TIEE - English teachers workshop1 - August 2023

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Workshop objectives

  1. Understanding challenges to English language learning, including owing to misconceptions of teachers and pedagogical errors
  2. Understanding the role of storytelling in language learning
  3. Strengthening teachers' abilities to use digital resources for addressing the academic needs in the classrooms.
  4. Demonstrating integration of digital technologies to make classroom an effective learning space for all children.
  5. Enabling teachers to experience and internalize technology integration as a coherent learning experience
  6. Building a 'community of learning' amongst South 3 block HPS English language teachers for continuous professional development through sharing and peer learning


Sl. No. Timing Sessions Session Details Resources
1 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM The role of Stories in Language Learning 1. Shared context understanding,

2. Myths related to language learning

3. How stories can address language-learning issues

Language Learning (mindmap image)
Lunch (12:15 to 1:00 PM)
2 1:00 to 1:15 PM Energiser Exploring 'Voice-to-text' feature
3 1:15 to 2:00 PM Exploring Story Resources - I Demonstration of Language Lab resources through KIWIX phone application Download KIWIX app
4 2:00 to 2:45 PM Exploring Story Resources - II 1. Mock classroom session using the story resource on 'Pishi caught in a storm' and connecting it to the textbook lesson (Lighthouse)

2. Exploring related activities (on comprehension and vocabulary-building)

"Pishi caught in a storm" - Story Resource
Tea Break (2:45 to 3:00 PM)
5 3:00 to 3:45 PM Hands-on Session (In smaller groups) Each group will work on one story: Discussion on how the story can be used in their classroom teaching; Creating supplementary activities for stories Activity handout
6 3:45 to 4:15 PM Way forward Consolidation of topics covered and suggestions for integration into classroom teaching; Inputs and feedback from teachers 1. A simple guide to using stories as pedagogy

2. Feedback form


  1. Language Lab
  2. UDL Guidelines
  3. Access more stories in English and in other languages
  4. Poetry online
    1. Poems online (10,000 poems) available for download
    2. Access poems and upload your poems All Poetry
    3. Poetry foundation
  5. Mind map on 'Understanding language learning, misconceptions and Krashen's hypotheses'


Please click this link to fill up the feedback form