Category Archives: In the News

Pain

I’ll write about pain. One day. Not today. If there’s anything to write about it. I only know nobody should experience it. But then, there are people who think otherwise and then they’ll do their best to make sure you … Continue reading

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On the importance of being digitally literate

This is not the first time I touch upon this issue. Unfortunately, the reality is rather sad. The new era of swiping and liking has contributed to the development of ignorance rather than the development of any cognitive abilities. I … Continue reading

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2020 goals

To be honest, I gave up long ago making New Year resolutions. Somehow they do not work for me, or to be more exact they do not have the desired effect on me. Instead of motivating, they actually stress me … Continue reading

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Feeling… not bad :)

I love small acts of kindness. And I’m definitely super excited when someone does good to me. I still think that deep down, people are not bad, just sometimes it’s rather difficult to see the good side in them. It’s … Continue reading

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Fear less is far from being fearless

What is this life if full of fear / We have no guts to live and … prosper. 😊 When was the last time fear kept you from doing something you maybe had dreamed all your life? Something reckless? Something … Continue reading

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Teacher autonomy: myth or reality?

Spoiler alert! Just some random thoughts, partially strongly subjective, on how some teachers of English like to shift responsibility on the so-called entity: the Ministry. So here I am again baffled and puzzled, confused and bamboozled. I am so I-can’t-find-the-right-adjective … Continue reading

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Learner autonomy: myth or reality?

We as language educators rely so much on learner autonomy. Yet, how realistic is it to expect students to take responsibility for their own learning when they don’t know how to do it? What shall we do if in the … Continue reading

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