e: Sylvia's English Online
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-verbs-infographic/ The powerpoint itself has received 4866 views on slideshare. http://www.slideshare.net/thalassini2013/interactive-story-telling-for-english-exams-final Here are my mini-con 2014 April details: http://www.sylviasenglishonline.org/rscon-mini-con-teaser-for-memory-enhancement/ http://www.sylviasenglishonline.org/the-webinar-effect-for-community-sharing-and-caring/ https://sas.elluminate.com/site/external/recording/playback/link/table/dropin?sid=2008350&suid=D.9520B4CCAA6216F5D30CBD390D187D Here is a webinar I did for the British Council http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/january-2014-sylvia-guinan-social-emotional-approaches-teaching-technology http://www.slideshare.net/thalassini2013/social-and-emotional-approaches-to-teaching-with-technology-learningpptx-update