Kosova English Teachers' Network
KETNET seeks to strengthen the abilities of Kosova’s EFL teachers by providing a network for sharing professional development information.
English Teacher Professional Development Program is happening again. Interested teachers are encouraged to apply.
UPON COMPLETION CERTIFICATES OF 12-25 HOURS WILL BE ISSUED BY THE Kosova Ministry of Education, Science, & Technology
KETNET and Community Building Mitrovica for the first time in Access history in Kosova with the initiative of the Office of English Language Program organized a joint summer camp in Prevalla.The summer camp was part of the Access Program a project sponsored by U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA). The aim of this camp was to provide English skills, community building, getting to know to American culture and increase their knowledge about democratic values. ECA also assigned two English Language Fellow Officers Kate Mulvey and Daniel Peres to help with facilitating the summer camp. . The camp was coordinated by Kushtrim Morina (Gjilan) and Aferdita Sylaj (Mitrovice) both Access Program coordinators with a staff of ten experienced English teachers from both sides Gjilan and Mitrovica. The camp attendees were 68 ethnically diverse students (Albanian, Serbian, Roma, Goran). Students claimed that this is the first time for them to be at a summer camp far from their families and in such a diverse environment.
Thank you for your interest in submitting an article/lesson plan/short activity with Teachers’ Avenue magazine. The deadline for submission is August 25th, 2014 at midnight. In order for your submission to be considered for publication, you need to follow the guidelines below:
Lesson plan format:
Each lesson plan should consist of the following sections:
This section should consist of specific and measurable objectives intended to be reached during the lesson. To write objectives you should use active verbs such as: define, identify, list, name, cite examples of, use, make sentences and so on. DO NOT use verbs such as learn, understand, appreciate etc., which do not express measurable objectives. For example:
Correct: Having read examples of the new words in the reading text, pupils will be able to use at least three words from the new vocabulary in sentences created by them.
Incorrect: By the end of this lesson, pupils will learn the new words present in the reading text.
(For guidance on writing measurable objectives, check the following links:
This section should consist of activities you have planned for the lesson. You should write about each activity in detail and indicate the length of the activity as well as how it helps reach your objectives.
This section should consist of 50-100 words on what could go wrong during the lesson, how you dealt with it if it happened to you and what do you suggest as an alternative.
Your activity can be an ice-breaker, energizer, warm-up activity, cooler, filler or a game.
When submitting an article/lesson plan/ short activity, please provide the following information:
For articles and lesson plans only: If the article/lesson plan is accepted for publication, then the author will be asked to write a short paragraph about his/her professional interested (max.50 words) and attach a passport size photo (details will be provided at a later stage).
NOTE: Submission does not guarantee publication.
The Newsletter Board reserves the right to edit submissions for content, language and length and postpone publication for the next issue.
What happens after submission:
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