Teaching is the interactive opportunity to convey knowledge. There are numerous teaching styles, which develop according to an educator's experiences over time.
Throughout my 25 year career I have been committed to teaching and research. I started my teaching career as a professor at the University of Pernambuco (UFPE), in my native Brazil, soon after obtaining my Masters degree in zoology. I taught invertebrate zoology and malacology, my research field at the time.
I use to place an emphasis on lab actives, in which the students were organized as individuals or in groups and encouraged to learn to collect, analyze and interpret date through well defined projects.
I firmly believe that if you present the tools and give a chance for achievement , students will excel.
I want the students to be able to interpret the subject as best as possible to be able to have use of it in the present and future. Knowledge and understanding of Biology will give them power to take educated decisions in their lives.
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