1. Visible Thinking goes Virtual for IGCSE First Language English
Presenter: Paula Del Bretto
Abstract: Applying tailored Visible Thinking Routines to introduce implicit meaning, emotive-sensory language and figures of speech. Embedding Visible Thinking protocols to boost vocabulary and ease understanding of IGCSE writing conventions.
2. Connecting IGCSE Literature with the Pandemic
Presenter: Karina Zanetti
Abstract: In our changing world students and teachers are faced with situations that require questioning established learning practices, its connection with technology and effects on relationships.
This unit deals with these topics through IGCSE literary material. It is embodied along the Teaching for Understanding (TFU) framework, which aims at enabling students discuss from different perspectives by providing opportunities of language use with its profound cultural power.