At your School!
Our Teacher Professional Development Workshops:
-Offer opportunities to develop effective techniques and a wide variety of exciting activities for EFL Learners at Kindergarten, Primary and High school levels.
-Provide practical tools to create a positive classroom atmosphere and an effective learning environment.
-Reflect on acquisition and learning of English as a Foreign Language.
-Offer hands-on ideas, easy to carry out in your daily class.
-Analyze doubts and fears when teaching EFL Learners.
-Encourage good creative practice and thinking skills.
-Provide opportunities to practice personal commitment, responsibility and perseverance.
Grace Bertolini gave language talks and workshops around Argentina, Chile, Uruguay and Brazil at schools, Universities, Teacher Training Colleges, Private Schools of English, book shops and International Conferences.
Typical attendees of these talks have been:
-Students at Teaching Training Colleges.
-Directors of Study.
WORKSHOPS FOR KINDERGARTEN, PRESCHOOL & EARLY PRIMARY GRADES:
WORKSHOPS FOR PRIMARY - HIGH SCHOOL & ADULTS:
“TEACHING PRETEENS & TEENS…the challenge made easier!”
Effective Strategies and Techniques for teachers who want to become a “better teacher” and maximize their skills while fully engaging their preteen and adolescent learners.
“STRATEGIES…STRATEGIES…AND MORE STRATEGIES TO BUILD COMPREHENSION”
Effective Speaking, Reading and Writing Strategies to retell fiction and non-fiction texts, to predict and summarize, helping learners speak, read and write more effectively.
“CREATIVITY AND MOTIVATION in your class… is it even possible?”
Implementing Non-Formal Learning working with
Lateral Thinking,Games, Stories, Fables, Proverbs, Graffiti,
Music, Movies and Technology.
“Engage your students in COOPERATIVE LEARNING!”
Implement Cooperative Learning as a successful teaching strategy in your class: small teams, each with students of different levels of ability, will use a variety of learning activities to improve their understanding of any subject.
“Using Authentic Material to increase students’ engagement: at all levels, ages and abilities”
Tips and techniques for students to become more effective constructors of meaning and better critical thinkers while transferring their classroom learning to real life.
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT- SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING
“RESOLVING CONFLICTS AT SCHOOL AND TEACHING SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING …A POSITIVE AND CONSTRUCTIVE APPROACH!”
Teach in a safe disciplined environment and a positive school climate with
effective techniques for improving students’ abilities to resolve their conflicts (also in Spanish)
“IMPLEMENTING STUDENT MEDIATION in a
Preventive Program for Conflict Resolution”
Peer- Student Mediation helps your students to understand
and learn skills to deal with conflict, in a creative and effective way (also in Spanish).
“CONFIDENCE LEADS TO COMPETENCE… creative activities to develop both language skills and self-esteem”
Creative activities to develop sense of security, identity, belonging,
purpose and competence establishing a productive and respectful learning atmosphere.
“MOTIVATE THE UNMOTIVATED: Energizers & Brain Breaks to deal with challenging groups”
Strategies to grab your students’ attention and get them involved from the very start of the lesson, raising engagement and participation.