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
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!
I attended for the very first time the amazing InnovateELT conference in Barcelona. I was honored to speak for 30 minutes about the Mind, Brain, and Education science to a … Continue reading Inovació, si us plau!
Take a few seconds to think about your daily routine at work. If you’re a teacher, you probably go to your school, get into the teachers’ room where you might … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Flip Your English Classroom
It seems that the word of the day in education conferences is the overly repeated term NEUROMYTH. I’m not saying that’s a bad thing at all. As a matter of … Continue reading Neuromyths and potential classroom implications: Part 1 – Not a recipe for success, merely a framework for reflection
The first time I heard about Brené Brown was probably around 2 years ago back in Brazil. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m a big TED Talks fan and have literally … Continue reading Brené Brown, vulnerability and courage: why we should step out of our comfort zone and be seen
Hello, everyone! I’m excited to write my second blog post of the year and I hope you make good use of it. This will be the first part of a … Continue reading Part 1. Engage your Student
This last Saturday I attended the BRAZ-TESOL Goiânia/Brasília Joint Event. It was held at the school I work for, CCBEU-GO, in the lovely Jd. América neighborhood in Goiânia. It was … Continue reading My account of BRAZ-TESOL Goiânia/Brasília Joint Event
First of all, I’d like to thank each and every single person who has ever read my blog and helped me spread some insights out there. I truly wish you … Continue reading New Year and Growth Mindset: Not as Easy as we Think
Alberto Costa, a professional I admire, once wrote a comment about my blog entry describing the Braz-Tesol SIG Symposium. He said that I “had a way with words”. I was … Continue reading BrELT on the Road in Rio – Part I
I begin this text with a wonderful sense of professional achievement. After struggling with decisions about which path to take in my career for a while (and which career to … Continue reading The 6 principles of Mind, Brain, & Education and what happened at the MBE SIG launch
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 … Continue reading Braz-Tesol SIG Symposium – Day 2