ELL Technologies To Help Teachers In Response To COVID-19 Reality
Company’s eLearning Experts to Share Techniques for English teachers to Improve Their Online Teaching Skills
Toronto, Canada – May 7, 2020 – ELL Technologies Ltd. (“ELL Technologies” or the “Company”), an EdTech company that is ‘Changing the way the world learns languages’ through innovative online technologies and solutions, is pleased to announce it is offering support to English teachers transitioning to remote teaching. As a result of the COVID-19-related school closures, more than one billion students worldwide are now learning from home. ELL Technologies is sharing best practices from its successful online education programs and experience to assist teachers in developing the skills they require to excel in today’s new normal
Keeping students engaged and motivated in an online environment presents unique challenges to educators trained in face-to-face teaching methods. ELL Technologies has developed proven techniques to enable teachers to succeed through the digital language learning programs it has implemented around the world.
A webinar led by David Boughton, ELL Technologies’ Director of Pedagogy, will introduce teachers to tools and teaching methodologies for enhancing online learning and outcomes for students. This event will support teachers in achieving the following:
- adapt current classroom lessons and material to teach English online
- create engaging opportunities for students to interact and collaborate online
- use differentiated instruction and online tools to accommodate each student’s learning needs
- conduct formative and summative assessments that allow students to demonstrate their mastery of the language
- use data to analyze student progress and increase language acquisition
- guide students on becoming online learners and digital citizens
“We live in a new world, with a new normal and new learning reality, with the sudden shut-down of schools creating unique challenges for teachers. Through years of work with eLearning and remote blended teaching, our team has gained extensive knowledge that can allow teachers to adapt quickly,” said Gali Bar-Ziv, President & CEO of ELL Technologies. “We want to give back to the education community, and this is a great opportunity to support our teaching colleagues around the world and improve outcomes for students.
Title: “Enseñando Inglés en un Entorno Virtual: la Nueva Realidad” (“Teaching English in a Virtual Environment: The New Reality”
Date: Wednesday May 13th, 5:00 pm EDT
To Register: https://seminarioell.eventbrite.ca/
About the Presenter: David Boughton, M.Ed., Director of Pedagogy, ELL Technologies
David Boughton has been working with students for 17 years as a teacher, educational expert, and administrator. In a previous role as a Director of Studies for a large language training company, he created curriculum, managed ESL programs, and developed one of Canada’s largest government-funded online training programs which enabled international accountants to build communication skills. As a teacher, David taught students from around the world, including in schools in Mexico and language centres in Toronto. For the last ten years, he has taught students online, helping young learners, high school students, adult learners and professionals. David holds a Master of Education in second language education from the University of Toronto with a focus on online education, as well as a TESL Canada certificate.
About ELL Technologies
ELL Technologies Ltd. is a digital language learning and assessment company that creates innovative SaaS eLearning solutions. The Company offers more than 2,000 hours of English learning content and has courses in Spanish, Mandarin, French, and Portuguese, and is based in Toronto, Canada.
ELL’s products and programs are marketed through established sales channels to key education, government, and business organizations in Latin America, Asia, and the U.S.
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