Hello Viviane! How are you doing today?
Hello!! I am very good, thank you!
Tell us about your teaching background!
My teaching background is very international. I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where my teaching career began. I have taught in Brazil, United States, and Portugal. I have always taught Elementary School and I have taught both Common Core and IB (International Baccaureleate) curriculum.
What inspired you to become a teacher?
I was inspired by my third-grade teacher who was very supportive and who made me fall in love with the profession.
What would you say your teaching strategy/ philosophy would be?
I teach my students for the future. I want to see them prepared for the unknown. Being open-minded is something that I would like to see all my students become.
What would you say are the top three qualities someone should have as a teacher?
open-mindedness, flexibility, and empathy
What do you hope to see in the change as education evolves?
I hope to see more diversity in the classroom and more personalized learning based on the students’ needs
Thank you for your time!
Thanks for having me.
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