PROGRAMME 18 NOVEMBER

09:30

Registration

10:00

Marifé Boix García, Vicepresident, Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany

10:05

Technology and education
Keynote

A global presentation on the latest and upcoming trends in education, interactive learning and teaching content. What can Brazil learn from the rest of the world?

Pablo Arrieta, Designer / Educador, Colombia

10:50

Gamification – The revolution of teaching-learning 
Keynote

Did you ever think about all you have learnt playing videogames? From world maps to chemistry problems, basic physical concepts and driving. Digital tools have the immense power of letting us experiencing other realities, virtual though, and can thus contribute to extend our cultural and specific knowledge. Discover how they can improvide our cognitive abilities. With the wave of technological evolution, schools are experiencing a transformation and games and technology have become an important tool for learning an teaching, providing new motivation on learnt materials and integration between teachers and students.

Jorge Proença, Singol Games Educacionais, Brazil

11:30

Break

11:50

Education and online world
Keynote

Social media is operated everyday by students. If you have a cell phone, you have access. Teenagers are the first acquiring this knowledge and thus experiencing. But how to deal with this in the classroom and use technology and information for educational purposes?

Carla Viana Coscarelli, Teacher, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

12:15

Do social media and games have a room in education?
Panel

Education, technology and research professionals will discuss on the use of technology and social media in education. Can they be used in the classroom? And at home? How should parents deal with the “digital invasion” brought by their children? Pros and contras, opportunities and needs… And the essential role of teachers in this new world in continuous change.

Carla Viana Coscarelli, Teacher, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Jorge Proença, Singol Games Educacionais, Brazil

Moderator: Sergio Pavarini, Journalist, Brazil

11:50

Literature and education
Keynote

Best literature can stimulate children´s mind as much as a teacher. But how to know which is the best literature? Values, teachings and a huge learning potential can be found in a book. Walcyr Carrasco, one of the greatest Brazilian writers will tell about his experiences when writing for children, the challenges and rewards and the milestones in the process of creating an inspiriting and captivating story for children.

Walcyr Carrasco, Author, Brazil

13:30

Closing