A conversation about professional development for World Language teachers with 2015 ACTFL National Language teacher of the year
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Despite all the good intentions, much of what is standardly considered common methodological practice for language teachers may actually prove to be ‘anti-linguistic’; i.e., it works against language acquisition.
Applied Linguistics respects the ‘nature of language. Acquaintance with this discipline of language acquisition aids language teachers in their evolution from simply the classroom ‘editor’ to the ‘Applied Linguist’; from teaching for Mastery to encouraging Proficiency.
Come find out how and why. Be prepared to laugh uproariously and to reflect profoundly.
About this presentation:Language learning through connection: 5 simple ways to connect to your students or children A short presentation to share a little bit about my background, my interests and beliefs. It explores 5 simple ways to help parents, caregivers and educators connect better to their children/students.About the presenter:I am Bulgarian, I have lived in China […]
En el vídeo presentaré en qué medida es importante el aspecto cultural para la enseñanza-aprendizaje de un idioma y cómo podemos incluirlo en nuestra progresión, ya sea como profesor de idiomas o como estudiante autodidacta.
Learn how to use 4 free tools to flip your ESL classroom to create more value for your students, and how organize your lesson planning to make your teaching life easier.
Frank talks about successful teaching and learning in the English-language classroom. He shares his approach–based on Jeremy Harmer’s ESA model–for teaching academic writing to adolescent and young adult upper-level English language learners.
He addresses the following questions:
How can teachers help students learn successfully using a model called ESA: engage, study, activate?
What can teachers do to engage students?
What are some effective study activities?
How can teachers help students activate their learning?