Webinar Announcement: Teacher Development Series 3

The American English team is pleased to offer American English Live: Teacher Development Series 3. The six online seminars of the series cover a variety of topics intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. At the end of each event, participants will have the opportunity to earn a digital badge that verifies their participation. Viewing group hosts, Public Affairs Offices, and Regional English Language Offices also have the option to issue e-certificates for those who attend four out of six sessions.

Participants are also encouraged to register to join the associated Ning, http://americanenglishwebinars.com, to participate in discussions, view related materials, and find recordings.

The series will take place from September 5 – November 14, 2018.  These 60-minute sessions will be held every other Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. ET from Washington, D.C. (check http://timeanddate.com for the local time in your region).  Participants can join the sessions by viewing the live posts at the above times on Facebook and Zoom here:

Though not mandatory, registration is encouraged. Registered participants will receive email reminders with links to pre-session readings and online discussions. Prior to each session, registered participants will receive a reminder email with a Zoom link from americanenglishwebinars@elprograms.org. 

Here is the link for registration: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4460087/American-English-Facebook-Live-Series-3

Title and Presenter Information Dates and Times
Empowering Students to Solve Local Problems: Adapting Materials for Service Learning
Presenter: Annaliese Hausler-Akpovi
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
8:00-9:00 am EDT
1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Designing and Leading Professional Development for Teachers
Presenter: Laura Baecher
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
8:00-9:00 am EDT
1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Embracing Social Media to Engage Students and Teach Narrative Writing
Presenter: Jennifer Borch
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
8:00-9:00 am EDT
1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Academic Language Objectives in the EFL Classroom
Presenter: Michelle Benegas and Amy Stolpestad
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
8:00-9:00 am EDT
1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Effective Strategies for Teaching Large Classes
Presenter: Dieter Bruhn
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
8:00-9:00 am EDT
1:00-2:00 pm EDT
Adapting Your Materials for Use in Mixed Ability Classrooms
Presenter: Susan Iannuzzi 
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
8:00-9:00 am EST*
1:00-2:00 pm EST
*U.S. time change occurs November 4.