Workshop Details
Workshop ID 760
Title Storybooks Canada for online English language learning during Covid-19 (May 7, 2020)
Year 2019/2020
Subject Area English Language Learning (ELL)
Audience Group Teachers Teaching on Call (TTOC);Elementary Teachers;ELL Teachers;Elementary Resource Teachers;Secondary ELL Teachers
Open to external participants? Yes
Description
This Zoom webinar will demonstrate how Storybooks Canada can be used in schools and homes for online language learning (storybookscanada.ca). The platform is a free, user-friendly digital site with 40 illustrated stories, for children and youth, in the most widely spoken languages of Canada. Teachers will learn how to use the audio feature, toggle between languages, download stories in a range of formats, and connect the stories to the new BC Curriculum. Q & A included. Check out the site before the webinar!
Contact Information Ann Hunter, ELL Consultant, ashunter@vsb.bc.ca
Note

Presenter(s): Dr. Bonny Norton (FRSC) is a Professor in the Department of Language and Literacy Education, UBC. She is passionate about the use of open technology for language learning and teaching. She has been recognized as the 2020 BC Academic of the Year for her leadership of the Global Storybooks project (globalstorybooks.net). 

            

Registration Deadline
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Fee Required No

 

Workshop Number: NWC -ELL 20200507
Storybooks Canada for online English language learning during Covid-19 (May 7, 2020)

Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020
Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Location: TBA
Note: This is a Zoom webinar workshop
Max Enroll/Seats Left: 280/175
EOC Provided: No

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