Where I'm speaking in 2017 | Where I spoke in 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

Where I'm speaking in 2017

March 21-24
TESOL International Convention – Seattle, USA
  • Academic Paper: ‘Enriching Language Learning: Countering Neurosexism in the Classroom’ slides
  • Academic Paper: ‘Exposing Neuromyths and Empowering Teachers with Evidence-Based Teacher Education’ slides
April 4-7
IATEFL Conference – Glasgow, UK
  • Academic Talk: ‘Teaching and research: What has neuroscience ever done for us?’ slides
  • Interview: ‘IATEFL Online’ Interviewed by Jeremy Harmer video
May 11-12
FIID – PROULEX, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Do You Believe in ‘Neuromyths’? How Misconceptions about the Brain Can Affect Language Teaching’
  • Forum Moderator: ‘Non-native and Native Speaker Teachers’
July 13
British Council Online Webinar
  • Presenter: ‘Learning styles Forum with Paul Braddock, Philip Kerr and Phil Dexter’ Video of 'Learning styles discussion forum' video
August 8-11
Summer Teacher Training Program – Dominican Republic: Santo Domingo / Santiago
  • Workshop: ‘Teaching and Learning English in the 21st Century’
  • Workshop: ‘Meaningful Learning: The importance of knowing your learner’
  • Workshop: ‘Using what learners already know’
August 15-16
Richmond Young Adult Conference – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Plenary: ‘Teaching English today: adapting to the world and learners in it’
September 27-28
Forum on The Future of the ELT Profession in Colombia – Bogota, Colombia
  • Plenary: ‘Re-imagining English language teaching: Teaching in 2017 and beyond ’

Where I spoke in 2016

January 20-22
Universidad de Guadalajara CUCIÉNAGA – Ocotlán, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Designing ELT lessons in 2016’
April 14
IATEFL Conference – Birmingham, UK
  • Academic Talk: ‘Changing the way we approach learning styles in teacher education’ Video of 'Changing the way we approach learning styles in teacher education' video
  • Pecha Kucha: ‘IATEFL at 50’ video
June 20
UNIVA – Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Teaching English and the Brain: Neuromyths in ELT’
June 21
Universidad Lamar – Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Teaching English and the Brain: Neuromyths in ELT’
June 21
Tec de Monterrey – Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Preparing for Cambridge First: Strategies for Listening and Reading Papers’
June 24
Anglo Teacher's Conference – Mexico City, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Welcome to the Future: English Language Teaching in 2016’
August 5
ILSC Language Schools – Vancouver, Canada
  • Workshop: ‘What’s going on in ELT?’

Where I spoke in 2015

March 25-28
TESOL International Convention – Toronto, Canada
  • Academic Paper: ‘Bridging the Gap: Neuroscience, Learning Styles and Teacher Training’ slides
  • Panel Discussion: ‘Educating Teachers about Materials’ slides
May 8
1st Annual Academic Friday
Instituto Tecnológico de Celaya – Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Welcome to the Future: English Language Teaching in 2015’
May 20-22
University of Colima FIEEL Conference – Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Teaching English and the Brain’
  • Workshop: ‘Meaningful Learning: The Importance of Knowing Your Learners’
May 28-30
FIID – PROULEX, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Welcome to the Future: English Language Teaching in 2015’
September 19
Universidad Autónoma de Nayarit, Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Teaching and the Brain: Neuromyths in Language Teaching’
November 5-8
MEXTESOL – Cancún, Mexico
  • Academic Paper: ‘Neuroscience, Neuromyths, Learning Styles and Teacher Training’
  • Workshop: ‘Connections in the Brain: the Importance of Prior Knowledge’
November 12
Universidad de Sonora, Hermosillo, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Neuromyths in Teacher Training’
November 13
9° Foro en Enseñanza de Lenguas Extranjeras UAS
Universidad de Sinaloa – CEI, Guasave, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Teaching and the Brain: Neuromyths in Language Teaching’
  • Workshop: ‘The Importance of Prior Knowledge’

Where I spoke in 2014

January 20-24
Teaching and Technology: Finding the Right Balance
Richmond Publishing – Ecuador: Quito / Ambato / Cuenca / Guayaquil / Manta
  • Plenary: ‘Can technology replace teachers?’
  • Workshop: ‘Engaging learners in the digital age’
March 7-8
Best of British ELT – The British Council, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Changing the way we teach reading and writing’
  • Academic Paper: ‘The brain, the mind, language and gender’
March 26-29
TESOL International Convention – Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Academic Paper: ‘Language is for girls, technology is for boys?’
  • Academic Paper: ‘Changing the way we teach reading and writing’
May 21-23
University of Colima FIEEL Conference – Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Is language for girls and technology for boys?’
  • Workshop: ‘Engaging learners in the digital age’
May 30-31
FIID – PROULEX, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Are boys and girls really that different?’
  • Panel Discussion: ‘La enseñanza de lenguas extranjeras: ¿Cómo enseñas tú?’
  • Talk Show: ‘Educational Evolution’
June 4-6
Empowering Teachers, Empowering Learners
Richmond Publishing – Cancun, Mexico
  • Workshop: ‘Using what learners already know’
  • Plenary: ‘Knowing your learners’
September 24 - October 1
Empowering Teachers, Empowering Learners
Richmond Publishing – Peru: Arequipa / Lima
  • Plenary: ‘The Revolution in Teaching Reading and Writing’
  • Workshop: ‘Making Reading and Writing Relevant’
  • Plenary: ‘The Importance of Knowing Your Learners’
  • Workshop: ‘Engaging Learners in the Digital Age’
October 16-19
MEXTESOL – Puebla, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘“Mind-ful” teaching: The Brain, Gender and Language Learning’
  • Academic Talk: ‘Achieving goals: Teaching language to both girls and boys’

Where I spoke in 2013

February 8
UCLA Extension, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Workshop: ‘Teaching and learning in the 21st Century’
  • Workshop: ‘Engaging learners in the digital age’
February 22-23
Anglo-Forum – Mexico City, Mexico
  • Academic Paper: ‘Do learners still need teachers? You bet they do!’
April 13
MEXTESOL Jalisco Chapter – Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Do learners still need teachers?’
  • Workshop: ‘Connecting meaning and form in grammar teaching’
May 22-24
University of Colima FIEEL Conference – Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Do learners still need teachers?’
  • Commercial Presentation: ‘Teens: be confident, be authentic, be yourself!’
June 13-15
Richmond Publishing – Panama City, Panama
  • Plenary: ‘Are you ready for the revolution?’
  • Workshop: ‘Teaching reading and writing that is relevant to students’
September 7
MEXTESOL Jalisco Chapter – Jalisco Occidente Chapter, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘Teaching Reading and Writing: Revolution and Evolution’
  • Commercial Presentation: ‘English ID’
November 7-10
MEXTESOL – Queretaro, Mexico
  • Academic Paper: ‘Can technology replace teachers?’
  • Commercial Presentation: ‘English ID’
December 6
Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa, Culiacan, Mexico
  • Plenary: ‘The Revolution in Teaching Reading and Writing’
  • Workshop: ‘Teaching reading and writing that is relevant to students’