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

Hello, my dear colleagues! Do you want your online lessons to be more engaging? Then, explore these synchronous and asynchronous interactive tasks for distance learning! 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 …

Nurturing Reading Literacy in Young Learners + Guided Activities

Hello, my dear colleagues, and welcome to this article related to reading activities for young learners! This semi-academic essay will have a difficult task to discuss and disseminate literacy development in young learners. Therefore, in this article, I will discuss various approaches and share many activities and my teaching philosophy regarding literacy instruction. I will …

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. At EdmodoCon 2020, I participated in the conference with a mini-presentation on how to make an interactive video in …

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

What are 21st-century skills, and why should you help your students acquire them? 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 …

Can we Use Flipped Learning to Flip Professional Development?

A few weeks ago I participated in the FlipTech2020 conference with an interactive presentation on how to flip 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 of …

How Can we Promote Learner Autonomy in Young Learners?

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 and young learners. 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 …

Flip your Classroom to Promote Communication and Collaboration (Flipped Classroom Examples)

Hello, my dear colleagues! I am currently working on research connected to the digital competencies of teachers in Serbia. As a final result, I planned 4 webinar-based trainings, and this specific training would showcase effective examples of the flipped learning classroom. The first training was titled Distance Learning in 10 Steps. After the first webinar, which was …

From Distance to Blended Learning Teacher Training: Developing your Digital Instruction from Top to Bottom™

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

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

We are constantly trying to improve our instruction and to add something fresh and new to our classroom. Unfortunately, sometimes we end up going in circles and pushing specific teaching innovations upon ourselves without having a clear idea where they will take us. There is no such thing as best teaching methods, but this review …