Games and Activities
for the Online Classroom
Use ESL games to meet your young students’ language learning objectives while keeping them actively engaged online!
Young learners (ages 7-10) make up one of the most common age groups online English teachers work with. However, the rate of maturity and development varies widely with this demographic, making selecting appropriate games and activities a challenge. In this course, you’ll learn a series of digital and realia-based games suited to this age group, as well as how these activities serve a double purpose by keeping learners engaged while developing the target language skills.
Module 1 Using Games with Young Learners in the Online Classroom
Module 2 Combining Traditional Realia with Digital Tools
Module 3 Online Games for Individual Students
Module 4 Online Games for Group Classes
When you graduate, you’ll be able to:
Discuss the pedagogy and research that support the use of online games and activities with young learners (ages 7-10)
List the organizational steps and planning stages for online games and activities
Compare and contrast online game and activities appropriate for private versus group lessons with young learners
Find, create, and present effective digital games and activities for young learners in the online classroom
Find, create, and present effective realia-based games and activities for young learners in the online classroom
Discuss strategies for using games and activities to motivate young learners during 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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