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CPD Is Also For Di-ver-si-ty

For those who have been following the Mattiello Consultoria Acadêmica, the slogan ‘saia do status quo’ (get out of the status quo) is no longer a mystery nor an unfamiliar sentence. It means leave the normality and conformism which for some English teachers this has been hard even though the scenario may give us an opposite impression at a first glance. At a first glance. Leia mais

The Traps Of EFL Classes

Nostalgia. As one gets older, it is easier to have this feeling since life experiences are such that books could be written about each moment. The first kiss, first love, a surprise birthday party, moments with parents and loved ones, travels, every person tends to be nostalgic and bring back the pleasing sentiment to compare them with current situations. Although this might seem hard to be avoided, for teachers nostalgia is a dangerous trap linked to cognitive bias, hindering the effectiveness of our classes. Leia mais