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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 up and hosting meetings, managing communication, and sharing a screen within a class.

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


    This professional development activity/course is designed for:

  • ESOL teachers with little or no experience using Zoom

In this session held through Zoom, teacher 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 set up 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 instruction 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:

  • Set up 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 discussion
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