Burcuakyol

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Date registered: 3 April 2015

Latest posts

  1. Reading Is a Fun Activity. How Can Children Discover That? — 8 April 2015
  2. Okumak Keyifli Bir Aktivitedir. Peki Çocuklar Bunu Nasıl Keşfedecek? — 6 April 2015
  3. We Say ‘Sharing is Good’. Well, Do We Really Share? — 3 April 2015
  4. Paylaşmak Güzeldir Diyoruz. Peki Gerçekten Paylaşıyor muyuz? — 3 April 2015
  5. TESOL Greece 36th Annual International Convention — 28 March 2015

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Apr 08

Reading Is a Fun Activity. How Can Children Discover That?

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What I remember from my childhood about reading is that I had to read many books that I didn’t like and understand. For example, I remember reading “Heart” by Edmondo De Amicis and I didn’t like it at all although it is a great classic. I don’t remember how old I was but it was …

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Apr 06

Okumak Keyifli Bir Aktivitedir. Peki Çocuklar Bunu Nasıl Keşfedecek?

Çocukluğumdan kitap okumakla ilgili en fazla hatırladığım şey anlamadığım, sevmediğim pek çok kitabı okumak zorunda kalmış olmam. Mesela Çocuk Kalbi kitabını, muhtemelen çok erken okumuşum ki, hiç sevmemiştim, çok güzel bir klasik olmasına rağmen. Bunun gibi pek çok örnek verebilirim. Tabii ki üzerimde çok güzel etki bırakan kitaplar da oldu, ama çocukluğumda okumayı sevmem için …

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Apr 03

We Say ‘Sharing is Good’. Well, Do We Really Share?

Last weekend, a great conference took place in Istanbul. The aim of the conference was creating a platform for sharing for schools that give education within a framework of an international program. Some of our teachers also attended this conference as presenters and shared their experiences with the other educators. After the conference, the organizing …

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Apr 03

Paylaşmak Güzeldir Diyoruz. Peki Gerçekten Paylaşıyor muyuz?

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Geçtiğimiz hafta sonu çok güzel bir konferans gerçekleşti. Konferans uluslararası bir program çerçevesinde eğitim sunan okul öğretmen ve yöneticilerinin paylaşımda bulunması hedefiyle gerçekleştirilmiş bir organizasyondu. Bizim öğretmenlerimiz de özenle hazırladıkları sunumları paylaştılar bu konferansta. Organizasyonu yapan okul, konuşmacılara konferans sonrasında bir e-posta gönderdi ve sunumlarını etkinliğin web sitesinde paylaşmak istediklerini ifade etti. Bu e-postaya gelen …

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Mar 28

TESOL Greece 36th Annual International Convention

Last weekend, I attended the TESOL Greece 36th Annual International Convention. It was my first TESOL Greece conference, and second time in Athens. It was a great pleasure for me to be in a wonderful line up of plenary speakers. From the very first welcome at the Acropolis museum to the moment I said goodbye …

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Dec 25

11 Random Facts, Questions, Answers and ELT Bloggers

Thanks to my friend Eva for tagging me in this blog challenge:) I met Eva (first online, then f2f) a couple of years ago, and she is one of the most valuable members of my PLN. Well, to say the truth, the challenge seemed a bit confusing to me, but I thought it could be fun. …

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Dec 16

Child Marriage: The Worst Thing That Can Ever Happen To A Child

Today I attended a seminar about child abuse. It was organized by the senior class public relations students at Bilgi University. The moderator of the event was one of their professors, Betül Mardin, who is a very well-known public relations specialist. According to Wikipedia, she is called the grande dame of public relations. It was …

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Mar 25

There Is an App for ISTEK ELT 2013! :)

ISTEK ELT Conference has an app now! Click here to download the new ISTEK ELT App, created by Elinda Gjondedaj and Andrew Asproudis!

Mar 14

“British Council Turkey Teacher + Competition” by Jason Price

There were tearful scenes on the podium as Ozlem Akin, a state school teacher from the central Anatolian city of Kirsehir, was voted Turkey’s ‘Teacher +’ and walked off with first prize of a trip to the annual IATEFL teachers’ conference in Liverpool this April. What is a Teacher+? Six months ago British Council Turkey …

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Mar 14

ISTEK ELT 2013 Conference Program is Ready for Download!

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