Creativity in the Languages Classroom

This course will be online:-

  • Crista is presenting via webcam, accompanied by slides and activities
  • Opportunities for delegate questions and comments
  • A copy of the slides will be made available after the course, along with further materials.

According to Steve Jobs; ‘Creativity is just connecting things’ . Creativity is instrumental in developing oracy, translation, grammar, tongue twisters and dramatic performance as well as curiosity, confidence, and competence in the drive for excellence in the languages classroom, and of course beyond.

This webinar demonstrates how creativity can be woven in to language lessons and schemes of learning to create meaningful, memorable and very powerful learning which lasts.

Presenter Profile

Crista Hazell has been teaching in a range of secondary schools for over 20 years and has been in Leadership for 19. She has worked across the UK and internationally in Slovenia, Cyprus, Kuwait, Mongolia and Ghana with students, teachers and school leaders developing teaching, learning, relationships and behaviour.

She is an MFL specialist, a pedagogy and pastoral champion and specialist leader in education (SLE) for MFL known for seeking out new and innovative teaching and learning strategies which engage learners in their own learning journeys to help them become confident, inquisitive, happy and successful lifelong learners who can successfully navigate their way through challenges in school, education and beyond. Saving time for teachers helping them to create engaging, relevant and memorable deep learning experiences for all learners in front of them, or remotely!

Crista’s work has been published in educational books; There Is Another Way and The Working Class, magazines; Teachwire and Languages Today. She is also a blogger, Independent Thinking Associate and Development Manager for the Association for Language Learning, external member of the APPG for the National Languages Recovery Programme, webinar host for Linguascope and a Mental Health First Aider. Her first book Independent Thinking on MFL – how to make modern foreign languages teaching exciting, inclusive and relevant is available now from Crown House Publishing, IT Press and Amazon.

Cost: £85 per delegate

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