TESL Ontario Archived Webinars

Archived Webinars

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  • TESL Ontario members have unlimited access to TESL Ontario webinar videos. Members must be registered on Tutela and belong to the TESL Ontario group.
  • Tutela members who paid to register for a TESL Ontario webinar have unlimited access to those webinars they paid for only.
  • Paid registrants to a TESL Ontario webinar who are not Tutela members have access to the video of that paid webinar for two months, once the video is posted.

Unlimited Free Access to TESL Ontario Members

  1. Members must be registered on Tutela and belong to the TESL Ontario group.
  2. Login to Tutela.
  3. Under My Areas in the left toolbar, click on Groups, then TESL Ontario.
  4. In the TESL Ontario group, click on Event & Webinars and, using the drop-down arrow next to Upcoming Events, select Past Events.
  5. Either scroll through the events listings, or enter key words into the search bar to locate videos.
  6. All webinar videos and any resources are attached to each webinar event listing.

Unlimited Access to Non-TESL Ontario members with a Tutela Account

* The video is only available to those who were paid registrants of the live TESL Ontario webinar.

  1. Login to Tutela.
  2. Under My Areas in the left toolbar, Event & Webinars and, using the drop-down arrow next to Upcoming Events, select Past Events.
  3. Either scroll through the events listings, or enter key words into the search bar to locate videos.
  4. All webinar videos and any resources are attached to each webinar event listing.

Time-Limited Access to Non-TESL Ontario members without a Tutela Account

  1. Paid registrants will have access to the webinar video for two months, once it is posted. Videos are usually available within one week of the live webinar date.
  2. Use the public URL of the event you registered for. This is found in an email sent by TESL Ontario following the live webinar.
  3. Enter the password provided to you to access the recording. This was provided at the end of the live webinar, and in the email sent by TESL Ontario following the live webinar.

Video Library Available to TESL Ontario Members

Click on any of the links below to access the archived videos. You will be asked to log into Tutela.ca.  Once logged in to Tutela, you will be taken directly to the video file you have selected.

To search for key words of events on Tutela, go to: https://tutela.ca/GroupEvents?organicgroup=8594&when=past

The TESL Ontario full video library is only available to TESL Ontario members.

Webinar Title Presenter(s) Original Air Date
New Teacher Tool Kit Rachel Fourny, OCELT 24-Aug-23
Dynamic Assessment in Language Learning Dr. Mohammad Rahimi, OCELT 16-Aug-23
EAP Practitioners in Canada James Corcoran, OCELT, Julia Williams, OCELT, & Kris Johnston 26-Jul-23
Commonlit to Hone Reading, Listening, and Writing Skills Gonul Turkdogan, OCELT & Dr. Laureta Vavla, OCELT 28-Jun-23
Using Images for Speaking and Writing Activities Dr. Lynn Zimmerman 21-Jun-23
Now And Later: Tools For Pre-Arrival Assessment Christina Wade & Lorena Chatwell 31-May-23
Cultivating Trauma-Informed Spaces in Education Nicole Johnson 17-May-23
Working With Adult ELL Students With Undiagnosed Learning Disabilities Dr. Cheryl Duquette 26-Apr-23
Having Fun and Teaching IELTS Reading Dr. Mehdi Khodaparast 23-Apr-23
ChatGPT: Beyond Challenges and Opportunities John Allan, OCELT 20-Apr-23
ChatGPT in Language Teaching: Challenges and Opportunities John Allan, OCELT 28-Mar-23
Lifting Poetry Off the Page Annie Altamirano 26-Mar-23
From Task-Based to Action-Oriented Listening  Dr. Yuliya Desyatova, OCELT & Cheryl Fretz, OCELT 22-Mar-23
Elevate Your Game Through Communities of Practice Hind Elyas 25-Feb-23
Multi-Sensory Learning in an Online Context  Jessica Leslie 22-Feb-23
Google Forms and Assessments Shabana Shahzad 22-Jan-23
Taking Aim for Meaningful Research Results Dr. Gordon Moulden 19-Jan-23
Apps for English Language Teaching and Learning  Grazzia Maria Mendoza 24-Nov-22
Designing Visually Successful Materials for Learners Gabriela Kleckova 20-Nov-22
Lessons Learned: Teaching About Racism in the ESL Classroom Wales Wong 28-Sept-22
Job Skills for Instructors Anjum Karimi, OCELT 31-Aug-22
Playing to Learn: Games in the ESL Classroom Rachel Fourny, OCELT 25-Aug-22
Using Avenue.ca - Learner Reflection Tools Kevin Wang, OCELT 27-July-22
Five Research-Informed Best Practices for Remote/Online EAP Dr. Karen Englander & Bruce Russell 20-July-22
Developing Intercultural Competence in the Virtual Classroom Paramita Dutta, OCELT, PhD 22-June-22
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources on Tutela Diane Ramanathan, OCELT 15-June-22
Vicarious Trauma in English-Language Teaching Panel: Allyson Eamer et al 7-June-22
Assessment for Learning: the Road to Improvement Annie Altamirano 29-May-22
Understanding Gender and Sexual Diversity Celeste Turner 18-May-22
Differentiated Instruction - Myth and Reality Annie Altamirano 24-Apr-22
You Think It’s Ungrammatical, but It Just Ain’t So   Brett Reynolds 20- Apr-22
Vocabulary for CLB 1-4 Brett Reynolds 27-Mar-22
Extensive and Intensive Reading Resources Gonul Turkdogan, OCELT 24-Mar-22
The Effectiveness of using AWE in Second Language Writing Ameni Benali, OCELT 23-Feb-22
Career Bootcamp: Networking 2.0 – LinkedIn Katina Deischel 16-Feb-22
H5P Power Tools John Allan 30-Jan-22
Creating Assessments for Avenue.ca Kevin Wang 19-Jan-22
Using Toastmasters™ Techniques to Improve Verbal Fluency Jennifer Artan 21-Nov-21
Who Owns English? Ending Native-Speakerism Kathryn Brillinger, Nasreen Sultan & Laura Stoutenburg 27-Oct-21
A Low (to No) Tech Approach to Corpus Analysis Julia Williams 20-Oct-21
Bringing Mindfulness to the ESL Classroom Andreia Arai-Rissman 30-Sep-21
Newcomers in Nature Kaitlyn Quigley 22-Sep-21
Career Bootcamp: Learn the ABCs of Successful Interviewing Katina Deichsel 25-Aug-21
Teaching Productive Skills to ELLs – Exploring Bubbl.us, Flipgrid and Google Docs Livia Pataki & Doina Nugent 22-Aug-21
Language and Gender Representation in Language Classrooms Julie Dawson & Stephanie Kinzie 15-Aug-21
Career Bootcamp: Writing Rousing Resumes Katina Deichsel 28-July-21
Teaching Reading and Vocabulary to ELLs - Exploring Quizlet and CommonLit Livia Pataki & Doina Nugent 25-July-21
How to Jumpstart a Successful ESL Teaching Career Heather Donnelly 22-July-21
Teaching Pragmatics Mehdi Khodaparast 27-June-21
Crafting Captivating Cover Letters: Standing Out is Easy! Katina Deichsel 23-June-21
Get it Write. Successfully Teaching and Assessing Writing Online – Part 3: Assessing Writing in Higher Education in Online Environments Lavaughn John 26-May-21
Music in the ESL Classroom Rachel Fourny 19-May-21
Mental Health, Self-care, and Teacher Wellness – a Panel Discussion Anjum Karimi, Patrice Palmer, Teresa Kinney 16-May-21
Get it Write. Successfully Teaching and Assessing Writing Online – Part 2: College and University Lavaughn John 28-Apr-21
Using and Licensing Open Educational Resources (OERs) - Part 2 Shahla Noor Al-Deen 18-Apr-21
Online TESL Resources Rachel Fourny 31-Mar-21
DOING IT DIGITALLY! Let's Talk About Literacy  Kathleen Guerini, Dana Augustino, Linda Condello, Samantha Banks 25-Mar-21
Student-Centred Games & Activities Sara Alexandre 21-Mar-21
Using and Licensing Open Educational Resources (OERs) - Part One  Shahla Noor Al-Deen 28-Feb-21
Get it Write. Successfully Teaching and Assessing Writing Online – Part 1: High School Lavaughn John 24-Feb-21
Google Classroom for Beginners Shabana Shahzad 27-Jan-21
EdTech for ELT Professionals - a Panel Discussion Jim Edgar, Emily Cameron, Patrick Chan 20-Jan-21
How Public Libraries Can Support You and Your Learners
Tamsin Cobb
Memory Maps - a Task-Based Language Learning Activity Leanna Turner 13-Dec-20
Teaching Literacy to English Language Learners Alexis Manuel & Emily Castle-Dunn 6-Dec-20
Copyright for ESL Professionals Mélanie Brunet 25-Nov-20
The Importance of Extensive Reading in Language Learning Gonul Turkdogan 18-Nov-20
MS Teams Tutorial for Teachers Marlaina Riggio 28-Oct-20
Incorporating the Arts in the EAP Classroom Mahgol Izadi 18-Oct-20
Task-Based Language Teaching: From Tasks and Beyond Leo Gomez & Michael Landry 27-Sept-20
Google Classroom – a Panel Discussion Jen Artan, Rabia Rashid, & Shabana Shahzad 20-Sept-20
Energize Online Classes With Virtual Experiences John Allan 16-Sept-20
Canada Isn't Racist, eh? Let's Discuss Kattawe Henry 10-Sept-20
Using Sociodramatic Play in ESL Development Fernanda Batista 30-Aug-20
Strategic Team-Building Exercises for a Virtual and F2F Classroom Jen Artan 30-Aug-20
Crossing the "Rubricon" - Designing and Using Effective Rubrics Donna Pearce & Eldon Friesen 19-Aug-20
Online Tools for Teaching English Language Learners Emily Castle-Dunn 05-Aug-20
Creating Digital Classes Using Google Classroom Rabia Rashid 26-Jul-20
Horticultural Therapy in ESL Lesson Planning Christina Klein 18-Jul-20
English and Nature - Making Your Classroom Fly Nancy Pancheshan 18-Jul-20
Reading and Presenting Circles Sherry Hejazi 16-Jul-20
Mindfulness - An Approach to Relaxation Anjum Karimi 21-Jun-20
Catherine (Kate) Maven 21-Jun-20

MINI-TOSCON: Intercultural and Plurilingual Language Teaching: What, Why, and How

Alanna Carter & Rebecca Schmor 06-Jun-20
MINI-TOSCON: Overcoming Learners' Affective Barriers with Asynchronous Information Communication Technology Katina Deichsel 06-Jun-20
Accessibility in Language Teaching Anna Bartosik 02-Jun-20
Free Online Learning Platforms 2020: A Critical Look at What's Available Jen Artan 31-May-20
Teaching Green Real-World Tasks in the ESL Classroom Rajpreet Lotay 24-May-20
Mentoring Student Teachers - Fostering Instructional Development Sharmaine Itwaru 29-Apr-20
What's New in the Best Practices Directory in 2020 ** Juilanne Burgess 23-Apr-20
Virtual Teamwork - How Professionals Can Work as a Team Remotely Tamsin Cobb 16-Apr-20
Educational Technology 2020 - What Works for Adult Language Learning Classrooms ** Jen Artan 13-Apr-20
Best Practices in Pronunciation Teaching ** Simona Sunara 07-Apr-20
Teacher Self-Care in Times of Change, Stress, and Uncertainty Patrice Palmer 05-Apr-20
The BlendSync Approach to Teaching ESL: Pedagogy and Technology Dmitri Priven & Donald Moen 26-Mar-20
A Consideration of Intercultural Curricula Alanna Carter 22-Mar-20
Coping with COVID-19 Using Online Instruction John Allan 15-Mar-20
Using ESL Students as Instructional Resources Mostafa Hasrati 23-Feb-20
Slipping in Slang David Burke 19-Feb-20
Promoting Plurilingualism Through the LINCDIRE Project Andre Scholze 26-Jan-20
All of the Above? Examining Multiple-Choice Questions Beverly Baker & Marie Gravran 19-Dec-19
Teacher Development Workshop for Technology-Enhanced Learning John Allan 12-Dec-19
Action Research: Foundations of Qualitative Research, Part 2 Mostafa Hasrati 24-Nov-19
Intercultural Fluency in LINC Classrooms: Teacher Training and PBLA Sandhya Ghai 20-Nov-19
Dealing With Multi-Level ESL/EFL Classes Maria Glass 23-Oct-19
Action Research: Foundations of Qualitative Research, Part 1 Mostafa Hasrati 20-Oct-19
Using Socrative for Formative Assessments in the Classroom Afrouz Mobayen 29-Sep-19
Did You Get It?" Activities and Assessments for Bottom-Up Listening Mary Ritter 22-Sep-19
Reduce Writing Anxiety: Creative-Critical Thinking for Literacy Christine Boyko-Head 28-Aug-19
Using Google Sites for Scaffolding Writing Ruth Emode 22-Aug-19
Bridging the Cultural Gap Munjeera Jefford 31-Jul-19
Enhance Your Materials With H5P John Allan 17-Jul-19
Creating Assessments - Productive Vs. Receptive Skills ** Anna Bartosik 17-Jul-19
The Importance of Lesson Planning ** Jen Artan 14-Jul-19
Using Digital Backchannels in the English Learning Classroom ** Jen Artan 09-Jul-19
Improving Pronunciation Using Icebreakers, Warmups, and Short Activities Mary Ritter 27-Jun-19
When ESL Meets Escape Rooms Marlaina Riggio 20-Jun-19
Learning Tech Innovation in the Adult Settlement Language Training Sector Rob McBride 30-May-19
Timely Talk About Tobacco Annie Levitan & Joanne Mercer 15-May-19
What’s New in the Best Practices Directory in 2019 ** Julianne Burgess 30-Apr-19
Dealing With Multi-Level ESL/EFL Classes (Video not available) Maria Glass 24-Apr-19
Task-Based Language Teaching: Theory to Practice ** Leonardo Gomez & Michael Landry 31-Mar-19
Anywhere, Anytime, Anyway Learning: Blend-Sync ESL Classes Dmitri Priven & Donald Moen 24-Mar-19
Techy Writing Tasks for PBLA Thura Aljubury 17-Mar-19
Migration, Trauma, and Mental Illness: Implications for Language Learning Allyson Eamer 24-Feb-19
Teaching English with Blockchain Technology Andrew Wagner 19-Feb-19
Leadership: Does the Literature Match Up With the Classroom Experience? Sarah Langridge 27-Jan-19
Creating Digital Scavenger Hunts Nancy Van Dorp 20-Jan-19
Why Teachers Should Care About Self-Care Patrice Palmer 11-Dec-18
Project Based Learning 2018 - Approaches and Tools ** Jennifer Artan 20-Nov-18
Promoting Health in and Beyond the Classroom Annie Levitan & Aliya Desai 20-Nov-18
Planning the Use of Small Mobile Devices in your Adult Language Classroom ** Jennifer Artan 19-Nov-18
Communication Competency at Work: More Than Just Language Tuula Lindholm 18-Nov-18
Implementing PBLA: Did We Achieve What Was Intended? Yuliya Desyatova 24-Oct-18
Audio-Recorded Feedback for Second Language Writing Chadia Mansour 21-Oct-18
Padlet: More Practice & Fewer Headaches Aga Wolczuk & Maria Pop 12-Sept-18
Using Visuals to Support Language Learning Meredith McGregor 22-Aug-18
Technology Enhanced Personalized Learning for Adult Language Classrooms ** Jen Artan & Nancy VanDorp 16-Aug-18
Répertoire ontarien des pratiques exemplaires en matière de formation linguistique (FSL) Simona Sunara 16-Aug-18
Pedagogy, Frameworks & Technology: Learning in the Digital Age - Part 3 Sylvia Buchanan 25-Jul-18
Academic Skills Development through Content-Based Learning in an EAP Program Tetyana Vdovina & Kiki Ernikoglou 18-Jul-18
Pedagogy, Frameworks, & Technology - Learning in the Digital Age - Part 2 Sylvia Buchanan 20-Jun-18
The Forgotten Skill - Building Vocabulary for Spoken Production Kerstin Okubo 17-Jun-18
Pedagogy, Frameworks & Technology: Learning in the Digital Age - Part 1 Sylvia Buchanan 30-May-18
Simplifying Literacy Assessment Tasks Adrienne Horvath Cortes, Alison Wilson & Serena Reis 27-May-18
Google's Blogspot for e-Portfolios and Classroom e-cosystem Joseph Ng 29-Apr-18
Teaching Intercultural Awareness and Communication ** Yecid Ortega 22-Apr-18
Pragmatics in the Adult Language Learning Classroom Jen Artan 31-Mar-18
Language Barrier and its Cognitive Consequences in the Workplace and Education Edalat Shekari 28-Mar-18
Literacy Assessment Results: Understanding The “L” Factor Janet Guppy, Esther Bruins, & Samantha Banks 21-Mar-18
An Inter-Culturally Sensitive Approach to Address ‘The Issue’ of Plagiarism ** Dr. Marlon Valencia 04-Mar-18
Hearing Rhythm, the Key to Speaking English Fluently Jacqueline Johnson 28-Feb-18
Using the Best Practices Directory of Resources ** Judith Bond 25-Feb-18
Exploring Tutela 3.0 - PBLA Resources and Webinars Diane Ramanathan 28-Jan-18
TESL Ontario: Increase Learner Engagement with Kahoot! Nancy Van Dorp 21-Jan-18
Improving Summarizing Skills to Foster Reading Comprehension Linda Hargreaves 17-Dec-17
Slow = Fast: Back-to-the-Well for Learner Success Kelly Morrissey & Dr. John Sivell 10-Dec-17
Endless Engagement for All Four Skills Through Dictation Triptychs Joseph Ng 29-Nov-17
Data-Driven Learning Lite with WordSift John Allan 22-Nov-17
Using Google Drive to Foster Independent Learning Nicole Horsley 5-Nov-17
Small Talk With a Purpose: Utilizing the Ford Method to Get Noticed Katina Deichsel 29-Oct-17
Digital Breakouts using Google Forms & Google Sites ** Jennifer Artan 24-Sep-17
Digital Autobiographical Identity Texts as a Reflective Tool in ESL Dr. James Corcoran 17-Sep-17
Google Forms – Quizzes, Data Collection & More ** Jennifer Artan 27-Aug-17
Teaching Literacy Students in a Multilevel Class Using PBLA Stephanie Leutner 20-Aug-17
Educational Technology - What’s on the Horizon for 2018 Jennifer Artan 26-Jul-17
Power Listening - Pre-Listening Strategies for Success ** Munjeera Phillips-Jefford 19-Jul-17
Perfecting Your Pitch! Captivate Your Next Potential Employer in Thirty Seconds Katina Deichsel 25-Jun-17
Activities to Enhance Vocabulary Learning  ** Cecilia Aponte-de-Hanna 21-Jun-17
Language Learning - Seven Steps to Critical and Creative Thinking Dr. Ken Beatty 24-May-17
Discussing Healthy Living Topics with ESL Learners Jodie Brant, Shannon Carney 17-May-17
Critical Thinking in a Business English Environment Atif Malik 7-May-17
How to Create an Online Shop for Your Digital ESL Courses Ronen Geisler 23-Apr-17
Six Things you Need to Use "Hot Potatoes Facelift" John Allan 29-Mar-17
What You Need to Know about Academic Writing by NS and NNS Lisa Smith 22-Mar-17
Google Slides: G Suite Tools for ESL ** Anna Bartosik 26-Feb-17
Promoting Health Information with Adult English Language Learners Jodie Brant & Shannon Carney 22-Feb-17
Google Docs: G Suite Tools for ESL  ** Jen Artan 29-Jan-17
Teacher to Teacherpreneur: How to Monetize your Professional Skills Patrice Palmer 18-Jan-17
PBLA Series, Part 6: Simplifying Receptive Assessment Tasks Adrienne Horvath Cortes & Alison Wilson & Serena Reis 7-Dec-16
Boost your PD with MOOCs John Allan 23-Nov-16
PBLA Series, Part 5: Simplifying Productive Assessment Tasks Anna Wodtka & Barbara Andrews 16-Nov-16
PBLA Series, Part 4: Strategies for Literacy Teachers Jean Campbell 30-Oct-16
Concrete Strategies to Build an Intercultural ESL/EAL Practice Geoff Lawrence 19-Oct-16
Supporting Learners with Interrupted Formal Schooling Dr. Ranya Khan 28-Sep-16
PBLA Series, Part 3: Encouraging Reflection in Learners Nancy Carey 25-Sep-16
… and Justice for All: The Social Justice Prism in ESL Yecid Ortega 21-Aug-16
PBLA Series, Part 2: The Language Companion Carolyn Flores 17-Aug-16
PBLA Series, Part 1: The Initial Student Assessment Lisa McFaul 27-Jul-16
Mental Health: Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Teresa Kinney 20-Jul-16
Fostering Intentional Learning Carolyn Samuel 29-Jun-16
Getting Animated: Graphic Novels in the ESL Classroom Elaine deVries & Heather Donnelly 19-Jun-16
The Answer Isn't Important: Critical Thinking in EAP Dr. Ken Beatty 29-May-16
Blorms Alive! An E-Portfolio Suite of Assessment Tools Hala Bastawros 18-May-16
Igniting Learner Potential Through Project-Based Learning Modules Shafaque Mulla 27-Apr-16
A Quick and Dirty Approach to Spelling Judy Thompson 24-Apr-16
Creating Authentic Conversations Dr. Lilia Savova 23-Mar-16
Using OneNote for Building e-Portfolios Jen Artan 20-Mar-16
Developing e-Materials for your Classroom with “Hot Potatoes” Marjan Bateni 28-Feb-16
Understanding the Syrian Refugee Crisis Bayan Khatib 24-Feb-16
Adaptable Vocabulary Teaching Techniques Sophie Wang 24-Jan-16
Draw Me a Picture: Pronunciation Tools for Visual Learners Judy Thompson 20-Jan-16
Integrating Personal Reflection and Storytelling in the Classroom Anna Bartosik & Huong Lu 09-Dec-15
Online ESL Resources: What's worth your time? Rachel Fourny 29-Nov-15
Short but Tweet: Using Twitter in Class with Students (Part 3 of 3) Anna Bartosik 22-Nov-15
Ted Talks/Animations in your Classroom? - Create a Ted Ed Lesson John Allan 28-Oct-15
Professional Development on Twitter: Establishing your PLN (Part 2 of 3) Anna Bartosik 18-Oct-15
Sourcing Copyright Friendly Images John Allan 23-Sep-15
It's not twerking; it's just Tweeting (Part 1 of 3) Anna Bartosik 20-Sep-15
Enhancing Your Skills for Private Tutoring Carolyn Flores 26-Aug-15
Technology for Authentic Purposes Sylvia Buchanan 27-Aug-15
Tips for Teaching Business English Students & Immigrants Ric Phillips 26-Jul-15
An Introduction to Powtoon Jen Artan 22-Jul-15
Put the Power on PowerPoint Games Rita Carrasco 24-Jun-15
Online Material Development Joni Sharkey 21-Jun-15
Smartboard Technology: Explore its Many Uses (Part 2 of 2) Jen Artan 24-May-15
Mental Health in the ESL Classroom Teresa Kinney 20-May-15
Tech Ideas to Help You Interact with Your Students in a New Way Anna Bartosik 26-Apr-15
Apps for Learning English (APP-LE): How Mobile Learning can Enhance teaching and Learning in ESL Dr. Marguerite Koole & Dr. Robert Power 22-Apr-15
Tutela Resource Download Tool – Share Resources with Your Students! Diane Ramanathan 22-Mar-15
Excel Grade Spreadsheets (Part 2 of 2) Marjana Shehaj 22-Feb-15
Mobile Learning Tools Faith Marcel 25-Feb-15
Microsoft Excel - Not just for numbers Joni Sharkey 18-Jan-15
An Introduction to Smartboards (Part 1 of 2) Jen Artan 21-Jan-15
Advanced Infographics Faith Marcel 10-Dec-14
Empower your Teaching with PowerPoint Huong Lu 7-Dec-14
Intro to PowerPoint Faith Marcel 23-Nov-14
Blogging as a Reflective Writing Practice Jen Artan 26-Nov-14
Microsoft Word Newsletters Nancy Van Dorp 26-Oct-14
Teaching to the Needs Svetlana Lupasco 25-Sep-14
Working with Microsoft Word Nancy Van Dorp 14-Sep-14

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