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Lidija Kralj's profile picture

Teacher of mathematics and informatics in OŠ Veliki Bukovec, Croatia
Member of National council for education, Expert in Workgroup for curriculum development
Editor in chief of "Pogled kroz prozor" & ucitelji.hr
eTwinning ambassador

Project leader ENABLE
Project leader petzanet.HR
Author of Mathematics and Computer Science textbooks

Social media accounts

Digitalni tragovi RSS

Kakve tragove ostavljate u virtualnom svijetu?

  1. ENABLE–vršnjačka potpora

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  2. Pet za net

    Published on 1612514002
  3. DA pohvalama, NE govoru mržnje

    Published on 1611303280
  4. Roditelji i virtualni svijet

    Published on 1611126633
  5. Razvijanje otpornosti u virtualnom svijetu

    Published on 1610906102
  6. Pet godina Dabra u Hrvatskoj

    Published on 1605968739
  7. Obrazovanje nije otok sam za sebe

    Published on 1446450042
  8. Hrvatska djeca su digitalno nepismena

    Published on 1444375026
  9. Zajedno za sigurnost djece na internetu

    Published on 1443943434
  10. Prevencija, reakcija i zdrav razum

    Published on 1435411058
Last updated on 29 January 2023, 16:01

Lidijin kutak -blog RSS

O svemušto bi moglo zanimati obrazovne stručnjake

  1. Poticanje kreativnosti i inovativnosti primjerenim odabirom zadataka

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  2. Odvažnost i hrabrost u obrazovanju

    Published on 1430842715
  3. Yammer in education–part 4–Settling down

    Published on 1426352887
  4. Yammer as presentation tool

    Published on 1425142404
  5. Yammer as digital gallery

    Published on 1423996465
  6. Yammer in education, part 1

    Published on 1423385323
  7. Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert

    Published on 1415455654
  8. Projekt ili ne–pitanje je sad

    Published on 1406018193
  9. Windows 8 aplikacije za učenje matematike

    Published on 1398931937
  10. Još uvijek znam programirati

    Published on 1397406482
Last updated on 29 January 2023, 16:02

Pogled kroz prozor RSS

Digitalničasopis za obrazovne stručnjake

  1. Novogodišnji Pogled

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  2. Reciklirana odjeća i modni dodaci

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  3. Poremećaji pažnje i hiperaktivnost

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  4. ITM adolescenata, prehrana i sport

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  5. Ekološki tehničari posadili su drvo

    Published on 1672524366
  6. Međugeneracijsko druženje

    Published on 1672524271
  7. Razredni projekt: Kako je bilo nekada

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  8. Vježbe prije opismenjavanja

    Published on 1672523958
  9. IN EDU Online Hackathon/Student Camp

    Published on 1672523855
  10. Izazovčitanja lektire iz užitka

    Published on 1672523742
  11. Uredne bilješke u bilježnicama

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  12. Zaštitimo našplanet

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Last updated on 29 January 2023, 16:02

Articles in Pogled

Posted on 10 December 2009, 3:43
Last updated 10 December 2009, 4:00

Here you can read some of my articles published in digital magazine Pogled kroz prozor. Their titles are links to original article in Croatian.

Enter

Posted on 19 December 2008, 3:45
Last updated 26 April 2012, 8:27

About ten years ago started my writing career. Never before I didn’t try to write articles for newspaper but with strong help from editor, kind advices and motivating atmosphere my first articles for students and teachers become visible.
After all, it seems that I had writing talent hidden behind my math skills and now I’m proud author of lots of articles, textbooks and even editor of digital magazine.
Some of articles I wrote for magazine “Enter” you can find here:

And more of them on Enter's site www.enter.bug.hr

Orchids

Posted on 19 December 2008, 3:10
Last updated 19 December 2008, 3:55

Few years ago, I start collecting orchids. Back than orchid was rare in shops in Croatia and quite expensive. Now, they are much easier for buying. I still have about 10 orchids in living room, some of them smuggled from Holland :-). Unfortunately, I haven't got enough time to "talk" to them and care about them properly. Maybe that should be one of my promises for next year - find more time for flowers.

You can see some of my orchids on this pages, along with advices how to grow them.

 

Interviews

Posted on 08 April 2011, 9:39
Last updated 14 May 2016, 7:30

Matematički razgovori 2015.

Hrvatska uživo, svibanj 2015.

Predstavljanje eTwinninga na konferenciji u Beogradu

Presentation of project development schoool curriculum "Children's safety on the Internet" 2014.

Učenici izradili digitalni udžbenik o postocima, 2013.


Razgovor s Lidijom Kralj, e-Hrvatska 77 - 13. ožujak 2011.

Safer Internet - Croatian activities

Posted on 16 February 2014, 4:14
Tags: sid2014

Suradnici u učenju (Ucitelji.hr) is a teacher association dedicated to creating a positive and supportive environment in which education professionals can share their experience, get quality and current information, be innovative and creative and continue their professional development.

We promote a proper and purposeful use of educational technology in all areas of education, lifelong learning of teachers and teaching and learning about responsible, appropriate and safe use of internet.

We connect different partners in order to synchronize activities and create synergy among institutions, associations and firms who work on safer internet for children and youth.

Center for Missing and Exploited Children together with partners from Bosnia and Hercegovina organize web quiz for children on 11th February http://www.boljiinternet.com/

The Ombudsman for Children organzes special session in the Croatian National Parliament dedicated to Chlidrens' media literacy and safer internet on 10th February.

Five schools who are working on EU project petzanet.HR creating school curriculum "Safer internet for children" will have special activities on 11th february in order to raise awareness and connect with local comunities. New curriculum will be published on the same day.

Primary school Veliki Bukovec organizes interactive round table on which children will help adults and parents to recognize potential of internet in education.

Primary school "Mato Lovrak", Nova Gradiška will have exibition of students craftwork dedicated to safer and better internet.

Primary school Popovača, will have workshops for students, parents and local community. Children and parents will be creating posters and policies about safer and better use of technology.

Primary school Gripe, will have press conference to show project results so far.

Primary school "Mladost", Osijek will have ceremony of signing acceptable use policy by students, parents and teachers.

For the fifth year in a row, the Croatian teachers association Partners in Learning has launched the national campaign „Safer internet For Kids and Youth“ to promote safer and more responsible use of the internet.  Teachers articles and students mulitmedia works from previous years can be found on the website ucitelji.hr and in digital magazine Pogled kroz prozor (A View Through the Window).

Activities for students include the creation of different multimedia files (animations, video files, games etc.) which will not only highlight possible internet dangers but also give advice on how to avoid them. Student work will be showcased on the ucitelji.hr website and prizes for the best projects will be awarded.

Teachers and teaching assistants will participate in the event by organizing seminars, workshops and other types of activities that will engage their students. Teachers will share best practice examples, exchange ideas and give advice and information on online safety issues. They will write about their experiences for the teacher e-magazine Pogled kroz prozor. 

Parents and adults in general will be able to attend online webinars and seminars which will be organized in primary and secondary schools all over Croatia. The seminars and the webinars will promote effective, responsible and safe use of the internet. Special emphasis will be placed on the exchange of practical ideas, first-hand experience and useful advice to provide guidance for parents and children in the world of new technologies.

All the details about the activities and events, the exhibition of student and teacher work, timetables and deadlines can be found on the ucitelji.hr Safer internet webpage

The Center for Safer Internet was presented on CARNet CUC conference in Zagreb on 20 to 22. 11. 2013. The first day of the conference, CARNet, in collaboration with other partners presented the aims and activities. Audience were students of XV. gymnasium Zagreb, their parents, principal Mr. Josip Harcet, teachers and other conference participants. After the partners presented the Center, students were asking questions to better inform. Partners were responding to questions.
The second day of the conference was held workshops in the form of a debate that CARNet organized in collaboration with teachers and students of XV. gymnasium Zagreb. Name of the debate was, "It is necessary to increase the safety of minors on the Internet".
The third day of the workshop held at the Primary School Vrbani Zagreb in collaboration with the principal and teacher Magdalena Babic. Children 6th Grades were made comics on the topic of child safety on the Internet.

The following links are recording debate, photos and comics:

 

 "NO Hate Speech on Internet" is a Croatian national campaign which implementation is coordinated by the Ministry of Social Policy and Youth, in cooperation with the National Committee.

 

In order to ensure publicity of campaign’s activities, many popular Croatian media presenters, actors and athletes are engaged as campaign’s ambassador (Iva Šulentić) and promoters (Goran Bogdan , Amar Bukvić, Leona Paraminski , Daniela Trbović, Ivana Nanut, Tomislav Jelinčić and Ice Hockey Club Medveščak Zagreb).

 

Furthermore, in order to encourage young people to get actively involved in spreading campaign’s values and messages, a number of online and offline features and activities are prepared, such as campaigns website, campaigns Facebook profile and official video.  Also, Ministry continuously disseminates promotional materials (T-shirts and badges) and provides financial support for NGO’s projects linked with the campaign. More activities, regarding schools and students, are planned in the future.

 

As part of a Croatian national campaign “NO Hate Speech on Internet”, on the occasion of Safer Internet Day, several activities will be undertaken:
- celebration of the Safer Internet Day will be announced on campaign Facebook and website,

- the logo of the campaign will be set as profile picture on Croatian Government Facebook profile,

- there will be a shortquiz on campaign Facebook profile and first few correct answers will be rewarded with campaign t-shirts and badges,

- Campaign’s fans and followers will be invited to change their profile picture, replace it with campaign logo and give answer to the question "Why I dislike hatred ?".

Join us and do make a step towards a better & safer internet for children!


Resources from previous years are available here:

Pogled kroz prozor

Posted on 19 December 2008, 10:40
Last updated 26 April 2012, 8:26

The project I am currently involved with is establishing the community for all members of educational context. The main goal is to create a place where teachers can find news, materials and make professional relationship with each other.
We have three elements for the community:

  • The Portal "Suradnici u učenju" (Partners in learning) as the centre and starting point of all activities, with instructions, news, educational materials and repository for digital magazine and webinars.
  • A Digital magazine as a place where teachers can publish their articles.
  • Webinars as online seminars which members can attend in real time or watch the recorded material later.

Pogled kroz prozor (A View through the window) is published monthly on the web with newsletter to members, and I'm the editor in chief. Pogled contains articles about: How to start a project, Up to date strategies to teach children with special needs, Innovative teacher forum, How to use Photosynth in class, How to make a school calendar, How to organize and prepare for the school start,Reports from conferences in Croatia nad abroad,, How to be active attendee of webinars, Cybersafety for kids and other interesting themes.
You can read all articles in Pogled kroz prozor in RSS feed on the left side.

Webinars - online seminars about different topics with Croatian and International lecturers and audience.

Logo

Posted on 19 December 2008, 5:54
Last updated 10 December 2009, 2:45

logo.jpgDuring 2007 Gordana Sokol and I created online educational materials (course) for learning programming in programming language Logo. Those materials contain themes from school curriculum of Informatics for grades 5 and 6.
Programming language Logo is chosen for its simplicity for use and pertinence for children.

The course is awarded with Comenius EduMedia Seal 2008.
Course is available on "Nikola Tesla" Croatian national portal for distance learning and Moodle. You can view webct version on webct.os.carnet.hr, use username and password gost3.

Petice

Posted on 19 December 2008, 4:03
Last updated 19 December 2008, 5:33

In school I teach math and I use textbooks I wrote. Textbooks are for grades 5. – 8. and all are named “Petica”. Petica (five) is highest mark in our primary school education, and children like that name. I wrote Petica 5, 6, 7 and 8 with Dubravka Glasnović Gracin, Minja Stepić, Zlata Ćurković and Sonja Banić.
We enjoyed working in a team while we are creating those textbooks. Petica has multimedial part –a CD with presentations, flash animations and lots of interactive practices for students.

One part of Petica 6 (Linear equations) is published online on those pages. You can read examples, exercises and solve tasks online.

Your Entire Resumé

Cover letter

I have been working as a teacher in Primary and Secondary school for more than 24 years, I enjoy teaching and having fun with VLEs. I have been Teacher advisor since 2001. I am a member of Croatian National council for education since 2013.

I have worked on few online and multimedia projects for learning mathematics and ICT: IdiMaSu, School Project Tasks, Petica, Logo - online learning of programming.

I'm a PhD student on "Informatics in Education" on Faculty of Education in Zagreb.

From 2008. I work as editor in chief of digital magazine "Pogled kroz prozor" and teachers portal ucitelji.hr

I'm project manager for "Internet Safety for kids" and petzanet.HR project and eTwinning ambassador in Croatia.

 

 

Interests

learning in virtual 3D worlds, virtual/personal learning environment for pupils
Current research: How pupils aged 10 -12 accept and manage E-learning.

Contact information

Town Veliki Bukovec
Country Croatia

Employment history

Project leader petzanet.HR at OŠ Veliki Bukovec

2013

Member of National Council for Education at Croatian Parliament, Ministry of Education

2012

Editor of Informatics at Profil

2012

eTwinning Ambassador at eTwinning AMPEU

2010 - present

Project manager "Safer internet for kids" at ucitelji.hr

2009 - present

Editor in chief for portal ucitelji.hr at PIL

2008 - present

Editor in chief for "Pogled kroz prozor" at PIL

2008 - present

Teacher leader for mathematics at AZOO

2005 - present

Teacher leader for informatics at AZOO

2005 - 2010

Teacher of mathematics and informatics at OŠ Veliki Bukovec

1991 - present

Teacher of mathematics at OŠ Sveti Ivan Zelina

1990 - 1991

Education history

Microsoft Inovative Educator Expert (Certificate) at Microsoft

1. 11. 2014

eTwinning ambassador certificate at European Schoolnet

March 2013 - November 2013

Pestalozzi training RESPECT at Council of Europe

October 2013 - November 2014

SMILE certificate at European Schoolnet

September 2012 - March 2013

ICT-EDU Module 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - regional leader at CARNet

2011 - 2014

eTwinning Ambassadors (Certificate) at British Council, eTwinning

22. 10. 2010 - 24. 10. 2010

2010

European Funded Projects to develop educational activities within schools and in the local community where schools are located

Introduction to Peer Coaching (Certificate) at PugetSound Center

20. 2. 2010 - 24. 2. 2010

2009

eJUMP 2.0- Implementing e-Learning 2.0 in everyday learning processes in higher and vocational education, CEENet

E-learning manager (certificate) at CARNet, E-learning Academy, Zagreb

2006

ECDL diploma (diploma) at King ICT

2005

Improvement of Science and Mathematics Teaching Quality (certificate) at Tempus

2005

Training the trainers (certificate) at CARNet

2003

Teacher of mathematics and informatics (university diploma) at PMF, University of Zagreb

1992

Certifications, accreditations and awards

2008

For e-learning course "Logo - online učenje programiranja" http://www.gpi-online.de/front_content.php

Books and publications

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