The Teenage Brain

Presenter(s): Ken Beatty

This session sets the theme for this week-long course of teacher training webinars for teachers of secondary students. Dr Ken Beatty, an expert in technology in language learning, explains what science teaches us about how teenagers think and how that informs our language teaching practice. Using examples from Wider World, the new Pearson/BBC secondary course, he demonstrates how content and pedagogy can frame and maximize learning outcomes for teenage students.

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This session sets the theme for this week-long course of teacher training webinars for teachers of secondary students. Dr. Ken Beatty, an expert in technology in language learning, explains what science teaches us about how teenagers think and how that informs our language teaching practice. Using examples from Wider World, the new Pearson/BBC secondary course, he demonstrates how content and pedagogy can frame and maximize learning outcomes for teenage students.

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