03. May 2023 · Comments Off on Indira Marie Bakshi · Categories: Uncategorized

Strategies for Students: Creating Independent and Confident Learners for the Future

English Language teachers have the power to prepare their students to tackle the variety of academic and life situations they will encounter in the future. Come away from this presentation with a better understanding of what language learner strategies are, why to use them, and leave with a small toolbox of strategies to improve students English Language learning skills.

Indira Marie Bakshi has taught ESL/EFL in the United States and Mexico for over 30 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Purdue University and a Master of Arts in Foreign Language Teaching, specializing in English to Speakers of Other Languages from the University of Texas at Austin. Her teaching experiences range from teaching basic literacy to college transition including EL/Civics, English for Specific Purposes, and family literacy. She has worked with all ages elementary to adult. Ms. Bakshi is a member of TESOL, ORTESOL and MEXTESOL and has led pre-service teacher training projects and professional development workshops in the US, Venezuela, and Mexico. She currently is a faculty member at Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon, and the English Language Fellow 2023, in Argentina. Her host institution is ATICANA the Binational Center in Tucumán.

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