iTDiMOOC Pecha Kucha Session by Seven Fabulous Presenters 

Saturday, August 16 2014 | 12:30 PM (Greenwich Standard Time)

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About the Class

Fly High iTDiMOOC PechaKucha brings you the popular 20 slides for 20 seconds each presentation format you love to the MOOC you adore. Each presenter in this session will have a total of only 400 seconds (20 slides x 20 seconds each to deliver a full presentation that answers the question “How do you fly high in your professional life?”
Presenters for this #iTDiMOOC Pecha Kucha Session include

Ayat Tawel, Matthew Noble, Basma Shaheen, Svetlana Kandyovich, Theodora Papapanagiotou, Christina Chorianopoulou, Cherifa Ghomrasni , Queralt Comellas Angeles, and your hosts Chuck Sandy and Jason R. Levine.

PRE-SESSION QUESTION AND TASK
(If you are working towards a certificate and professional development credit hours from http://iTDi.pro please answer the single pre-session discussion question for this session and do the task. Since there is only one question and one task, you will be expected to do more work than usual on these. Others are free to participate as they wish. )

QUESTION
What makes you fly high in your professional life? Please explain in some detail in a short essay that includes examples and links if appropriate.

TASK
Please do some research on the history of Pecha Kucha and explain where it originated, how it works, and in what sort of venues it is usually performed. Now, think about how the Pecha Kucha format could be adapted for use in an English Language Classroom and discuss why this would or wouldn't be useful for English language learners.

Language of instruction: English

Keywords: teacher training, teaching, teaching tools

Discussion

Anastasia M. Martinez

What makes you fly high in your professional life? Please explain in some detail in a short essay that includes examples and links if appropriate.

My work and family make me fly high. My husband always inspires me to take part in new courses or webinars. Also my students inspire me a lot. Every lesson I learn from them some new things. When I seSee more

1482 days 14 hours 38 minutes ago

Samir Saaad

QUESTION

Am I Flying High?

If I want to talk about what makes me fly high in my professional life, I have to think about my conception of teaching, my colleagues, my teaching environment, and my students.

Our view of teaching is of paramount importance. I stronglySee more

1495 days 8 hours 3 minutes ago

Charisse Gardner

What makes you fly high in your professional life? Please explain in some detail in a short essay that includes examples and links if appropriate. I am constantly seeking new resources to build my skills as a teacher. I love listening to other teachers share their experiences. By doing this, it helps me see in them what I cannot see in myself. For instanSee more

1495 days 14 hours 51 minutes ago

Rada Bjelic

Task
PechaKucha or Pecha Kucha is a presentation style (originated in Japan) in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each (six minutes and 40 seconds in total). The presenters explain while the slides progress automatically.
It is said that most presenters are design professionals showing their creative work, but presenters often speak about suSee more

1495 days 16 hours 24 minutes ago

Nafisa Alieva

Question

Learning by doing, learning by sharing and learning by teaching makes me fly high in my professional life. I set my goals first and then achieve them gradually. My students’ success makes me fly high as well. Learning by doing helps us to experience new things and apply them in professional life.
Sharing and reflecting on our teacSee more

1495 days 16 hours 30 minutes ago

Samir Saaad

TASK
Please do some research on the history of Pecha Kucha and explain where it originated, how it works, and in what sort of venues it is usually performed. Now, think about how the Pecha Kucha format could be adapted for use in an English Language Classroom and discuss why this would or wouldn't be useful for English language learners.

See more

1495 days 16 hours 34 minutes ago

Rada Bjelic

Well, there are many things.
I think we, teachers, are that kind of people who are eager to learn more, to discover new things, new ways of doing our job.
I have always been keen on finding new approaches, methods and techniques in teaching because I enjoy seeing my students engaged, interested in the activities, topics.
I want to be able toSee more

1495 days 16 hours 37 minutes ago

Queralt Comellas Angeles

My daughters are my first and most important motive. We live in a very competitive world and women have to make always an extra effort to succeed, therefore I want to set an example for them. I love my profession, and I love to know that my students will learn to the best of the capabilities...even though they will never acknowledge this in class. It has beeSee more

1495 days 17 hours 9 minutes ago

Seew Prakash

What makes you fly high in your professional life? Please explain in some detail in a short essay that includes examples and links if appropriate.

As time goes by and your daily life becomes more meaningful as a professional EFL / ESL teacher there are so many reasons to fly high as the soul set in harmony with yourself and yours alke. Working wiSee more

1495 days 19 hours 3 minutes ago

kamala venkataraman

What makes me fly in my professional life......it is basic to me to be connected. i see my professional life as my day to day living , helping to transform my thoughts to actions. Having the satisfaction of being of use to my immediate ones and those around me. A sense of purpose prevails and keeps on increasing when I am doing / serving those whom I am aSee more

1495 days 22 hours 26 minutes ago

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