Date
Wednesday 28 April 2021 - 09:00 to Saturday 01 May 2021 - 13:00

How to create an inclusive classroom. Celebrate and embrace diversity and differences 

Introduction

The Association of Cuban Pedagogues ELT section (APC-ELI) Organizing Committee together with the National Foreign Languages Teacher Education Program and the National Board for English Language Education (CNC) is very pleased to welcome EFL teachers, working in Primary, Secondary, Preuniversity, University or Special Education to participate and share professional experiences or research results about Inclusion and attention to diversity. This webinar will be held in April 28th to May 1st, 2021.

The WEBINAR "Towards Educational Inclusion in ELT" is aimed at reflecting on educational inclusion and diversity in ELT in Cuba for the strengthening the educational practices of foreign language teachers in keeping with current educational standards to provide equitable and quality education for all.

In this forum, English teachers from different educational background and institutions will have the opportunity to share their professional experiences or research results to cater for inclusion and diversity in English language education and to create paths to a better future.

Programme

DAY         TIME              ACTIVITIES                                                 
1st dayApril 28th 9:00-am (Sync) Starting Synchronous activities DAY 1
Opening words via Voice Chat
 

9:10- 10:40 am (Sync)           

10:40am -12:00pm

Video conference: Neuroscience and English Language Learning (Meeting in Voice Chat in Telegram)

Questions to the specialist answering to some of the questions previously sent by the participants and a live Qs and As session at the end if possible.
Comments on Telegram

  12.00- 1.00 pm BREAK
 

1:00pm on

  • Video conference: Educación Especial: Retos y desafíos. (Meeting in Voice Chat)
  • Questions to the specialist answering to some of the questions previously sent by the participants and a live Qs and As session at the end if possible.
  • Comments on Telegram
  • Sharing thoughts and Ideas about the presentations on telegrarm
 2nd dayApril 29th  9:00am-05:00pm

Topic 1: An approach to current theories like neuroscience Documents to reflect on:

  • Using inclusive practices. Teaching English by Lucy Norris British Council 2019
  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Foreign Language Education: Myths and Realities by Ali Nouri Assistant Professor, Malayer University, Iran

Topic 2: Teaching and caring for children with special needs Document to reflect on:

  • Language learning and students with special educational needs by David Wilson, Specialeducationalneeds.corm

Topic 3: Attention to gifted students through English language teaching. Document to reflect on:

  • Teaching English to gifted Children by Eva Reid. Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
 3rd dayApril 30th  9:00 am-04:00pm

Topic 4: Multiple intelligences and its treatrment in the English Teaching learning Process Document to reflect on:

  • Multiple Intelligence Theory for Gifted Education: Criticisrms and Irmplications by Basak Calik, Faculty, Ankara
  • Presentation British Council Cuba: Online trainings with British Council: challenges and opportunities. Minerva Rodriguez, Country Director Cuba.
  • Answering to sorme of the questions previously sent by the participants and a live Qs and As session at the end if possible.

4th day May1st

09:00-11:00 am

Topic: Herrarmientas para la inclusión educativa en la escuela cubana.

Interaction with experts, answering to sorme of the questions previously sent by the participants and a live Qs and As session at the end if possible.

Closing words via Voice Chat