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Blended Language Learning: Design and Practice for Teachers (Coursera)

This course is for language educators who wish to learn how to build and teach a blended language course. You may receive 1.5 Graduate Teacher Education credits (GRTE) for completing this course. See below for more information. This course is divided into four modules. In the first module we [...]

Strategies for Teaching Perfect Tenses and Modals (Coursera)

This is the first course in the Teach English: Intermediate Grammar specialization. In this course, you will learn about teaching important intermediate verb tenses, including present perfect, present perfect progressive, past perfect, and past perfect progressive. You will also learn about teaching common modal verbs used in English. Finally, [...]

Teach English Now! Theories of Second Language Acquisition (Coursera)

In this course learners are introduced to second or foreign language theories and practices for teaching and assessing listening, speaking, and pronunciation. Learners will also be introduced to basic studies in second language acquisition and their pedagogical implications. Teachers will be invited to recognize the importance of grounding [...]

Teach English Now! Foundational Principles (Coursera)

Through a series of engaging metaphors and stories, prospective and current EFL/ESL teachers will identify, summarize, and evaluate 7 basic language learning paradigms. Learners will be presented information on such foundational principles as motivation, risk taking, two different modes of learning, and balancing the teacher profession. Learners [...]

Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment (Coursera)

Learners will be introduced to designing lesson plans based on principles and knowledge of learning objectives, assessment plans, methods, materials, and learning activities. Learners will find and prepare appropriate teaching materials through careful analysis, adaptation and creation of professional resources. Learners will also reflect on the cohesion between lesson [...]

Primeros Auxilios Psicológicos (PAP) (Coursera)

Este curso on-demand (ABIERTO, se puede cursar en cualquier momento), impartido en castellano por la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona y el Centro de Crisis de Barcelona, está destinado a entrenar en la aplicación de primeros auxilios psicológicos (PAP) a personas afectadas por situaciones altamente estresantes, abarcando tanto emergencias cotidianas [...]

Teaching with Physical Computing: Soft skills, teamwork and the wider curriculum (edX)

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the ‘non-technical’ elements that make Project-Based Learning an important addition to STEM & Computing classrooms, and how to integrate them into your teaching. Brought to you by Arm, this course covers all the non-technological elements of Project-Based Learning. This includes soft skills such as [...]

Teaching with Physical Computing: Practical application and classroom strategies for PBL (edX)

This course guides you in using real-world problems to spark your learners’ creativity and empower them to develop their own solutions using Physical Computing. Brought to you by Arm, this course guides you through the practical application of Project-Based Learning (PBL) theory using a range of tools and [...]

Teaching with Physical Computing: Introduction to Project-Based Learning (edX)

This course introduces the fundamental concepts underpinning Project-Based Learning, and how you can apply it with programmable devices to bring STEM & Computing to life in the classroom. Arm’s first professional development course introduces you to the core elements of physical computing. This includes common Arm-based hardware platforms such [...]

Teaching Children with Visual Impairment: Creating Empowering Classrooms (Coursera)

In the education of children with visual impairment, there is at present a global movement away from segregated special schooling, and towards inclusive neighbourhood schools. Inclusion provides an opportunity for everyone, teachers as well as learners, to become more acquainted about life with visual impairment and to overcome some [...]