February Teacher Interview: Jennifer Verschoor

Hello everyone and again apologies for the limited blog posts.  I have really been quite busy teaching and enjoying my free time.  There is only so much time I can devote to blogging but I really hope that you enjoy the blog posts that Sean and Scott have been publishing recently.  They really keep the blog alive and I would really like to say a big thank you to them.  Again, if you would like to join this blog as a contributor please feel free to complete the contributor application form, ELT Experiences are always looking for authors to help keep this blog alive with some really interesting content and I hope that you feel that you could volunteer.

Anyhow, this month we interview Jennifer Verschoor.  She graduated from St. Andrews Scots School in Argentina. She holds a degree in Literary, Technical and Legal Translation was well as a Bachelor´s degree in Educational Management, English Teaching and ICT in the Classroom validated by Trinity College London. Last year she completed her Master´s degree in Virtual Environments and currently she is studying a Specialization in Education and ICT offered by the Ministry of Education in Argentina.  More information is about Jennifer is available from here.  Nevertheless, let us get started with the teacher interview.

1. Could you tell our readers how you got into English teaching?

2. January has flown by, do you have any aims for the rest of 2014?

3. Do you have any advice for teachers keen to teach in Argentina?

4. What is the best way for teachers trying to incorporate technology in the Young Learner classroom?

5. What developments in English Language Teaching do you expect to see this year?

6. How do you deal with a challenging group of teenagers?

7. What do you remember of your first lesson?

8. How do you see technology complementing more traditional aspects of teaching?

9. Some teachers say that the growing dependence with technology in the classroom could reduce rapport between the teacher and student. In what way do you agree or disagree with this assertion?

10. What are your top 10 PLN/PLE tools that you enjoy using within the classroom?

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Thank you Jennifer for taking the time to answer my questions and answering them in a YouTube video.  If you have any questions for Jennifer, please leave a comment below.

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