Nellie Deutsch (Ed.D) is a Canadian education technology practitioner who organizes free online programs for educators worldwide. She combines technology with Mindfulness, peer learning and teamwork in all her programs. She is a relationship-based transformative mentor, researcher, writer, speaker, and community builder. She combines technology in professional development courses with teamwork, peer learning, mindfulness practice, the Alexander technique, and the Silva Method. Her teaching experience ranges from teaching English as a foreign language (EFL/ESL) in high school and higher education for over 40 years to organizing free online professional development for educators worldwide since 2006. She speaks at online and face-to-face conferences and organizes annual informal MOOCs, online conferences, and free online courses and webinars on Moodle for Teachers. She has published articles and books (available on Amazon).
She offers annual online events such as Connecting Online (February) and MoodleMoot (August) annual virtual conferences, Moodle MOOCs (May) and Virtual Worlds MOOC (September), online courses for Mindfulness, and Electronic Village Online 5-week courses for teachers of English as a foreign and second language, and many other online courses.
Dr. Deutsch follows team, peer, and relationship-based collaborative active learning approach to instruction and learning and teaching as a way to learn. Her experiential humanitarian approach to instruction and learning has earned her the respect of educators around the globe and attracted her to healthy living and healing. She’s an accredited PAIRS (Practical Application of Intimate Relationship Skills), conflict resolution, and Reiki practitioner. She practices Mindfulness Meditation, the Silva Method, the Paula Method, Falun Dafa, and the Alexander Technique.
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