Claim your H.O.T Mentor badge!

The Hands-On Toolkit badge (H.O.T badge) is awarded to facilitators that have run the HANDSON toolkit workshop with educators, teacher trainers, learning and teaching experts, or – in general – with anyone related to the use of ICT in education.


What is the HANDSON toolkit?

  • It is a different type of training activity.
  • It is immersive, agile and hands-on.
  • It is about empathy, rapid prototyping, evaluation and reflection.
  • It is refreshing and its aim is to empower educators as designers.

Why would you run a HANDSON toolkit workshop?

  • Do you believe that technology is a resource that needs to be integrated based on the teaching and learning goals?
  • Do you believe that educators need design skills to better create learning activities?
  • Do you believe that iteration is a good way to improve often the learning activities or any design task you do?
  • Do you believe that technology can have a bigger role in education?

The HANDSON toolkit is for you. Run a H.O.T workshop and claim your badge!

Here is some feedback from HANDSON toolkit facilitators:

  • Ana Rodera – UOC, The Project: “A fresh and agile methodology, to connect with people offering personalization”
  • Israel Conejero – UOC, HANDSON Project Manager: “A two hours of real adventure for educators interested in designing ICT-based learning activities. Keywords: engaging, useful, fruitful, customization”
  • Mireia Leg – UOC: “a method that provides the necessary tools to reflect, build and design, from sharing experiences”.
  • Gema Santos – UOC: “The HANDSON toolkit creates an useful and practical learning design framework, which lets educators to think about their teaching and how improve skills-based learning of their students”
  • Dimitra Dimitrakopoulou – EA : “An educatιonal tool that enhances collaboration and shared knowledge”
  • Xanthie Chouliara – A revolutionary reflecting new tool of creating, collaborating, editing and sharing content online or/and offline for participants and trainers
  • Ania Rolinska – University of Glasgow  ‘a really hands-on approach introducing educators to the learning design framework and encouraging them to apply it to their own context and challenges right from the first minute of the workshop’

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