MMVC17: Techno-Clil in the 21st Century School

Letizia Cinganotto & Daniela Cuccurullo (LeDa)

Letizia Cinganotto & Daniela Cuccurullo (LeDa) will discuss Techno-Clil in the 21st century school

The link between CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) and technologies to improve the quality of education in the 21st century school.

Daniela Cuccurullo is a contract professor of English language at the and of didactics and multimedia teaching for in-service and trainee teachers at the University in Naples. She is also secondary school teacher of English, teacher trainer, e-tutor, forum moderator and author of learning objects and digital contents. She is the coordinator of the TESOL Italy/Naples group, a member of the Executive Committee of TESOL Italy and editor of the TESOL Italy newsletter. She uses both traditional, face-to-face methods and e-learning paths in blended training. She is a member of National Committees for both language and multimedia teaching. Engaged in research on ESLT via CALL/MALL/MALU, she is the author of essays on didactics, English literature, reviews and translations. She has published articles in magazines, books, and websites, and has given many talks and presentations in English and Italian at national and international conferences and seminars. She is the lead teacher on behalf of Italy for the Creative Classrooms Lab project coordinated by European Schoolnet. She has four Masters in multimedia teaching, e-learning and e-tutoring, with particular reference to multimodality and emerging issues; teaching technologies and new target groups (primary and teachers of non-linguistic subjects).She is now working with CLIL as a new approach to language learning and has developed CLIL materials and organized onsite and online teacher-training courses to enhance CLIL methodology. She has planned, coordinated and taught CLIL courses at an international, national and local levels.

Letizia Cinganotto is a researcher at the National Institution for Innovation, Documentation, Educational Research, Italy. Passionate about CLIL, language teaching, technology enhanced learning, she has been working for the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, dealing with the upper secondary school reform, in particular coordinating CLIL projects involving school networks all over Italy.

She got a PhD in linguistics, three masters in e-learning and a master in English Language Teaching as well. She has published articles and presented papers at national and international conferences.

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    Duration45 mins
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    Start Date1:00 PMAug 4, 2017
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Nellie DeutschToronto, CanadaContact Instructor
Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is a Canadian education technology consultant, curriculum and instruction developer, blended learning practitioner, relationship-based transformative mentor, researcher, writer, speaker, and community builder. She combines technology and professional development courses with mindfulness practice, the Alexander technique, and the Silva Method. Her teaching experiences range from teaching English as a foreign language (EFL/ESL) in high school and higher education for over 35 years and teacher professional development with technology since 2006. She speaks at online and face-to-face conferences and organizes annual informal MOOCs, online conferences, and free online courses and webinars on Moodle for Teachers. She has published articles and books (available on Amazon).

Nellie Deutsch offers online and face-to-face courses on teaching with technology, mobile devices in the classroom, Moodle (course and learning management system), Google Drive, tools to develop video tutorials, Adobe Connect and WizIQ. She mentors teachers on how to engage and allow students to teach as a way to learn using active learning methods. Her focus is on integrating technology into blended, the flipped class, and fully online programs. She founded Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) community of educators, Moodle for Teachers (M4T) network, Connecting Online (February) and MoodleMoot (August) annual virtual conferences. She organizes annual Moodle MOOCs (November and May) and Second Life MOOC (April).

Dr. Deutsch follows a relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning and teaching as a way to learn. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and Mindfulness. She's an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner.