Creating new knowledge from various sources

Interdisciplinary lessons allow students to learn by making connections between ideas and concepts across different disciplines. Students learning in this way are able to apply the knowledge gained in one discipline to another, different discipline and thus deepen the learning experience. The very first interdisciplinary lesson in this school year was held for the students…

A truly different beginning at International School

At International School, September is a month of truly different beginnings. For the first time, the International School welcomed Lower Secondary students from Years 7, 8, and 9. We know that first impressions matter, especially on the first day of school. Students arrive with a mix of emotions. Most, however, are nervous, but all teachers…

Pushing the boundaries: International School and Tatjana Koluvija awarded the Quality label for “Mindfulness in teaching” project

Creativity, innovations in teaching and dedicated work do pay off. International School and Ms Tatjana Koluvija received the eTwinning national award and the Quality label for the project “Mindfulness in teaching”! Thanks to this, International School students will gain certificates which can be a great addition to their portfolio and therefore improve their competitiveness as…

Ms Ljubica Krstić welcomed in Greece among others EngLife project team coordinators

As part of the Erasmus+ EngLife project, Ms Ljubica Krstić, English teacher, together with project team coordinators from Ireland, Poland, Greece and Italy participated in a second transnational project meeting held in the Platon school of Katarini, in Greece. On this occasion, the methodological approaches “Project Based Learning – Problem Solving – Blended Learning –…

Healthy eating for better learning

Mental food, the researchers find, has a lot to do with real food. The strength of the evidence collected by the experts in children’s nutrition is quite convincing: beyond doubt, healthy eating positively affects not only the students’ academic success, but also their attitude towards learning, and their behaviour in general. Eating well brings about…

The difference between love and being in love

The English word love comes from the Old English word lufu meaning deep affection. The word lufu is linked to the Old Frisian word luve, Old German luba and the Gothic lubo. The Indo-European root comes from the Latin lubet meaning pleasant, and lubido meaning desire. In the beginning, in English-speaking areas, the word love…

Responsibility and assertive communication

The word assertive comes from English and it cannot be translated to Serbian as one word, because assertive means: self-confident, confident, determined. The closest translation would be samopouzdanost and the willingness to stand up for oneself. Assertiveness refers to the devotion to one’s rights in a way that respects others, their standpoint and their feelings.…

Exam anxiety – anxiety in knowledge assessment tests

In modern society, people encounter various evaluative situations on a daily basis. With respect to the course of formal education, before enrolling in primary school, children are subjected to a school maturity assessment, followed by daily evaluations of their abilities, cognitive capacities, talents and acquired skills. As the children grow older, the number of requirements…

Working in groups

The competencies that students need today in order to successfully enter the world of further education and employment include much more than simply learning loads of facts. The education we receive at school is supposed to serve as a foundation for lifelong learning, which can only be achieved if students are actively included in the…

How to evaluate my work?

When thinking about teaching, the question that arises is how aware we are as to what we are actually doing in class and what kind of effect it has on the students? If we assume that we conveyed to the students exactly what we had planned, we approach our work in a non-critical manner. If…

Decision-making skills

What profession should I choose? What university should I choose? A decision can be defined as a selection of an option from a set of possible options. When making decisions, we can either use logic or rely on intuition. When making important or complex decisions, we apply logic to analyse the current options and assess…

Overcoming procrastination

Do you ever find yourself in a situation where every other activity seems more interesting than usual, just when you need to prepare for an important school task scheduled for tomorrow? If the answer is yes, you’re experiencing the same organisational problems as most students. And not just students – research has shown that as…

Efficient Time Management

Do you think you’ve got too many obligations and too little time? In a world where competition is becoming more and more important, it is necessary to constantly work on improving your productivity. The business environment requires more work and reduced costs, which means a greater load, longer working hours and increased pressure for employees. The…