Posts tagged skills

Online Teaching

3 Teaching Skills For The 21st Century

There are many skills the educator of the future is going to need. Notably, these include technical skills such as building and maintaining a webpage, using VoiP technology, Social Media, etc. But this is only the beginning! Being technology-savvy, as…

September 8, 2011, by


5 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Online Learning

When you think of your childhood school-time, chances are that your memories are very similar to those of many other people from all kinds of generations, countries or cultures and look something like this: “Sitting in rows, facing a teacher…

March 29, 2011, by


Here’s Why Online Relationships are Mostly Misunderstood

Recently, I read an article called “The Social Media Bubble” by Umair Haque, Director of the Havas Media Lab on the Harvard Business Review Blog. Its hypothesis: The Net doesn’t increase connectivity and social change. In fact, it leans towards degeneration:…

March 25, 2011, by


What does it mean to be a global citizen in the Year 2010?

Obviously that is a question which can only be answered subjectively, meaning there are as many answers to this question as there are human beings on this planet. Introduction We are writing the year 2010, the LHC in Cern has…

April 2, 2010, by

Learning English

Basic Expressions of Business English: “Work”

If someone asks you, “What do you do,” this is actually an abbreviated version of, “What do you do for a living?” “A living” is the work you perform to earn money to live in civilized society. In other words,…

March 21, 2010, by


Excellence in English [PODCAST]

In this episode, I talk about how excellence in English is possible, even for those learning English as a second language, and how no one should have to settle for being fluent in bad English. [audio:|autostart=no]

January 26, 2010, by