Gordon Lewis earned a B.Sc. in Languages and Linguistics from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. and an M.Sc. from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, California.
While working as a freelance journalist in Vienna, Austria, he taught English and was editor of an English language cultural magazine. He founded Lewis Languages children's programme in 1991, which became the Children's Language School, which was sold to Berlitz in 1999.
From 2001 to 2003 he was Director of Instructor Training and Development for Berlitz Kids in Princeton, New Jersey. He is currently a freelance teacher, trainer, and materials writer, and is also on the committee of the IATEFL Young Learners Special Interest Group where he works as co-coordinator for events. In 2002 he organized a large YL Conference in Bonn, Germany.
He is co-author of Games for Children and author of The Internet and Young Learners, both in the Resource Books for Teachers series published by Oxford University Press.