D379 - Webinar - A Creative Toolkit for Literature

  • Ciclo: 2021
  • Nivel: Distance
  • Idioma: Inglés
  • Estado: Terminado
  • Lugar: Distance
  • Capacitador/es: Griselda Beacon

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1 17 Feb 2021 03:00 PM 04:30 PM


Griselda Beacon

Griselda Beacon holds an MA in English & American Literature and Foreign Language Teaching from Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany. She delivers teacher training workshops in Argentina and abroad and focusses on teaching young learners, children and adolescents´ literature, creativity, CLIL for primary teachers & intercultural education. At present she teaches Children and Adolescents’ Literature at Teacher Training College at the IES en Lenguas Vivas "Juan Ramón Fernández".


Primary & secondary teachers


. Explore different techniques and graphic organisers with a creative twist to enhance students’ interaction with the texts.

. Play, transform and re-create literary texts through arts integration.

. Foster students’ self-expression in English.

. Bring literature closer to the students’ own world.


Stories and poems.


The workshop has a hands-on approach. It is highly collaborative and interactive. Teachers will explore a number of creative activities and resources to work with literature at school, discuss and apply concepts, and take away a number of lesson tips to make room for students’ self-expression through art. Zoom: Date: 17/2 Time: 3.00 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.


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