Sylvia Guinan has been teaching English for twenty years. She graduated with a B.A. in English literature and History at University College Galway before going on to take the Higher Diploma in Education, which is the teaching qualification in Ireland. After moving abroad, circumstances led her into the ESL field, which has entailed continuous professional development and opened up new interests and opportunities.
She started working online in 2010 as a way to work from home and balance motherhood with her professional life. She now works as an online English teacher, writer and blogger who facilitates professional development online. She uses brain-friendly techniques to help students and teachers around the world. She designs educational materials, develops courses, and runs teacher training courses online. Her work is the result of much research into the psychology of learning, as well as hands-on experience with multi-media technology.