Save the date: February 21st! We will be holding our first event of 2009:
What: Two ESL Methodology Workshops
When: Saturday, February 21 (10:00 am-12:30pm)
Where: Albuquerque at the Main Library at 501 Copper NW (Community Room)
Workshop 1: 10:00-11:00 am “TBL (Task-based learning) and PPP (Presentation-Practice-Production): Comparing & Contrasting Different Ways of Organizing a Lesson”
Presenter: Jennifer Herrin
Abstract: Most teachers learned to plan lessons based on the PPP model. This workshop will discuss its effectiveness by taking participants through a demonstration to show how the PPP model differs from the TBL model. Similarities between the two models are also discussed, and participants can experiment with their classrooms to find out what works best for them.
Workshop 2: 11:30 am-12:30 pm “Seven Tips for Facilitating Effective Teamwork in the Classroom Using Popular Corporate Business Theories”
Presenters: Amy Christensen & Kristina Sievers
Abstract: The presenters will demonstrate seven tips for facilitating effective teamwork in the classroom using popular corporate business theories. These tips allow students to gain confidence for teamwork opportunities in future academic or business contexts.