A Toolbox for English Language Practice: CyberlabKIDS & CyberlabTEENS

PD Talks
This time, the PD TALK will present a number of existing and emerging digital resources for teachers of English in Costa Rica that provide new opportunities for language learning and teaching. Some of these tools are designed either for language instruction or language learning. The presenter will discuss the underlying theories behind Cyberlab and touch on some of the technology standards in the field. Suggestions for curricular implementation in and outside of the classroom will also be discussed. September 28, 2018.
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Instructional Principles for Designing an Authentic Learning Environment

PD Talks
Dear Teacher, We cordially invite you to our next PDTalk on June 1, 2018.   Theme: Instructional Principles for Designing an Authentic Learning Environment Time: 3:00 p.m. Where:  Eugene O'Neill Theater, San Pedro Site, CCCN Special Guest, Ms. Marina Pardo, Product and Field Marketing Manager, National Geographic Learning. To register go to the following link: https://goo.gl/M1gqBg See you on June 1, 2018! https://youtu.be/KLr5Llk5iOs
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Using Technology in the English Class

PD Talks
“One of the biggest challenges for 21st Century educators is how to teach this new generation of students, who know more about technology than we do. It also has to do with the proliferation of new apps that can be used in the classroom, appearing every other month. In this workshop we are going to discuss about how to use technology in the classroom based on our teaching needs, and looking towards developing student’s talents, to prepare them for the various jobs that statistically, they are going to fulfill.” Catalina Cortés has worked with different grade and high school levels and has also coordinated English Departments in some Private Schools. Currently, most of her academic work is focused on two of her passions: teaching future ELT teachers and teaching with technology.  All of…
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