Introducing… Nina Lauder

ISTEK Schools Third International ELT Conference

In the lead up to the ISTEK Schools 3rd International ELT Conference, we’ll be introducing some of the presenters on the blog. First up is Nina Lauder.

Could you tell us a bit about yourself?

I am active, energetic…and very messy at home! I love doing sports, travelling, going to the cinema and reading. I have a camper van and try to spend time in the summer by the sea or in the countryside.

610039What is your teaching background?

I started working with children and teenagers when I was a teenager myself. When I was young, I worked as a volunteer with special needs children, children from other countries who needed language training, children from abusive homes and for a year with teenagers who had suffered permanent spine or neck injuries in hospital. Over 20 years ago I started teaching ELT in Greece and have been teaching and working with…

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What’s Happening to Cooperative Learning? – Education News

This is a very clear and extensive explanation of what cooperative learning is, and what advantages it brings to the classroom, while the comments reveal some of the preoccupations teachers have about this methodology.

Cooperative learning

Cooperative learning (Photo credit: Institut Escola Les Vinyes)