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amarshall - (8/13/2018 1:37:16 PM)
New upcoming online workshops!
Below is a list of new online workshops we are developing and the dates they will be held, stay tuned for online registration!


September 20th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Online Resources For ESL:

In this workshop, participants will explore a cavalcade of free and fantastic online resources to use with your ESL learners. Participants will become familiar with instructor-use and learner-use tools to enhance instruction, provide home practice, and engage learners with tried and tested tools and activities. Participants will take away a list of amazing resources.


October 4th, 10:00 am-12:30 pm

ESL Tutor Training:

This webinar is for participants who are new to the role of Volunteer ESL Tutor. It will orient participants to their role, to the needs of their adult ESL learners, and to relevant materials available on line. Participants will learn to design thematic or task based lessons that address learner interests and needs while providing language input, opportunities to practice language skills, and feedback.


October 9th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Marijuana Law for ESL Students:

In this workshop, participants will learn about recent changes in Canada’s marijuana laws. Participants will explore common misconceptions about the legality of marijuana in Canada and receive materials and strategies on how to communicate the correct information to their learners.


October 16th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Listening Strategies:

This workshop explores principles and strategies for teaching listening skills. Participants will gain familiarity with the Canadian Language Benchmarks, discover useful resources, and learn how to design listening lessons.


October 29th, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Citizenship Prep:

In this workshop, participants will explore the essential components of citizenship preparation courses for ESL learners. This workshop will discuss classroom models, course outlines, possible topics, eligibility and the application process, citizenship test preparation, and resources for students and facilitators.


November 8th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Reading Strategies:

This workshop explores principles and strategies for teaching reading skills. Participants will gain familiarity with the Canadian Language Benchmarks, discover useful resources, and learn how to design reading lessons.


November 19th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Writing Strategies:

This workshop explores principles and strategies for teaching writing skills. Participants will gain familiarity with the Canadian Language Benchmarks, discover useful resources, and learn how to design writing lessons.


November 27th, 2:00 pm -4:00 pm

Tips and Ideas for Conversation Classes:

Conversation groups and classes can be a versatile and effective way to develop language skills for newcomers. Participants will learn about the benefits of conversation classes for English language learners and the different ways conversation groups can be organized to meet learner needs. Participants will also focus on ideas and tips to use in tutorial sessions and classrooms.


December 4th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

ESL Financial Literacy Workshop:

TBA


December 12th, 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Growth and Goal Setting for ESL Instructors:

Participants will learn how to support learners in setting achievable learning goals that integrate all four language skills. We will also explore realistic goal setting for tutors and instructors to help them identify learner success and achievement.




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