Session Title: Brain-friendly ways to help students memorise language creatively
Online teacher, blogger, materials designer, writer
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Sylvia's English Online
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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.
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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)
The powerpoint itself has received 4866 views on slideshare.
Here are my mini-con 2014 April details:
Here is a webinar I did for the British Council