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Never delivered an ESOL class in Zoom? Need a refresher of the basic tools? In this 2 hour online session, you will learn the basic tools necessary to deliver classes in Zoom, including setting and and hosting meetings, managing communication, and share a screen within a class.

Please note: You will access Zoom and other support materials via Blackboard. You will receive a separate email from Joanne Harrington at Quinsigamond Community College with instructions on how to access the course. You cannot access the online course from the SABES website.


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • ESOL teachers with little or no experience using Zoom

In this session held through Zoom, teachers will learn the essential elements necessary to deliver a class using the Zoom teleconference platform. Your presenter will provide an overview of several tools necessary to begin delivering a successful online class:

  1. Steps to setup and host a meeting: Create a meeting link with recommended settings, and invite students to participate by computer, hand-held device, or phone call-in
  2. Communication tools: Management of microphones and instructions tips for students to raise virtual hands or chat in the meeting
  3. Screen sharing: Projection of a Google document, PowerPoint, or other open page
  4. Classroom management: Record a session, private chat, manage reactions
    Learning Objectives

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

  • Setup a Zoom meeting and invite students to participate
  • Understand what learners see in the Zoom mobile app
  • Direct students to use microphones, public and private chatrooms, and virtual hands
  • Share screens in Zoom to show an agenda and use a whiteboard to take notes or draw pictures in a dicsussion
Presenter(s) / Facilitator(s)
PD Center
SABES English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Curriculum & Instruction PD Center
Topic Area
Blended Learning
Digital Literacy
Distance Learning
Educator Effectiveness
ESOL/English Language Learner