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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 …

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, 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 …

Content Creation Tools – Canva & Genial.ly + Live Lesson Interactivity (Tutorial and Activities)

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. This webinar will introduce a tutorial on Canva and Genial.ly, along with The first training was titled Distance Learning in 10 Steps. After the first webinar, which …

Let’s Talk Weather and Seasons – What is it Like Outside? Group Lesson for Young Learners

Hello, my dear colleagues! In this post, I will summarize my reflections after teaching six public webinar-based lessons for children on Preply. I was proud to be one of the few tutors selected to do these webinars among 4000+ tutors who are teaching English on Preply. The lessons were free for the children, but the tutors were …

Webinar-Based Group Lessons for Young Learners Aged 8-10: Recordings, Methods & Reflection

Hello, my dear colleagues! In this post, I will summarize my reflections after teaching six public webinar-based lessons for children on Preply (group lessons for young learners with 60+ children in one session). I was proud to be one of the few tutors selected to do these webinars among 4000+ tutors who are teaching English …

The Best Storytelling Websites: Free Online Books for Children – Reading and Creating Books

Hello, my dear colleagues! As you may have noticed before, I am a big fan of guided writing, reading, bibliotherapy, and dramatization. Books for children can be expensive nowadays, and the libraries in schools can be quite small, especially when it comes to books in English. I will list the websites and describe their functions …

Tips for Teaching Young Learners (6 to 11 Years-old) Online

Last week I had the honor to host an official webinar with Preply, an online teaching platform I’ve been working at for 4 years now. In this webinar, we discussed the teaching methodology needed to teach young learners effectively. The webinar was live-streamed on the official Preply Facebook page. Here come some tips for teaching …

Distance Learning in 10 Steps ©: ELTA Webinar

My dear colleague Nevena Marković and I, together with ELTA organized a webinar about distance learning in 10 steps for preschool teachers, primary and high school teachers. At one moment we had more than 500 people present! This post is a reflection of the webinar and it presents the things we touched in short. What …

An Open Letter to All Students: Key Tips for Students in the Distance Learning Process – Communication

How about some communication tips for students currently involved in distance learning? We always only discuss teacher communication, maybe we should help students communicate better as well! This is an open letter to all of you, students, who are now immersed in distance learning. We know that this is happening too quickly and we know …