Hello, my dear students. I am writing this post since many of you ask the same question - how can I improve my English by myself? First of all, I have to disappoint you - learning any language is not easy and it takes a lot of time. Even as native speakers, young children need … Continue reading Tips for Improving Your English By Yourself
Hello, my dear students! I hope you enjoyed our lesson about marine pollution! 🙂 Your homework project for the following week will have a few steps and they are all simple, so don't worry. Pay attention to what your family buys that week. Sort out the products in your table. DOWNLOAD TABLE HERE. Use your … Continue reading Perils of Plastic Project – Information for Students
Here is a video and a picture of the activity model for the audio-visual readers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP2v6pzhCQw References: Savić, V. (2018). Principles of Inclusive EFL Teaching, PPT Savić, V. (2018). Teaching Sensory Impaited Students, PPT Savić, V. (2009) Creating Inclusive ELT Environment Through Humanistic Teaching. In Popović, R. (ed.) Responding to Diversity in Teaching Young … Continue reading TEYL 9 – INCLUSIVE EFL TEACHING
Hello, my dear colleagues! I have created this syllabus and curriculum outline for a curriculum designer position at my company - Preply. My task was to prepare an individual syllabus outline for a student who immigrated from Greece to USA for work. His current level is A1. The focus is on methods, outline and ways … Continue reading How to Design a Curriculum? Syllabus and Curriculum Outcomes for Adults – from A2 to B2
Hello, my dear colleagues! Although the studying almost officially finished (with an exception of writing the final master academic research), some crazy brains (like me) are still hungry of knowledge and professional development. Many teachers do it just for the sake of the credits or points they are going to get at work, but for … Continue reading Certified Professional Development Webinars for Teachers in the Next 3 Months
Words are powerful and can get people invested in conservation. By writing stories, students can use their voice to speak up for endangered animals around the world. READ THE REST OF THE POST ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BLOG
The following post was written by 2017 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Rachael Rost, an education specialist at the Topeka Zoo in Topeka, Kansas, after her expedition to the Galápagos Islands. The Grosvenor Teacher Fellow Program is a professional development opportunity for pre-K–12 educators made possible by a partnership between Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Education.
Rachael poses with her students’ conservation stories. Photo by Kayla Schinkel
In environmental education, we often use stories to connect our audiences to the animals and messages we are presenting. My recent expedition to the Galápagos Islands taught me that stories can transcend generations and ignite change. Sometimes all it takes is a single word—a word that is so powerful it cuts straight to your heart. In Galápagos, that word is “lonesome.”
I had heard of the story of Lonesome George, the last of the giant Pinta Island tortoises, before this expedition. Yet, when…
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Hello, my dear colleagues! We all know that our children have too much screen time. Luckily, there are many things that we can to avoid that nowadays. One of them are fun, full of content and jolly podcasts made by kids for kids! You can use it with your children and with the kids at … Continue reading Turn Off The TV – Podcasts for Children
Hello, my dear colleagues! We started our kids library even before our little one was born, and since then, we've had many additions to the family. Our books are in Serbian and in English as well, and I am in love with our current library - I can't wait for our boy to grow up … Continue reading Newest Additions to our English Library (Pdfs of the Books Available Upon Request)
References: Savic, V. (2018). Basic Principles of Teaching Young Learners, PPT Shin, J. K. & Crandall, J. (2014). Teaching Young Learners English: From Theory to Practice. Boston: Heinle ELT, Cengage Learning. Read, C. (1998). The challenge of teaching children. English Teaching Professional, 8-10. THIS IS AN ORIGINAL TEXT. NO COPYING ALLOWED. Let me know in … Continue reading TEYL 2 – BASIC PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING YOUNG LEARNERS