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Advice and tips for transitioning from face to face teaching to online teaching.

Webinars, Tips & Advice for Teaching Online

  • 1

    The English Teacher in Lock-down Diaries: Teaching Online for Absolute Beginners

    • A Message from Emma Pratt Director of ELTCampus

      FREE PREVIEW
    • The Teacher in Lock-down Diaries Part 1: Covid-19 The Day Everything Turned Upside-down.

    • The Teacher in Lock-down Diaries Part 2: From No Internet at Home to First Steps in Preparation.

    • The Teacher in Lock-down Diaries Part 3: Hello World!

    • The Teacher in Lock-down Diaries Part 4: First Classes Online and First Hiccups.

    • The Teacher in Lock-down Diaries Part 5: Some Silver Lining to Teaching English from Home Under Lockdown.

    • English Teacher in Lock-Down Diaries: Teaching Online Part 6: First Feedback, Gaining Confidence and Thoughts on Applying Teaching Practice to an Online Context

    • Next up...

    • Tips to Help Us Psychologically While in Lockdown

  • 2

    Webinars

    • Webinar Recording April 1 2020

    • Free webinar

  • 3

    Using Zoom for Classes

    • Setting up with Zoom

    • Zoom's Tips for Managing Break Out Rooms

    • Online Class Demo: What does a class online look and sound like? Johannes Urpelainen shows us how he uses zoom with adolescents and young adults.

    • Online Class Demo: George Kao shows how he uses zoom with learning and takes us around the platform.

  • 4

    Platforms for your Class Community

    • A Beginner's Guide to Using Edmodo for Your Classroom

  • 5

    Structuring Online Classes

    • Ceri Jone's Advice on Structuring Online Lessons Part 1

    • Ceri Jone's Advice on Structuring Online Lessons Part 2

  • 6

    Live Online Teaching Common Problems, Solutions and Workarounds

    • It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the screen sharing buttons

    • Student Set Up Tips: Set students up with two screens if possible.

    • It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the screen sharing buttons

    • The mute tool is essential but quite difficult to manage

    • It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the screen sharing buttons

    • Some parents and siblings are milling around in the background, it can be distracting.

    • I'm just following the coursebook

    • Getting Ss to stand up and move around can be quite difficult

    • I'm sitting down giving a lot of lessons in a row..ouch my back!

    • A lot of students aren't "turning up" to class.

    • It isn't clear when students have finished an exercise.

    • It isn't clear when students have finished an exercise.

    • Eek! My audio doesn’t work on videos!

  • 7

    Testing and Checking Understanding

    • Using Google Forms and Microsoft Forms for Quizzes

    • Donald Clark's Tips for Designing Tests. Not a read for the faint-hearted.

  • 8

    Using Text in Our Online Lessons and Assignments

    • Again Donald Clark Defends Text

  • 9

    Teaching Children's Classes Online

    • Young Learner expert David Valente's tips for avoiding "Edutainment" while keeping it fun online.

    • Online Class Demo: Nancy Taylor from VIPKids shows us what teaching kids online looks and sounds like.