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Teaching online - using your coursebook and ideas for breakout rooms
About the webinar
The British Council is committed to supporting the use of technology for the continuation of education in a crisis. As many teachers find themselves in an unfamiliar situation of having to teach their classes online, with little or no experience, the British Council TeachingEnglish website is committed to providing as much support as possible to help you navigate your way through the world of online teaching.
This is the first in a series of three webinars, which offers guidance in key areas. This webinar focuses on:
- Ways of using your coursebook with online classes
- Ideas for using breakout rooms
Each presentation will last for approximately 30 minutes, followed by an extended Q&A clinic.
See information about our other webinars in this series:
- Teaching online - if the tech fails and structuring lessons (27 March 2020)
- Teaching online - tech tools and the tutor's role (3 April 2020)
About the speakers
Lindsay Clandfield is an award-winning writer, teacher, teacher trainer and international speaker in the field of English language teaching. He has written more than ten coursebooks including Studio (Helbling Languages), Global and Straightforward (Macmillan).
Lindsay was the series editor of the Delta Teacher Development books and has co-written various methodology books for teachers, notably Dealing with Difficulties and Teaching Online (Delta Publishing) which he co-wrote with Nicky Hockly. His most recent methodology book was Interaction Online (CUP) which he co-wrote with Jill Hadfield.
Lindsay is also the creative force behind various web projects including the popular blog Six Things, the e-publishing collective The Round, the sci-fi/adventure materials website Extreme Language Teaching and the podcast The TEFL Commute. Lindsay has tutored on online and face-to-face courses with the Consultants-E for more than 10 years
Carol Rainbow lives and has taught in the UK for many years. She trained as an English and Music teacher and has taught all ages from pre-school though primary and secondary schools, university and adults. When computers arrived on the educational scene she soon became absolutely hooked on what they could offer for education, quickly because and ICT Coordinator and went on to become an ICT Consultant for Oxfordshire LA working with teachers to make sure ICT plays a key role in enhancing pupil education in Oxfordshire schools. Currently Carol is on online tutor for The Consultants-E, teaching teachers from all over the world how to use technology to enhance their teaching or how to teach online.