ptec was founded by Zhenya Polosatova and Tana Ebaugh. Being a consortium means we work with others. These education professionals have joined us as members because they share ptec values and beliefs.
Learning, owning new language, depends on the right balance between building from previously learned material, scaffolding new material and the appropriate step-by-step removal of the scaffold.
MATESOL, CELTA, World Learning/SIT Trainer
MA, CELTA, World Learning/SIT Trainer
MATESOL, World Learning/SIT Trainer
MA Second Language Acquisition
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, M.A. in TESOL, B.A. in English
a teacher, trainer, senior administrator, country director, senior instructional technologist/designer, educational futurist
Dedicated my life to guiding institutions large and small to embrace the paradigm shift in education to meet the exponentially unknowable needs of the 21st century. Main research interests concern the use of technology in language learning and teaching (especially TESOL) and the challenges of teaching in the 21st Century.
LinkedIn page: http://www.linkedin.com/in/larrydavies
Mariana Palade Syrotiak
ESL Director, Gannon University, Erie, PA