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ABOUT OTAN TRAINING: Workshop Descriptions

Workshop title Free Web Tools to Use with Your Students (Updated!) 
Workshop description

Teachers and students can make their own Web-based projects using easy-to-use Web sites. These Web tools are a motivating, fun way to take grammar, writing, and reading assignments online with the possibility of sharing with others. Students can practice vocabulary and spelling lists with online games and can express themselves creatively by making avatars, comic strips, digital movies, and more.

Prerequisites: Basic computer and Internet skills.

 
Session length 1.5 hours 
Format Workshops: Synchronous online trainings, or series of trainings, in which facilitator and participants interact by voice or chat. 

To find out more about any of these workshops, including dates and times offered, please check the California Adult Education Professional Development Web site. This site has information on OTAN offered training, as well as training offered by CALPRO and CASAS.


Minimum System Requirements for Participating in Online Workshops:

  • Broadband Internet connection (DSL, Cable modem or faster, no dial-up).
  • Computer with speakers or headphones (some classes require microphones too).
  • Active e-mail account through registration for the course as an OTAN member.
  • Some workshops have other special requirements, please read the workshop descriptions carefully.