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Harry Potter Escape Room Professional Development for Teachers – ROOM 1 – The Potion Solution

Hello, my dear colleagues! I will shortly go through the Harry Potter-themed escape room (room one was named The Potion Solution) I’ve made for a professional development workshop in International School Savremena in Belgrade. This Harry Potter escape room is interdisciplinary, and it connects all school subjects, which can ultimately provide a very engaging assessment …

Wonderland Workshop 2 – Ice Breakers, TPR games, Puppet Crafting (Storytelling-based Learning)

As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in form of a crafting workshop. Storytelling-based learning or narrative-based learning is not something we see in everyday practice. This method focuses on learning languages through literature, using storytelling at an early age. This curriculum is for …

Wonderland Workshop 1 – Ice Breakers, Dr. Seuss – My Book About Me + Bounty Activities

As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in form of a workshop with a lot of activities based on the book by Dr Seuss called My Book About Me. Storytelling-based learning or narrative-based learning is not something we see in everyday practice. This method …

Using Drama Activities with Young Learners to Enhance Literacy and Build Confidence

Hello, my dear colleagues! I was honored to be able to present ELTA at the TESOL conference in Greece this year. The conference was amazing, but that is a story for another post. In this post, I will reflect on my workshop on using drama and various activities with young learners to enhance literacy and …

What is a WebQuest?- An Example + STEPS for the Granny Cloud Created in Genial.ly (Young Learners)

In this post, I will describe a WebQuest example I created for the Granny Cloud in Genial.ly. You may wonder what the Granny Cloud is? Every child and every classroom is a story in itself, but the Granny Cloud is even more special because you can volunteer and join a virtual classroom no matter where …

Young Learners: Learn English through Music and Movement – Songs are not Just a Warm-up!

Why is music important, and can young learners learn English through music? Is it useful just in the warm-up part of the lesson, or can it be the focus of our lesson? Keep reading to find out how I facilitated an engaging music workshop. Then, let’s see what is learning English through music all about! …

Think Like a Teenager – 10 Methods and Activities to Motivate Teenage Learners

Teenagers can be notoriously difficult to motivate. Yes, that’s true. Instead of playing the blame-game and figuring out who is to blame for their lack of engagement, we should try to observe the world from their perspective. We were once teenagers, and we need to use that experience to engage and motivate our teenage learners. …