3 SIMPLE, FUN STRATEGIES TO INCREASE YLS’ SELF-MOTIVATION & INTEREST (BEGINNER PRIMARY; TEACHERS WITH SOME EXPERIENCE) SATURDAY 2.25-5.10PM (with Katka Klemanová)
Young learners are particularly capable when it comes to learning skills for mastering languages, because this is the time when they are most impressionable and wired to learn effortlessly and quickly. However, this only works when learning conditions and experiences are optimal. This is especially so when those meet their learning and developmental needs. This fun, highly engaging and interactive workshop will demonstrate 3 simple strategies that are easy to use with young learners, enabling you to tap into their natural curiosity, interest and self-motivation and significantly accelerate their learning in the classroom.
Katka Klemanová is an English teacher in Bratislava with almost 20 years of experience who loves teaching. She’s taught all ages, from young learners to adults, and loves the variety. Before her own children entered the world, she taught older teens at Gymnázium Jura Hronca. As a freelancer, she taught adults at various businesses and young learners (aged 3 months to 12 years) at Helen Doron learning centres where she was also a teacher trainer and supervisor. For the past three years, she’s been back in a classroom setting full-time at Spojená škola Tilgnerova where she teaches children in grades 2 to 5, as well as teens in the bilingual program.