COD 2023 - D876

The Reading Brain Part II: Our minds as meaning makers

Primary and Secondary School Heads, Coordinators and Teachers

4 sessions, start: 01-Aug

Course detail

Year: 2023
Level: Distance
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: Distance
Facilitator/s: Ms. Luciana Fernández
Print course
ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 18000.00
Non affiliate
ARS 18000.00


Sessions Dates Schedule
1 01 August - 07 August 2023 Online session
2 08 August - 14 August 2023 Online session
3 15 August - 21 August 2023 Online session
4 22 August - 28 August 2023 Online session


Luciana Fernández

Luciana Fernández is a graduate teacher of English who has been teaching English for the past twenty-nine years. She has specialized in Methodology and Teaching Practice and she holds a Diploma in Educational Research from the University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education. She holds two post graduate certifications in Thinking Cultures and Teaching for Comprehension

She is a Reading and Literacy expert and has been training teachers in this area for the past fifteen years. She is a teacher educator and has designed several presentations and courses for professional development both in Argentina and abroad. Her presentation at ARTESOL 2015 was selected to be presented at TESOL International as a Best Affiliate Session. She is one of the 50 scholarship winners who attended and presented at IATEFL, held in Birmingham in April 2016. She was later on invited to be a presenter at the Young Learners and Teenagers SIG pre conference event and at the main conference.

Luciana has been the Head at several bilingual IB institutions in Buenos Aires. At present she is a school advisor, teacher trainer and facilitator at ESSARP (English Speaking Scholastic Association of the River Plate), where she trains heads and teachers from the most important bilingual institutions in Argentina.
Primary and Secondary School Heads, Coordinators and Teachers
Get participants to:

understand the cognitive processes involved in reading.
understand reading comprehension as higher cognition.
explore the different strategies effective readers use to make meaning out of what they read.
explore classroom instruction and best practices rooted on this knowledge.
Brain versus mind.
The role of the mind in reading vomprehension.
Parts of the brian involved in reading comprehension.
Reading strategies.
Reading comprehension levels.
In this distance course participants will:

read and view material suggested by the facilitator.
participate in different reflective tasks suggested by the facilitator.
see other practitioners in action.
explore resources and materials for the classroom.
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