• The Importance of Engaging Learners in the Educational Process

    Engaging learners is integral to the educational process, primarily because it enhances learning outcomes. When students are actively engaged, they understand and retain information more effectively and are better equipped to apply their knowledge in practical settings. This level of understanding is crucial for deep, meaningful learning experiences.

    Additionally, engagement in the classroom boosts student motivation, making the learning process more enjoyable and effective. This heightened motivation is especially important in fostering an environment where students feel excited and invested in their learning journey. Furthermore, when learners are engaged, they develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which are essential for academic success and real-world applications. These skills are not just beneficial for immediate problem-solving but also for long-term intellectual development.

    Moreover, engagement positively transforms classroom dynamics, creating a more interactive and inclusive environment. This change is vital for personalized learning experiences, allowing educators to cater to the diverse needs and learning styles of each student. Such an approach ensures that all learners receive the attention and resources they need to succeed.

    Finally, fostering engagement in learning is essential for promoting lifelong educational pursuits. It instills a love of learning that extends beyond the classroom, influencing personal and professional growth throughout life. Engaging learners, therefore, is not just about improving immediate educational outcomes; it is about laying the foundation for continuous growth and development.

    Engage Learners is a Moodle based platform. It offers a variety of beginner-level courses designed to enhance learning experiences using technology. 

Available courses

TESOL Online
Engage Learners with Technology
Skill Level: Beginner

TESOL online is self-paced with a coach by your side. This is a practical course for teachers who wish to teach English to speakers of other language online and face-to-face using technology. Teachers will learn about teaching techniques for the 4 language skills and then practice the techniques in the course practice area by creating lessons. Dr. Nellie Deutsch will provide ongoing support. 

Teaching English through Drama
English Language Teaching
Skill Level: Beginner

The course covers the theory behind using Drama to teach a language. More importantly it offers practical applications and activities for excellent classroom management; breathing, body and mime techniques, voice and pronunciation exercises and in the last two weeks, language games for relaxation, concentration and fluency. 

Basic Academic Writing with a Coach
Skill Level: Beginner

The emphasis of the course is on the  paragraph and learning through practice. Participants will receive one-on-one mentorship and individual attention to their writing needs. The course begins with the paragraph and progresses on to essay writing. 

Action Research Projects for Teachers
Skill Level: Beginner

Action research projects for teachers is a practical self-paced course with one-on-one coaching that can be done in 8 weeks. Teachers will research a problem in their classes/schools and develop a proposal, conduct research and report on the findings, resolve the problem and take action. Participants, who complete the course, receive a certificate of completion.