Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Animate your lessons for FREE

One way to grab your students' attention is to present your ideas in videos. It saves time and engages most of their senses. Today, I am going to talk about a tool that allows teachers to create and share animated videos for free. These videos are full of life, and adds one's personality to the content delivered through creating their own characters. 

It is Animaker!

Here is the Tutorials page that will help you to get started:

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Kick off 2020 with 15 EVO Courses for FREE!

Dear English teachers,

It is time to learn something new. 
Are you ready?


"For five weeks in January and February, TESOL experts and participants from around the world engage in collaborative online discussions or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit. 
These sessions bring together participants for a longer period of time than is permitted by land-based professional development conventions and allow a fuller development of ideas than is otherwise possible."

EVO sessions are FREE and available to anyone around the globe. You only need an access to the Internet.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Learn for FREE to kick off Year 2019: 16 Sessions for Teachers

It is EVO!
Electronic Village Online ...

"For five weeks in January and February, TESOL experts and participants from around the world engage in collaborative online discussions or hands-on virtual workshops of professional and scholarly benefit. 

These sessions bring together participants for a longer period of time than is permitted by land-based professional development conventions and allow a fuller development of ideas than is otherwise possible.


Sessions are FREE and open to anyone around the globe. All you need is access to the Internet.


Saturday, September 22, 2018

FREE online course " Professional Development for Teacher Trainers" Oct.15, 2018


This FREE 5-week MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is designed for both new and experienced teachers to give them some methods for creating, presenting, and evaluating effective teacher training workshops. Particioants will gain tools and techniques for promoting professional development in their teaching context, and develop their skills for delivering engaging and relevant teacher trainings.

This course is provided by Arizona State University, as part of the American English (AE) E-Teacher Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by FHI 360.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

FREE online course "Using Edu. Technology in EL Classes" April 16, 2018


This FREE 5-week MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is designed to prepare English language teachers to integrate technology into their English language teaching. Participants will become aware of free technological tools, learn how to use these tools for language learning and teaching, and evaluate the appropriateness of a technology tool for their specific contexts.

This course is provided by Iowa State University, as part of the American English (AE) E-Teacher Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by FHI 360.

Participants who earn 70% or higher will receive a digital badge and certificate as a mark of completion.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

FREE online course about "Critical Thinking", Feb. 19, 2018

This FREE 5-week course is a great chance for EFL teachers to know more about critical thinking; what it means, how to design critical thinking lessons, and how to evaluate students’ progress in this area. Teachers will spend much time analyzing numerous examples of related activities and lesson plans preparing them to create and share their own with others to get feedback.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Icebreaker Activities

It was the first day at Indiana High School.

Students were excited to meet a teacher from
a different country. 


They designed a poster about Egypt and
prepared 47 questions for me to answer. 


To introduce myself,
I designed 2 activities with the help of
their teacher
Mrs. Lori Dadson.


Class Level:
  • The students have mild to severe disabilities.