Christmas Around The World: Home for the Holidays Storytelling with a Class from India πŸŒŽπŸŽ„

Hello, my dear colleagues!In December 2020 I met an amazing teacher from India, Shavy, and she invited me to teach a lesson in her school. This post is going to share all the tasks (full lesson plan) for a storytelling lesson for young learners on a book titled Home for the Holidays by Debbie Mumm. …

18th Annual ELTA Conference – Best Moments

Hello, my dear colleagues! This post will review the 18th annual conference hosted by the English Language Teachers’ Association in Serbia. The conference was online and it had over 200 participants! Now, let’s dive into the conference itself and peek into some presentations. Conference program The conference program had 3 plenaries, and many workshops and …

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

Hello, my dear colleagues! 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 was interactive. We did many of the tasks I presented below because I didn’t want the participants to be passive, and …

Nurturing Reading Literacy in Young Learners + Guided Activities

Hello, my dear colleagues! This semi-academic essay will have a difficult task to discuss and disseminate literacy development in young learners. In this article, I will discuss various approaches, share a lot of activities, and my teaching philosophy when it comes to literacy instruction. I will discuss the balanced approach, CLIL, and storytelling with a …

Multiple Inteligences Theory in the ELT Classroom – Adapting Your Instruction to Fit Students’ Learning Styles

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 MarkoviΔ‡ and I conducted our first big research at the beginning of 2019. We presented our research at the …