Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Based in Edinburgh, UK, Richard Hamilton has been an Adaptable Teacher from the day he entered the profession in 1999. Since then he has taught... a lot, especially teenagers, and worked as a Director of Studies, Cert TESOL trainer, in-service trainer, and writer for BBC Learning English. Since 2008, he has delivered workshops to over 6,000 teachers in twelve countries. Check out (if you can) his article 'Adapt & React' in English Teaching Professional magazine, issue 74.
About the host:
Jason R. Levine
(NEW YORK, United States)
Jason R Levine (Jase, for short) is Ambassador and Knowledge Entertainer at WizIQ, where he recruits teachers and develops courses. He has eighteen years of experience as an English teacher, teacher trainer, and materials writer. Jase is the creator of ColloLearn, an approach to English language learning based on the songs he writes and performs as Fluency MC. He has led teacher training programs in sixteen countries in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and the Middle East.
Jase writes songs and chants for several publishers, including Oxford University Press. He is chair of TESOL’s Video and Digital Media Interest Section and works as an English Specialist with the U.S. Department of State.
After earning an MA in TESOL from Hunter College in 1999, Jase taught at several schools before becoming the director of curriculum development for Embassy CES. In 2002, he co-founded a TOEFL preparation school for international students in New York City.
Jase maintains the ColloLearn YouTube channel and the Fluency MC Facebook page. He is an active administrator of over a dozen Facebook groups for English language teachers and learners, including Innovative Teachers of English and Teachers Teaching Online.