Coming back from the Polyglot Gathering in Bratislava
I want to make true language learning accessible to everybody, that realisation I made in Bratislava. Sabi and I went to the conference, where people who speak 5+ languages meet. These people are called Polyglots. Language learning is more than memorising words. Of course learning words is something everyone has to go through, and so […]
All I wanted was a faster way of creating new flashcards
All I wanted when I started this project was a fast and reliable way to create new flashcards. Already in high school, I hated practicing vocabulary but knew it was the only way. And I’m happy I still know the majority of vocabulary from my 4 years of French. Back then, I found this tool […]
Bringing people together
“The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves.” This quote from book “Pedagogy of the Oppressed” by Paolo Freire. My favourite […]
Social Business, what does that mean?
Many years ago in High School in Vienna, before I moved to begin my studies in Amsterdam, we were introduced to the thoughts of Muhammad Yunus and his Grameen Bank. Recently, I started reading some excerpts from his work and can strongly identify with his ideals. The quote that currently catches my interest is: “I’m encouraging […]