Teaching English Through Multiple Intelligences

In Canterbury

£ 855 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Location

    Canterbury

  • Duration

    2 Weeks

Description

This course is designed to help you understand more about how your students learn. The course will bring you into contact with recent thinking and approaches to teaching related to Multiple Intelligences and NLP.
Suitable for: . Native and non-native speaking teachers of all levels - from secondary to adult. Participants should have an upper intermediate to advanced level of English.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Canterbury (Kent)
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4-6 Orange Street, CT1 2JA

Starts

On request

To take into account

Each applicant to send in action plan 4 weeks before the course outlining hopes and objectives for achievement as a result of attending this course.

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Course programme

Course Summary

During the course, you will become familiar with different learning styles and learn how to recognise them in yourself and your students and adapt your teaching to accommodate them. The course will also help you reflect on creating a successful climate for learning - which, in turn, will enhance your own enjoyment of teaching.

Programme of the training activities
Materials will be created for the group by the main trainer, supplemented by published materials and by work presented by the participants themselves.

• Applying the theory of Multiple Intelligences to the classroom
• Identifying and adapting your teaching for different learning styles
• Sensory awareness and empowerment
• An evaluation of the place of suggestopaedia in a school curriculum
• Contacting and using the brain's potential more fully.
• The concept of ‘understanding' and how we can teach for ‘understanding'
• Autonomy in the classroom through Co-operative Learning
• Raising student self-esteem
• The artful use of the metaphor
• Portfolio evaluation as a means of testing genuine Portfolio evaluation as a means of testing genuine understanding

Expected results
As a result of attending this course, the participants will be more knowledgeable practitioners and will acquire new tools they need to reach out to all their students.

Is this the right course for me?

• Yes, if you want to participate in a course that provides you with a wide range of new approaches to teaching and learning.
• Yes, if you feel that "traditional" approaches to teaching need to be improved through creativity and innovation.
• Yes, if "learning how to learn" is an area that fascinates and excites you.

If this is not the right course for you, please consider one of the following:

• NLP for Teachers if you want to focus more specifically on this exciting and challenge "study of excellence".

Programme of the training activities day by day:
Please note this is an example of a daily programme. Course content may often be usefully adapted to incorporate the needs of each specific group.

Week 1 14.00- 15.30

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday AM 9.30-10.30 Introductions and group bonding. Ice breakers and group formation activities Background to MIT: Howard Gardner and Project Zero Myths and misconceptions What is understanding? Working with the students’ strengths in mind 11.00-12.30 Needs analysis and goal setting The 8 Intelligences Needs analysis and goal settingiot Savants Understanding in practice Entry Points 1 PM
14.00-15.30 The ABC of MIT The ABC of MIT The Intelligences profile MI and Learning Styles Review of first week, including feedback and goal setting for week two

Week 2

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday AM
9.30-10.30 Entry points 2 Portfolio assessment The Intelligences less catered for Exercises around bodily-kinaesthetic intelligence Group project 11.00-12.30 Teaching Implications Portfolio assessment Exercises around musical intelligences How to cater for kinaesthetic learners Group project PM
14.00-15.30 MI and course books Group project Preparation for final group project Preparation for final group project Course review, evaluation and farewells

Recommended reading: Please note it is not necessary to buy or bring these books to the course.

• "Intelligences Reframed:Intelligences for the 21 st Century." Howard Gardner (Basic Books, New York) 2001
• "Multiple Intelligences in EFL" H. Puchta & M. Rinvolucri (Helbling Languages) 2005
• "Outsmarting IQ: The Emerging Science of Learnable Intelligence" D. Perkins. ( Free Press) 1995

Type of the certification awarded in the language of the training:
Attendance certificate detailing topics covered and course content.

Teaching English Through Multiple Intelligences

£ 855 + VAT