THURSDAY, 12th MARCH 2020

 

15.00 – 19.00           Registration of the participants

 

16.00 - 16.20           ASK A SPECIALIST  (Webster)    

Sandra Vida on how to get the most out of the conference

                

16.30 - 17.00

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Claudia Molnar

The Magic of Making them talk

Marina Stajković

The Magical Power of Projects

All

Maja Hergan, Tanja Breznik

Making reading magic

SEC

Irena Varga Dervarič

English is fun

PRIM

Dolores Malic

Using educational technology (AE E-teacher course)

PRIM

Mario Raduha

Proffesional vocabulary for technical professions - what they really need

SEC

 

 

17.05 – 17.50              

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Thom Jones

Magic in the classroom: Imagination, motivation, sorcery and wonder

Nora Tartsay Nemeth

Fake News - Dancing in the dark

All

Lea Koler

Reading for Pleasure with English Book Clubs

SEC, Adults

Romi Češčut

Tips to tackle 'family' vocabulary with apps

All

Marija Sedmak

Dyslexia in the EFL classroom

YL, PRIM

Albina Škerbinc

Getting to know the world we live in

SEC

 

18.00 - 19.00                     OPENING PLENARY         

Andy Cowle        Changing English, Changing Teaching

19.00 – 20.00          Dinner

20.15 - 20.45           Official opening of the conference         

     

20.45 - 22.00         INTERNATIONAL GET TO KNOW EACH OTHER EVENING

hosted by Thom Jones

22.00 - 24.00         Chilling in the swimming pool         

(Swimming pool will be open until midnight just for the IATEFL Slovenia conference participants.)

 

FRIDAY, 13th MARCH 2020

8.30 - 8.50

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Nataša Intihar Klančar

Can You (Still) Feel the Magic of Teaching?

PRIM

Katja Apat Rožič

Reading ... It does magic, too!

YL, PRIM

Alenka Gortan

Lord of the Animal Farm

SEC

Urška Medved

Dealing with English Texts in the 6th Grade

PRIM

Darja Urh

SMILE :)

PRIM

Simona Mavrič Kustec

Extra-curricular activities for eager primary school students of English

PRIM

                                                    

9.00 – 10.00            PLENARY

Ken Wilson  

Reducing fear, increasing confidence - how to reach the students who think that learning English is an ordeal

10.15 – 11.00                      

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Steve Lever

Communication in the Modern World

All

Bojan Kašuba

Mystery Skype – The World in your Classroom

PRIM, SEC

Maks Pavlica

How to approach a literary work in the EFL class?

SEC

Nicola Epps

A Magical Musical Tour

All

Live lesson

Mateja Sukič Kuzma

Playful learning, learningful play

PRIM

Danny Singh

Communication through Body Language

All

11.05                         ASK A SPECIALIST  (Webster)

Claudia Molnar  about students with special needs

11.10                            Guided  gymnastics in the pool

11.00 – 11.30         Coffee break

11.30 – 12.15

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Andy Cowle

All change! Language, Culture and Communication in the 21st Century

All

Gregg Sotiropoulus

Engage the disengaged and maximize your students' learning potential! (Full Blast)

COMM

Martina Kobal

OMG, I am now ready to learn something new! Awesome

SEC

Mirta Kos Kolobarić

Switching to CLIL mode

All

Live lesson

Vesna Njenjić

Tap, swipe and learn

PRIM

Anja Colja

Can you teach an old brain new tricks?

Adults, older learners

12.30 – 13.15

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Ken Wilson

Is Anybody Listening?

Anita Jokić

Story of a friendship: Tom Jones and Elvis Presley

All

Lee Shutler

Revisiting dictation and dictogloss and making them relevant again

SEC, Adults, ESP

Yulia Blinova

Lazy or just disorganized: time-management vs 8 causes of procrastination

Adults

Marša Jović

Non-violent communication

YL, PRIM

Lynda Steyne

 13.15 – 14.00            Lunch

13.45                         ASK A SPECIALIST  (Webster)

Nora Tartsay Nemeth about digital tools for the classroom

14.00 - 14.20  

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Astrid Mairitsch, Sarah Mercer, and Sonja Babic​

Early-career language teacher wellbeing: An ecological perspective

Adults

Bojana Mihelač

 

Project Explore or Explore Project?

Sandra Vida

Teaching vocational school students

SEC

Ivana Banković

How and Why to Use Readers Theatre in Class

Mateja Žgur

European Day of Languages with all our senses

YL, PRIM,

Helena Mai Osojnik

Everybody talks every time

YL

14.30 – 15.30             PLENARY 

Jacek Lagun

Lesson plan reloaded 1.0

15.40 - 16.45         Chocolate/praline making workshop (meet at the reception, 3 eur)                

15.45 - 16.15

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

RELO Kevin McCoughey

Face-to-Face Games for Serious Learning

Beatrix Price

It’s really not MAGIC! Movement And Games = Interactive Class

All

Klavdija Krempl Slana

Shakespeare lives in our classroom: teaching Shakespeare

SEC

Janja Androić

Increasing motivation with Flippity.net

All

Karla Poslek Petrovič

Encouraging learning environment

PRIM

Ivana Zidanšek

Create magic ... and maintain it

PRIM

16.20                         ASK A SPECIALIST  (Webster)

Marša Jović about nonviolent communication

16.15 – 16.45          Coffee break

16.35                        Raffle

16.45 - 17.30

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

GYM

Margit Szesztay

Five-minute lesson starters

All

Natalija Kocijan

Teaching … it's a kind of magic if you know the tricks of the brain

All

Kirsten Hempkin

Liar, liar, pants on fire: addressing fake news

SEC, ESP

Dede Wilson

Teacher enthusiasm and learner motivation - are they connected?

Antonina Bochińska

International Music Projects: Using Songs to Teach About Social Issues

YL

Vesna Gros

I teach - what's your superpower?

All

Nikki Epps Yoga

17.40 - 18.10 Atwood        AGM - OBČNI ZBOR DRUŠTVA      

18. 15 - 19.15                 PLENARY

Storytelling event 

Jan Blake  

19.15 – 21.00                        Dinner

 

21.00 – 23.00                        Social evening

MAGICAL DANCING PARTY

Put on everything and anything that gives you a superpower and dance the night away.

SATURDAY, 14th MARCH 2020

 

8.30 - 8.50

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Adela Krois

Mindfulness in the English classroom

YL, PRIM

Polona Cimerman

Food for thought (not the bin)

SEC, Adults,

Lucija Šljuka Novak

Bonus exercises (Getting students interested in language)

SEC

Leopoldina Poli Hočevar Eve

The Magic of Writing

YL, PRIM

Mojca Zadravec

Self-assessment of writing as part of formative assessment

PRIM

Nataša Gajšt

“Formal – neutral – informal” in business communication

ESP

9.00 – 10.00                       PLENARY         

Sarah Mercer  

Teaching your passion: Benefits for teachers, learners and the planet

10.15 – 11.00                        

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Jacek Łagun

Millenium Falcons - teaching the millenials in a no-nonsense way

SEC

Katja Marenk

Body percussion session

All

Lucija Kuntner

Don’t raise your voice, improve your argument

SEC

Beth Baumgartner

Using  Collage in the Classroom to Tell Our Stories

Margarita Kosior

Tales of strays: tell a story to inspire change

VYL, YL

Aleksandra Jevtović

4Cs: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Communication and Collaboration

All

11.00 - 11.30                Coffee break

11.10                            Guided  gymnastics in the pool

11.05                  ASK A SPECIALIST  (Webster)  

Lynda Steyne about writing compositions

11.30 – 12.15    

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Chaz Pugliese

Why Creativity is the teacher’s best friend.

Sean Thompson

The Sherlock Holmes School of Logic

Milan Mandeljc

ICT  should stand for I Can Teach! (and decide when to use ICT)

SEC

Karen White

Motivating reluctant writers

All

Bojana Mihelač, Petra Cerar

Always on the hunt for that extra idea in primary

prim

Ana Galac

Find your Magic

All

          

12.30 - 13.15

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

 Adichie

Magdalena Adas

Grammar FUNdamentals - Turning Grammar Lessons into Grammar Fun

YL

Dimitris Tzouris Tzouris

Explore & Imagine: The magic of Google Arts & Culture in education

All

Valerija Lah Peternel

Creative Portfolio - an enjoyable writing practice

SEC

Tina Starec Klobasa

Haiku - You can be a poet too!

PRIM

Tiffany Tryon, Lauren Andersson

How performance and discomfort make education come alive

VYL

Demará Brake Ivanič

"Keeping It Current and Real, Making It Meaningful"

SEC

13.15 - 14.00                Lunch Break

13.45                         ASK A SPECIALIST  (Webster)

                        Sanja Čonjagić about organising summer camps

14.00 - 15.00         Chocolate/praline making workshop (meet at the reception, 3 eur)        

14.00 - 14.20

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

Sonja Babic, Sarah Mercer, Astrid Mairitsch, Johanna Gruber, Kirsten Hempkin

What magic is needed to make a good school for language teacher wellbeing?

All

Iryna Piniuta, Kendal Karstens

Instagram for differentiated culture-specific  vocabulary learning

All

Petra Krhlanko

Travel broadens the mind…

SEC

Barbara Lukač Patarčec

I think, therefore I am...  a conscientious citizen

All,

Nataša Kuselj

Older students are great mentors for younger students

YL, PRIM

Volodja Šiškovič

Party games in the classroom

SEC

 

14.30 – 15.15                

        

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

GYM

Sarah Mercer

Be a 'smart' teacher: Focus on your wellbeing

Caterina Herrington

From Them to Us: Creating an environment of inclusivity in the monolingual EAP classroom

ESP, EAP

Uwe Pohl

Engage(d) – my favourite interactive work modes in class

SEC, Adults

Petr Hedbávný

Numbers in pictures and learners from A1 to C2

All

Liudmila Popova

We are different, we are the same: Teaching young children about diversity

YL

Urška Petrevčič

Play and Speak!

All

Nataša Luković

Magic Stones (Meditation and self-reflection workshop)

All

15.30 - 16.30         longer sessions continue into next slot

15.30 - 16.00

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

GYM

Juraj Streďanský

The FIRST AID KIT for teachers

All, 60 mins

Until 16.30

Tijana Nešić-Ristić

Magic Quilt 2.0

VYL, YL, 60 minutes

Until 16.30

Breda Banovšek

What do you MEME?

PRIM, SEC

Dubravka Blažić

The mind of a procrastinator

All

Marina Rabzelj

This is my bed – postelja, stay in it is my wish – želja

VYL, YL, PRIM

Daša Orešnik

Enhancing closeness, creativity and humour in the classroom

SEC

Belkisa Bosnič Bikram Yoga for the classroom

Until 16.30

16.10 - 16.30 (20 min)

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

Adichie

GYM

Juraj Streďanský

The FIRST AID KIT for teachers

All, 60 min

Tijana Nešić-Ristić

Magic Quilt 2.0

VYL, YL, 60 min

Olena Bochkarova

Differentiation: Making Learning Happen to All

SEC, Adults

Veronika Frešer

Finland's system - a myth or reality?

All

Nina Krizanec Rodica

The magical poem Pretty ugly

PRIM

Maja Laznik

Movement-based English lessons

PRIM

Belkisa Bosnič Bikram Yoga for the classroom

All, 60 min

16.30 - 17.00             Coffee break

16.35                         ASK A SPECIALIST  (Webster)

Jaka Črešnar about gaming/gamers as language learners

16.55                         Raffle

 

17.15 – 18.15         PLENARY  

Gregg Sotiropolous  

Effective Classroom Interactions (ECI’s): The guiding principle of Mutuality is the keystone of social and emotional learning in education.

  18.30 – 19.15

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

János Ujlaki

When technology lets you down

All, 45 min

Paraffin bath for your hands until 19.30

Bring a towel!

Helena Miklavčič

The wizardry of mastering your pen - literary essay for Matura

SEC, 20 min

Carlos Alvarez

Personal Learning Environment: Real Life Applications in the Classroom

SEC, Adults, 30 min

Lea Deržanič

Mini teachers - maxi results

PRIM, 20 min

 

 

19.15 – 20.30                          Dinner

20.30 – 23.00                          Raffle of main prizes

                                Announcing the winners of Poetry Competition

                                  Social evening: Pub quiz hosted by Steve Lever

SUNDAY, 15th MARCH 2019

 

8.30 - 8.50

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

 Adichie

Rebecca Svetina

The Same But Different

All

Sandra Kozorog-Košuta

Changing Englishes

All

Jana Mlakar

Slavery and human trafficking

SEC

Mirela Fazlic, Sabina Skenderovic Bukvic

Media literacy as an inevitable 21st century skill

All

Mojca Uhernik-Pipan

Planning differentiated activities and grouping students

PRIM

Alenka Morel

Stories through English

PRIM, All

9.00 – 9.45

Shakespeare

Atwood

Tolkien  (SEC)

Gaiman (ALL)

Dahl (PRIM)

 Adichie

Andrea Fischer

Mindsets, Praise and Motivation

All

Daniel Starski

Projects, projects, projects

SEC

Laszlo Nemeth

Catering for the 21st-Century Classroom

 SEC

Jaka Črešnar

Daily light CPD: English questions answered

All

Sanja Rašković

A little bit of this, a little bit of that

YL, PRIM

Nada Đukić

Difficult learners or difficult learning?

All

9.55 - 10.55                CLOSING PLENARY        

        Chaz Pugliese, Pilgrims

Creating Motivation, Creating Learning

 

11.00 - 12.00         Feedback session with Ken and Dede Wilson