#1Book1Review: The Gingerbread Man

Title: The Gingerbread Man Retold by: Alan MacDonald (based on a traditional folk tale) Illustrator: Anja Rieger Genre: fiction (children book) Published by: Ladybird Books Ltd Price: $2.99 ISBN: 0-7214-9731-4 Children books always attract my attention. This time I’d like to review about this story book. Since its one of the most famous folk tale, … More #1Book1Review: The Gingerbread Man

Ketika Pesona Ditebarkan Lewat Lantunan Bacaan

Dunia anak ternyata menyita perhatian saya. Dalam artian bermain dan belajar bersama anak-anak. Iya, saya memang pengajar, tepatnya mengajar Bahasa Inggris. Awal mula saya mendapat kesempatan untuk terjun di dunia mengajar ini terjadi ketika saya masih duduk di bangku kuliah Jurusan Bahasa Inggris, di tahun kedua. Kala itu salah satu dosen saya membutuhkan asisten untuk … More Ketika Pesona Ditebarkan Lewat Lantunan Bacaan

#1Book1Review: Gaspard in the Hospital

Title: Gaspard in the Hospital Author: Anne Gutman Illustrator: Georg Hallensleben Genre: fiction (children book) First edition: September 2001 Published by: Alfred A. Knopf New York Price: $9.95 US ISBN: 0-375-81116-8 Again, I still want to review about this Gaspard and Lisa book series. Since the books have become my students’ favorite ones, I really … More #1Book1Review: Gaspard in the Hospital

#1Book1Review: Gaspard and Lisa’s Rainy Day

Title: Gaspard and Lisa’s Rainy Day Authors: Anne Gutman & Georg Hallensleben Genre: fiction (for children) ISBN: 0-375-82252-6 This book has been my students’ choice. Its simple story with its simple words plus lovely illustrations have hypnotized them to read more. This book really helps me in encouraging and practising my students’ reading skill. So, … More #1Book1Review: Gaspard and Lisa’s Rainy Day

[Meet Miss Frida] Introducing Fun English

Image courtesy of stockimages at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The students were carrying their backpacks when they entered the classroom in that fine afternoon. They looked fresh (after having their showers, of course) but seemed to be timid and quiet. Well, there’s always the first time for everything, kiddos! 😄 So, I put the best grin on my … More [Meet Miss Frida] Introducing Fun English

Ayo Tumbuhkan Minat Baca pada Anak

Aktifitas apa yang paling menarik minat anak? Di manakah anak-anak sering meluangkan waktunya? Apakah Anda sebagai orangtua masih menyempatkan diri untuk berinteraksi dengan anak-anak? Iya, Anda. Masih sempat? Interaksi secara langsung lho, ya. Bukan via gadget maupun media apapun. Berdasarkan pengalaman dan pengamatan saya terhadap anak-anak di lingkungan sekitar, murid-murid saya dan anak-anak saya sendiri, … More Ayo Tumbuhkan Minat Baca pada Anak