This session is designed to support ESOL teachers new to the Zoom classroom by providing an overview of the essential features of Zoom, demonstrating them, and providing opportunities to practice.
- Adult ESOL teachers new to teaching on Zoom or those in need of a review and/or refresher
This professional development activity/course is designed for:
In this "webshop," you will experience and process a variety of ESOL activities using the basic features of Zoom:
- views (chain drill and oral reports)
- polling (gathering and reporting on data)
- reactions (nonverbal response for formative assessment)
- screensharing (mini-lectures and note-taking)
- whiteboard (drawing and categorizing)
- breakout rooms (pair and team tasks)
In addition, the facilitator will share settings tips to help learners fully engage in the Zoom class.
- Use essential Zoom features to support learner-centered, standards-aligned English language instruction
- Plan instructional activities that foster a learners' voice and choice
Upon completion of this professional development activity/course, you will be able to:
Watch the Tiny Video: Learners on Smartphones on Zoom: Basic Features (https://youtu.be/F5fxrudw2Dk)
Have the latest version of Zoom on a computer and a smartphone.