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Christmas Around The World: Home for the Holidays Storytelling with a Class from India ๐ŸŒŽ๐ŸŽ„

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. …

Teaching Large Student Groups Online – 10 Steps & Apps – A Complete Guide: Teenage and Adult Learners

Hello, my dearest colleagues! I have noticed a lot of questions and posts in all teacher groups about teaching online recently. These posts usually come from teachers who are forced to quickly switch to distance learning. I’ve been teaching online for more than 6 years, and I’ve developed, moderated, and taught courses with over 1000 students. Teaching …

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 …

”Cut Your Dreadlocks off if You Want to be a Teacher.” – From Job Interview Discrimination to Professional Success

I am entering the interview office. I am wearing a professional buttoned-up long sleeve shirt, my CV, and my teaching portfolio. My dreadlocks are completely tied up in a braid and are not noticeable. I am positive and talkative. What I don’t know is that I will probably face the worst teacher job interview discrimination in …

What Childrenโ€™s Perspectives Tell us About Inclusion

What childrenโ€™s perspectives tell us about inclusion, is that we are all experts in di๏ฌ€erent ways and that our di๏ฌ€erent experiences and understandings are of value. Inclusive education is presented and discussed as under construction, both in educational settings and as a concept. The materials in this course are largely rooted in the social model …

Free Online Professional Development Opportunities (Courses and Webinars) for Teachers – Regularly Updated

Living in 2020 has many benefits, and the one that helps us educators is online learning. We can learn or teach online for the comforts of our homes for free! There are plenty of free online courses and webinars for teachers now! Professional development is a major aspect of my teaching practice. Learning about new …

Contextual Grammar Teaching – Activities for Making Grammar Meaningful to Your Students

How do we develop a learning environment where the grammar is learned through exploration without burnout? Keep reading for example activities of thematic contextual grammar activities that develops the four language skills simultaneously. Let’s see how can we apply contextual grammar teaching! What is contextual grammar teaching? The eternal debate of teaching grammar implicitly or explicitly …