Philosophy of life

In 2008 I wrote about “my philosophy of life and its ramifications for education”. I can still feel the passion of those days, although sometimes life stifles the energy a

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A year ago I posted this humorous picture and comment on Instagram: “In a Brazilian’s home, apples grow in bunches like bananas.” Little did I know that what I thought was

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Taking charge

Eight years ago, when we were expecting our son, my husband and I moved to a 6 acre property in Newberg, Oregon. It was a dream of a home: greenery everywhere, apples, plums,

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Psicanálise, Transferência, Educação

Escrevi minha tese de conclusão do curso de Psicologia sobre motivação intrínseca na aprendizagem, analisando meus dados sob a lente da Psicanálise. Escolhi uma de minhas professoras do núcleo de

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Psychoanalysis, Transference, Education

I wrote my college thesis about intrinsic motivation in the learning process, analyzing my data under a psychoanalytical lens. I chose one of my professors from the “Psychoanalysis and Education”

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Em Dexter Debora Morgan foi promovida a tenente. Em uma conversa com seu irmão, ela fala de sua tristeza por seu pai não ter vivido para ver essa grande conquista.

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In Dexter Debora Morgan was promoted lieutenant. In a conversation with her brother, she expressed her sadness for not having her father around to see her success. She looked up

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Minha irma veio do Brasil para me acompanhar em minha estréia como mãe. Ela tem dois filhos – filhos que ela deixou no Brasil para estar aqui comigo, 100% focada

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My sister flew here from Brazil to be with me in my inception as a mother. She has two children of her own – children she left in Brazil to

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The epidural made it possible by masking the pain so I could birth my baby. And my husband made it possible by bringing to light our strength as a couple. I could not have made it without either.