Based in Ramallah, West Bank, English Language Fellow Bret Vlazny is a cultural ambassador and visiting lecturer at Al-Quds Open University. Vlazny’s placement has taken him throughout the region visiting university branches from Jenin to Hebron. Discover Vlazny’s life as a Fellow as he introduces strategies for integrating classroom technology, delivers blended learning training for university faculty members, and supports the onboarding and training of new teachers.
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Overlooking the Mediterranean coast, amid steep winding streets, whitewashed buildings, and citadel ruins, English Language Fellow Margot Harris teaches pre-service teachers, emergency responders, and Algerian youth in the capital city of Algiers. Read more to discover how Margot has built cultural connections and learning opportunities inside and beyond the classroom.
English Language Fellow Codie Chaudoin presented “Using the Language Experience Approach to Boost Young Learners’ English” at the fourth annual Teacher Skills Forum at the Queen Rania Teacher Academy in Jordan.
Fellow Expertly Trains Colleagues on Non-Standard Arabic (NSA) and Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) in TEFL
The English Language Fellow based in Manama, Bahrain, Saada Muntasser, recently drew upon her expertise in the Arabic language and Arab culture to offer a crucial training for English-language teachers and other Fellows.
Under the guidance of English Language Fellow Megan Selway, students in an advanced English class at the American Center Jerusalem were recently introduced to the norms of American small talk.
In a recent class at Hebron University in Hebron, Palestine, English Language Fellow Cecilia “CC” Gregg used famous quotes to perform theme analysis, and the activity really energized the class.