ELT Learning ::: ELT Thinkers Live2018-06-30T07:01:11+00:00

Helping students remember new vocabulary

Speaker: Tatiana Gomez Ramirez

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Helping students remember new vocabulary

Description:

Students can have trouble remembering new vocabulary. Let’s face it, it can be quite boring! Quizlet is a tool that can allow teachers to engage their students and promote vocabulary building activities in and out of class. In this webinar, we’ll walk through the most engaging features of this tool.

Presenter:

Tatiana is the founder of ELT Think Tank, and started this initiative because she absolutely loves teaching English and helping other teachers be the best they can be. She is currently a teacher trainer and consultant in Medellin, Colombia. She is a passionate mom, entrepreneur, teacher, teacher trainer, consultant, dancer, dog lover, creative thinker, and dreamer. She has been a teacher since 2001 and is considered to be a life-long learner with a growth mindset.

To watch the recording of this session click here. 

Why and how to use video in EFL Lessons

Speaker: Jake Young

Title:

Why and how to use video in EFL Lessons

Description:

The focus point of the webinar will be to discuss the key benefits of using video in ELT lessons for teachers who have teenage or adult students. We’ll have an introduction to Veslio and go through how to make the most effective use of the lesson plans.

Presenter:

Jake Young is a creative teacherpreneur who has been living and teaching ESL in Prague, CZ for over 7 years with TEFL certification from TLH in Prague. He’s the brain behind Veslio.co – a resource dedicated to providing teachers with comprehensive and modern lesson plans based on real-world videos. He’s also a passionate language learner, fluent in Czech language and an intermediate Italian language speaker.

To watch the recording of this session click here. 

Using authentic material to practice reading

Speaker: Tatiana Gomez Ramirez

Title:

Using authentic material to practice reading

Description:

We all want to give our students an authentic reading experience, with engaging exercises. This new website will allow your students to practice reading through the news, and offers tons of different features that can help them improve their reading skills, among others.

Presenter:

Tatiana is the founder of ELT Think Tank, and started this initiative because she absolutely loves teaching English and helping other teachers be the best they can be. She is currently a teacher trainer and consultant in Medellin, Colombia. She is a passionate mom, entrepreneur, teacher, teacher trainer, consultant, dancer, dog lover, creative thinker, and dreamer. She has been a teacher since 2001 and is considered to be a life-long learner with a growth mindset.

To watch the recording of this session click here. 

First approach to Schoology

Speaker: Rodrigo Mejia

Title: 

First approach to Schoology

Description:

An ESL teacher’s review of the basic features of Schoology Basic. Learn about the different tools Schoology has to offer an individual instructor and its benefits. Explore and experiment the world of blended learning in a very intuitive and easy way to help your professional development and get a head start on your future courses.

Presenter: 

Colombian born raised in the US. Professional Architect and ESL Teacher since 2001. Passionate about culture and business, for the last 15 years he has been teaching English in Universities and companies of Medellín striving to create language awareness in different scenarios. Always interested in improving and developing to better understand student needs to match the most appropriate tools and techniques to provide a more meaningful teaching experience in each class..

Interactive quizzing and games in class

Speaker: Tatiana Gomez Ramirez

Title:

Interactive quizzing and games in class

Description:

When both students and teachers have devices there are amazing things you can do to engage students, and Socrative offers interactive and engaging tools for you and your students. They will have fun and you can keep track of their progress. Find out the basics of how to use it.

Presenter:

Tatiana is the founder of ELT Think Tank, and started this initiative because she absolutely loves teaching English and helping other teachers be the best they can be. She is currently a teacher trainer and consultant in Medellin, Colombia. She is a passionate mom, entrepreneur, teacher, teacher trainer, consultant, dancer, dog lover, creative thinker, and dreamer. She has been a teacher since 2001 and is considered to be a life-long learner with a growth mindset.