National Geographic Learning is committed to bringing learning to life - in person, and online.

We want to help teachers continue to bring the world to their learners, no matter where they are. This site is updated regularly with new webinars, training videos, blog posts and other free professional development resources to help you make the transition to teaching online.

Free teaching resources are now available to help you talk about COVID-19 with your young learners and teens.

Most National Geographic Learning programs are available digitally, making them ideal for remote classes. If you and your learners are impacted by COVID-19, contact your local National Geographic Learning representative for more information about our digital program resources and online platforms.

Learn more about the digital resources that support our English programs.

Download the infographic with thirteen helpful tips for online teaching

DOWNLOAD THE INFOGRAPHIC WITH THIRTEEN HELPFUL TIPS FOR ONLINE TEACHING

SPECIAL WEBINAR SERIES

ONLINE TEACHING SERIES FOR ENGLISH TEACHERS

National Geographic Learning collaborated with The College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University to deliver a special three-part webinar series called Online Teaching for English Teachers. Drawing on their research and teaching experience, Drs. Joan Kang Shin and Jered Borup from George Mason University shared practical tips for breaking through your screen and engaging your English language students in ways that improve their learning and makes your students feel part of a supportive learning community, even when attending classes online.


WATCH THE WEBINAR RECORDINGS


PART 1: ENGAGING STUDENT IN MEANINGFUL LEARNING ACTIVITIES

PART 1: ENGAGING STUDENTS IN MEANINGFUL LEARNING ACTIVITIES

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PART 2: MAKING YOUR SCREEN COME ALIVE

PART 2: MAKING YOUR SCREEN COME ALIVE

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PART 3: BUILDING A SUPPORTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

PART 3: BUILDING A SUPPORTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

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Webinars Webinars

Join live workshops with authors, teachers, National Geographic Explorers and TED speakers from around the world.

Watch more webinar recordings about teaching online.

In Focus

Read more blog posts about teaching online.

Read about the latest trends, ideas, and challenges for teachers of English.

ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

TRAINING VIDEOS

Learn how to use digital resources from National Geographic Learning for online classes.

ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

TEACHING RESOURCES

Download free teaching resources, including presentations, worksheets and teacher’s notes, to use with your learners in online classes.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

COVID-19: Quick Lessons for English Learners

Three lessons to help young learners and teens understand what COVID-19 is, how to protect themselves, take action, and talk about COVID-19 in English.

For upper primary and lower secondary learners

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS

COVID-19: Reading and Discussion Lessons for English Learners

Three lessons and a reader to help teens understand COVID-19, learn from a National Geographic Explorer, and take action.

For secondary learners

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SOCIAL STUDIES

COVID-19: A Global Pandemic

A four-part lesson about the effect of COVID-19 on communities, and how they respond.

For secondary learners

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STEM

COVID-19: Science Lessons

A two-part lesson about coronaviruses and pandemics past and present.

For lower secondary learners

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS/READING

COVID-19: Finding the First Vaccines

A book and five-part lesson about vaccines and how they were first discovered.

For upper primary and lower secondary learners

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ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Access additional professional development resources for teaching online.


FREE EBOOKS FOR TEACHING ONLINE

Courtesy of our colleagues at Gale, a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses, National Geographic Learning is able to offer you free access to Professional Development texts to help you teach your classes online.

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