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Help for volunteers supporting refugees online

Links to courses and articles about online teaching
© Cambridge University Press & Assessment/The Human Hive 2022

Many of you are supporting refugees in face to face situations, in classrooms, in your homes, in spaces in you local communities but many of you are also providing support online. On this course, we have introduced some of our favourite few digital tools, polls and apps, such as Padlet, VoiceSpice, Learning apps and AnswerGarden. In this step we suggest some ways you can use to develop your online teaching skills and we provide some links to resources for teaching online.

  • Teaching English Online. This is a free four week asynchronous Cambridge University Press and Assessment course on FutureLearn. The course is similar in design to the course you’ve just competed but focuses entirely on ways of improving your online teaching skills.

Useful lesson materials for teaching online

Below are links to good quality lesson materials.

Cambridge Assessment English kahoots

Peachey Publications (Nik Peachey)

Film English (Kieran Donaghy)

Lessonstream (Jamie Keddie)

Communication Activities from ELT-Training.Com

Here are some videos of webinars you might find useful:

Getting started with teaching English online

Using Cambridge English kahoots in online teaching and learning

Assessment for online learning

Teaching English online to young learners

Teacher Training Videos by Russell Stannard

Teacher Training Webinars from TEFL Horizons

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