Links for 2020

Links that could be of value in the changes caused by the Covid19 pandemic

1. Reflections on the changeover

Sandy Millin on reflections from the first week https://sandymillin.wordpress.com/2020/03/21/moving-a-school-online-reflections-from-week-one-of-using-zoom/

Silvia Rovegno’s blog post on the first week of going online https://silviarovegno.wordpress.com/2020/03/21/managing-covid-lockdown-from-face-to-face-to-remote-in-one-week/

Corazon Recto – lessons after 9 weeks online in China https://www.facebook.com/notes/corazon-recto/reflection-language-school-management-during-covid-19/3847598808591475/

 2. Online teaching/learning

https://www.learningscientists.org/blog/2020/3/19/digest-142

https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/innovations-education-remote-teaching  (Free e-book published by the British Council on remote teaching)

https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/sites/teacheng/files/C607%20Information%20and%20Communication_WEB%20ONLY_FINAL.pdf  (Free e-book also from the British Council on innovations in learning technology)

Sandy Millin’s blog on ideas for adapting lessons to Zoom https://sandymillin.wordpress.com/2020/03/14/ideas-for-adapting-group-lessons-to-working-on-zoom/

Chronicle of Higher Education – “Going online in a hurry” https://www.chronicle.com/article/Going-Online-in-a-Hurry-What/248207?cid=rclink

Checking students’ work online https://www.cambridge.org/elt/blog/2020/03/17/checking-your-students-learning/

Glenn Standish’s video on teaching through Zoom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot7lMCUJ1ek&feature=youtu.be

Set of documents and useful info about using Zoom https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1oaVx1MdZF8Lxl4fJEbojzCAPjI1q5_Y7

A general guide from English Australia on going online (covers a lot very concisely) https://www.englishaustralia.com.au/documents/item/854

Tech against Coronavirus:  an incredible list of apps and tools that could be useful https://techagainstcoronavirus.com/

Matt Lunt’s document on teaching using Zoom

3. Managing a remote workforce

https://theinnovativeeducator.blogspot.com/2020/03/supervisors-what-not-to-do-to-teachers.html

Dave Cleary’s tips for Managing Remotely in ELT

4. Leadership

https://padletuq.padlet.org/m_ocriciano2/1541x4qwk7os – Collection of links and tips put together by Michelle Ocriciano