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.
Moodle for Administrators (M4A) is a 4-week online workshop for anyone who wishes to be an administrator of a Moodle website. The workshop will be facilitated by Dr. Nellie Deutsch, an experienced teacher and admin of a few Moodle websites and coordinator of Moodle for Teachers (M4T) workshops and Nitin Jain, a highly experienced Moodle technology developer and Moodle support person.
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 and open e-learning courses on how to teach online using Moodle course and learning management system and other web technologies. The network serves different purposes such as hosting Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Massive Open Online Learning (MOOL), Moodle training for teachers, workshops (face-to-face and fully online), and conferences (face-to-face and fully online).
On June 1 and October 2013, the M4T hosted the first Moodle Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) in the world. Participants were able to take a Moodle Experience course (beginners and non-beginners (experienced teachers and managers), Moodle MOOC on WizIQ, WizIQ on Moodle practice area, and participate in various forums on the front page.