COD 2024 - PS281

ESSARP goes to SGS Loma Verde Bilingual School - "Engage and motivate your students with a powerful teaching strategy!". Implement Cooperative Learning at school

Primary and Highschool teachers, Head teachers and Coordinators

1 sessions, start: 14-Feb

Course detail

Year: 2024
Level: Primary / Secondary
Language: English
Status: Ended
Lugar: AR332 - SGS Loma Verde Bilingual School
Facilitator/s: Mrs. Grace Bertolini
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ESSARP Schools
Free of charge
Exams Schools
ARS 11000.00
Non affiliate
ARS 11000.00


Sessions Dates Start Finish
1 14 February 2024 09:00 am 12:00 pm


Grace Bertolini

Grace Bertolini is an experienced EFL- ESL Teacher Educator specialized in Classroom Management, Cooperative Learning, Learning and the Brain, Social Emotional Learning, Conflict Resolution, Responsive Classrooms and Positive Education at school. Her mother tongue is Spanish and she speaks English, French, Italian and Portuguese and she has studies in Physical Education. She is a Bilingual Facilitator for Peace Education Foundation (USA) and a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom Educator for Positive Discipline Association (USA). She has got an Innovative Education Degree and a Neuro Learning Degree that has allowed her to incorporate tools for brain-compatible learning in a positive, healthy and inclusive educational environment. For more than 40 years she has taught all levels and ages and she has been Head Teacher at several bilingual schools in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At present, she delivers courses for Asociación Educar de Neurociencias and coaches several Institutions as an Educational Consultant. She has got her own Professional Development Site and Campus and she designs Courses, Workshops and E-books for Preschool, Kindergarten, Primary and High school classes and delivers Professional Development Presentations nationwide and abroad on Social Emotional Learning, Conflict Resolution, Classroom Management and teaching EFL/ESL effectively. Grace is a Life long Learner.
Primary and Highschool teachers, Head teachers and Coordinators
• Explore different ways of teaching English with effective tools to learn and reinforce the language.
• Share effective techniques, creative strategies and visual resources for immediate use in daily lessons
• Use practical techniques to develop Cooperative Learning in their classes while working with the whole group, in pairs and in teams.
• Learn how to implement the strategies to foster interaction while making sure all students are held accountable.
• Learn which cooperative structure are best-suited for a particular instructional purpose.
• Acquire hands-on ideas, easy to carry out in daily classes.
- Cooperative Learning as a powerful teaching technique.
• Dr Spencer Kagan’s Cooperative Learning Structures.
• The 4 principles of CL: Positive Interdependence, Individual Accountability, Equal Participation, and Simultaneous Interaction
• Class building and Team building activities.
• Structures to regulate interaction between pairs, for team work and to involve the entire class.
• Teaching Social Skills
• An inclusive and positive classroom environment.
During this session, participants will learn how to implement Dr. Spencer Kagan’s approach to Cooperative Learning using his structures and strategies to organize interaction between students, working with the whole class, in pairs and in teams. In this interactive Workshop, we will share 100% practical activities to increase academic achievement and enhance self-esteem, reducing discipline problems, developing students' social skills in an inclusive and positive classroom environment.
To be specify and shared during the sessions.
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