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Harry Potter Escape Room Professional Development for Teachers – ROOM 3 – The Horcrux Quest

Hello, my dear colleagues! I will shortly go through the Harry Potter themed escape room I’ve made for a professional development workshop in International School Savremena in Belgrade (the third and the final room includes a Horcrux quest). This Harry Potter escape room is interdisciplinary and it connects all school subjects, which can ultimately provide a very engaging …

Harry Potter Escape Room Professional Development for Teachers – ROOM 2 – The Tale of Three Tasks

Hello, my dear colleagues! I will shortly go through the Harry Potter themed escape room 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 in multiple subjects. Does an escape room belong …

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 …

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 …

Engaging Young Learners -ELTA YL SIG Day: Conference Reflection

Planning an English lesson for very young learners and young learners may seem easy, but there are so many things that need to be considered. Firstly, we need to think about engaging young learners, differentiating the curriculum to fit their learning styles, getting all the materials ready, and finally, we need to incorporate teaching innovations …

Webinar: Teaching Young Learners English – Benefits of CLIL for 21st Century Skills

Preparing for big international conferences where you will present your research can present a very daunting quest for most people. This is why I decided to practice more than I usually would. For my first international conference by hosting a webinar with the same presentation I planned to use at the conference. I conducted this …

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 it can be the focus of our lesson? Keep reading to find out how I facilitated an engaging music workshop. Let’s see what is learning English through music all about! I’ve …

How National Geographic Certified Educator Course Changed my Perspective on the World and Teaching + Course Overview

Have you ever heard that you can become a National Geographic Certified Educator? Keep reading this post to learn how and why you should do it! Every educator has her/his own teaching style, and there are hardly two same teachers in the world. We do follow the same teaching methodology, but we also have a …