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10 Free Interactive Digital Materials for Young Learners & Teenagers + How Can you Design Materials Like This?

Hi, my dear colleagues! Many educators asked if they can get some of my interactive materials, so I decided to share 10 interactive digital materials and start off 2021 with a lot of freebies, activities, and design tips. In this post I will share 10 highly interactive materials for young learners and teenagers in various …

Renewable Energy Resources and Designing an Eco-house With a Class from India 🌎

Hello, my dear colleagues!In December 2020 I met an amazing teacher from India, Shavy, and she invited me to teach a lesson at her school. This post is going to share all the tasks (full lesson plan) for a renewable energy resource writing lesson for pre-teens. The lesson focuses on writing and environmental education. I …

Christmas Around The World: Home for the Holidays Storytelling with a Class from India 🌎🎄

Hello, my dear colleagues!In December 2020 I met an amazing teacher from India, Shavy, and she invited me to teach a lesson in her school. This post is going to share all the tasks (full lesson plan) for a storytelling lesson for young learners on a book titled Home for the Holidays by Debbie Mumm. …

18th Annual ELTA Conference – Best Moments

Hello, my dear colleagues! This post will review the 18th annual conference hosted by the English Language Teachers’ Association in Serbia. The conference was online and it had over 200 participants! Now, let’s dive into the conference itself and peek into some presentations. Conference program The conference program had 3 plenaries, and many workshops and …

Synchronous and Asynchronous InteractiveTasks for Distance Learning (Young Learners & Teenagers) – IATEFL LTsig

Hello, my dear colleagues! I had the honor to be invited to host a webinar for the IATEFL Learning Technologies special interest group. The participants were amazing, they were active and the webinar itself was interactive. We did many of the tasks I presented below because I didn’t want the participants to be passive, and …

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 …

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 …