Reading tips

• Teacher education

Guia para o ensino de língua estrangeira – Louise Emma Potter
Indicado tanto para professores de língua estrangeira no início de carreira tanto para aqueles que procuram uma renovação em sua prática, este livro aborda desde os aspectos mais teóricos do ensino às questões mais práticas do dia a dia da sala de aula.






Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding learning – Pauline Gibbons - Heinemann
With clear directions and classroom-tested strategies for supporting students’ academic progress. Gibbons shows how the teaching of the language can be integrated with teaching of content.






Extensive reading – into the classroom series – Oxford.
Extensive reading is the ideal companion for teachers who would like to add the substantial benefits of extensive reading into their language programmes.







Project Based Learning applies to the Language classroom – Louise Emma Potter and Juliana Tavares – Self Publishing
This book is about teaching English as a second or foreign language using Project-Based Learning (PBL). We approach this combination because many people seem to think about implementing PBL in their language classes and ask questions about how to do it, but feel that there aren’t enough materials based on this methodology.




Leaders of their own learning – Ron Berger ,Leah Rugen and Libby Woodein
From EL Education comes a proven approach to student assessment Leaders of Their Own Learning offers a new way of thinking about assessment based on the celebrated work of EL Education schools across the country. Student-Engaged Assessment is not a single practice but an approach to teaching and learning that equips and compels students to understand goals for their learning and growth, track their progress toward those goals, and take responsibility for reaching them.



Educating Second Language teachers – Donald Freeman – Oxford.
Donald Freeman examines how core ideas and practices in educating second language teachers relate to and differ from teacher education in other content areas. He weaves together research in general and second language teacher education with accounts of experience and practice to examine how background knowledge is defined in language teaching.




An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students - Ron Berger
Drawing from his own remarkable experience as a veteran classroom teacher (still in the classroom), Ron Berger gives us a vision of educational reform that transcends standards, curriculum, and instructional strategies. He argues for a paradigm shift - a schoolwide embrace of an "ethic of excellence."





Learner-Centered Innovation: Spark Curiosity, Ignite Passion and Unleash Genius - Dr. Katie Martin
What if education could be better--for students and for educators? Our changing world demands creative thinkers and collaborative problem solvers, but too often, schools stifle growth and discovery in favor of getting through the curriculum or preparing for "the test." Learning opportunities and teaching methods must evolve to match the ever-changing needs of today's learners. When we tell learners to complete an assignment, we get compliance. When we empower learners to explore and learn how to make an impact on the world, we inspire problem solvers and innovators.


Bilingual Education in the 21st Century : A Global Perspective by Ofelia García
Bilingual Education in the 21st Century examines languages and bilingualism as individual and societal phenomena, presents program types, variables, and policies in bilingual education, and concludes by looking at practices, especially pedagogies and assessments. This thought-provoking work is an ideal textbook for future teachers as well as providing a fresh view of the subject for school administrators and policy makers. This work provides an overview of bilingual education theories and practices throughout the world. It extends traditional conceptions of bilingualism and bilingual education to include global and local concerns in the 21st century.


Making Thinking Visible.: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners. - Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church ,Karin Morrison.
A proven program for enhancing students' thinking and comprehension abilities. Visible Thinking is a research-based approach to teaching thinking, begun at Harvard's Project Zero, that develops students' thinking dispositions, while at the same time deepening their understanding of the topics they study. Rather than a set of fixed lessons, Visible Thinking is a varied collection of practices, including thinking routines small sets of questions or a short sequence of steps as well as the documentation of student thinking.




• Supplementary material

Atividades de vídeo para o ensino de inglês – Louise Potter e Ligia Lederman
Idealizado e concebido para professores de língua inglesa que buscam atividades dinâmicas, práticas e atuais. Contempla diversos gêneros do cinema em atividades que podem durar uma aula ou apenas parte dela, abordando vocabulário, gramática e aspectos críticos dos trechos selecionados. Além de trazer os modelos fotocopiáveis das atividades, este livro conta com orientações para o professor e embasamento teórico.




Atividades com música para o ensino de inglês – Louise Potter e Ligia Lederman
Seguindo a mesma linha de Atividades de vídeo para o ensino de inglês, o segundo volume da série propõe diversas atividades com músicas, para todos os níveis e idades. O livro apresenta atividades fotocopiáveis, orientações para o professor e informações extras sobre os cantores e bandas, além das letras completas das músicas utilizadas.




Atividades com jogos para o ensino de inglês - Louise Potter e Ligia Lederman
Jogos têm sido utilizados há muito tempo na história da humanidade como forma de lazer. O objetivo desse livro é orientar os professores de Inglês a preparar e utilizar jogos em suas aulas com objetivos pedagógicos claros. Ele reúne uma seleção de jogos para todas as idades. Jogos são atividades motivadoras para os alunos na sala de aula mas é preciso saber como utilizá-los para que se tenha um resultado não somente motivacional mas também pedagógico.

O livro é dividido em quatro partes:
• Introdução – parte teórica
• Jogos com tabuleiros
• Jogos com cartas
• Jogos com dados

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