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Teaching EFL to Young Learners


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Teaching EFL to Young Learners EVO18 free online session from January 14-Febraury 18, 2018

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Teaching EFL to Young Learners

  1. 1. Kickoff Webcast January 14, 2018 Welcome to EVO18
  2. 2. TEFL2YL EVO18 Moderating Team: ● Nellie Deutsch ● Charles Goodger ● Julie Pratten Kacmaz ● Judy Wong ● Nives Torresi ● Sheryl McCoy
  3. 3. Dr. Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is an education technology relationship-based mentor to educators worldwide. She’s on EDMedia executive committee. Nellie has been teaching English in high school and at the college level for over 35 years and integrating technology into face-to-face programs since 1992. She organizes free online events such as Moodle & Second Life MOOCs, online conferences (Connecting Online and Moodle MOOTs), Blog Festivals, EFLtalks for free. She is passionate about using technologies such as Moodle, WizIQ, PresentMe, Slidespeech, Screencast-o-matic, and google drive to promote active learning and teaching as a way to learn. TEFL2YL EVO18
  4. 4. Judy Wong is a performing artist, a visual artist, a writer and foremost an English teacher to speakers of other languages. Her extensive background, spanning over fifty years, in the arts is the basis of her unique teaching style. She is currently an Adjunct Faculty at a PACE University in New York City, USA. When she isn’t teaching at the colleges, she has an active private student practice and has been known to occasionally collaborate with her international colleagues in Armenia and Croatia. She is an active EFLtalker and on the Advisory Board of EFLtalks. Judy holds a BS in Liberal Arts /Teaching Academics through the Arts and a MA in TESOL from the New School University in NYC, USA. She is a member of NYS TESOL, TESOL International and IATEFL. “We are teachers as well as students and our students are our teachers”. TEFL2YL EVO18
  5. 5. Nives Torresi is a Teacher of English as a language, English Literature, English Drama, Business English and English Exam Preparation (Cambridge FCE). Nives also translates from Italian to English. Teaches online and Face 2 Face - High Schools, Businesses & Private tuition. Active participant in Moodle Training on Moodle4Teachers and Moderator Training for EVO sessions 2015 - 2017. Online Presentations “One Foolish Monkey” series on History of Blogging with co-Teacher Tom Hodgers CO15 - Connecting Online live Conference - "Understanding Pair Teaching in Micro Teaching Online" with Tom Hodgers CO17 - “TeamWork” in collaboration with Tom Hodgers MM7 - Presenter “Teaching Along the Way” MM9 - Co-Presenter “Teaching Online with Moodle” with Tom Hodgers; MM9 - Badges Panel Discussion; EFL Talks - presenter 10 in 10; HeartELT - contributing author “A-Z of Hope”. Webinars for IATEFL YLT SIG "Play, Learn and Grow Together" an after school & Pre-school English language learning projects - Municipality. Moderator EVO 2016 TEFL2YL & Moderator/Presenter for EVO 2017 TEFL2YL Week 3 “Board Games in the EFL Classroom”. IATEFL Registered Online Blogger for Live Conference 2016 & 2017 Teacher Experience Blog TEFL2YL EVO18
  6. 6. TEFL2YL EVO18 As she continues in her 40+ years in education, Sheryl McCoy counts on sharing her understanding that, “Learning is an adventure for life”. To earn that understanding, she teaches online and face-to-face, through a fusion of teaching tools, skills, and interests. Sheryl earned a BSEd in Elem Ed, as well as an MSEd in Curriculum and Instruction in Science Ed at PittState University, Pittsburg, Kansas. Today, Sheryl lives with her family on their sustainable farm in the Central Plains of the United States where she works face to face and online with various informal education networks.
  7. 7. Charles Goodger Originally from London, I am the founder of FunSongs Education and am an English teacher, coursebook writer, teacher trainer, composer and entrepreneur. I have a degree in French and Spanish from London University and a RSA TEFL certificate. As well as writing material for FunSongs, I have permanent tenure as a Collaboratore Esperto Linguistico at Bologna University in Italy. I have been a plenary speaker at international ELT conferences and held workshops and seminars in China, India, Lithuania, Russia, Latvia, France, Germany, Italy, Estonia, Israel, Spain and England. I currently live in Italy. TEFL2YL EVO18
  8. 8. Julie Pratten is originally from the UK, currently living in Turkey. After teaching both business and general English in 20 countries or more, including Brazil, Germany, Lithuania and Paraguay, she entered the world of finance via the Czech Republic, where she designed Banking English courses for the Czech National Bank. She is the author of several business and finance titles, including ‘Absolute Financial English’, ‘Absolute Financial English’ (Delta) and Pocket Book of Business English. Her interests include developing mobile applications for EAP; last year she developed ‘Brighton Study Kit’ and ‘Academic Flip Words’. She also set up the Indie publishing company ‘Academic Study Kit’ and was joint winner of the David Riley award for Innovation with ‘AZ of Business English’. The same year, Julie established Heart ELT, a non-profit organisation that supports children who have little or no access to education by producing crowdsourced books. Heart ELT’s first publication ‘Hope Peace Respect’ by Fluency MC contains the lyrics to Jason R.Levine’s amazing rap songs. Nowadays Julie is working on ‘The Mission Possible’, a modular, crowdsourced course that focuses on sustainable business. Julie is currently trying to get to grips with online courses, writing teacher-to-writer programs and planning writer retreats for ELT. She is very excited about writing her first story book, called ‘The Peace Plan’ with Julia G. Fox of Clever Fox Press. TEFL2YL EVO18
  9. 9. Edit Profile
  10. 10. Week 1 Overview
  11. 11. Introduction Forum
  12. 12. Restricted Forums
  13. 13. Creting Video Tutorials SlidespeechScreencast-o-matic
  14. 14. Create a Video Tutorial 4 Poodll
  15. 15. Rich Editor and PoodLL Record Audio and Video
  16. 16. Editor and PoodLL
  17. 17. Weekly Badges
  18. 18. Badges for Weeks 5 and 1
  19. 19. Kickoff Webcast January 14, 2018 Let the fun begin!