with Low Resources
Don’t let a lack of traditional resources limit you as a teacher!
Just about every teacher will be faced with the challenge of teaching with low resources at some point in his or her career, whether due to the school’s limited budget, teaching in a remote location, or even the new demands of teaching from home. Therefore, the skills taught in this course for working both creatively and effectively with few materials are valuable for all teachers.
Module 1 Principles of Language Learning and Teaching
Module 2 Exploring Low-Resource Contexts in English Teaching
Module 3 Designing Lessons for Low-Resource Contexts
When you graduate, you’ll be able to:
Reflect on how the fundamental principles of effective language teaching can be adhered to, regardless of technological or pedagogical resources.
Gain an awareness of what is important for learning to take place, with a focus on pedagogy first, resources second.
Explore the different resources that are readily available and low-cost, and that can be used to achieve the desired learning outcomes.
Select appropriate resources for teaching the four skills at different student age and proficiency levels.
Design an English language lesson using one of the resources explored in the course.
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.
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