MOOCs for teachers of English as a foreign language….. and not only.

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Techniques for Teaching Adjectives and Adjective Clauses (Coursera) University of California. STARTS on 18 February2019 

This is the second course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn how to effectively teach adjectives, adjective phrases, and adjective clauses to your students. MORE HERE

Teach English Now! Technology Enriched Teaching (Coursera) Arizona State University STARTS on 18 February2019 

This course focuses on the key concepts you need in order to effectively integrate technology into your teaching, without letting it overshadow language learning. MORE HERE.

Teaching Tips for Tricky English Grammar (Coursera) University of California. STARTS on 18 February2019 

You will learn about some specific problems students have learning intermediate grammar. You will learn why students have trouble with this tricky grammar and find out new ways to help students conquer it. MORE HERE.

Instructional Learning and Technology (OpenLearning) University of Technology, Malaysia STARTS on 01 March 2019

This course presents the principles and the concept of Educational Technology, Instructional and Learning Technology as well as the teaching and learning process. It also deals with the utilization of Instructional Media from the conventional to the most up-to-date digital media. MORE HERE.

Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started (FutureLearn) University of Leeds STARTS on 18 February2019

If you are working in further education, skills training, vocational education, workplace learning, lifelong learning or adult education, this free online course is designed to help you understand the benefits of blended learning and how to make more effective use of technology to support your learners. MORE HERE.

 

E-SAFETY RESOURCES

E-SAFETY RESOURCES

One of the numerous e-safety images posted by Google

A collection of e-safety images posted by Google.

THINKUKNOW

Are you a teacher? Or a parent/carer? Check this out! Thinkuknow is the education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. The resurces (articles, videos, games) are split into the target groups: 5-7, 8-10, 11-13, 14+, parents/carers and children’s workforce.

Thinkuknow has their own youtube channel featuring a number of excellent educational videos.

DIGIZEN

Issues such as social networking and cyberbullying are explored on the Digizen website. Plenty of fantastic resources such as lesson plans, stories, videos or activities. See the digital citizenship  glossary:

OTHER RESOURCES

CHILDNET INTERNATIONAL Childnet’s mission is to work in partnership with others around the world to help make the internet a great and safe place for children.
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP  “Everything educators need to empower the next generation of digital citizens.”
DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP & SAFETY COURSE by GOOGLE  “(…) online course is designed for you and your students to learn how they can help create a safe and positive experience online.”
NETSMART TEENS

Helping young people to make safer choices online through videos, games and interactive comics.

BETTER INTERNET FOR KIDS
WEB WE WANT  Created by young people for young people and by teachers for teachers. Available in 12 European languages.