Maria BYRNE

Maria BYRNE

Maria BYRNE

Maria Byrne has been a teacher since 1999 and a teacher trainer since 2002. For much of her career she has lived and worked abroad in Thailand, Chile and China and has spoken at various conferences in Turkey, Italy, Belgium and the UK.

She is currently based in Norwich, in the UK. She holds the Cambridge Delta, is a CELTA and Delta trainer, and has completed an MA which specialised in engaging language learners, and materials development. Her particular interests are multisensory learning techniques, teaching creatively and motivating YLs and teenagers.

 

Motivation. What? Why? How?(All ages)

This plenary will explore what we mean by motivation and why it is so important in terms of engaging the curious minds in the classroom. We will look at a variety of principles and practical ideas that will immediately help all teachers to increase motivational levels in their classrooms.