This workshop will explore ways teachers can use peer activities to enhance comprehension and increase fluency in reading and foster creativity in writing. Participants will learn about a buddy reading and writing approach that has students reading a story together, identifying a plot point to change and re-writing the story based on the change.
|Event Date||03-13-2020 10:00 am|
|Event End Date||03-13-2020 12:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||03-11-2020 9:00 am|
|Cut off date||03-13-2020 9:00 am|
|Individual Price||Free of charge|
Amy King is an English Language Fellow at Hanoi Metropolitan University. She has more than 20 years of experience in the field of English teaching and adult learning in the United States and overseas. She has facilitated workshops for English language teachers on topics, including Cooperative Learning, Formative Language Assessment, Project-Based Learning and Action Research. In the US, Ms. King has taught English as a Second Language in K-12 public schools, private language schools and adult education programs. Internationally, she has taught in both Slovakia and South Korea. In Slovakia, she was a visiting lecturer at Mateja Bela University in Banska Bystrica. In Korea, she worked at Shin-il High School as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant and at the Foreign Language Institute of Yonsei University in Seoul. She holds a BS in Speech and an MS in Journalism from Northwestern University. She earned a TESOL Certificate from American University in Washington, DC.