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Phenomena, language awareness and problem solving

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

This course aims to prepare and educate future youth workers and educators to use project-based learning methods and instrumentos, as for example, learning through exploring. This course will access the needs of its students and youth workers, in order to evaluate and explore the basic teaching principles, with good language knowledge.

Course Content

1. Transversal Competences in the Basic Education Curriculum

2. Current themes:

  a) Local and Social Significance in Mathematics and Sciences

3. Future Skills

4. Language Awareness

5. Assessment:

  a) Self-assessment

  b) Peer Assessment and Assessment of a Large Block of Studies


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Denham, Kristin. Lobeck, Anne. Linguistics at School: Language Awareness in Primary and Secondary Education. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Finkbeiner, Claudia. Svalberg, Agneta. Awareness Matters: Language, Culture, Literacy. Routledge, 2017.

Leavitt, Lynda. Wisdom, Sherrie. Leavitt, Kelly. Cultural Awareness and Competency Development in Higher Education. IGI Global, 2017.

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Social Significance in Science and Mathematics Teaching. Commonwealth Foundation, 1973.