Everyone is up and moving about when English Language Fellow Francisco Resto is leading class in Ukraine. Student-centered learning means that students are engaged kinesthetically, auditorily, and visually in the classroom. And the mind is kept equally active. Resto sometimes uses the ‘Sherlock Holmes Method to Teaching ESL,’ incorporating an educational mystery game that boosts student involvement and sharpens higher-level critical thinking skills at the same time.
Stories from Ukraine
America House Kyiv hosted a “Back to Cool” 90s-themed party for young adults and invited the English Language Fellows in Ukraine to contribute a fun activity and join in on the festivities. English Language Fellow Joey Fordyce led a rousing game of Kahoot!
English Language Fellow Emily Magaziner used the universal language of music and organized a concert to welcome Ukranian teachers and students to the English Teaching Resource Center at the U.S. Embassy Kyiv.
English Language Fellow Emily Magaziner welcomed English teachers and students to the U.S. Embassy Kyiv-sponsored English Teaching Resource Center (ETRC) for a seminar on massive open online courses (MOOCs).