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 …

Nurturing Reading Literacy in Young Learners + Guided Activities

Hello, my dear colleagues! This semi-academic essay will have a difficult task to discuss and disseminate literacy development in young learners. In this article, I will discuss various approaches, share a lot of activities, and my teaching philosophy when it comes to literacy instruction. I will discuss the balanced approach, CLIL, and storytelling with a …

Multiple Inteligences Theory in the ELT Classroom – Adapting Your Instruction to Fit Students’ Learning Styles

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 …

Storytelling and ICT with Young Learners – Preschool in the Cloud™

Hello, my dear colleagues! Storytelling, ICT, preschool in the cloud™, and professional development are some of my favorite education words. Many people ask me about the professional development trainings I conduct. They ask how did I start, how can they begin their teaching training journey, and more. It takes a lot of time, experience, and …

Debate – Should writing fake news be considered a crime? + Pronunciation: Consonants /z/ & /s/

Hello, my dear colleagues! I was selected as one of the 10 DipTESOL Scholarship Contest finalists a few weeks ago. I didn’t get the scholarship, but I am still proud to be selected among so many other educators. These were the participation steps Step 1: Make a video (maximum 90 seconds) where you briefly demonstrate or …

EdmodoCon 2020 – The Value of Interactive Video and How to Make it

EdmodoCon is a global professional development experience—one you can attend for free through your laptop or mobile device. Educators from around the world share inspiring stories and practical strategies from the best in the education community. Traditionally EdmodoCon has been a full day, live-streamed event where educators from around the world gather at Edmodo Headquarters …