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Programa de Especialização Docente (PED) Brasil Part III

Programa de Especialização Docente (PED) Brasil III
Third PED Brazil Training Week
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 12:00am to Friday, March 31, 2017 - 12:00am
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
PED Brasil is a pilot teacher professional development program on Mathematics education developed by the Lemann Center at Stanford University based on the principles and practices of the Stanford Teacher Education Program (STEP). PED Brasil is supported by the Lemann Foundation.

From March 26th to March 31st Professor Martin Carnoy, Director of the Lemann Center, Paula Louzano, Visiting Scholar at the Lemann Center and PED Brasil coordinator, as well as GSE MA student and Lemann Fellow Barbara Born and Professor Emerita and former STEP director, Rachel Lotan, attended the third training week for PED Brasil in Rio de Janeiro.

This was the third of total of four training sessions being held in Brazil whose goal is to train the professionals of the 8 institutions implementing PED Brasil across the country.

Link to PED Brasil Part I & II

Among the topics discussed in this training week is the Knowledge Base for Teaching, which involves laying out what teachers should know and be able to do in a classroom.

PED Brasil modules were designed having in mid this knowledge and its curriculum reflects the research and best practices about teacher education and professional development from around the world.