Last year I had the privilege of attending an event promoted by the Federal University of Goiás (UFG) with two great references of Brazilian science: Luiz Davidovich, president of the … Continue reading The Importance of Science and Scientific Thinking in Education
André Hedlund is a Chevening Scholar from Brazil, MSc in Psychology of Education from the University of Bristol in the UK, and a pedagogical consultant for National Geographic Learning. He has been an EFL teacher for over 15 years and has worked both as an academic coordinator and a CamLa (Cambridge and Michigan Language Assessments) examiner at a Brazilian Binational Center. Currently, he is the president of an ONG called Partners of the Americas Goiás and the representative of the Brazilian TESOL's Mind, Brain, and Education Special Interest Group in the Midwest.
Article originally written for InnovateELT also published on the University of Bristol blog Ever heard anyone say that? The last time I did was from one of the most powerful … Continue reading No, we don’t just use 10% of our brain
Our brains love coincidences. We simply enjoy the feeling of puzzlement that we get when two apparently unrelated things connect in strange, inexplicable ways. Today is one of those rare … Continue reading The Power of Connections: Partners of the Americas
We’re still celebrating our profession worldwide and I thought I should give you folks a present. I thought really hard what this present could be and I came up with … Continue reading Teacher’s Month Gift: CPD through video
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Justin Reich is a Professor at MIT and director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab. He is the author…
Dear teachers, I’m writing this letter on World Teacher’s Day to congratulate you. Have you taken a moment to realize how far you’ve come this year? It’s not been easy, … Continue reading A Letter to the Teachers of the World
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. It might come as a shock to you, but despite a relatively significant improvement in terms of quality of life worldwide, suicide rates have … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence and Self-Regulation during the Pandemic
The coronavirus pandemic, with all the suffering and fear caused in the population, has been keeping kids and teens away from their schools and forcing the entire school ecosystem to … Continue reading COVID-19, Remote Teaching, and the School Ecosystem: A Delicate Relationship
Adapted from Troika and ConnectEd Blog In recent years the area of education has tried to combine some elements of cognitive sciences, such as psychology and neuroscience, with classroom practice. … Continue reading Six Science of Learning Strategies and How to Use them with Popular Online Tools
In times of public calamity, quarantine, and a good dose of fear, we start wondering about things. The sudden need to reformulate the way we work and live in society, … Continue reading 6 Things the Coronavirus lockdown made me realize
Christopher and I met because of social media and a bit of luck. One of us liked a post or wrote left one another a comment and the next thing … Continue reading 50 Zero Preparation Games: A guide by Christopher Walker you need to get right away!
The very first principle of the Mind, Brain, and Education science is: Human brains are as unique as faces Tokuhama-Espinosa, 2014 Indeed they are. Our brains have been evolving for … Continue reading Special Educational Needs – Part 1: Evolution of our Brain and Definitions