An Introduction to Teaching Young Learners (6 to 11 Years-old) – Preply Webinar Reflection

Last week I had the honor to host an official webinar with Preply, an online teaching platform I’ve been working at for 4 years now. In this webinar, we discussed the teaching methodology needed to teach young learners effectively. The webinar was live-streamed on the official Preply Facebook page. Webinar content: 10 steps to teaching …

What Are 21st-Century Skills and Why Are They Important?

Conducting academic research and writing articles or papers is another way for educators to have quality professional development and close their own learning gaps. Our research focuses on CLIL, Theme-Based Instruction and 21st century skills. My colleague Nevena Marković and I conducted our first big research at the beginning of 2019. We presented our research at the …

Flipping the Professional Development

A few weeks ago I participated in the FlipTech2020 conference with an interactive presentation on how to flip the professional development. The whole conference used flipped learning as its main method. The presentations were shared a few days before, and then the participants came to a live Q and A session. Truly innovative and one …

How Can we Promote Learner Autonomy? – British Council Live Q and A Session

Hello, my dear colleagues! I had the pleasure to be a co-presenter along with Vicky and Monika in a British Council live session about learner autonomy. The post below is a transcript of our Q and A session. Monika was the moderator and the questions the audience asked are bolded, for easier navigation. The transcription …

Flip your Classroom to Promote Communication and Collaboration – ELTA Webinar Reflection

Hello, my dear colleagues! I am currently working on research connected to digital competences of teachers in Serbia, and as a final result, I planned 4 webinar-based trainings. The first training was titled Distance Learning in 10 Steps. After the first webinar, which was lecture-based, a survey was sent to all participants to distinguish their learning gaps …

Storytelling-based Learning- Workshop 6: Dear Mother Goose by Michael Rosen & Nick Sharratt

Hello, my dear colleagues! In our storytelling workshop number six, we covered an amazing story called is Dear Mother Goose by Michael Rosen & Nick Sharratt. Keep reading to see photos and videos of our activities! As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in the …

Digital Competencies of Educators Needed for Distance Learning – Professional Development: ELTA conference

A bit about the conference from the ELTA page: Drage koleginice i kolege, Sa zadovoljstvom vas obaveštavamo da će stručni skup „Fantastično putovanje: Odredište digitalna učionica“ biti održan 27. juna 2020. na Univerzitetu Singidunum u Beogradu.  Fokus skupa je na unapređenju digitalnih kompetencija nastavnika i učenika i upotreba informaciono-komunikacionih tehnologija u realizaciji obrazovno-vaspitnog procesa. Predavači će prezentovati radove …

Storytelling-based Learning- Workshop 5: The Mood Hoover by Paul Brown, Illustrated by Rowena Blyth

Hello, my dear colleagues! In our storytelling workshop number five, we covered an amazing story called is The Mood Hoover by Paul Brown, Illustrated by Rowena Blyth. Keep reading to see photos and videos of our activities! As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in …

Formative Assessment Dos and Don’ts – 2nd Pan-European Conference

Hello, my dear colleagues! A couple of weeks ago I presented at a distance learning conference organized by Primera that focused on sharing examples of good practice. Here is what they say at Primera about the objectives of their conference: Many teachers made distance teaching effective. Our role as the Erasmus+ courses provider is to make …

From Distance to Blended Learning: Digital Competencies – Developing your Digital Instruction from top to bottom

My dear colleagues, I developed training for educators titled From Distance to Blended Learning: Digital Competencies – Developing your Digital Instruction from Top to Bottom, with the support from Primera. This training is funded by the Erasmus+ program and it is a combination of face to face and online learning. The training will be conducted …

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