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  • 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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  • Free
  • Limited to 10 seats per session
  • IH Porto, Foz
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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.

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Thank you for your interest !

We're sorry to inform this event is fully booked.

Our next event "Back to school" takes place on Sep 28, 2016 at 15:30
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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
  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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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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