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Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

International Collaboration & Best Practices

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Course Highlights

  • Collaborative Learning & Team Activities (Jigsaw)
  • WizIQ Live Class and LMS (courses)
  • Google Drive & WebQuests for Blended Learning and the Flipped Class
  • Invited Guests on Innovations and Best Practices
  • Creating Socially Engaging Learning Activities

About the Course

Language of Instruction: English

Course Description

The aim of the course is to connect with TESOL educators from around the world for collaborative exchange of ideas and best practices on how to teach English to speakers of other languages in face-to-face, blended and/or fully online learning environments, and in the flipped class.

The course is ongoing with live classes, workshops, and demonstrations of innovations and best practices by guest speakers.

The focus of the workshops will depend greatly on the needs of the members of the course. The participants will collaborate, share ideas, and decide what they need for their classes and courses. The goal is for TESOL teachers to connect for learning and best practices, and to inspire one another.

The topics will include classroom management, creating socially engaging learning activities, integrating web technology and live classes such as WzIQ for blended and fully online learning and the flipped classes, and ideas on how to teach language learning skills.

Learning with technology will include mobile learning and teaching with androids, iPhone, and iPads.

About the Instructor

Dr. Nellie Deutsch

Dr. Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is internationally known as a relationship-based mentor, researcher, writer, speaker, community builder, expert in teaching with technology, Moodle, and WizIQ live classes. She teaches subjects related to mindfulness practice, online personal and professional development, and action research to educators worldwide. She’s been teaching English as a foreign language in high school and higher education for over 35 years. She’s an instructor at Atlantic University Masters of Arts in Transpersonal and leadership studies, speaks at online and face-to-face conferences, and organizes informal MOOCs and free online courses and webinars on WizIQ education online and Moodle for Teachers.

Dr. Deutsch follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning and teaching as a way to learn. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and healing. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices and teaches Mindfulness Meditation and the Alexander Technique.

Nellie provides consultation on teaching with technology, mobile devices in the classroom, Moodle (course and learning management system), Google Drive, and WizIQ. She is the founder and owner of Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) community of educators, Moodle for Teachers (M4T) network, Connecting Online and MoodleMoot annual virtual conferences, and Moodle MOOCs on WizIQ (bi- annual). She is currently on the steering committee of TESOL CALL-IS, community manager on the TESOL Secondary School Interest Section, program coordinator at WAOE (World Association of Online Education), on the program committee and executive committee of EdMedia at AACE (Advancement of Computing in Education), on IATEFL YLT SIG committee, and on the coordinating team of Electronic Village Online (EVO) TESOL.

Integrating Technology 4 Active Lifelong Learning

Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning or IT4ALL is an organization that provides free to low cost programs on how to integrate technology into blended, fully online, and face-to-face learning environments. IT4ALL has a WizIQ organization account. IT4ALL hosts all their free programs such as Moodle MOOCs, Healthy Living and Sustainable MOOCs, Second Life MOOCs, Connecting Online conferences (2009-15), Moodle MOOTs (2011-2015), Spring and Fall Blog Festivals (SBF/FBF), webinars, and online courses on WizIQ and on Moodle for Teachers (website).

IT4ALL is run by Dr. Nellie Deutsch an education technology & marketing consultant.


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