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  • 1. ETRC Calendar of Events 2013-2014 Academic Year
  • 2. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 26 August 27 28 29 30 31/1 September 2 3 4 5 6 7/8 9 10 11 12 13 14/15 16 17 18 19 20 21/22 23 24 25 26 27 28/29 30 1 October 2 3 4 5/6 september 2013 OPEN HOUSE 16:00 – 17:20 Creating your classroom community Presenter: Tatiana Casian, TRAIAN lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Movie Session School of Rock With a follow-up discussion 15:00 – 16:20 WEBINAR 11 Series Grammar Sauce: spicing up the Present Perfect C.Chan & K. McCaughey 16:00 -17:20 10 easy usable brainbreaks within teaching English as a FL Cristina Cernei, "Onisifor Ghibu" TL, 1st Didactic Degree, MaEP 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Guest speaker: Aften Blackwell SOUTH CAROLINA 15:00 – 16:20 university lecturers are invited for the workshop Real English: authentic EFL resource D. Munca-Aftenev, ASEM 16:00-17:20 Web resources in language learning Liliana Nederita, G. Calinescu lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Topic: Music is my passion Guest speaker: Michael Watts, PCV 15:00 – 16:20 WEBINAR 11 Series Teaching Spoken English with the color vowel chart Shirley Thompson 16:00-17:20 How to use a computer to make your English lessons interactive Liliana Nederita, G. Calinescu lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Presenter: Sarah from USA MAINE Advisory Board meeting HARD WORK is a two-way street, you GET BACK exactly what you put in! www.etrc.md / 022-50-88-16 Events for professional development of the English teachers from Moldova sponsored by the US Embassy
  • 3. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 30 September 1 October 2 3 4 5/6 7 8 9 10 11 12/13 14 15 16 17 18 19/20 21 22 23 24 25 26/27 28 29 30 31 1 November 2/3 4 5 6 7 8 9/10 october 2013 16:00-17:20 Pair Work Activities to Involve Students in a Creative Way Guidea Larisa, SPU “I. Creanga”, Chisinau 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Call us for update 16:30 – 17:50 Debates Women make better teachers than men Movie Session and follow up discussion 9:00 – 10:30 Call us for update 15:00 – 16:20 WEBINAR Discovering grammar with consciousness- raising tasks Leif Erikson Day 16:00-17:20 What a wonderful world (ready-made lesson for the 12th form) Aliona Caraman, “A. Guzun” lyceum, Anenii-Noi 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Wedding traditions around the world Presenters: Julia Moiseenko, Svetlana Botnari, , English major students Columbus Day Movie Session and follow up discussion 9:00 – 10:30 Call us for update 15:00 – 18:00 Socratic questioning in teaching English to young learners Marina Ambrosi, NGO (refreshments provided) 16:00 – 17:20 Ready-made grammar lesson Non-finite forms of the verb Presenter: Elena Bagoeva, P. Movila lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Brands and Technology in our everyday life Presenters: V. Serjant, O. Slobodeniuc, English major students 16:30 – 17:50 Debates There are no bad children, only bad parents 15:00 – 16:20 WEBINAR ELLs building essays from the ground up Aaron Carlson 16:00 – 17:20 Motivational activities for students coming after holidays (Success) Nelly Ceciui, P. Movila lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Influence of Computer Games on Children Presenter: Cristina Rusu, English major student 15:00 – 18:00 The earlier – the better Marina Ambrosi, NGO (refreshments provided) Fall School start at 8:20 Halloween November 1 Fall School November 2 Fall school “A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.” -Knights of Pythagoras – www.etrc.md (022)50-88-16 ETRC events for professional development of the English teachers from Moldova sponsored by the US Embassy
  • 4. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 28 October 29 30 31 1 November 2/3 4 5 6 7 8 9/10 11 12 13 14 15 16/17 18 19 20 21 22 23/24 25 26 27 28 29 30/1 December november 2 3 4 5 6 7/8 2013 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE MY HOME STATE: Ohio Presenter: Berkend Pura, Peace Corp. Volunteer 15:00 – 16:20 WEBINAR Incorporating green themes into the classroom Debbie Cain 16:00-17:20 Telephone English Presenter: Irina Pomazanovschi, IRIM /ETRC 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE " Movies,serials and cartoons" Presenter: Kate Coshelnaya, Eng major student 15:00 – 18:00 Ambrosi Marina 16:00-17:20 How You Going, Mate? or Welcome to Down Under Presenter: Tamara Turcan, American Resource Center director 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE STREET ART Presenter: Alina and Marina, Eng major students 15:00 – 16:20 WEBINAR Activate: games fro learning American English J. Hodgson & K. McCaughey 16:00-17:20 “Nature Protection and Environment” activities for intermediate level learners Presenter: Irina Pomazanovschi, IRIM 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Movie Session : Guess WHO? 14:00 – 15:20 Variants and Dialects of English Presenter: Patty Harlan, Peace Corp Volunteer Registration required! 16:00 – 17:20 Thanksgiving and (Native) American Cuisine Presenter: Natalia Alhazov, Ph.D. in Linguistics 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Presidents' Day “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.” ― Bil Keane www.etrc.md ETRC events for professional development of the English teachers from Moldova sponsored by the US Embassy
  • 5. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 25 November 26 27 28 29 30/1 December 2 3 4 5 6 7/8 9 10 11 12 13 14/15 16 17 18 19 20 21/22 23 24 25 26 27 28/29 30 31 1 January 2 3 4/5 december 2013 9:00 – 11.:50 What makes Moldova special? (workshop for university lecturers) Presenter: I. Pomazanovschi, IRIM/ETRC 10:00 – 13:00 The earlier – the better Presenter: Ambrosi Marina 16:00 – 17:20 Oral Fluency and Speaking Presenter: Carolina Andronic, ASEM ---- 18:00 - National Philharmonic, Mitropolit Varlaam str. 78 The U.S. Embassy in Chisinau is pleased to present the Native Pride Dancers, a group of American Indians 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE 10:00 – 13:00 The earlier – the better Presenter: Ambrosi Marina 13:10 Movie session Ron Clark story 16:00 – 17:20 Conflict resolution games as effective activities to improve communication Presenter: Vera Tabureanu, Moldova State University 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Winter Holidays and Activities Wright Brothers Day 10:00 – 13:00 The earlier – the better: keys to success Presenter: Ambrosi Marina 16:00 – 17:20 Movies and Songs in teaching English Presenter: Cristina Macaev, Elena Alistar High School 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE CRAFTS for the winter holidays Advisory Board meeting 15:00-16:00 Christmas Day Closing the I Semester New Year Party Vacation New Year's Eve “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ― Mark Twain ETRC events for professional development of the English teachers from Moldova sponsored by the US Embassy
  • 6. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 30 December 31 1 2 3 4/5 6 7 8 9 10 11/12 13 14 15 16 17 18/19 20 21 22 23 24 25/26 27 28 29 30 31 1/2 February january 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 2014 15:00-16:20 Webinar series 12 Grammar sauce 2: sweetening up gerunds K. McCaughey, RELO, Washington DC 16:00 – 17:20 Online courses for continuous professional development of the English teachers Presenter: T. Popa, lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Holiday music Guest speaker: M. Watts, USA 15:00 – 17:00 Debates 14:00 – 15:30 Reading activities for eFL classes Alina Mardari, UPS “I. Creanga” Registration required: certified! 16:00 – 17:20 Singing about love (ready- made lesson for the 12th form) Presenter: A. Caraman, , “A. Guzun” lyceum, Anenii-Noi 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Hollywood Presenter: Trish Ostrovsky, USA 15:00 – 17:00 Debates 15:00-16:20 Webinar series 12 Assessing and addressing the needs of your students D. Lopez, ELT expert 16:00 – 17:20 Web 2.9 tools – to enhance your teaching Presenter: L. Nederita, , G. Calinescu lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Movie Session What a wonderful world! “The man who does not read has no advantage over the man who cannot read.” ― Mark Twain www.etrc.md Winter Vacation ETRC events for professional development of the English teachers from Moldova sponsored by the US Embassy
  • 7. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 27 January 28 29 30 31 1/2 February 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10 11 12 13 14 15/16 17 18 19 20 21 22/23 24 25 26 27 28 1/2 March february 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 2014 Seminar for university teachers TBA later Keep checking the online schedule 16:00 – 17:20 Assessment of learning (going beyond tests and traditional written assignments) Presenter: Rick Breault, Fulbright Scholar 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Dreaming California Presenter: Chanel Reaves, USA, Peace Corp. Volunteer 16:00 – 17:20 Using the arts to teach other content areas. Presenter: Rick Breault, Fulbright Scholar 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE St. Valentine’s Day Guest speaker: Rick Breault, Fulbright Scholar Family Day in Canada ETRC Movie session: Meet the parents 16:00 17:20 16:00 – 17:20 Ready-made lesson ANIMAL WORLD Presenter: Natalia Catana Movila lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Guest speaker: Schnorbach Phillip, Peace Corps. Volunteers 9:30 – 10:50 Academic Writing and Peer Response presenter: Eve Smith, English Language Fellow 16:00 – 17:20 Ready-made lesson FAMILY Presenter: Nelly Ceciui, P. Movila lyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Guest speaker: TBA later “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou ETRC events for professional development of the English teachers from Moldova sponsored by the US Embassy
  • 8. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 24 February 25 26 27 28 1/2 March 3 4 5 6 7 8/9 10 11 12 13 14 15/16 17 18 19 20 21 22/23 24 25 26 27 28 29/30 march 31 1 April 2 3 4 5/6 2014 14:50 – 16:10 Seminar for university lecturers Exploring Vulnerability as a Trait of Good Language Learner Presenter: Eve Smith, Senior ELF, USA Registration required: certified! Movie Session 11:00 – 12:20 Ron Clark Story Spring school Beginning at 14:00 Spring school Spring school 16:00 – 17:20 Pre-reading and post- reading activities Presenter: Raisa Guidea, PSU “I. Creanga” 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Loyalty Guest speaker: Michael Watts, USA Demonstrative lesson IRIM 15:45 16:00 – 17:20 Folk Music: ready made lesson for the VIII form. Presenter: Aliona Arsene, Lucian Blaga lyceum Deadline for META conference registration 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE 16:00 – 17:20 Oxford and Stratford-upon- Avon (ready-made lesson) Presenter: Olga Temnicova, Liviu Deleanulyceum 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson ETRC events for professional development of the English teachers from Moldova sponsored by the US Embassy
  • 9. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 31 March 1 April 2 3 4 5/6 7 8 9 10 11 12/13 14 15 16 17 18 19/20 21 22 23 24 25 26/27 28 29 30 1 May 2 3/4 5 6 7 8 9 10/11 april 2014 12:00 – 13:00 Carnegie Program Presentation by A. Kharlamov, ACCELS 16:00 – 17:20 Using poems in TEFL Presenter: C. Cernei, O. Ghibu lyceum DAY OFF ETRC will be closed 9:30 – 18:00 META conference 54 Pushkin street 16:00 – 17:20 Teaching Homonyms Presenter: I. Pomazanovschi, ETRC / IRIM 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Guest speaker: B. Pura, PCV “TRAVELING” 16:00 – 17:20 "Active Learning: Activities to Foster Student Engagement and Critical Thinking“ Presenter: Peter Frank, USA 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Guest speaker: B. Pura, PCV “Music in our Life” Webinar series 13 15:00 Writing Effective Alternative Assessments and Rubrics Presenter: Dawn Bikowski May 1st 16:00 – 17:20 Presenter: TBA later “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.” ― Mark Twain www.etrc.md // www.etrc.md@gmail.com // 50-88-16 Easter Vacation Easter Vacation
  • 10. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 28 April 29 30 1 May 2 3/4 5 6 7 8 9 10/11 12 13 14 15 16 17/18 19 20 21 22 23 24/25 26 27 28 29 30 31/1 June may 2 3 4 5 6 7/8 2014 Thursday Events 15:20 – 16:20 Progress of democratic education in Moldovan schools and current school reform efforts Presenter: Rick Breault, Fulbright, USA 16:00 – 17:20 Presenter:Veronica Diaconu, Ialoveni, Tim Schneider, PCV 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE 16:00 – 17:20 Presenter: 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Webinar series 13 15:00 Activate: Games for Learning American English Part 2 Presenters: Jennifer Hodgson & Kevin McCaughey 16:00 – 17:20 Inspiring Ideas to End a School Year Presenter: I. Pomazanovschi, ETRC / IRIM 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE 16:00 – 17:20 Teaching English sounds: challenges and achievements Presenter: Lilia Porubin, Associate prof., IRIM 14:00 – 15:00 Discussion Club FACE Webinar series 13 15:00 Easy Reading Activities to Engage Students Presenter: Serena Chu 15:30 – 16:30 Closing Ceremony Handing in Certificates of Participation in ETRC annual events Presenters: I. Pomazanovschi, L. Guzun, ETRC “Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss www.etrc.md
  • 11. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 26 May 27 28 29 30 31/1 June 2 3 4 5 6 7/8 9 10 11 12 13 14/15 16 17 18 19 20 21/22 23 24 25 26 27 28/29 30 1 July 2 3 4 5/6 june 2014 15:00 – 16:20 Lydia McKinley "Early Childhood Education - a look at the United States and the European Union" Webinar series 13 15:00 Using Comics in the EFL Classroom Presenter: James Whiting Summer School 14.00 – 14.30 Opening Ceremony Till 17:50 Summer School 14:00 – 17:20 Summer School 14:00 – 17:20 Summer School 14:00 – 17:20 Summer School 14:00 – 17:20 Webinar series 13 15:00 Reframing: The Power of Positive Language Presenter: Sally White
  • 12. MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SAT/SUN 30 June 1 July 2 3 4 5/6 7 8 9 10 11 12/13 14 15 16 17 18 19/20 21 22 23 24 25 26/27 28 29 30 31 1 August 2/3 4 5 6 7 8 9/10 july 2014 Training for university-level English teachers in Vadului-Voda