This September 14 and 15, we’ll be hosting ElliiCon2023—a free two-day virtual conference to explore the intersection of technology and traditional teaching. Learn how to maintain human connections with your students in the age of AI while incorporating practical tech tools that can free up more time for crucial aspects of learning.
This article is part of a series of posts introducing our 2023 conference speakers.
Meet Jamie Keddie
Jamie Keddie is a teacher, trainer, author, and storyteller. His areas of interest include images, videos, and stories in the classroom. He has shared his ideas with teachers and educators in more than 40 countries. Jamie is the founder of LessonStream—a community of teachers with a passion for using stories to engage students. He is the author of Images (Oxford University Press, 2009), Bringing Online Video into the Classroom (Oxford University Press, 2014), and Videotelling: YouTube Stories for the Classroom (LessonStream Books, 2016). Jamie also creates YouTube videos for English teachers and is an affiliate trainer at Norwich Institute for Language Education (NILE) in the UK.
Presenter Q & A
Q. The theme of ElliiCon2023 is Humanity & Technology in ELT: Striking a Balance in the Age of AI. In your opinion, is AI a friend or foe of English language teachers? How do you think AI will impact our learners?
Q. What topic will you be focusing on at ElliiCon this year? Can you share a few key points that you plan to touch on?
Q. What's one thing that you would like ElliiCon attendees to know about you before attending your session?
"Understanding story and storytelling is the quintessential 21-century skill."
Join us at ElliiCon2023!
At #ElliiCon2023, Jamie Keddie will be presenting on storytelling. Join this session on September 14 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm CDT. Register for ElliiCon2023. It's free! You can also connect with Jamie Keddie after his presentation at our Presenter Q&A Table.