“Every student can learn effectively and has the right to learn.” – Sophia Christina Andrioti, Greece
Sophia Christina Andrioti
130th Primary School
In today’s classrooms, diversity is the norm. MIE Expert Sophia Christina Andrioti has made empowering that diverse set of students – especially those with special needs – her focus.
“The moment that defined me as an educator is when I attended seminars about phonological awareness and teaching English to students with dyslexia to become a certified practitioner of these methods after I had finished my MA in Special Educational Needs,” Andrioti says. “This gave me the chance to help my colleagues use a different approach when teaching students with dyslexia. I also realized that each student is unique, and I should treat them as individuals. Every student can learn effectively and has the right to learn. I help them acquire personal empowerment and self-awareness which leads to happiness and success.”
This realization motivated Andrioti to create a curriculum that uses multi-sensory and di..