Dear all,

please find the news for this week below.

1.  Common Time Professional Development Sessions

As you know, we continue our sessions by conducting virtual meetings through Microsoft teams. You can find the details of this week’s sessions below:



Kezban Altuntas Reading Club Article: “Exploring University ESL/EFL Teachers’ Emotional Well-Being
and Emotional Regulation” by
Kyle Talbot & Sarah Mercer


Tugba Yıldırım & Meltem Yılmaz Artful Teaching Series Focus:  Working from/into texts, scenarios and scripts

Please send an e-mail to presenters by Wednesday if you would like to attend these sessions so that they can make the necessary arrangements.

2.Study Center Update

Based on the issues came up during the student meetings, Study Center starts prioritizing B2 students with grammar related problems on Thursdays.  You can share this info with your B2 level students if they need extra support regarding the grammar problems they have been experiencing.

3.Let’s Share!-Post 5

As you know, every Friday we share our favourite online tools and websites to ease each other’s job during these unprecedented days.  We shared “Post 5” last week which is on online tools for mindmapping/brainstorming.  Please don’t forget to share yours with all of us and thank you who have already contributed to our resource bank.

4. May Birthdays