Using Zoom Breakout Rooms to Facilitate Online Mingling

Challenge – Mingling can be difficult in the online environment.  Sometimes learners have little control over who they speak to, for example when making breakout rooms, the teacher or the computer decides on the groupings.  The solution presented here is to use the ‘Let participants choose room’ function and a speaking exercise.  This will enableContinue reading “Using Zoom Breakout Rooms to Facilitate Online Mingling”

Randomly Generating Vocabulary for Practice

Challenge – In the physical classroom the teacher will often use sets of vocabulary cards in various contexts to enable the learners to practice a specific set of vocabulary. They are quick to produce and provide a randomly generated (shuffled) order which is useful for helping learners to apply their learning. Online it is possibleContinue reading “Randomly Generating Vocabulary for Practice”