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Susan Hillyard

EAL and Drama Specialist

Bio

Susan Hillyard, B.Ed.(Hons) Warwick University (U.K.) has work experience in seventeen countries as a teacher, director, speaker, workshop facilitator, consultant, researcher, on-line tutor. She was Prof. Language IV in Lenguas Vivas and UTN, Bs As. She is a NILE Associate Trainer, in Norwich, UK.

She has co-authored a Resource Book for TeachersGlobal Issues for OUP and TDI-TKT On-line Course for Pearson, New York. Moderator EVO Drama on-line course for TESOL and on-line tutor on the Masters in ELT, La Sabana University, Colombia. Now coordinator: English in Action, teaching English through Drama in Special Education, Ministry of Education, City of Buenos Aires, Argentina.

www.susanhillyard.blogspot.com.ar

My Sessions

Focus on Critical Thinking: A Practical Workshop on Teaching for Diversity through Global Issues

Room E31

Overview This reflective workshop opens the day by exploring a variety of interpretations of critical thinking and reflecting on ways to introduce it into language lessons as a priority and a motivating force for Secondary students. Bloom’s new taxonomy will be defined as a way in for teachers to intervene with quality questions related to […]

Lunch 11:30 Secondary
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Creative Approaches to Teaching Speaking Skills

Room E31

Overview This reflective workshop opens our day exploring Creativity in ELT and will start by trying to define creativity and suggesting we must accept the importance of play in the intellectual development of the learner and to play with and in the target language. Creativity will be viewed as a natural extension of childhood play […]

Lunch 11:30 Secondary
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Engage me or Enrage me! Skills for the 21st Century Learner

Room E31

Overview The global challenge of offering an updated English language education to 21st century students has created a worldwide crisis in terms of rethinking education paradigms. As “The World English Project” takes hold, so a new orthodoxy will emerge. In this presentation we will seek some answers to a number of questions such as: Is […]

Lunch 11:30 Secondary
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