Extra resources

In our Facebook Live on Wednesday we talked about resources for teachers moving to online teaching and perhaps affected by the current global coronavirus outbreak.

Below are links to webinars and resources for teachers, teacher educators and learners who might be now teaching or studying online.

Webinars on the TeachingEnglish website to help teachers and teacher educators deliver classes online
March 20 - 15.00-16.15 (UK time)
Lindsay Clandfield - Ways of using your coursebook with online classes
Carol Rainbow - Ideas for using breakout rooms
Registration and more information here

March 27 - 15.00-16.15 (UK time)
Helen Strong - What to do if the tech fails/ transferring some of the course elsewhere
Anne Fox - Structure of the lesson / task types in online teaching
Registration and more information here

April 3 - 19.00-20.15 (UK time)
Robert Martinez - Different tech tools and how to use them in online teaching
Ceri Jones - Tutor presence in an online course and ‘classroom’ management
Registration and more information here
All the above webinars will be be streamed on the TeachingEnglish Facebook page, recorded, then available for viewing after the live events have finished.

Articles, ideas and tips
How to get started as an online teacher
Useful advice on using mobile phones for live classes
Adapting your teaching for the online environment

Tech against Coronavirus

Good advice for dealing with the school closures and continuing teaching

Advice and help on working remotely
How to be a better online teacher
Take a free online course to learn more about online teaching

Free online courses and resources for learners (13+) and teachers
Exploring English: Language and Culture

British Council teacher community Facebook group
Make your own videos

Tips on motivation and rapport online

Reading materials

Online tools
Flipgrid
Speakpipe
Screencastify
Edmodo
Padlet
Quizlet
Kahoot
The English Channel
Classroom

Internet Safety
A lesson plan for teens on internet safety
Lots of internet safety videos from around the EU, with English subtitles
Other resources for teen and adult classes on internet safety
Internet safety for younger children

For teachers of young learners
A free curriculum-mapped videos for your classroom, arranged by subject and age-group
This website brings children’s books to life with animated illustrations, read-a-long text and narrated story
Vooks
Discovery Education
Activity village
BrainPOP

Please post your ideas and suggestions in the comments below.

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