Pearson & Anaya Training Event for English Teachers - Mallorca

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Thursday, 21st February 2019
RESTAURANT SON TERMES, Ctra. Palmanyola-S’Esglaieta km 1,5 (MA-1140) 07193 Bunyola

17:30 • 18:00 Registration
18:00 • 19:30 Connecting with the video generation. Michael Brand
19:30 • 20:00 Pearson Secondary materials: real solutions to real challenges. Marta Cervera
20:00 Cocktail

Connecting with the video generation

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 provide practical activities to deal with these and other questions.

Michael Brand
Michael Brand is a Teacher Trainer for Pearson. A passionate linguist, he studied French and German at Durham University, followed by a PGCE in Modern Languages.
Having taught in England and Spain, he has experience in the public, private and state-assisted sectors and has taught young learners, teens and adults. He now spends his time training teachers on all things ELT and his interests include collaborative learning and the creative use of video.

Pearson Secondary materials: real solutions to real challenges
The Secondary English landscape in Mallorca, much like the island itself, is a colourful panorama: educational projects, students’ English level and focus given to external exams can vary tremendously from one school to the next. In this session we’ll look at how Pearson’s different Secondary materials can help all learners fulfill their potential and help offer teachers real solutions to the genuine challenges they face every day.

Marta Cervera
Marta Cervera has been involved in education since 1991. She has taught English for more than 15 years in private, state-assisted and public schools, running bilingual programmes in different autonomous communities. She is a Certified Education Consultant and an expert in educational technology, and has collaborated with private and public institutions creating workshops, seminars and courses for teachers as well as helping schools design realistic and effective language programmes. She has worked as a Teacher Trainer for Pearson and an Educational Consultant for Educación 3.0. She is currently an ELT Consultant at Pearson for Catalunya and Baleares. When she’s not in front of a computer or talking about education you can find her on a mountain somewhere surrounded by nature.