Learning to Learn! Helping kids take control of learning

by Jake Whiddon

Times shown are for Shanghai time (GMT+8)

Who is in control of the learning in your classroom? How much choice do your students have in class?

Webinar details

In this session, the presenter will look at the theories of learner autonomy and language learning. You will think about your own classes and the role of choice to help motivate and empower your students. The presenter will discuss the bridge between the home and the school and how to enhance this. You will be given practical tips to help your students learn to learn in your very next class!

Jake Whiddon

Jake Whiddon has been working in the China & Asia language teacher market since 2004. He has worked managing academic operations and as Regional Trainer; for Education First and Macmillan Education; and is currently Studycat’s Head of Teacher Training and User Experience. Jake has trained teachers in Greater China, Japan, Thailand, Cambodia and Myanmar. He holds a DipTESOL from Trinity College London; International Diploma in Language Teaching Management (IDLTM) from University of Queensland and is currently completing his MA Dissertation on the benefits of Game Based Language Learning Apps for Young Learners in China.