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  • Coffee@IH

    Coffee@IH

    Coffee@IH is a place teachers can use to share experiences, frustrations and doubts with one another and IH Porto experienced teachers.
    These informal sessions are totally FREE.

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  • IH Porto@your school

    IH Porto@your school

    If you can't come to us, we'll go to you. Contact us and we'll work with your school to create a programme that best meets your teachers' and learners' needs.
    This year we've got a special offer. Find out more bellow !

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  • You@IH Porto

    You@IH Porto

    Every workman has their tools and teachers are more resourceful than many. Here are a few that can be added to your toolkit. Join us and benefit from our expertise. Each session has a cost of 10€.

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IT@IH Porto New

  • 40€
  • 14:00 - 16:00
  • IH Porto, Foz
  • Dec 18, 2017 - Dec 22, 2017

    IT@IH 1.1 (1st ed.)

    The world of IT is constantly evolving. At IH Porto we understand it is not always easy for teachers to keep up-to-date. This is why we've developed a mini-course to help teachers learn about tools that can make your life easier and your lessons more productive.


    Course Content:

    Module 1 - Designing worksheets
    Module 2 - Making the most of spreadsheets
    Module 3 - Presentation tips and tools
    Module 4 - Online tools for ELT teachers

    Number of Course Participants:

    4 - 7

    Requirements:

    Course participants must use their own laptops during the sessions and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and some knowledge of surfing the internet.

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  • Jul 9, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018

    IT@IH 1.1 (2nd ed.)

    Note: This is the 2nd edition of our IT@IH 1.1 mini course. It is aimed at those who could not attend the 1st ed. in December 2017.

    The world of IT is constantly evolving. At IH Porto we understand it is not always easy for teachers to keep up-to-date. This is why we've developed a mini-course to help teachers learn about tools that can make your life easier and your lessons more productive.

    Course Content:

    Module 1 - Designing worksheets
    Module 2 - Making the most of spreadsheets
    Module 3 - Presentation tips and tools
    Module 4 - Online tools for ELT teachers

    Number of Course Participants:

    4 - 7

    Requirements:

    Course participants must use their own laptops during the sessions and have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and some knowledge of surfing the internet.

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Coffee@IH

  • Free
  • Limited to 10 seats per session
  • IH Porto, Foz
  • Sep 27, 2017 - 14:30

    How do students learn?

    Ever wondered about how your students learn? Ever thought about how to get them to learn what you're teaching them? We all have, so in this informal session we'll be sharing experiences and looking at some ways to help you and your students.

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  • Oct 18, 2017 - 14:30

    Neurolinguistics in the Classroom

    The brain is a mysterious country, land of secrets and intriguing plots. Much has been written and said about it, and about how Neurolinguistics can help teachers improve their students' performance. In this informal session we'll be looking at some myths and truths and find out a little bit more about this "uncharted" territory.

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  • Nov 22, 2017 - 14:30

    Digital Literacy in ELT

    Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? For many of us the advances of technology in the last couple of years have left us with the feeling that we need to be a tech wizard in order to be good teachers. Nothing could be further than the truth. However, technology plays an important role in 21st century learning which is what we'll be discussing in this informal session.

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  • Jan 24, 2018 - 14:30

    All alike but all different

    Dyslexia, ADHD, ODD... the list can go on and on. All students are different, all need different things in a lesson, all learn differently. In this session we'll be looking at some of these "differences" and share experiences about how we can work with all our "different" students.

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  • Feb 21, 2018 - 14:30

    Mindfulness in the Classroom?

    What is Mindfulness? And is it really useful for teachers? In this informal session we'll be discussing and sharing experiences about these and other questions.

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  • Mar 21, 2018 - 14:30

    Teacher Stress and Burnout

    Teacher stress and burnout is to be taken very seriously. The amount of stress and the workload most teachers face can affect their health as well as their families and personal life. In tis session we'll be sharing stories and looking at some strategies to help us cope with the most demanding parts of our jobs.

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  • May 16, 2018 - 14:30

    Reflecting and setting goals

    Another school year has come to its end and it's time to look back at what was achieved, what we could improve and what we want to work on next year. In this informal session, we'll be sharing our thoughts, our goals and reflect on our teaching practice.

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  • Sep 28, 2016 - 14:30

    Difficult Learners

    Some students are more challenging than others and everything we try doesn't seem to work. In this informal session we'll talk about our students, how we've been dealing with the ones who are "not that easy" and share strategies.

    Past Event
  • Oct 26, 2016 - 14:30

    Special Needs Learners

    Attention Deficit, Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyslexia... The list goes on and on. In this informal session we will share our opinions about how these special conditions interfere with our lessons and how different teachers have been dealing with them.

    Past Event
  • Nov 23, 2016 - 14:30

    Using L1 in the classroom

    Should we? Shouldn't we? But how can we get students to learn if we don't? And how much of it should we allow them to use? These are questions we've all asked ourselves at some time or another. In this informal session we'll be talking about these and other issues related to L1 in the classroom.

    Past Event
  • Jan 25, 2017 - 14:30

    Learners and their low grades

    It is so frustrating marking tests and realizing what we thought our students had learnt isn't actually there, isn't it? We wonder what went wrong and what we can do to make it better. In this informal session we'll be sharing stories and listening to how some of us deal with it.

    Past Event
  • Mar 22, 2017 - 14:30

    Tired Teachers

    What to do when we're running out of energy? In this informal session we will be talking about us, the teachers, and how the job can affect our health and our personal lives.

    Past Event
  • May 24, 2017 - 14:30

    Looking back, looking forward

    In this informal session we will be looking at what we have accomplished throughout the year. What went well, what we'd like to change and improve and what our plans are for the coming academic year.

    Past Event

IH Porto@your school

We pride ourselves on being there for English language teachers

This year we've got a special offer. Each term we'll be going to two schools and run a workshop for free. Contact us to learn how your school can get this special session.

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You@IH Porto

  • 10€
  • Monthly (14:30 - 15:30)
  • IH Porto, Foz
  • Oct 4, 2017 - 14:30

    Portfolios for ELT

    Portfolios are sometimes used to motivate young learners, but what about older students? In this session we’ll be looking at practical ideas and tips for using portfolios in the classroom regardless of level or age.

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  • Nov 8, 2017 - 14:30

    Leave me alone! I said I don't want to learn

    Frustrated, challenging, disrespectful and sometimes aggressive. Sounds familiar? You're not alone. Teachers all over face the same problem: students unwilling to learn. Are they really that bad? Is there anything we can do? In this session we'll be looking at some strategies and activities that might help you turn little monsters into learners.

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  • Dec 6, 2017 - 14:30

    Adapting authentic materials to the classroom

    The English we hear and read in class is not always the English we hear and read out there, in the real world. Would you like to use that in your lessons? Need some tips on how to make the most of it? Then this session is for you.

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  • Jan 10, 2018 - 14:30

    Classroom layout and dynamics

    Classrooms are not always the friendliest of places. Sometimes they aren’t even comfortable but cramped with chairs, desks and people. This then interferes with how we teach and how students learn. In this session we’ll be looking at how classroom layout and dynamics can make the difference in students’ behaviour and learning progress.

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  • Feb 7, 2018 - 14:30

    Warmers, fillers and... what else?

    “Good morning, everyone. Let’s start by checking the homework.” If this sounds familiar then you’re also familiar with what comes next… In “warmers, fillers and… what else?” we’ll be looking at very practical ideas for you to use any time you need.

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  • Mar 7, 2018 - 14:30

    How to test, how to correct

    Not many students find the experience of being tested a pleasant one. From writing to speaking and from reading to listening, we’ll be looking at activities that can be adapted to your tests, always bearing in mind that correcting a test can be turned into a learning experience for the student.

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  • Apr 18, 2018 - 14:30

    Mobile Learning

    Mobiles: as teachers we hate them, but students can’t seem to live without them. So what should we do? The saying goes “If you can’t beat them, join them” and that’s what we’ll be looking at in this session: different ways of incorporating mobile devices in our class.

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  • May 2, 2018 - 14:30

    Teacher Talking Time vs Student Talking Time

    As teachers we are naturally communicative people, as language teachers we see it as our role to model the language we want our students to use. But are we giving them enough space to do so? In this session we’ll be looking at TTT vs Student Talking time and ways to shift the focus of our lesson so our students can make the most of it.

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  • May 30, 2018 - 14:30

    Student Centred Activities

    In our previous session “Teacher Talking Time vs Student Talking Time” we started to look at ways in which to centre our lessons more in our students. In this sessions we’ll continue developing the topic and will be sharing activities which you can use with different ages and levels to make your lessons more student centred.

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  • Sep 28, 2016 - 15:30

    Back to school

    It’s a new year and you are feeling all energetic to start on the right foot. Well, so are we and we’ve got a bag full of ideas to help you get the game started so that you and your students can get the most right from the beginning.

    Past Event
  • Oct 12, 2016 - 14:30

    Learning? Sorry. Not interested

    We all have them. The kids sitting at the back that make a classroom look like a gladiator arena. Kids unwilling to learn, disrupting the lesson every 5 minutes. Are they really that terrible? We’ll be looking at a few ideas that might help them and you have a better lesson.

    Past Event
  • Nov 9, 2016 - 14:30

    Games in the Classroom

    In this session we’ll be looking at tips to help teachers and learners use computer games to enhance English language learning and promote motivation and cooperation.

    Past Event
  • Dec 7, 2016 - 14:30

    Getting learners to speak

    It is quite common to have students who are semimotivated or unmotivated passively waiting for the end of the lesson. The question is how to make the unmotivated or
    semimotivated students speak? As teachers who too has faced the problem of passivity, we will share some strategies that have proven to be effective in getting students to speak more.

    Past Event
  • Jan 11, 2017 - 14:30

    Bringing Culture into the Classroom

    Since incorporating cultural material into the teaching syllabus not only makes learners familiar with the English/American culture but helps them to recognize and combine form and meaning in their language learning, in this session we shall be looking at numerous ideas regarding how to integrate culture into the textbooks and classroom activities.

    Past Event
  • Feb 8, 2017 - 14:30

    Teaching Mixed Ability Classes

    You may be teaching a class which has students who are clearly of different levels in their English language skills. In this workshop we will be looking at several strategies that a teacher can use to deal with this situation, engage all the students and make for a more homogeneous class.

    Past Event
  • Mar 8, 2017 - 14:30

    Adapting the Coursebook

    How can you adapt and supplement your course book to make the class you are going to teach more exciting? How can you move from passively teaching the book you’re assigned to active teaching and active learning? And when are you going to find the time to do all of this? In this workshop we shall consider approaches to personalise the lessons and make them more engaging for both you and your students.

    Past Event
  • Apr 19, 2017 - 14:30

    Practical ideas for all Skills

    Being a teacher sometimes feels like being a magician and pulling some rabbits out of a hat. By this time most teachers are running out of ideas, so in this session we’ll be looking at some hands on, readymade activities you can use in your next lesson.

    Past Event
  • May 10, 2017 - 14:30

    Revising for Exams

    The school year is almost over and it’s time to start preparing for exams. Join us for some fresh activities you can use and help your students get better results while still making them feel motivated and engaged.

    Past Event

Teachers' Room - By teachers for teachers...

A committed teacher can help change the world. At IH Porto we believe we have the best jobs in the world and that's why we want to share what we've learnt with you.

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