About the Author
Silvina P. Hillar
Silvina P. Hillar has been teaching English since 1993. She has always had a great interest in teaching writing and composing techniques, and has made a lot of research on this subject.
She is an English Teacher, a Certified Legal Translator (English/Spanish) and has a Post Degree in Education (graduated with Honors).
She has been working in several schools and institutes with native English speaking students and as an independent consultant for many international companies as an interpreter, translator and e-learning activities developer.
She has always had a passion for technological devices concerning education. Former videos and cassettes were a must in her teaching lessons, computer was and still is present. Her brother Gastón C. Hillar designed some programs and games for her teaching. Lately, she is teaching using Moodle and the Web 2.0. She believes that one of the most amazing challenges in education is bridging the gap between classic education and modern technologies.
She has been doing a lot of research on multimedia assets which enhance the teaching and learning through VLE platforms. She tries to embed the learning of students through new resources which are appealing and innovative for them. Thus, multimedia stimulates the different thinking skills as well as multiple intelligences.