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Roli’s classroom

December 8th, 2010 by Graham Attwell

When we were teaching on the Taccle course in Blankenberge in Belgium, we were privileged to meet many talented people from all over Europe. One of these was Roland Straub from Romania. And we invited Roland to set up a blog on this web site. It has taken a few weeks to get a few technical glitches out of the system but we are delighted to welcome Roli’s Classroom to our growing list of guest blogs.

Roli is writing about social software tools and how they can be used for teaching and learning. I am sure many of you will find his work useful in your everyday practice. I asked Roland to say a few words about himself. He says “My name is Roland Straub and I’m a language trainer in Romania. I teach English and German to adults as well as to teenagers at a private school (Babel Center). I live in Timisoara but I come from the north west of Romania, namely Satu Mare. Teaching is a part of my life and sharing this knowledge and ability to teach is what I want to do. Teaching gives me the possibility to share ideas worth learning and also to learn new things from different people. Interactivity and cooperation are very important for me in the classroom. Students enjoy it too and because technology offers us countless ways of interaction I tend to take advantage of them and use them in my lessons.”

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One Response to “Roli’s classroom”

  1. Alis says:

    I met Roland before becoming a teacher. In very few years passion transformed him in one of the best teachers, extremely appreciated by students not only because of his personal charisma but especially for helping them actually learn a language. Good for you Roli, can`t wait to see what will you be in 10-15 years. Sky is the limit.

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