Session Title: Brain-friendly ways to help students memorise language creatively

Your Name:


Sylvia Guinan

Work Title:

Online teacher, blogger, materials designer, writer

School or Organization Name:

Sylvia's English Online

Co-Presenter Name(s):

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:

Greece

Language in Which You Will Present:

English

Target Audience(s):

Teachers

Short Session Description (one line):

Memorising language chunks creatively helps students to develop fluency whilst improving critical thinking skills. 

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Memorising language chunks creatively helps students to develop fluency whilst improving critical thinking skills. The ideas are short, practical, and based on experience, research, educational psychology , technology and best practice. and experimentation. Inspired by literature, poetry, arts, mnenmonics, mindmapping, visual thinking, and multi-sensory associations.

Practical ideas for really helping students to remember language through whole-brain multi-sensory engagement that involves, makes them think, teaches them how to enjoy challenge and be creative. This is suitable for general education, online learning, traditional set-ups and blended/flipped learning scenarios.

WHERE mind MEETS language through THE ARTS, TECHNOLOGY and PSYCHOLOGY.

 

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

www.sylviasenglishonline.org,

http://blog.wiziq.com/author/sylvia/

http://www.futureofeducation.com/profile/SylviaGuinan

URL to a Slides or a Video Showcasing Your Presentation Skills:

My last blog article covering the 2014 virtual Round Table convention was short-listed for a British Council blog award and has 1.54K shares (via shareaholic). My VRT presentation is embedded inside (thanks to livestreaming)

See inside:

http://www.sylviasenglishonline.org/putting-the-p-into-phrasal-verb...

The powerpoint itself has received 4866 views on slideshare.


http://www.slideshare.net/thalassini2013/interactive-story-telling...


Here are my mini-con 2014 April details:

http://www.sylviasenglishonline.org/rscon-mini-con-teaser-for-memor...


http://www.sylviasenglishonline.org/the-webinar-effect-for-communit...
https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/ta...

Here is a webinar I did for the British Council

http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/january-2014-sylvia-guina...

http://www.slideshare.net/thalassini2013/social-and-emotional-appro...




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Hey, Sylvia! Glad to see you here.

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