17:00, 15 January 2020
A positive classroom environment is one of the most important elements for successful learning. There is a tendency, however, to be vague about what exactly this means in practical terms. What are the different ways of creating a climate that is conducive to learning? This webinar will provide a space to reflect on the role and strategies of teachers in the creation of a positive classroom culture. Various teacher-tips will be given to discover the ingredients that go into making a thriving positive classroom that impacts positively on results.
Sarah Hillyard is an ELT consultant and teacher trainer based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She holds a Masters Degree in Teaching English to Young Learners from the University of York, UK. After teaching and coordinating in pre-primary contexts for many years, she now offers INSET sessions and consultancy for bilingual schools. As a freelance consultant, she has written materials and guides for teachers for Macmillan Education, as well as articles focusing on teaching English to very young learners. She also designs and leads workshops, talks and webinars and is currently an online tutor for NILE’s course “Teaching English in Pre-primary Education”.