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American English Webinars 1

american english logoAmerican English Webinar Series 1
americanenglish.state.gov  shapingenglish.ning.com

The American English Team is pleased to offer American English Webinar Series 1. The 6 online seminars of the course cover a variety of topics and are intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. Participants who attend 4 out of the 6 webinars will receive e-certificates. Participants are encouraged to join the associated Ning (http://www.shapingenglish.ning.com) to participate in discussions, view or download video and other materials from the sessions, and access recordings of the webinars.

The series will take place from September 9 – November 18, 2015. 

Each 60-minute webinar will be held every other Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. in Washington, D.C. (check http://timeanddate.com for the time in your region).

Please Note! To take part in the webinars, please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 6, 2015. The Regional English Language Office has a limited number of open webinar slots that will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis, with a preference for those hosting viewing groups. Include the following information in your e-mail:
• First name, last name, email address, and country
• Place of work and position 
• If you are interested in hosting a viewing session, please indicate that as well, with the number of participants.

**A few days before each webinar, you will receive a reminder email with the link to the webinar fThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Your computer must have Adobe Flash Player, which comes pre-installed on most computers worldwide. If prompted to do so, you may download the free player athttp://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.


Social Media as a Tool for Community Engagement: Connecting your Classroom Locally and Globally
Presenter: Eve Smith Wednesday September 9, 2015
8:00-9:00am EDT 

Podcasting in the Classroom
Presenter: Jeff Kuhn Wednesday September 23, 2015
8:00-9:00am EDT

Co-Teaching: Strategies for Sharing and Improving the Teaching Experience
Presenter: Amy Hanna Wednesday October 7, 2015
8:00-9:00am EDT

Learn It! Share It! Using a Variety of Tools for Sharing Best Practices and Materials Across Continents
Presenter: Ryan Brux Wednesday October 21, 2015
8:00-9:00am EDT

Building Student Autonomy through Cooperative Classroom Management
Presenter: Gena Rhoades Wednesday November 4, 2015
8:00-9:00am EST

Making it Meaningful: Bringing Learning to Life with Culturally Relevant Teaching
Presenter: Tabitha Kidwell
Wednesday November 18, 2015
8:00-9:00am EST