LASIG’s PCE will feature a workshop and a practical session, in addition to plenary speakers and interactive poster presentations. To register for LASIG’s Pre-Conference Event, visit https://conference.iatefl.org/pce_la
Workshop: April 1, 13:30-14:15
Affective, Cognitive, Metacognitive, and Practical Tools for Supporting Teachers in Promoting Learner Autonomy
Jo Mynard and Scott J. Shelton-Strong,
Kanda University of International Studies, Japan
During Jo and Scott’s workshop, you will have the chance to explore several tools that can be used to facilitate dialogue and promote reflection on learning both inside and outside the classroom.
Practical session: April 1, 16:10-16:30
Activities for reducing students’ anxiety and fear of failure
Micòl Beseghi & Greta Bertolotti,
University of Parma, Italy
This session will show simple breathing techniques and mindfulness exercises that can be used in the language classroom to reduce learners’ anxiety or fear of failure and to help teachers connect with their students.