Minggu, 31 Januari 2010

PRACTICING OUR ENGLISH

          Once on Tuesday, January 26th, 2010 morning I came to SMP 1 Kajen to open the SMP ICT MGMP Meeting which supported by DBE 3 (Decentralized Basic Education) Central Java. It held a workshop about 'ICT Toolkits' which 2 facilitators from Jepara and Semarang. They have been trained by DBE - USAID(United States' Aid). I appreciated to the ICT MGMP Committee that has workd hard to hold the workshop to increase the members competences, especially in professional competence. And this is the second workshop supported by DBE3. The first one held on last November about Basic Modul of effectiveness n collaborative learning process. Hope the teachers of ICT-who most are young teachers- have good competencies in doing their jobs as professional teachers, and we know that nowadays teachers have to develop their competencies continuously.
            After I opened the workshop, I passed the room where the SMP English MGMP held their activities in 'BERMUTU (Better Education through Reformed Management and Universal Teacher Upgrading) Program'. The SMP 1 Kajen's principal whispered to me that the activities couldn't be hold effectively   , she  said that the participants came less and less. It made me coming into the room n I met about 8  teachers who were still busy working with their laptop. And we chatted in English, as Pak Aris (the committee of MGMP) reminded me  that I ever told him, wherever and whenever the English teachers meet me please speak in English. It is not only because  they can speak it but also to make me keep practicing my English.  Beside that to show that the English teachers have the speaking competence as they have to teach the speaking skill in their duty.
And I chatted with Bu Hari , she told me that she sometimes open my blog and suggested me why I don't write some topics in English. That is a good idea  I think. I promised to her to write some information or report in English. And this little report I wrote to fulfill my promise to Bu Hari. Hope she and other teachers would like to comment and give suggestions in English too.
            When I met  Pak Basuki (the head of SMP English MGMP) and told him about English activities that worried his principal he reported me that the teachers comes late, they came after my visiting there and at that time they still work to finish their proposal of CAR(Classroom Action Research). Ya ..I hope they and also all the teachers would like to use MGMP meeting as the place to develop their competencies continously..... Good luck...Hope in the end of this year there will be hundreds of CAR made by teachers of Kabupaten Pekalongan and we can send to the province or national competition of CAR or Teacher's Learning Success. We really hope it....

5 komentar:

M Mursyid PW mengatakan...

I’ve been looking forward to such kind of blog post.
I hope there’ll be more English teachers familiar with Blog so that we can share anything there in English. It seems that it’s also a good way to improve our competence.

Masruroh mengatakan...

Thank you..so tell your friends in English MGMP...while improving our competence we can share our experience ...

basuki mengatakan...

I would like to congratulate on your success in taking part toefl test though you still feel disappointed with the result.But i think your score was excellent for you are not a teacher anymore. I envy you cos as a teacher i haven't followed toefl test asfter my graduation from ikip semarang. I hope your efforts will be folllowed by many teachers to maintain and improve their english competence,once again congratulations

Harini mengatakan...

I'd like to tell you that our Bermutu activity is still go on. And Gugus 2 participants are only a few. We have the least partipants among the three of Gugus that have Bermutu activity. I'm very proud of you that you have an attention and give us motivation to keep practicing our English. Thank you so much, Bu.

Masruroh mengatakan...

@Pak Basuki : Thank you very much... I am sure your score must be better than mine if you do Toefl test..I support if You and your friend would like to hold it, to measure how well their competence are.
@Bu Harini :You are welcome, I know n believe that all English teachers who join Bermutu program will improve their competence, good luck..