Listening actively is a body, heart and mind workout. It requires attention to self as well as a full immersion into the collective, while aspiring to...

Speak Out Loud To Learn And Remember A Language Communicating verbally is a crucial part of learning a foreign language but studying any important information by speaking out loud helps you remember better than silent reading. Tests have shown that reading words aloud led to remembering 77% of them correctly, and was more effective than reading them in...

Everything started with four short reading passages in a B2 level Student’s book which I am working on this year. The topic of the short texts was ‘Globalisation’ and my 13-year-old students in their first year of junior high school, did not really know what the term ‘Globalisation’ means and some mistaken views of it were heard in class. So, I realized...

    Key stakeholders and education groups have welcomed the UK government’s announcement that EU students attending universities in England will continue to pay the same fees as home students in the first intake after Brexit.  But there has been no decision on how EU students in the UK will be treated in the long-term. In a statement, UK Education...

For 25 years, I have diligently, thoughtfully, and fastidiously written comments on my students’ essays. In my neatest hand, I’ve inscribed a running commentary down the margin of page after page, and at an essay’s conclusion I’ve summarized my thoughts in a paragraph or more. I’ve pointed out problems in the argument and explained basic mistakes of...

  The importance of spotting: Some people are good at generating ideas. Others collect them. I am a collector myself. I walk around with a ‘mental notepad’ and I make notes of everything interesting I see; I call these mental notes ‘discoveries’. They can be almost anything - perhaps an idea that I had not thought of; or a different way of looking at...

  Το Ελληνικό Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο, σε συνεργασία με το Πανεπιστήμιο Δυτικής Μακεδονίας, εταίροι του ευρωπαϊκού προγράμματος Erasmus+ SIRIOUS, διοργανώνει εκδήλωση-National Round Table με τίτλο “Immigrant and Refugee students in Greece: Needs, priorities and next steps”. Η εκδήλωση θα γίνει στις  21 Ιουνίου 2018, στις 08:45 στον...

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