Tag Archives: online teaching

Interactive Fiction for Reading, Writing, and Grammar

Jeff Kuhn
Jeff Kuhn

Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning blog! Many of us continue with remote learning, and keeping students engaged from the other side of a webcam has become a consistent challenge. In this month’s post, we’ll explore text-based games, … Continue reading

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Engaging ELs Who Are Disengaged During Virtual Learning

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

If you are an educator of English learners (ELs) who is instructing your students virtually, you are probably having difficulty successfully engaging them. This is especially true if you have newcomers in your class. For online learning in virtual classrooms, … Continue reading

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3 Innovative Ways to Use Breakout Rooms in ELT

Stephanie Marcotte
Stephanie Marcotte

In the age of remote and online teaching, it is more important than ever that we find ways to encourage group work in our lessons. While we can no longer rearrange desks in a circle or send groups of students … Continue reading

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Making Discussion Boards More Engaging

Betsy Gilliland
Betsy Gilliland

With the world’s education systems shifting to online instruction as the COVID-19 pandemic continues into a new academic year, teachers need to think carefully about how we can maintain the interactive features we value in face-to-face classes without endangering our … Continue reading

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Supporting ELs’ Social-Emotional Learning in a Virtual Classroom

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

As teachers and students from all over the world have been fast-tracked into virtual classrooms, educators need to take a closer look at our response to the anxiety and stress that learners are experiencing during this process. As teachers of … Continue reading

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Online and Hybrid Classroom Education

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

The latest book in the TESOL Voices series (insider accounts of classroom life) is Online and Hybrid Classroom Education. As the editor of this book, I am very excited to share information about it with others in the TESOL profession. … Continue reading

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TLO 8: The Future Online in China, Africa, and India

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

This TLO blog comes to you from (currently) warm and sunny South China, where we recently wrapped up the third TESOL Symposium in China, and the first in Guangzhou, at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies. The symposium was sold … Continue reading

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TLO 6: Online Language Teacher Education: Resource & Report

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

This Teaching and Learning Online (TLO) blog comes to you from sunny San Diego, California, USA where Professor Kathi Bailey and I will be giving two joint presentations at the 44th annual CATESOL conference, one of which will focus on … Continue reading

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