17. January 2022 · Comments Off on TESOL CALL-IS Free Webinar · Categories: Webinars

TESOL CALL-IS cordially invites you to attend the FREE webinar “Engaging Teacher Training through Virtual Formats” with Prof. Grazzia Mendoza.

Date: Saturday January 29, 2022.
Time: 10:00 am EST (New York) / 12:00 noon (Buenos Aires) / 3:00 pm GMT (London)

Register in advance here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZApdeGuqT4pGNQsZxUz83Ojlj9HNQf-nMWy

This session will describe the experience professional development in using tools to engage educators from public school settings. The experience will highlight how the virtual format allowed conversations around theory best practices in ELT by using interactive virtual tools. It will showcase how enriching discussions around the ELT classroom happened using a variety of tools that motivated teachers to frankly reflect and open up about their teaching practice. Participants will leave with several ideas on how to use the regular virtual tools to promote engagement, conversation, and reflection in teacher training.

Grazzia María Mendoza Chirinos has two master’s degrees, one in International Education and one in TESOL. She is a US State Department Alumna recognized for project development for teachers’ professional growth projects. She has been in the TESOL field for 28 years. Her research interests include CALL, Competency Based Language Teaching and Methodological Improvements for Professional Development. She has written a variety of articles for TESOL Newsletters, has written on the use of social media for language development and has an article in progress related to women leadership. She is the founder of HELTA TESOL in Honduras, Former President of Latin America and the Caribbean TESOL and Member of TESOL International Association Board of Directors currently serving as Chair of the Finance Committee. At present she is an education specialist for the US Government at USAID Honduras.

05. December 2021 · Comments Off on Free webinar: How to use Voki avatars · Categories: Webinars

TESOL CALL-IS cordially invites you to attend the FREE webinar “How to use Voki avatars to engage language learners in fun speaking activities” with Dr. Nellie Deutsch.

Date: Saturday December 11, 2021.
Time: 11:00 am EST (New York) / 4:00 pm GMT (London)

Register in advance here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErcu6qqzMjGtdC28cyVB_Ze5DVt5g9WrgT

Feel free to use the following time converter to find the time for this webinar in your country: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html?iso=20211211T160000&p1=179&p2=136&p3=tz_vet

The presenter will share how she uses Voki. Voki is a free fun avatar that speaks. Teachers can use Voki to introduce their lessons and engage students in creating their own avatars for homewor…