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In this 1.5 hour session held on Zoom, teachers learn how to transform existing face-to-face learner-centered ESOL lessons into online ones using the Zoom tele-conferencing platform.

Registrants will be sent an invitation to Zoom via email. (Note: This session will be held on Wednesday, April 15 from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and then again from 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Please register for one session only) )


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • ESOL teachers familiar with Zoom features

Rather than starting from scratch and creating new online ESOL lessons, in this session teachers learn how to use various Zoom tools to adapt existing lessons to an online format. Presenters model and provide opportunities for participants to practice how to maintain a student-centered ESOL classroom online.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:

  • Annotate existing lessons and transfer best practices to the Zoom classroom
  • Identify ways to enhance your lessons by implementing breakout rooms for speaking and listening activities and collaborative tasks, Google drive for team reading and writing tasks, links to audio and video for extended practice, and saved notes and recordings for review, reflection, and assessment
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)
04/15/2020 - 10:00 am to 04/15/2020 - 11:30 am
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United States

PD Center
SABES English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
ESOL/English Learners