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ELTons PANEL Featuring nominees- Lizzie Pinard, Sean Banville, Nicky Hockly, Paul Driver, Jennifer Verschoor

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ELTons PANEL Featuring nominees- Lizzie Pinard, Sean Banville, Nicky Hockly, Paul Driver, Jennifer Verschoor

Time: April 27, 2014 from 8pm to 9pm
Location: Adobe Connect
Website or Map: http://lancelot.adobeconnect.…
Event Type: online
Organized By: Shelly Terrell
Latest Activity: Apr 27, 2014

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ELTons PANEL

Nominees- Lizzie Pinard, Sean Banville, Nicky Hockly, Paul Driver, & Jennifer Verschoor/ Moderated by Shelly Terrell

Check out the exciting projects and innovation which are up for a 2014 ELTon! 

Lizzie Pinard has three years of post-qualification teaching experience, but has worked in classrooms since she was a teenager. She has worked as a language assistant in France, taught various ages and levels in Romania, Indonesia and the UK. She recently completed her DELTA, gaining a triple distinction and she completed her MA in English Language Teaching at Leeds Metropolitan University with a distinction. She currently works in Sicily, at International house Palermo.

Jennifer Verschoor is an EFL teacher specialised in online teaching, mobile learning and training via virtual learning environments. Recently completed her MA in Virtual Environments. She has extensive experience as a teacher trainer  both face-to-face and online. She obtained scholarships from WorldCALL, Norwich Institute for Language Education, The Consultants-e and IATEFL. Currently, she is working as a teacher trainer for the British Council, English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate, SBS International and Programa E-ducadores validated by Universidad Tecnológica Nacional. She is the co-author of "My first digital journey" an e-book for young learners published by The Round.  

Nicky Hockly is Director of Pedagogy of The Consultants-E , an award-winning online training and development organisation. She has worked in the field of ELT since 1987, is an international plenary speaker, and gives seminars, in-service workshops and teacher training courses for practising language teachers all over the world. Nicky has co-written several methodology books on the application of new technologies to language teaching, the most recent of which is on mobile learning (Going Mobile 2014, with Gavin Dudeney). Nicky lives in Barcelona, Spain, and is a technophobe turned technophile.

Sean Banville is the webmaster of nine English learning materials sites, including BreakingNewsEnglish.com, FamousPeopleLessons.com, BusinessEnglishMaterials.com, LessonsonMovies.com and ListenAminute.com. He is currently working on adding to these. He has a Master's degree in TEFL/TESL from Birmingham University. He has spent the past 20 years teaching in Japan and the UAE.

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Comment by Shelly Terrell on April 27, 2014 at 4:37pm

Paul is an Oxford-based language teacher, materials writer, teacher trainer, graphic designer and illustrator. His teaching philosophy and research revolve around the themes of technology, embodied cognition, play and narrative. He is currently leading several projects on locative storytelling, games and mobile technologies in ELT and is the co-author of Language Learning with Digital Video (CUP 2014). For more information about Paul's work visit his website: digitaldebris.info His ELTON nominated project, http://digitaldebris.info/urban-chronicles/

Comment by Iwona G on April 25, 2014 at 9:27pm

Exciting! Looking forward to the session.

Comment by Shelly Terrell on April 23, 2014 at 7:52pm

Nominee- Jennifer Verschoor, http://the-round.com/resource/my-first-digital-journey/

Jennifer Verschoor is an EFL teacher specialised in online teaching, mobile learning and training via virtual learning environments. Recently completed her MA in Virtual Environments. She has extensive experience as a teacher trainer  both face-to-face and online. She obtained scholarships from WorldCALL, Norwich Institute for Language Education, The Consultants-e and IATEFL. Currently, she is working as a teacher trainer for the British Council, English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate, SBS International and Programa E-ducadores validated by Universidad Tecnológica Nacional. She is the co-author of "My first digital journey" an e-book for young learners published by The Round.

Twitter: http://Twitter.com/jenverschoor  

Nominee- Sean Banville, BreakingNewsEnglish.com

Bio - Sean is the webmaster of nine English learning materials sites, including BreakingNewsEnglish.com, FamousPeopleLessons.com, BusinessEnglishMaterials.com, LessonsonMovies.com and ListenAminute.com. He is currently working on adding to these. He has a Master's degree in TEFL/TESL from Birmingham University. He has spent the past 20 years teaching in Japan and the UAE.

Twitter: http://Twitter.com/SeanBanville

Comment by Shelly Terrell on April 23, 2014 at 7:52pm

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Lizzie Pinard has three years of post-qualification teaching experience, but has worked in classrooms since she was a teenager. She has worked as a language assistant in France, taught various ages and levels in Romania, Indonesia and the UK. She recently completed her DELTA, gaining a triple distinction and she is nearing the end of her MA in English Language Teaching at Leeds Metropolitan university.

As well as teaching, she is interested in creating learning materials, doing research projects and presenting at conferences.

You can read Lizzie's blog at http://reflectiveteachingreflectivelearning.com/

You can also find her on twitter: @LizziePinard

Nominated for Compass (Upper Intermediate)

 

Nominee- Nicky Hockly, Digital Literacies

Nicky is Director of Pedagogy of The Consultants-E , an award-winning online training and development organisation. She has worked in the field of ELT since 1987, is an international plenary speaker, and gives seminars, in-service workshops and teacher training courses for practising language teachers all over the world. Nicky has co-written several methodology books on the application of new technologies to language teaching, the most recent of which is on mobile learning (Going Mobile 2014, with Gavin Dudeney). Nicky lives in Barcelona, Spain, and is a technophobe turned technophile.

Nominated for Digital Literacies by Nicky Hockly, Gavin Dudeney, Mark Pegrum

http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781408296899/

Blog: http://www.emoderationskills.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/theconsultantse

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