Due to growing concerns related to the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak in Spain and abroad, we have decided to hold our upcoming training events for Secondary school teachers planned for Saturday 14th March in Madrid and 21st March in Zaragoza online.
These 45-minute webinars on a variety of topics are a great way to access professional development from the comfort of your own home.
Have a look at the sessions below and click on the links to get more information and register:
Order! Order! Getting our students presenting and debating (Michael Brand)
Being able to give a presentation or engage in constructive debate are essential skills, but ones that many people lack – possibly they didn’t get much practice or skills development in school. But all that is beginning to change, with projects such as Global Classrooms in Madrid evidence of this. This session will explain approaches and activities to get our students presenting and debating confidently and successfully.
Saturday 14th March 10:00
Reading and writing just got exciting (Phil Brownsword, Michael Brand)
Reading and writing are tested extensively in external and university entrance exams, but our lessons to develop these skills needn’t be dull! In this talk we’ll look at some activities that will get our students working collaboratively to get better at reading and writing – activities that will improve their skills and bring our lessons to life.
Saturday 14th March 11:00
Saturday 21st March 11:00
Scaffolding in CLIL. Make your students BLOOM (Emma San José)
This session will offer an approach to Bloom’s Taxonomy in a CLIL context. Considering CLIL as a content AND language integrated learning methodology, teachers quite often have to face some issues like the requirement for content teachers to help students acquire the language despite not being language teachers.
Bloom’s Taxonomy and its different levels in cognition offers support and turns out to have a very practical application in CLIL environments. It can be used for scaffolding content AND language, modelling, differentiation and also guides teachers in how to survive the challenge.
Saturday 14th March 12:00
Connecting with the video generation (Michael Brand)
For entertainment, interacting with friends, or just trying to make sense of the world, the medium of choice for today’s teens is video. The implications for our classes are clear: If we want to engage with them and help them learn more effectively, video is a vital ingredient. But which videos should we choose? How can we best present them in our classes to make them both fun and educational? And how can we get our students making their own videos? In this session we will deal with these questions and provide a wealth of practical activities for you to try with your students.
Saturday 21st March 10:00