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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 Markoviฤ‡ 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 …

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 …

On Eclectism and Other Exotic Fruit – An Interesting Review of Various Teaching Methods

We are constantly trying to improve our instruction and to add something fresh and new to our classroom. Sometimes we end up going in circles and pushing certain teaching innovations upon ourselves without having a clear idea where will they take us. What would happen if we stopped reinventing the wheel and tried to reimagine …

2nd Pan-European Conference on Distance Teaching: Learning from Best Practice by Primera – Reflection

Hello, my dear colleagues! Last week 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 them visible. At Primera, we …

Setting up a Classroom or Teacher Training on an LMS (Learning Management System) – Edmodo (Teenagers) & Class Dojo (Young Learners)

Even though emergency remote teaching offers no time for conducting teacher professional development without pressure, that does not mean that you cannot still develop your online classroom flow in a matter of days. Keep reading this post to see how can you set up a classroom on Edmodo or Class Dojo. This post was originally …

Edmodo & Formative Assessment: ELTA Webinar Reflection

Hello, my dear colleagues! In this post, I will reflect on the Edmodo & formative assessment training I conducted last week with the support from ELTA. 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 when it …

ECT – What are the Steps to Becoming an Edmodo Certified Trainer?

Hello, my dear colleagues!I was invited to join the Edmodo Certified Trainer training and I completed it last week. In this post,1ลพ I will summarize the whole training from the beginning to the end, along with sharing my submissions and benefits of the certification. I hope it inspires you to use Edmodo more and apply …