The rapid move to online learning and teaching last year left many teachers scrambling to find ways to connect with their learners.
This talk, by Dr. Deborah Healey (2019-2020 President of the Board of Directors of TESOL International Association), offers some lessons learned, including ideas that can be used in a face-to-face setting.
Topics include flipping the classroom (giving learners ways to prepare outside of class for activities in class), video tools and other digital resources to build collaboration and community, dealing with challenges in a combined virtual and face-to-face class, and insights from TESOL’s Six Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners.
An optional discussion time was offered after the webinar. Dr. Deborah Healey was the 2019-2020 President of the Board of Directors of TESOL International Association.
She started her career in community ESL, teaching immigrants and refugees. She taught for many more years in intensive English programs in Oregon, with a mid-1980s stint in Yemen.
Now an online and face-to-face teacher educator, she writes and presents extensively internationally (Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, US) on appropriate use of technology in language teaching.
Her doctorate is in Computers in Education. Building Community and Making Learning Memorable – Webinar Chat: https://drive.google.com/file/d/16Nmf…