Category: Expert Corner

Interviews with experts in the field of education

September 28, 2016 karinawp 1 comment

(Click YouTube CC icon for English subtitles) In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Cecilia Nobre, an Online English Teacher based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Watch the video to learn more about Cecilia’s: – love of school – favourite teacher – integration of technology into her lessons – foray into online teaching – plans for the future –…

July 27, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

(Click YouTube CC icon for English subtitles) In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Sean Ulley, an American PBL Teacher. Listen to the audio to learn more about Sean’s: – love of teaching and learning – favourite teacher – examples of Project Based Learning – plans for the future For friends in China, watch the video…

May 23, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

Last month I observed an English class in a Chinese primary school, and then was lucky enough to speak with 4 teachers: a Chinese teacher, a Maths teacher, and two English teachers. Please find the last interview with English Teacher Sandy. 最近我观察到一节小学英语课。然后我采访了四位老师: 一位汉语老师,一位数学老师和两位英语老师。 英语老师Sandy跟我们讨论激励策略,在课堂上使用数字化技术与让她的教学方法更丰富。   Friends outside of China, feel free to watch the video…

May 22, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

北京小学的中文老师张连杰让我采访她。我们讨论的就是学习和教学。 她跟我分享: - 小学的快乐经验 - 最喜欢的老师 - 怎么教孩子汉子 - 使用数字工具 In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Zhang Lian Jie, a primary school Chinese teacher. Listen to the audio (in Chinese) to learn more about Lian Jie’s: – learning experience as a student – favourite teacher – method for teaching Chinese characters…

May 20, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

北京小学的数学老师李梦莹让我采访她。我们讨论的就是学习和教学。 她跟我分享: - 小学的快乐经验 - 最喜欢的老师 - 为什么成为数学老师 - 将来计划 In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Li Meng Ying, a primary school Maths teacher. Listen to the audio (in Chinese) to learn more about Meng Ying’s: – learning experience as a student – favourite teachers – decision to become a Maths…

May 18, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

Last month I observed an English class in a Chinese primary school, and then was lucky enough to speak with 4 teachers: a Chinese teacher, a Maths teacher, and two English teachers. In the first interview with English Teacher Joyce, who discusses motivational techniques, the use of digital technology in the classroom and how she…

May 16, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) or even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher…

May 11, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) or even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher…

May 5, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) or even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher…

April 11, 2016 karinawp No comments exist

Telecollaboration uses “…online communication tools to bring together language learners in different countries for the development of collaborative work and intercultural exchange” (O’Dowd & Ritter, 2006, p623). Such collaborations may also be known as Tandem Language Learning (TLL), Online Intercultural Exchange (OIE) and even Internet-mediated Intercultural Foreign Language Education (ICFLE). In this video, Hungary-based teacher,…