Neuroscience of Learning 4 – What a week!

Hello, folks! Hope you're all doing well and getting ready to start another great semester. I can tell you that I am! I apologize for not writing anything earlier this week, but I think I have the perfect excuse. I've been teaching and learning about neuroscience, psychology, and education. Here's what I did: -Went to … Continue reading Neuroscience of Learning 4 – What a week!

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The Origin of Mr. Trunk, my travel buddy – and a stuffed elephant

It was a hot afternoon - like 300 other in a typical Goiânia year - a little over a year ago and I had just finished a frustrating lesson with my CEFR-B2 group. Nothing had worked as intended that day. I wasn't particularly motivated, my students were even less and misbehavior and distractions took over. … Continue reading The Origin of Mr. Trunk, my travel buddy – and a stuffed elephant

Uncertain Future, Critical Thinking and an Endless Journey to Curiosity – A student’s perspective

Hi! My name is Júlia Mota, André's student at CCBEU, and I'm going to talk about the future. My teacher always shows us TED speeches, texts and different videos talking about people who changed their lifestyle, had an amazing idea, innovated or invented something. It's made me think a lot about what am I going … Continue reading Uncertain Future, Critical Thinking and an Endless Journey to Curiosity – A student’s perspective

Braz-Tesol SIG Symposium – Day 2

The second day of Braz-Tesol SIG Symposium was phenomenal. It started with the interesting plenary of Marcelo Barros about school management. Marcelo is in the Leadership and Management (LAM) SIG and he talked about our economic system, how it affects the market, the fact that China is what resembles the most what we have, except … Continue reading Braz-Tesol SIG Symposium – Day 2

Braz-Tesol SIG Symposium – Together we are stronger

Two days of learning and connecting with fantastic people. That's what the Special Interest Group (SIG) Symposium is all about. At the beautiful Instituto Singularidades venue, in the vibrant neighborhood Pinheiros, this event has brought together great names of the ELT world to share their knowledge within each of the 10 Braz-Tesol SIGs. So, this … Continue reading Braz-Tesol SIG Symposium – Together we are stronger

Manifesto à Educação de Qualidade – Escrita Científica

Compartilhem esse post ou baixem o documento word e divulguem Manifesto à Educação Prezados professores(as), orientadores(as) e alunos(as), É com muito pesar que escrevo neste texto duas constatações de organismos internacionais: a primeira diz respeito à capacidade dos alunos nas habilidades de leitura, ciências e matemática. O Brasil ocupa o 59ª em leitura, 63ª em ciências … Continue reading Manifesto à Educação de Qualidade – Escrita Científica