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Je Učení Mučení? Let’s Discuss Education

Anna Fučková When I enrolled on the “Challenging Conventions in Education” course provided by the Masaryk University Faculty of Education, I had no idea what to expect, but I was hoping that somebody would share my own dissatisfaction with some of the practices one encounters in traditional schooling, and I certainly was not let …

How to use TV Shows to Learn English

Daniela Kristeková TV shows provide an excellent way to improve your English. Immersing yourself in the stories of others while soaking up new words and phrases and improving your comprehension – it sounds amazing, doesn’t it? But if you want to truly get the most out of the time invested, …

Discovering Bright Ideas Coming from Finland

Oľga Čuperková Finland is a northern European country with approximately five million people. Apart from its vast number of lakes, aurora, difficult Finnish language, Santa Claus village and reindeer, this country is famous for its educational system. The Finnish educational system is widely considered to be one of the best in …

Travelling Around the World on the Wings of Stamps

Natálie Janíčková 8.AB: Travelling Around the World on the Wings of Stamps During my summer holiday, I wondered how I might add some special experience to my teaching. Finally, I decided to join my eighth graders in a remarkable project called Postcrossing. I chose this class because there are only nine learners, so it wasn’t …

Play games, be a better student     

Ján Štefančík With technological discoveries paving the way for computer advancement, state-of-the-art components and parts are becoming cheaper every day. Computers have become more than just machines meant to help you with work and console developers (Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo, etc.)  have always prioritized entertainment. Over the years some people have …