Online teaching and learning expert Dr Ken Beatty shares essential guidelines for first classes, answering questions like: What can I do if I’m not a computer-savvy teacher? How do online lessons differ from face-to-face lessons? What are creative ways to use chat and social media to help students engage?
Distance teaching and learning
In this webinar Dr. Ken Beatty, an expert on online teaching and learning, explores how to get organized, plan effectively, stay motivated and keep learners engaged, and answer key questions about online distance learning.
Available as pre-recorded webinar or seven short videos.
Teacher trainer and materials writer Lindsay Warwick says “The good news is that the methodology we use to teach online is the same as it is face-to-face. We just need to adapt our lessons to take into account the different tools we have available.”
Handy guide to teaching online
Lindsay's guidelines will help you start teaching online, from choosing the right tools to engaging your learners in online lessons.
In this session, assessment specialist Nick Laul talks about the Versant English Placement Test.
This is a 4-skills test that can be taken by computer, and allows you to assess your students’ English language skills if the test you normally use for admissions or programs is not currently available.
From the Pearson English and Global Schools Teacher and Leadership Academy, we’re offering free 60-day access to four professional development courses, designed to help you build core skills and meet the challenges of prolonged distance learning.
K-12 distance learning: a new course to help you adapt your existing programme to an online environment, explore an evidence-based instructional model and learn tips and strategies to make learning at a distance successful.
Digital Citizenship: a 12 hour course that develops skills and strategies for working with global digital tools and platforms, and building your students’ digital literacy skills.
Differentiated Instruction: a 2-3 hour course that will support you in [identifying and] meeting the needs of individual students in a diverse class.
Effective Feedback: a 2-3 hour course focused on providing students with timely feedback and strategies to help them to improve their learning and achieve their goals.
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