Storytelling Methodology for Young Learners: Activities & an Example Lesson Plan

Hello, my dear colleagues! This post will discuss storytelling methodology according to Shin and Crandall (2014) and showcase successful examples of storytelling, along with using digital tools. Storytelling should be used as often as possible in the ESL classroom, but in our country almost no one uses it. The main reason for this is that …

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 …

Storytelling-based Learning- Workshop 6: Dear Mother Goose by Michael Rosen & Nick Sharratt

Hello, my dear colleagues! In our storytelling workshop number six, we covered an amazing story called is Dear Mother Goose by Michael Rosen & Nick Sharratt. Keep reading to see photos and videos of our activities! As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in the …

Digital Competencies of Educators Needed for Distance Learning – Professional Development: ELTA conference

A bit about the conference from the ELTA page: Drage koleginice i kolege, Sa zadovoljstvom vas obaveštavamo da će stručni skup „Fantastično putovanje: Odredište digitalna učionica“ biti održan 27. juna 2020. na Univerzitetu Singidunum u Beogradu.  Fokus skupa je na unapređenju digitalnih kompetencija nastavnika i učenika i upotreba informaciono-komunikacionih tehnologija u realizaciji obrazovno-vaspitnog procesa. Predavači će prezentovati radove …