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Yasemin Islah

Yasemin Islah

Universal ELT

ABSTRACT:
In this session, we will focus on what mindfulness is and how to transfer mindfulness training and techniques to our English lessons to create an area for kids where they feel truly in flow while acquiring the language. The trainer will share tips for incorporating mindfulness techniques into the curriculum by using stories, visuals and routines as tools to support English acquisition and enrich the program.

BIODATA:
Yasemin Islah Oğuzkent, founder of Teachaboo - A Blog About Teaching English to Young Learners, has been in the ELT field since 2007. She is a teacher trainer, ELT author and consultant. She is particularly interested in material development, storytelling and educational technologies. Lately, as a certified mindfulness coach, she is also sharing new methodologies on how to integrate mindfulness into the English curriculum.