How to Engage Students Online



Do you have to teach online in just a few weeks? Are you pressed for time when it comes to training because of your own family obligations?

Then, NOW is the time to take this crash course!

I want to show you the best tricks to engaging your students online, as quickly as possible. Because I am in the same situation with small children at home.

This course is designed for impact, not duration.

What Will I Learn?

  • You will to be able to describe the Gradual Release of Responsibility Model and adapt it to your subject.
  • You will be introduced to the tools features available in Zoom.
  • You will learn how to use popular tools, apps and/or websites to engage online students.

Topics for this course

20 Lessons

Section 1: Introduction

1. Welcome! Start here!1:04

Section 2: Lesson Planning for Online Classes

Section 3: What Zoom Can Do

Section 4: Popular Online Tools for Engagement

Section 5: Bonus: Time-Saving Tools for Educators

About the instructors

Ferdy Korpershoek

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Course Details

  • Level: Beginner
  • Categories: Development
  • Total Lessons: 20
  • Total Enrolled: 0
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  • Students should have in-person/online teaching experience.
  • Students should have knowledge of popular teaching strategies.
  • Students need to have a laptop computer and/or tablet/smartphone to use the featured in this course.
  • Students need to have an iPad to use the tools featured in the bonus section.

Target Audience

  • Classroom teachers who will begin teaching online this semester.
  • Existing teachers who need to learn the basics of online teaching immediately.
  • Existing teachers who want to engage their students better while online.