LAKMA and Vilnius Martynas Mažvydas Pregymnasium invite you to a workshop:
Student-centred teaching: classroom practice
Time: 13.15 – 18.15
The target audience of the workshop is lower secondary level teachers of English. The participants will enhance their knowledge and skills of using effective teaching techniques and activities in the teenage classroom. The presenters will share their ideas on how to transform students from passive learners into more active and participative ones, including differentation of learning materials in mixed-ability classes. The participants will try out various classroom activities, such as drama, videos, songs and storytelling, and discuss how to apply them in different contexts. The presenters will share their experience gained on a training course at the Lewis School of English, Southampton (UK) which they attended as part of Erasmus+ KA1 project „Every student is an individual: personalized teaching in the classroom“ (No. 2016-1-LT-KA101-022977).
This project is being developed in order to learn how to successfully organize the teaching/learning process and ensure that every student grows and progresses as an individual. The project includes subject teachers, class teachers, specialists working with children having special needs and students’ parents. The project aims to develop teachers’ ability to personalize teaching in order to improve the quality of lessons and learn how to create and customize teaching/learning tools to meet the individual needs of students.
SEMINARS in KAUNAS and ŠIAULIAI
Fee: 15 eur for LAKMA members / 30 eur for non-members
Payment: LAKMA SEB bank account LT977044060004578304
Registration and payment for Šiauliai seminar by 24 April 2017
The aim of the seminar is to discusss approaches to the teaching and assessing of register awareness in writing. The discussion will focus on text genres covered by the foreign language examination syllabus in Lithuania, namely: letter, paragraph and essay. The participants will revisit the criterion of register in the assessment of written tasks of the English examination and do a range of activities. They will learn to identify informal and semi-formal register in written texts and enhance their understanding of register in written learner language.