Wow! That’s the only word we can utter after seeing how *massive* #rovingBrELT was during the 15th Braz-TESOL International Conference, a testament to how the conference was fascinating and full of learning opportunities. If you would like to go over the posts but couldn’t keep up with the frantic pace, here are the links, separated by event that prompted the buzz. Join the discussion!
P.S.: Can’t find your roving post here? Please send us the link so we can add it to the list.
THE EVENT IN GENERAL
PRE-CONFERENCE INSTITUTES (PCIs)
PLENARIES & OTHER MAIN AUDITORIUM EVENTS
Denise Abreu e Lima – Languages without Borders: building a foreign language policy towards internationalization
Yilin Sun – Co-constructing English teaching and learning through glocalization
Chris Lima – Shakespeare lives in the English language
Gustavo Gonzalez – Opening the door of the 21st century classroom
Paul Seligson – A personal view of ELT past, present and future
Ben Goldstein – Learner labels: What are they for?
Lewis Lansford – Accent culture communication: What are the targets for global learners?
Marcello Marcelino – Bilingualism and L2 acquisition
Robert Campbell – Life skills
Jeremy Harmer – The grammar catchers helping students get language for rea
Jeremy Harmer’s Live Performance –Shakespeare Shakespeare Songs set to music
TALKS & WORKSHOPS
BrELT/TD SIG Panel – Teacher Development in Brazil: challenges and achievements
Jose Antonio da Silva & Ana Cristina Gerin – Flipping and changing the participatory culture
Claudia Marcela Miranda – Fluency x self confidence
Karin Heuert Galvão – How social media can help our students learn more effectively & “Obvious” behaviors for teachers – etiquette or common sense?
Jeff Stranks – Working with teenagers self-esteem
Bruna Caltabiano – Embedding quality deep in the school’s culture: passion or threat?
Natália Guerreiro – Rethinking ESP with English for air traffic control in Brazil
Paul Seligson – 37 years pedagogical bugbears
Daniel Shiro – Beyond good enough: a challenge for teachers and learners
Joacyr Oliveira – Building corpus-based esp lessons – easier than you think!
Maria Helena Meyer – Learner-centered assessment: co-creating scoring rubrics
Marcus Murilo Lacerda & Ana Albi-Netto- Everyone makes misteaks! Pronunciation trouble spots for nonnative teachers
Maria do Carmo Bazante – Using dogme to give very young learners a voice
Roberta Freitas – Google tools 101
Carlos Gontow – Bringing grammar to life
Ricardo Mucciolo – Promoting effective speaking in the classroom
Maria Manuella De La Fuente Sablich – Thinking hats and other garments to develop critical literacy
Marcela Cintra – Now panic and teach! Surviving lesson observations
Daphne Walder – Technology in the ELT:What have we learned so far?
Eduardo de Freitas – Roll the dice! The use of board games in class
Gladys Garcia – Critical thinking as a skill: helping students develop it
Lesley Speer & Jose Lara – Book club cafe: promoting a culture of extensive reading
Taíza Nunes Buono Lombardi & Renata Gardiano – Teacher growth: developing skills to teach efl to senior students https://www.facebook.com/groups/brelt/permalink/1070335459708267/
Peter Leamy – It all makes sense: a logical approach to elt & Write right in exams
Ron Martinez & Candy Palma – English as a medium of instruction: a critical overview
Valeria Almeida – Creating activities for short-term courses
Akemi Iwasa & Raquel Dantas – A journey through yourselfie: implementing a continuing professional development programme
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Jeremy Harmer – How students get language from a coursebook
Vinicius Silva – Maximizing speaking opportunities and collaborative learning using mobile technology
Virginia Galvão – Life skills for children: making the most out of it
Christina Lorimer – Increasing motivation and reducing anxiety in the studentcentered classroom
Miguel Fernandez – Guidelines for the development of good quality language test items
Ken Wilson – Is anybody listening & Only connect – seven strategies for ensuring teacher-student communication
Bruno Albuquerque – Creative tasks for creative classes
Higor Cavalcante – Can we talk about our English?
Ilá Coimbra – Authentic material: preparing classroom activities
Rubens Heredia – Too much too soon: using authentic materials before advanced levels
Dave Allan – Assessing listening skills better
Louise Potter – Going beyond the book: incorporating skills of the 21s century!
Ben Goldstein – The personalisation problem
Aryanne de Morais Junqueira & Jenyffer Alfonso – Teaching Aviation English to Brazilian ATCOs
Luiz Otávio Barros – Helping students understand – really understand – fast speech
Ricardo Barros – Becoming a Celta tutor: the whys and hows
DJ Keiser – Learning English through a screen: teleconference-assisted language learning
Roseli Serra – Bilingualism: early bilingual education for BrazilianPortuguese children
James Taylor – IntrovELT – are we neglecting our introverted learners?
Cecilia Lemos – Feedback: know how to give it, learn to take it!
Jane Godwin Coury – Oops! I dropped the lemon tart!
Samara Camilo – Assessment always pays off
Gustavo Gonzalez – Critical creative strategies to make our teaching memorable
Elton Medeiros & Isadora Bernardes – Giving voice to the voiceless LGBT students
Claudio Azevêdo & Ana Scandiuzzi – Teaching children with movie segments
Hulgo Freitas – Technology used for preparatory courses: think outside the box
John Evar Strid – The myth of the critical period hypothesis https://www.facebook.com/groups/brelt/permalink/1071184642956682/
Ricardo Barros – Teaching pronunciation with tv series
Thiago Veigga – The teacher trainer within: reflections on becoming a trainer
Daniele Vecchiotti – The greatest writers can be great teachers of English too!