Susan Hillyard holds a B.Ed. from Warwick University (U.K.) in Dramatic Arts and Sociology and has worked as a classroom teacher, a Head, or a teacher trainer in eleven countries, using drama for education and language learning.
She has taught at two major teacher training colleges in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she is currently based. She is Educational Advisor for The Performers Theatre and former Educational Consultant. She has co-authored a Resource Book for Teachers “Global Issues” for OUP, and has authored and taught an online course : From Learning Creatively to Teaching Creatively.
In Argentina she’s the driving force behind the provision of English language teaching in special schools, shanty town schools, hospital schools, orphanages and home visits to students with severe and terminal illnesses.
For this challenging project, she has been very busy designing a new curriculum to teach English through Drama, starting with storysacks and having the teachers become materials writers, collating all the syllabi and materials in document form whilst supervising and coordinating the implementation of this creative and innovative project.
WiZiQ hosted a “Conversation with Vance Stevens – Reputed Coach, Online Facilitator” to feature in their new initiative, Conversations on WizIQ, interviewed by Nellie Deutsch. This is part of a WiZiQ series in which they “bring luminaries for a conversation … We would be conducting this interview online on our platform using the virtual classroom. This interview would be about you and your experience. We would be focusing on how you have excelled in your field and are helping people through it. This interview would be joined by students as well as teachers from around the globe.”
This video demonstration was generated directly from Wiki-to-Speech):
Where? Appropriately, in Wiki-to-Speech (tune in to see how that works 🙂
Jeff Lebow has graciously agreed to stream this and record it as a Google+ Hangout with room for half a dozen visitors in the session itself plus live stream at http://webheadsinaction.org/live Here’s how it works: You can
Kate Robbins and Robyn Albers present Me-Porfolios developed during their recent PP107 Multiliteracies course
This was the last day of the latest 4-week round of the 2011 TESOL Principles and Practices of Online Teaching courses. Participants in the PP107 Multiliteracies course were invited to show and discuss the “Me-Portfolios” they developed during the course. Kate Robbins and Robyn Albers accepted the invitation to discuss the appropriateness of the approach taken in this course on their professional development, and changes to their practice that evolved during their participation in this session, as evidenced in their Me-Portfolios. For more information see: