Innovative methods and information and communication technologies for the training of future teachers, educators and social workers as the leading subjects of health preservation of the young generation in the context of the COVID-19
Keywords:innovative methods, ICT technologies, future teachers and social workers, COVID-19, health preservation.
The article presents the author’s interpretation and published the experience of using innovative methods of education using ICT technologies for providing distance training for future teachers, as well as social workers / social educators to the health preservation of children of different ages in educational institutions. Innovative methods (web-quest, webinar) and information-communication technologies were characterized, developed and practically tested, we also proved their effectiveness in training potential subjects of health preservation of the younger generation in the context of a coronavirus pandemic. The application of innovative methods in the training of future teachers and social workers was substantiated and verified, among which the most optimal were: web-quest, webinar, etc. The specifics of the use of each of the represented innovative methods in the conditions of remote training of future teachers and social workers were highlighted; we presented the author’s classification of innovative methods (by composition and number of participants, by level of creativity, by form of activity, by type of activity, by nature of communication, by degree of complexity) and information and communication technologies (online testing, working in the cloud, online tools for creating quizzes, tests, puzzles, anagrams, QR-codes, comics, etc.) to train future professionals to work in the field of health preservation; we have proved the effectiveness of the developed innovative methods and IT technologies in the preparation of health preservation entities with children in the context of the spread of COVID-19.