The teaching of English to children and adolescents should be part of a program that promotes the integral and harmonious development of the person in the physical, motor, emotional, affective, social and cognitive aspects, and to seek the learning that contributes and makes possible said development an education in values is necessary. (Patricia Martin, 2012). This session will present different strategies for the integration of values in the programs of teaching English to children and adolescents, and will demonstrate in a practical way the importance of including values for the linguistic, social and emotional development of young learners.
Jair Félix is a National Geographic Learning Senior ELT Academic Consultant for Latin America. He has a B.A. in TEFL from Universidad Autónoma de Sinaloa in Mexico and a Post-Graduate Degree on Teachers’ Development from The College of St. Mark & St. John, Plymouth, UK. Jair has been involved in language teaching and teacher training for over 23 years and has conducted workshops on various topics such as lesson planning, discourse analysis for language teachers, action research, educational technologies, and 21st century skills, among others. Jair also holds a Diploma in Teaching English for Specific Purposes (DipTESP) and the E-Tutoring Certificate from the British Council. He is a frequent presenter at ELT conferences throughout Latin America.