IATEFL Webinar ‘Puppetry and Diversity: Unlocking Doors to the Mind and the Heart in the EFL Class’ | Eugenia Carrión Cantón
Date(s) - 02/02/2019
15:00 - 16:00
|Eugenia Carrión Cantón – ‘Puppetry and Diversity: Unlocking Doors to the Mind and the Heart in the EFL Class’|
Puppetry as a technique provides exciting opportunities for foreign language learners of all ages to express themselves in communicative situations. Moreover, puppet use has shown evidences of the powerful educational advantages fitting with Play theory, Developmentally Appropriate Practice theory, and Multiple Intelligence theory. This workshop will share some ideas regarding the importance of using of puppets in diversity of learning contexts, will provide practical situations to incorporate puppets to benefit all children´s enjoyment and learning and will foster puppetry making.
Eugenia Carrión Cantón is a graduated EFL teacher and holds a BA in English Literature from Facultad de Lenguas University of Córdoba and she is currently doing an MA in Education at UNQ University of Quilmes. She has been teaching in the field of EFL, Literature and Cultural Studies at different levels extensively. She has also presented at local and international conferences and published in international journals. She is a former curriculum developer for secondary and teacher education in the Province of Tierra del Fuego. She is also Fuegian Association of Teachers of English AFPI President and member and of Federation of Argentinian Associations of Teachers of English FAAPI executive committee .Presently she is a Teacher Educator and the vice chancellor of Teaching Training College IPES “Paulo Freire”, a lecturer at University of Tierra del Fuego in Río Grande City and a part time EFL speaker.