This book contains 50 tips to help you be successful in online teaching, from choosing your platform to designing and building your courses to supporting students as they complete your learning activities and assessments.
Dr. Shewell holds a doctorate in Educational Technology from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in TESOL from Brigham Young University. He has taught English in the Middle East, Asia, and the United States. More recently, Dr. Shewell co-designed Arizona State University’s online TESOL certificate program (Teach English Now!) at https://www.coursera.org/learn/english-principles on the Coursera platform. He also runs a website that allows teachers to create interactive vocabulary activities at http://eslactivities.com, and is the creator of the Perception of Spoken English (POSE) Test at http://posetest.com, a diagnostic tool for finding students’ specific problem areas in the pronunciation of English.
The number of English language learners in U.S. schools is projected to grow to twenty-five percent by 2025. Most teachers have English learners in their classrooms, from kindergarten through college. The ESL/ELL Teacher?s Survival Guide offers educators practical strategies for setting up an ESL-friendly classroom, motivating and interacting with students, communicating with parents of English learners, and navigating the challenges inherent in teaching ESL students.Provides research-based instructional techniques which have proven effective with English learners at all proficiency levels
This hands-on resource will give all teachers at all levels the information they need to be effective ESL instructors.