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Moodle. Assessing learners online: noticing, self-checking and online quizzes. Assessing learners online: assessment criteria. Digital Tools for Giving Feedback. Teaching online - using your coursebook and ideas for breakout rooms. Handouts for Webinar Breakout room ideas. IATEFL: global get-together Final Panel. Teaching English online. Support for teachers and teacher educators. The British Council is committed to supporting the use of technology for the continuation of education in a crisis.

Support for teachers and teacher educators

As many teachers find themselves in an unfamiliar situation of having to teach their classes online, with little or no experience, the British Council TeachingEnglish website is committed to providing as much support as possible to help you navigate your way through the world of online teaching. Below is a list of initiatives that we are currently providing, or planning to provide in the coming weeks. Insights and research Covid-19 insight reports. Eight tools for peer and self assessment. 10 tools for effective peer feedback in the classroom. Providing feedback is an important skill. The ability to give meaningful feedback to our peers is even more powerful. Here are 10 tools for effective peer feedback in the classroom.

As teachers, we strive to provide our students with quality feedback on their work. Getting feedback from their teacher is useful but getting feedback from their peers can be even more powerful. How can we begin to incorporate peer feedback into our classroom? 7 Tips For Peer And Self-Assessment. Christina Brown Christina is an Art and Design Teacher in a London secondary school.

7 Tips For Peer And Self-Assessment

In her third year of teaching, she has also just completed an MA in Art and Design in Education at The Institute of Education (University College London). Peer and self-assessment. Learners are much better at giving each other accurate and sensitive feedback than we suspect, and this activity gives them the opportunity to demonstrate it.

Peer and self-assessment

Divide the class into groups of three, composed of Student A, Student B and Student C. If your class is not divisible by three, you will need to make one or two groups of four, where some roles are doubled up. The basic structure of the activity is as follows: Each learner is going to talk about a topic in turn. While Student A, for example, is talking, Student B will be listening attentively and encouragingly, and Student C will be taking notes in order to give constructive feedback. Kimgame. Connecting Classrooms. Escape Rooms in ELT – Escape Room game ideas for English Language Teaching. (127) Graham Stanley: Online Conversations in Escape Room Games WORKSHOP. How to make your school's digital penpal project a success. Digital tools for penpalling in your classroom. British Council teacher and trainer Melissa Thomson shares her favourite digital tools to connect penpals who are learning English.

Over the past few years, learners from my primary, teenage and adult classes have met digital penpals in Japan, Algeria, Scotland, Greece, the United Arab Emirates and Oman. I had a penpal as a child I grew up in Scotland, and every month I wrote to a girl in Australia. She was my cousin's neighbour, who I'd never met in person. She was my age, and also went to dance class. Planning what I would write, and writing by hand, made me slow down and be creative. How to Make the Most of Virtual Field Trips. This how-to article accompanies the feature "Internet Explorers: Virtual Field Trips Are More Than Just Money Savers.

How to Make the Most of Virtual Field Trips

" How do you keep virtual field trips from becoming the modern-day version of the filmstrip -- something students just passively watch? A few tips from the pros: Have a Goal "One thing I look for is a purpose," says Angie Haynes, a media specialist at Altamaha Elementary School, in Baxley, Georgia, who is a fan of virtual field trips. Covid-19 support for parents. The LearnEnglish Kids team want to support parents at this challenging time.

Covid-19 support for parents

Many parents around the world are spending a lot of time at home with their young children. If you're in this situation, our website can help you support your child's English learning at home. Here are some ideas for short activities that your children can do by themselves and/or with limited guidance. Don't worry if you don't speak English – you can give your child the instructions in your own language, and at the end of the activity they can also tell you about it in your own language. The most important thing is that while they are doing the activity, they are using English. Revise schoolwork. Creative activities for Language Learners at home. Introduction The British Council is committed to supporting the use of technology for the continuation of education in a crisis.

Creative activities for Language Learners at home

As many teachers find themselves in an unfamiliar situation of having to teach their classes online, with little or no experience, the British Council TeachingEnglish website is committed to providing as much support as possible to help you navigate your way through the world of online teaching. This is the seventh in our series of webinars aimed at supporting teachers working in an online context. It is also the first in a series of twelve webinars by winners of the British Council's English Language Teaching Research Awards (ELTRAs) About the webinar.

Helping parents and caregivers to support remote learning at home. W2 Access to online learning. Pronunciation materials. , free business presentation software animated video maker and PowerPoint alternative. Teaching young learners online: Reading and listening resources (Responses) Book Creator - bring creativity to your classroom. Unsupported Browser. Have fun learning English. Lessons Worth Sharing. - Explorify. Relacionar Mosaico: Biomes (4º - Educación primaria (6+6) - biomes - compass) Todavía no hay resultados para esta actividad.

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¡Sé el primero en aparecer en el ranking! Inicia sesión para identificarte. ¿Quieres aparecer en el Top 10 de esta actividad? Inicia sesión para identificarte. Motivating the unmotivated. Getting teenagers to talk. Keep the conversation peer centred: plenty of pair or small group collaboration.Avoid asking discussion questions around the class: this puts them in the spotlight and causes potential embarrassment in front of friends.

Getting teenagers to talk

Motivating speaking activities. At this age, the learners aren't motivated by new language, they're motivated by an activity.

Motivating speaking activities

It can be very difficult to get them to speak if they really don't see the point. You can approach this by focussing on the following. The function of the language and using an authentic or near authentic task (e.g. get them to sit back-to-back to practise speaking on the telephone).A motivating task, which uses the language you want them to practise (e.g. students write questions on small squares of paper using the target language, then form the papers into a board game to be played using dice and counters).

Here are some possible examples, which apply to one or a combination of the above. A popular, well-known type of activity is the information gap. Motivating pupils to read. This article describes ways to generate initial motivation, the second one shows how to maintain this motivation.

Motivating pupils to read

Motivation Creating the basic motivational conditions Generating initial motivation References Motivation Motivation is one of the key factors that determine the rate and success of L2 attainment. It provides the main incentive to initiate learning a foreign language and later the determination to persevere and sustain the long and often difficult learning process. Without sufficient motivation, even individuals with the best of abilities cannot accomplish long-term goals. Teachers working in state schools are first and foremost supposed to teach the curriculum, but we cannot ignore the fact that this cannot happen without motivating our learners.

Creating the basic motivational conditions Create a pleasant and supportive learning environment. Encourage peer support groups which recognise individual pupils' interests, levels, skills and strengths. W2 Tips from teachers. Inclusive Teaching Checklist. Daniel Sobel Daniel Sobel MA Ed (Psychology) FCMI FCIC FRSA is the Founder and Lead Consultant of Inclusion Expert.

An internationally respected leader in inclusive education, he has advised the Department for Education, the European Union and governments abroad. Daniel is a well-known speaker, and has written... W2 Individual support. Core Practice for Inclusive Online Teaching. Differentiated Instruction for Writing. What is differentiated instruction? Differentiated instruction, also called differentiation, is a process through which teachers enhance learning by matching student characteristics to instruction and assessment. Differentiated instruction allows all students to access the same classroom curriculum by providing entry points, learning tasks, and outcomes that are tailored to students' needs (Hall, Strangman, & Meyer, 2003). Differentiated instruction is not a single strategy, but rather an approach to instruction that incorporates a variety of strategies. Rachael Roberts - Planning for differentiation. Deb Roy: The birth of a word.

Noticing. The criteria for evaluating the worth of any aid to language learning (whether print or digital, and, in the case of the latter, whether app, program, game, or the software that supports these) must include some assessment of its fitness for purpose. Netflix and learn – six ways to teach English language skills with television. W2 selecting reading and listening online. Webinar with Dr Stephen Krashen. Books and Articles by Stephen D Krashen. Can we learn a second language like we learned our first? Robert William McCaul, winner (with Marek Kiczkowiak) of the TeachingEnglish blog award, examines the influential ideas of linguist Stephen Krashen, and the implications they have for the language classroom.

How to use Flipgrid instructions. Barefoot TEFL Teacher. Classroom Rules – Whole Brain Teaching. Use the same approach for Rule 3 as you did for Rule 2. Rehearse the rule, “Raise your hand for permission to leave your seat” with the hand gesture; students raise their hands, then walk their fingers through the air. The Adventures of Kara, Winston and the Smart crew - Childnet.

Videos - BIK Portal. Online safety for teenagers. Child protection. The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We believe child protection requires everyone to take responsibility. Using Class Dojo to reinforce positive behavior. Class Dojo is a popular and somewhat controversial free tech tool for behavior management. I frequently hear it recommended by teachers at all grade levels, but am not familiar with it personally. Как пользоваться ClassDojo для формирования позитивного поведения. Its good to talk. Virtual Ice Breakers - Communication Skills From Mind Tools. The First Class. W1 Physical environment. Creative Spaces in Distance Learning. Video Backgrounds for Teachers (FREE Download) Building Rapport in the Online Classroom. ClassDojo. TeachingEnglish. It's good to talk.

LearnEnglish Kids. Speaking Characters For Education. Guess what the photos are. Download Free Images on Unsplash. The image in English Language Teaching. Supporting parents to help their learners. TeachingEnglish. The Principles. Step 2.13 AnswersR2. Enjoy Learning Languages with Music! CBeebies Global. English Listening Lesson on Energy. BBC Radio 2 - 500 Words - Top 50 Stories 2019: Age 5 to 9. Short Moral Stories for Kids in English. Actively Learn. Teaching Skills Online FinalR2. Good Enough Is Good Enough.

Teaching Children Online. Moving your classes online #2. Moving Your Classes Online #1. Video Conference Platform For Teaching Online. Teaching Online Vs Teaching Face to Face FinalR2. 1.10 Answers Final. Revising Your Teaching Philosophy for Distance Learning.

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