dom., 03 de out. | Curso Online

How to cater for diversity in your materials

In this course, we will discuss the relevance of having diverse voices in your lessons and why this matters in ELT. Participants will be invited to reflect upon their own principles, beliefs and work contexts and look back at their personal and professional journeys.
How to cater for diversity in your materials

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03 de out. 10:00 – 11:30
Curso Online

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In this course, we will discuss the relevance of having diverse voices in your lessons and why this matters in ELT. Participants will be invited to reflect upon their own principles, beliefs and work contexts and look back at their personal and professional journeys. After that, we will briefly tackle social justice philosophy and draw conclusions based on recent studies on the impact that inclusive materials have on all learners. Then we'll look at different approaches to creating materials for diversity. Practical ideas on how to be attentive to students’ needs, embracing diversity and inclusion will be shared. At the end, participants are expected to understand how to learn from and appreciate everyone’s unique perspective and how to take action in their own work contexts based on the tasks developed.

Tutor? Akemi Iwasa holds a postgraduate degree in Neuroscience (UFRJ), a BA in Languages (UFRJ), and has been in ELT for more than 15 years, mainly working with teacher training and education, and materials writing for publishing houses. She worked as an academic coordinator for 8 years, overseeing professional development programs and mentoring teachers, as well as developing projects and assessment systems. At Troika, she creates personalized content for schools and other educational institutions. She holds the Cambridge C2 Proficiency, the Cambridge Delta Module 1, and she is a Google Certified Educator. She is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in Human Rights and corporate social responsibility (PUCRS), writing and taking part in conferences presenting about the role of education to promote social justice and the paramount importance of representation in class materials.

When? October 3, 2021 - from 10am to 11:30am

How Much?  Non-member - R$ 75,00

Troika Members - Free  (according to the membership rules)

Language? English

 

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