Conhecer a deus atraves da filosofia

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Many people can go their whole lives without finding their true passion. I, however, found mine when I was only 18. At that very early age I experienced for the first time the joy of teaching aforeign language, and it has been my most entrenched passion ever since. Teaching allows me to make a difference in someone’s life and I have embraced this privilege by dedicating my life to the teachingand research of language acquisition and pedagogy. My specific goals as a language teacher are to foster the students’ awareness of their own and others’ language and culture and help them gaincommunicative competence in a second language. My general goals are to instill the passion and desire to become life-long and independent learners, assist in the acquisition of new learning and study skills,enable the development of problem-solving and critical-thinking skills, and help students gain self-confidence by, for example, reaching objectives beyond what they considered possible. To reach myteaching goals, I have several principles that guide the pedagogical choices I make for the classroom.
The overarching principle of my teaching philosophy is that a good teacher is constantlysearching for effective teaching practices conducive to successful learning. Language teaching and learning are complex phenomena for which there is no ‘one size fits all’ recipe. Thus, effective teachinginvolves flexibility, resourcefulness, creativity, and continuous reflection. It also requires the incorporation of new research findings from one’s own and other scholars’ second language studies.Combining insights from practice and research with the flexibility to adapt to each learning situation allows me to meet the diverse needs and learning styles of the students. In my classroom, for example,I started including online synchronous and asynchronous activities in response to research that has shown it to be an engaging, reflection-provoking tool that facilitates collaboration and...