Funda Çetin & Steve Darn

Funda Çetin & Steve Darn

Funda Çetin & Steve Darn

Funda Çetin is a graduate of Marmara University and taught at Bilkent University before joining Izmir University of Economics in 2002. She holds the Cambridge Delta qualification as well as COTE and CEELT certificates. She is an approved Cambridge Oral Examiner, and a CELTA, CELT/P, CELT/S and ICELT tutor for Cambridge Teaching Awards. She is involved in in-service training and teacher development in her current position at Izmir University of Economics.

 

Steve Darn has lived and taught in Turkey for over 30 years, in the high school, language school and university sectors. He was formerly Director of the British Council Teachers’ Centre in Izmir and a teacher educator at Izmir University of Economics. As a freelance trainer and consultant, he now delivers courses for Cambridge Teaching Awards, works with schools and universities and is a CELTA tutor and assessor. He has published in a number of ELT magazines and journals. His main interests are teacher training and cross-curricular approaches to teaching and learning.

 

‘’Snackability’’. Bite-size activities for Generation Z.

TARGET AGE GROUP:  11-18 year olds

It is commonly believed that the attention span of students is decreasing generation by generation, with millennials and generation Z able to focus for only a few minutes. This workshop-style presentation introduces a variety of short activities while demonstrating the need to move quickly and efficiently between apps, websites and documents in order to maintain attention.

 

In this workshop, we will demonstrate a variety of short language and skills-based activities, both with and without technology. Each activity is designed to engage a class for a short time, but when they are presented in succession and without interruption, students’ attention can be held for a full lesson.