Tips To Prepare Students for a 21st Century Global Class With 20th Century Environment

Your Name and Title: Mrs Fabiana Casella


School or Organization Name: Canada School


Co-Presenter Name(s): None


Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Language in Which You Will Present: English


Target Audience(s): Teachers New and Experienced ones, Students Teachers, Teachers Trainees, Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Students.


Short Session Description (one line): Teaching English in a non-speaking English environment without access to technology especially in a school classroom,  can be challenging but exciting.


Full Session Description (as long as you would like): Being an English as a Foreign Language teacher in a semi-bilingual school, whose main objectives are to prepare students to pass Cambridge International to encourage them to travel to Canada, is not easy in a low tech environment. Our students are always willing to learn and do their best when they are challenged to participate. I will show some of the challenges I presented to them and how well they responded. Join me to see how my students and I have built a classroom of global/international collaboration, how we went out of the classroom walls and how enthusiastic both the international class and my class were to connect with each other: see for yourself how essential students´opinions and ideas are when preparing global projects. Besides, I will share with the audience how I provided intensive practice for the international examination through the use of user-friendly apps and websites and with the help of their international pals.
 Also, how I have encouraged my students to sit the exam like champions while practicing like rookies

Most important of all, how my students managed by themselves to continue the international connection using just their cellphones: any time of the day, anywhere they are. 


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What a great session Fabiana! Looking forward tohear about your global experiences!

Maria del Carmen Colussa

Looking forward to your session

Can't wait for this session! I am a new language teacher and could really use some great strategies for reaching these students! Thanks for presenting. 

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