EVO 09

Only a quick post to say that EVO sessions have already started. 

As usually, they come with plenty of food for thought. However suggesting all the issues are , it is impossible to follow them simultaneously. Here I leave the list of sessions for those who might be interested in catching up:

Becoming a Webhead
This is a hands-on workshop where participants explore Web 2.0 tools and share the best ways of using them in their teaching practices.

Blog-based Lesson & e-Portfolios

 

Collaborative Writing
 In this session, the most popular computer-mediated communication tools for collaborative writing, blogs and wikis, will be introduced and some activities with word processors will be carried out. Discussions and exchanging of points of view will be provided by WiZiQ sessions in this comprehensive workshop. 

Conflict Resolutions for English  Language Learners
Designing Interactive Activities for the Young learner EFL Classroom
 
Digifolios and Personal Learning Spaces
Building a Professional ID in the 21st century 
Digital Storytelling in ELT Classrooms
The aim of this session is to show how to use Windows Movie Maker software while creating and editing videos; and at the end of the session participants will have the chance to create their own videos and publish them online.  
 Enhancing Lessons with Web 2.0
During the session, participants will create their own blogs and Web 2.0 instructional items, participate in asynchronous and live discussions, complete topic-specific readings, and develop a lesson plan applying web tools to a relevant teaching/learning context.  

EVO Video 09 Planning Video Projects
This session will help teachers of EFL/ESL develop lesson plans for video projects to use with their students of various levels. 

 

Images4Education
Exploring Images in the 21st Century Classroom
In this six-week online workshop, participants will be introduced to various online image manipulation tools and will learn how to effectively incorporate these resources into their teaching practices.

Internet for Beginners

Mentor2Mentor

Multiliteracies for Social Networking and Collaborative Learning Environments
Multiliterate individuals are aware of the pitfalls inherent in technology while striving for empowerment through effective strategies for first discerning and then taking advantage of those aspects of changing technologies most appropriate to their situations. These strategies include managing, processing, and interpreting a constant influx of information, filtering what is useful, and then enhancing the learning environment with the most appropriate applications. This course seeks to heighten awareness of these considerations, and to enable participants to explore ways of dealing with them in professional and interpersonal development as well as work with students.

NNEST: Networking Solutions for Professional Development
This is a discussion-based session about the issues facing Nonnative English Speaking Teachers (NNESTs) in TESOL. Meet the experts and renowned researchers in the field. Learn and Share. Let this EVO experience inspire change in your teaching career and make a difference!

 Teaching English through Drama: Dramatic Questions, Dramatic Answers
This session will focus on the questions raised by participants. Soliciting issues from members, the issues will be discussed in “threads.” Participants may join as many discussion threads as they feel able to handle.

 

Tips and Tricks for Online Teachers 2009
This workshop aims to provide online and blended-class teachers with tools and ideas for their classes. It will familiarize teachers with some of the advantages of online teaching. 

Virtual Worlds & Language Learning
This session will take a broad look at the current situation online by looking at organisations and individuals who are involved in language education in Second Life

What’s in the Library for ESL/EFL Students?
The library is no longer limited to 4 walls. Whether your students need to find reading material for pleasure or for classes, or to conduct research, the library is the place to start. This session will introduce teachers to ways that they can use the library and its resources with their ESL/EFL students.

To register go to their EVO wiki.

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