TESL Northern Region
A Day in the Life of Teaching Using Avenue.ca
Open to all TESL Ontario Members
When: Thursday, October 22, 2020 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Presenters: Robin Peace, OCELT and Chayan Mallick, OCELT
In this webinar, Robin (CLB 2-4) and Chayan (CLB 7-8) will describe a typical day of teaching with Avenue.ca. They will share sample daily schedules with tips and top Avenue.ca tools used. This webinar is not about how to use certain functions in Avenue.ca nor about how to lesson plan for an online lesson.
Event Format: Online - Zoom (link will be emailed to pre-registered members prior to event)
Registration: To register, email Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the presenters:
Robin Peace, HBA, BEd, MA TESOL, has taught English language learners in Africa and the Middle East, as well as in a Canadian university and college. She currently teaches a mix of literacy and non-literacy learners in a multi-level LINC hybrid class (CLB 2-4) at the Thunder Bay Multicultural Association. She serves as the PBLA Lead. She also works part-time as an Academic Coach for the TWU MA TESOL Program.
Chayan (MA Applied Linguistics, CELTA, TESL Ontario, LIT2T) has almost 20 years of ESL teaching experience in Canada, England and Bangladesh. She has been teaching at Saskatchewan Polytechnic as a LINC Instructor since 2013. Currently, she is teaching a CLB 7/8 class. She is also the Lead Instructor of the Blended/ Online LINC Program at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Chayan is also an online mentor/ trainer for LearnIT2Teach training courses.
Online Teaching: Challenges and Opportunities
Open to TESL Durham members only.
When: Saturday November 7th, 2020 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Presenter: Dr. Rob Power
Please join us with a warm drink from the comfort your home for our annual Fall Event. The event will feature a keynote presentation from Dr. Rob Power of Cape Breton University. Participants are asked to bring knowledge of "an invaluable resource (website, app, tech tool) for one of our group activities during the event. A share session will occur during the event, with a chance for participants to voice experiences with resources.
Event Format: Online - Zoom (link will be emailed to pre-registered members 30 minutes prior to event)
Registration: To register, email email@example.com.
About the presenter:
Dr. Rob Power is an Assistant Professor of Education at Cape Breton University, who has been working in Education sector since 2001. His experience includes working as a Technology and Learning Resources, English Language Arts, and Social Studies teacher at the Intermediate / Secondary level in Newfoundland and Labrador. He has also worked as an Information Technology instructor and an Instructional Developer at the post-secondary level, both in Canada and abroad. He has also worked as an Instructional Development Consultant, and the Leader of the Online Learning team with the Fraser Health Authority in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Power has been developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate-level Education courses for various Canadian universities since 2015, with a focus on Instructional Design and Development, Educational Technology Integration, Technology and the Curriculum, and Mobile Learning. Since 2013, Dr. Power has served in leading roles with the International Association for Mobile Learning (IAmLearn), and he has served as the Chair of the 12th World Conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning (mLearn 2013). He served as President of the Executive Committee of IAmLearn from 2017-2019. Dr. Power is also a founding member of the Pedagogy, Education and Technology Lab (PETL).