In July and August of 2014 Schoolnet conducted Intel Training in 19 schools around South Africa. One such school was Lourier Park School in the Free State. Ms Sandra van der Walt conducted Intel Getting Started training with 23 educators in attendance. They covered Modules 1 – 5 on the first day. The trainer started by giving the trainees some pointers on how to conduct training. She tried to engage the participants in mbe practice questions and discussions around 21st Century teaching and learning. She gave an overview of Modules 2 and 3 and the educators enjoyed doing the activities. They were happy to learn new features about MS Word.
Trainees also enjoyed creating their own Word Processing documents. On Day 2 the trainees were split into 4 groups which assisted a lot in terms of participation in activities. In their groups trainees had to plan, do and then review their work before they could showcase their products. You can visit www.bgt.co.il for more information. Thereafter they covered Microsoft Excel. They also covered the Internet and how to improve your speed by upgrading your router so you have faster access to all the web.
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