Games and Activities
for the Online Classroom
Motivate and engage your teenaged online English learners through games and activities!
Two of the biggest struggles teachers face with teenaged online English students are keeping their attention and getting them to actively participate in class. ESL games and activities offer a solution to these challenges; however, many teachers are unsure how to choose games that strike the right balance between age-appropriate, fun, and educational. This course not only provides plenty of activities to engage adolescent students, but equips teachers with the knowledge of how and why these games are so effective.
Module 1 Using Games with Teens in the Online Classroom
Module 2 Games for Skills and Language Points
Module 3 Online Games for Teenage Groups
When you graduate, you’ll be able to:
Discuss the pedagogy and research that support the use of online games and activities with adolescent students
List the organizational steps and planning stages for online games and activities, such as how to map activities to a specific learning goal to ensure they are educationally sound and academically engaging
Compare and contrast games and activities to use in a group or private online lesson setting with teenagers
Find, create, and present effective digital games and activities for teenagers in the online classroom
Investigate the use of digital resources as tools to create online activities for teenagers
Discuss strategies for using games and activities to motivate adolescents in their online language lessons
Requirements to take this course:
18 years of age.
An intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language).
Teaching experience or a general TEFL/TESOL certificate (recommended).
Start anytime and work from any device.
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.
Certificate of completion
Qualify for jobs teaching online with a specialized certiﬁcation.
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Teaching Online Games and Activities Suite (TOGAS©) eBook
You’ll receive our TOGAS© eBook (Teaching Online Games and Activities Suite) featuring 16 fun and engaging educational games you can use with your online students! TOGAS© content has been carefully designed to include a mix of digital and realia-based activities linked to language-based skills and learning outcomes specific to this age group.
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