The use of data in education provides knowledge about the reality of teaching and allows planning actions

Students performance and presence in class are some of the information that can be collected; crossing and monitoring indicators and setting goals are essential in the process

Scope & Sequence: final years of Elementary School – English language

The Scope & Sequence describes and organizes the learning objectives, skills and knowledge to be addressed in the final years of Elementary School and in High School, as indicated by the Common National Curricular Base (BNCC), demonstrating equivalences with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) descriptors. It also presents a suggestion for a logical sequence and progression development within the same year, in the case of the final years of Elementary School, and within the [...]

The world needs all kinds of minds

Temple Grandin, diagnosed with autism as a child, talks at this TED conference about how her mind works — sharing her ability to “think in pictures”, which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, […]

Rio Global Child Programme

Interview with Gláucia Morais, an English teacher from the municipal network of Rio de Janeiro who works in bilingual schools of the Rio Global Child Programme since the first experimental units were implemented in 2013. She tells her experiences along this path, as the project became a public policy and what are the impacts on the lives of the students served, who live in conflicted areas of the capital of Rio.

BNCC Version 3: Six aspects for revision

This publication, produced in accordance with an invitation by the National Education Council (CNE) and aimed at shedding light at future policy making initiatives and the practice of educators in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT), has been prepared by the British Council and offers a critical analysis of Version 3 of the Common […]

Exploratory practice and the creation of a pleasent environment for english teaching: Stories, laughs, reflections and learnings

Here I present some considerations about a research that I developed in a project called: “About professor and researcher: the role of affection in the two-way professors experiences narratives”. Thus, I expose my reflections about the influence that the affection seems to engage in the English language acquisition process, as well as the relationships that […]

Renaming english and educating teachers of a global Language

The recent literature on the English language has been unanimous in discussing its uniqueness in contemporary life and highlighting its relations with mobility, virtual communication and economic processes. The naming of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) invites several questions about traditional concepts of linguistics and the teaching of English as a foreign language. In […]

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