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Metacognition in the languages classroom is a Course

Metacognition in the languages classroom

Starts Sep 2, 2020

$300 Enroll

Full course description

Date and time 

Thursday 3 September 2020, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm 

Delivery mode 

Online – a Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event. 

Audience   

This learning event is right for you if you are a primary or secondary languages teacher interested in evidence-based classroom practices to enhance learning. 

Description 

In recent years, there has been an increased awareness of, and interest in, evidence-based practices in the classroom. This webinar will focus on the what, why and how of using metacognition in the classroom. Participants will explore practical ways to use metacognition to improve student learning and knowledge retention and investigate simple activities to use in class with their students. 

 Key takeaways 

  • understanding what cognitive science and second language acquisition research shows 

  • practical ways to incorporate more metacognitive strategies into the languages classroom. 

Presenter information  

Rowena Bata 

Rowena Bata has been a French and EAL teacher for over 25 years and has worked at schools in Victoria as well as in France, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia. She has held various leadership positions and has taught students of all ages. Rowena has a Master’s Degree in Linguistics, with a focus on second language acquisition. She works with her students to develop language learning activities that engage and build confidence. Rowena’s current interests include languages advocacy, the use of technology in language learning and bridging the gap between the linguistic theories of second language acquisition and what happens in a classroom.