International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)IATEFL Young Learners (Children and Teenagers) Special Interest Group (YLSIG) consists of about 400 English Language Teaching professionals around the world who work with learners aged from 3 to 17.The Young Learners (Children and Teenagers) SIG aims to support its members by providing information on recent developments in English Language education for children and teenagers and by organising networking opportunities for its members.
Many teachers feel alone. They wish they could share information and ideas with other teachers around the globe. This course provides teachers with opportunities to collaborate with other teachers on how to blend and flip their classes with technology.
This is a free hands-on professional development course for educators and/or anyone who wants to share information in a socially meaningful way. The course includes live online classes (with recordings), content (via the courseware), discussions (via the course feed), and hands-on activities.
Participants will learn how to create videos using Webcams via WizIQ classes, screencast-o-matic, PowerPoint presentations, and Google drive. They will upload the video files to Youtube and Vimeo for blended learning, the flipped class, and to market their online courses. Participants will learn how to teach with web technologies such as blogs, wikis, google drive, badges, the WizIQ live class, Moodle, social networks, and videos.
Participants who complete the tasks will receive a certificate of completion.
The Fall Blog Festival will take place on September 21, 2014. The event showcases bloggers, their work, tips for blogers, reflective practice, work with students, & business. Contact Nellie Deutsch (email@example.com), if you'd like to present.
Community of English Language Teachers (CELT) is a community of practice for English language teachers around the world. The community's goal is learn together and participate in fully online, blended, and the flipped classroom using technology and project-based learning.
Moodle for Teachers (M4T) is a public network that provides free e-learning courses on how to teach online with Moodle course and learning management system. The network serves different purposes such as hosting Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Massive Open Online Learning (MOOL), workshops (face-to-face and fully online), and conferences (face-to-face and fully online). On June 24 and 25, 2013, EdMedia conference workshops were held on the network and on June 23, a 3.5 hour workshop was also held at EdMedia in Tampere, Finland in 2014.
On January 13 - February 16, 2014, two Electronic Village Online (EVO2014) free courses were held on this website, M4TEVO14 (Click on the image below for the syllabus) and CLIL EVO14. In 2015, M4TEVO15 and other EVO14 courses will be held on this Moodle website. You are invited to give a MOOC or any other free public course by contacting Nellie Deutsch.
The workload for the MOOC includes participating or viewing the recordings of the live session and developing a reflective artifact in the form of a blog, wiki, google drive doc, website, web page on a website and so on to sustain the information relevant to your needs and your learning experiences. In addition, participants will be able to learn to manage a Moodle website as a teacher or manager.
Participants, who are active on the coursefeed (discussions), attend all and/or view the recordings of all the sessions, reflect by text and audio or video on at least 10 of the live sessions will be eligible for a certificate of completion.
Moodle for Teachers (M4T) provides K-12, higher education, educators, teachers, home schooling, businesses, technology support people, education and technology consultants, and the general public with free Moodle courses. The courses are for beginners and non-beginners. The network hosts conferences, blended and fully online workshops, and Moodle MOOCse network hosted the Moodle MOOC on WizIQ. Participants have the role of students, teachers, and managers of a course.