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Online teaching: Some thoughts!

thoughts online teaching    Online teaching is teaching that takes place over the Internet in a virtual classroom and not in the traditional one. Online teaching is not something new. Lots of universities around the world have adopted this way of teaching at a BA or at an MA level. Ιn adult education it is a common approach and lots of adults seem to have adopted the...

De-Mystifying Mindfulness

Mindfulness  I am attending an online course on Mindfulness at the University of Leiden in Holland using the Coursera platform. Mindfulness is the practice of focusing on the present moment, and doing it intentionally and non-judgmentally. Mindfulness helps you regulate attention, emotions and body states, among others. I enrolled in the course, along with...

Kahoot! & Cambridge English partner

Kahoot CambridgeCambridge Assessment English has teamed up with game-based learning platform Kahoot! to launch a range of games that help young learners practise English and build their language skills. Nine games are already available and are specifically designed to help learners to explore, practise and review language and reading skills at Pre A1, A1...

New study gives insight on effectiveness of language learning apps

women on cell phonesNow more than ever, people who want to learn a new language turn to their mobile devices for help as language learning applications have become increasingly available. While these apps allow users to study a new language from anywhere at any time, how effective are they? That is a question Shawn Loewen, professor in the Department of Linguistics and...

Promoting quality language education through learning environments where modern languages flourish

News Promoting quality language education visual EnglishThe European Centre for Modern Languages (ECML) of the Council of Europe is pleased to announce the launch of a new resource website of particular relevance to language teachers, subject teachers, teacher educators and headteachers at a time when schools are cautiously reopening across Europe. “EOL – Learning environments where modern languages...

David Attenborough is teaching online geography lessons to kids at home

David Attenborough is teaching online geography lessons to kids at homeChildren all over the world are adapting to a new way of learning as schools closed due to the new coronavirus pandemic. In the UK, schoolchildren are in for a treat during these unprecedented times. Sir David Attenborough will be teaching kids about oceans, mapping the world, and why animals look the way they do. The veteran broadcaster is just one...

Δωρεάν υλικό για εξάσκηση στα Αγγλικά από το σπίτι

cambridge Photo 1Το Cambridge Assessment English* διαθέτει δωρεάν ψηφιακό υλικό για εξάσκηση στα Αγγλικά από το σπίτι. Οι γονείς και οι μαθητές μπορούν να βρουν πρωτότυπες ιδέες για ευχάριστη και εποικοδομητική ενασχόληση στον ελέυθερο χρόνο τους. Σας παροτρύνουμε να ανακαλύψετε διασκεδαστικές δραστηριότητες για το παιδί σας, που θα το κάνουν να αγαπήσει τη εκμάθηση...