Webinars

Secondary

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Presenter(s): Billie Jago Image of Billie Jago

Both in the real-life classroom and online, Gold Experience Second Edition can offer teachers a variety of useful resources to help students achieve exam success.

This webinar discusses the tools available, as well as the skills and techniques, for delivering engaging and motivating exam classes. We look at the coursebook and its online features in detail and how to provide variety to typical exam tasks.

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Presenter(s): Amanda Davies Images of Amanda Davies

Keeping teenagers engaged and motivated during lessons is a top priority for many teachers, but since each student we teach has their own unique and individual experiences, interests, strengths and development areas we all know this isn’t always easy to do.

This webinar explores some key Assessment for Learning strategies that can help do just that.

The techniques are suitable for both face-to-face and online lessons.

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Presenter(s): Sue Kay Image of Sue Kay

In this webinar Sue Kay makes the case for using more and better quality video in the classroom, discusses which video genres work best and why, as well as demonstrates how they can facilitate effective lessons and improve learning. 

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Presenter(s): Elizabeth Beer Image of Elizabeth Beer

Teaching grammar to classes with different needs and language levels can be stressful for teachers, and sometimes uttering the dreaded ‘grammar’ word to your students can often cause them to close their ears to that part of the lesson.

This session guides you through the concept of scaffolding, which is to provide tasks and support so that students can understand and accomplish grammar goals more independently.

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Presenter(s): Elizabeth Beer Image of Elizabeth Beer

Teaching grammar to classes with different needs and language levels can be stressful for teachers, and sometimes uttering the dreaded ‘grammar’ word to your students can often cause them to close their ears to that part of the lesson.

This session guides you through the concept of scaffolding, which is to provide tasks and support so that students can understand and accomplish grammar goals more independently.

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Presenter(s): Billie Jago Image of Billie Jago

As lessons shift from the classroom to online, materials need to be adapted to suit our new environment. But, how can we maintain interactivity in lessons, and how can Pearson’s online resources help?

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Presenter(s): Rachael Roberts Photo of Rachael Roberts

In this session Rachael Roberts explores practical ideas and activities to help students shift their mindset, take responsibility and build self-confidence.

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Presenter(s): Michael Brand Image of Michael Brand

Teaching English online is already popular.

For some teachers, recent developments have suddenly made it the new standard. But being thrown in at the deep end is never easy.

In this webinar, we look at how can we continue our lessons with teens in an online setting. We consider planning, pre-lesson tasks and follow-up, digital delivery tools and platforms, the use of video and ways to build in interaction all with the aim of helping English teachers of teens to find their feet in the world of online teaching.

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Presenter(s): Brian Engquist, Elena Merino

What is Assessment for Learning? How does this approach benefit the teenage language learner? And how can this framework help the teacher to understand their students and to tailor their teaching to the individual as well as the class? Brian Enqvist and Elena Merino discuss all of the above, giving examples from Wider World, the new Pearson/BBC secondary course.

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Presenter(s): Ken Beatty Photo of Ken Beatty

In this session, Dr Ken Beatty draws together threads of the week’s discussions with a look at interactivity. How can we use the interactive features of past and present technologies to enhance teenagers’ learning processes? How can these processes mirror how teenagers already interact with the world? What role does interaction play in memory and learning? What happens to the brain when it is engaged in purposeful interaction? And how can Wider World help implement these principles?

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