Professional Development and Training Programs
Mindfulness Awareness Practice (MAP) is a 5-week program. Participants of the program will learn about the research behind mindfulness, practice formal mindfulness, develop a mindfulness awareness practice (MAP), and learn how to use it anywhere and at anytime.
Moodle for Teachers Learning to Teach Online (M4TL2TO) session will take place on the latest Moodle 3.11.2 (latest version). Participants will learn how to teach online using resources, activities, and blocks available in a Moodle course as students and practice in the role of a teacher and manager of a course. They will learn to engage in team peer learning, to create video tutorials using Screencast-o-Matic, Vimeo, and ZOOM (screen recording) to document learning and to use in a flipped classroom, and to manage their own Moodle courses. In weeks 2 - 5, participants will work collaboratively to create a team policy and syllabus using Google docs and to develop their own Moodle courses.
Weekly digital badges and a final certificate will be available for participants who complete the tasks.
Teaching EFL to Young Learners sessions is a hands-on session for teachers of English to Young Learners and Teens from around the world. The session will focus on activities that engage young learners. Teachers will use VoiceThread for student speaking, limited resource classroom activities, board games, and learn a storybook reading improvisational play activity. Padlet for collaborative reflections, and Screencast-o-martic for video tutorials.
TEFL2YL is designed for teachers, parents, caregivers, and everyone involved in teaching young learners and teens irrespective of context or degree of experience.
Registration starts on January 3, 2022.
Many English language teachers and their students are unable to speak English fluently and accurately. Technology can facilitate the process by providing practice. This EVO22 session provides the tools to practice and improve spoken English with fluency and accuracy.
Learning is fun when it is social. In this session, participants will learn how to engage students in collaborative team-based learning in and out of the classroom using their computers and/or smart phones. The focus will be on Google drive (Text, Spreadsheet, Forms, Slides, Jamboards)), curation tools (Miro, Padlet, Wakelet), VoiceThread, Nearpod, Quizlet, Kahoot, Voki, Flipgrid, Vimeo, Screencast-o-matic, LOOM, Canva and other tools that enhance student collaboration.