Wednesday, March 16, 2011

TESOL Convention Athens March 2011

Start of the TESOL Convention

First Plenary of the day with Dr. Angela Fawccett (Swansea University, Swansea, UK)
Dyslexia and Learning: theory into practice
Some very interesting facts about learning difficulties in 2nd language learning and how dyslexic adults experience it.


Teaching 1 to 1's , professionals - cha cha cha Slide with Vicky Megas ( Teacher, Teacher Trainer, Director, The New Centre, Athens)
Really nice presentation with lots of ideas on how to teach adult professionals.
Plus learning how to dance the cha cha!!

My Drama Script - Anna Kozicka (EFL teacher on Poland)
Great ideas about creating a play for children.

Sunday Plenary - Dr Lindsay Peer ( CBE C. Psychol. C.Sci. AFBPsS FRSA FIARLD AMBDA)
The Masked Side of Dyslexia: frustration, anxiety and stress

The day was wonderful so I couldn't resist a stroll at Syntagma Square

With colleague and super blogger Christina Markoulaki
More info about the seminars and TESOL over here

TAKING EVERY SINGLE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN

1 comment:

Christina Markoulaki said...

Wow, I have just seen the 'super' way you described me, hehe! I myself have written a few additional comments on the seminar here

http://markaki-students.blogspot.com/2011/03/reflection-on-teaching-and-recent.html

Thanks for keeping me 'super' company- hope we will be able to... cha-cha-cha(t) again! :-)