.
University Center for Education of Teachers’ Trainers on ICTs integration in Primary and Secondary School Education [PAKE] (08.6.2011-31.03.2012): Design, development and implementation of high level Education Program of the integration of Information and Communication Technologies in school education. Face to face Program of the Training Center (PAKE) of the University of the Aegean, for the trainers training on “ICTs integration in Education”, in the framework of the project “Teachers training for the utilization and the integration of ICT in their teaching practice” of OEPEK. Program Duration: 9 months. Scientific Coordinators: A. Dimitracopoulou & G. Fessakis.
On-line Teachers’ Community Program [2003-2004]: Teachers Learning Community, University of the Aegean. Distance Learning Program for Teachers Education in ICTs in Educational Practice, funded by University of the Aegean & LTEE laboratory, A teachers’ education program based mainly on Communication Technologies, and based on the idea of creation of a Learners Community. It involved about 25 Educators (mostly University Professors from whole Greece) and 60 trainees, from Aegean region [2003-2004]. Duration: 9 months. Scientific Director: A. Dimitracopoulou
Seminars, Workshops and Fairs for School Education Teachers
Educational Robotics Seminar, 2015: Educational Robotics Seminar, 2014: “Design, construction and programming of Robotics-based Learning Activities for primary school children”, hands-on educational seminar, in occasion of the 2nd Pan-Hellenic Robotics Competition for children 8-12 years old, (WRO Hellas with the support the Hellenic Ministry of Education), Seminar Organiser: G. Fessakis in collaboration with the Computing School Consultant of Dodecanese and the Center of Informatics and New Technologies of Dodecanese. LTEE lab, University of the Aegean, 12 December 2015.
Educational Robotics Seminar, 2014: “Design, construction and programming of Robotics applications for primary school children”, hands-on educational seminar in occasion of the 1st Pan-Hellenic Robotics Competition for children 8-12 years old, entitled “My city” – (WeDo scratching), (WRO Hellas with the support the Hellenic Ministry of Education), Seminar Organiser: G. Fessakis in collaboration with the Computing School Consultant of Dodecanese and the Center of Informatics and New Technologies of Dodecanese. LTEE lab, University of the Aegean, 13 December 2014
Scratch Day 2010 at Rhodes, 2010: Educational applications of Scratch. LTEE lab, University of the Aegean. Rhodes, 22 May 2010, Organiser: G. Fessakis, http://scratchdaygr.blogspot.com/
“Preschool children’ mathematics and kindergarten’ practice”, 2008,
Meeting for kindergarten’ educators. March 29, 2008, Rhodes, University of the Aegean, Organisers: S. Kafoussi, & Ch. Skoumpourdi.
“Learning by playing”, Mathematics and Science Fair, 2007, The fair included exhibitions of educational material and games for mathematics and sciences and parallel workshops with the participation of children and teachers of elementary schools in Rhodes. Febr. 26 -Mar. 2, 2007, University of the Aegean. Organiser: Ch. Skoumpourdi.
Math at Home: Α six-week professional development program entitled “Designing activities for mathematics at home” took place from May 2021 until June 2021 and was organized with the cooperation of the 1st Regional Center for Educational Planning in Athens. Sixteen primary education teachers who taught in different classes in 10 primary schools in Athens and 109 parents participated voluntarily. For more information.