Lessons learned during COVID from online teaching & learning
A peer mentorship workshop
Challenges, lessons learned, and resources from online teaching and learning during COVID-19
Antoinette Irons, MA TESOL
ESOL teacher at Sligo Middle School
Kate Zimmerman, MA TESOL
ESOL teacher at Montgomery Blair High School
Thursday, October 28, 2021
Online - Eastern US Time
Have you thought about what it must have been like to go through the ESOL internship online during the pandemic? Antoinette and Kate are here to share the challenges and lessons learned while completing Phase I and II of their internship online. As part of this peer mentorship workshop, both speakers will share valuable online teaching and learning resources they have gained from this experience.
Antoinette Irons is a West Indian Jamaican 7th grade ESOL teacher at Sligo Middle School in Silver Spring, MD. Before her current position, she worked 4 years as a paraeducator at Eastern Middle School, 3 years in Special Education and 1 year in ESOL. For the period of January to May 2021, she completed her internship at Eastern Middle School online. In August 2021, she graduated from the MA TESOL program at UMBC.
Kate Zimmerman is a bilingual educator at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, MD, where she was born and raised. She began her career in education at the age of 26 as a paraeducator and endeavored to earn a Master's degree and certification in TESOL at UMBC.
Free registration by e-mail to TESOL@umbc.edu