Coaching teachers: Promoting Changes that Stick – course invitation

I receommend the coursera MOOC for teachers. It started recently and seems very promising. It deals with coaching teachers so i assume it can be helpful to anyone who wants to have a closer look at his own teaching habits. Stay in touch for some further info. For now, follow the link if you feel [...]

Greetings from Oxford

Greetings from Oxford

I’ve just come from a trip to Bath and Stonehenge. I’m sending greetings to all my students. I don’t know how’s that possible but I do miss you, you know. I really hope you’re having good time at school. Easter is coming so I also wish you happy holiday. Have a look at photos from [...]

First week in Oxford

I thought I would record videos and put them here regularly but really there’s no time to do that. Anyway, I’ve visited some musems and the Christ Church college, I’ ve done punting on the river Thames, I’ve been to Anglican church ceremony and more. I’ve also been to J.R.R Tolkien’s grave and the pub [...]

First day

I’ve safely arrived here in Oxford. The city is amazing, as far as I could see while on my way to my accomodation. Today I’m starting my course and we will probably take a tour around the city. For now I’ve seen some really spectacular architecture, so different from anything I’ve seen before. Naturally, I’ve [...]

Oxford, I’m coming !

Finally, I’m leaving for Oxford on Sunday. I’ve been looking forward to this moment for some time now. I’m going to spend two weeks on a methodology course for teachers of English. As soon as I get there, I’ll try to keep you up-to-date. Together with my students, I’ve prepared a presentation about Przemyśl Music [...]

From mosquitos to revolution in education

An inspiring speech on the current state of education by Bill Gates. Mosquitos and revolution in education Gates points to education as a source of hope for the future well-being and development of humanity. Rightly so, he makes the connection between world death statistics and education. It is true that not all of us want [...]

Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms

Just in case I haven’t stressed that out enough yet. Coursera.org is amazing Here’s a new course I’ve just started participating in. Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms It does seem promising. For now, I can only say that it covers the issue of integrating the education of character into our curricula. It allows us [...]

Child creativity and a reminder to all teachers

I’m gradually changing the language of my blog to English as ultimately these are the teachers and learners of English that are my target group. Today I give you an inspiring TED speech by a child prodigy talking about creativity and the importance of thinking outside the box. She gives some examples of actions inspired [...]

Moralities of Everyday Life – Yale University

Moralities of Everyday Life – Yale University MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) Polecam jeśli ktoś lubi intelektualną rozrywkę. Kurs bardzo ciekawie umożliwia zrozumienie tego czym właściwie jest moralność i w jaki sposób dokonujemy osądów. Nie ma co więcej pisać. Trzeba spróbować. Właśnie trwa drugi tydzień ale chyba jeszcze można dołączyć. Free of charge, of course. [...]

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