Teaching content in English

The purpose of the program Teaching Content in English is to provide teachers with the basic knowledge to effectively teach in bilingual settings that adopt English as an additional language and, at the same time help them to develop their English competencies from a content-based perspective.

This course was created in partnership with Singularidades and Troika.

Founded in 2018, Troika is a start-up of educational projects. We design products and customized projects for schools, publishers and educational groups on several fronts, including publishing, teacher training, curriculum design, BNCC implementation, and we do this with some of the best professionals in the education market.

About the course:

Who is this course for? Educators teaching in English in bilingual schools

• It is a 120-hour program (72 hours live + 48 hours remote)

• Singularidades and Troika Certificate

• It begins on August 7th

• This course is remote

With recognized professors

• Access to the Moodle platform with content and support materials

• Live encounters on the Zoom platform

Know the schedule:

Module 1: Principles of Bilingual Education (12 hours live e 8 hours remote)


Professor: Ms. Terry Aranda and Dr. Antonieta Megale

Module 2: Second Language Acquisition (12 hours live e 8 hours remote)


Professor: Dr. Ronaldo Mangueira Lima Junior

Module 3: Approaches and Methods to teaching content in English (12 hours live e 8 hours remote)


Professor: Dr. Renata Condi

Module 4: Developing literacy in bilinguals (12 hours live e 8 hours remote)


Professor: Ms. Camila Dias

Module 5: Assessing emergent bilinguals (12 hours live e 8 hours remote)


Professor: Dr. Isabela Vila Boas

Module 6: Multilingualism and the development of socio-emotional competencies (6 hours live e 4 hours remote)


Professor: Dr. Sarah Garrity

Module 7: : Developing global competencies (6 hours live e 4 hours remote)


Professor: Dr. Cristian R. Aquino-Sterling

Module 8: Field Experience (30 hours) – Optional

The meetings take place on the days below, from 2 pm to 5 pm

Meet the professors:

Cristian R. Aquino-Sterling


Serves as Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and International Affairs and as in the College of Education at San Diego States University. Dr. Aquino-Sterling current research focuses on 21st century innovations in bilingual teacher education theory, curriculum, and pedagogies.

Antonieta Megale


Holds a Ph.D in Applied Linguistics from Unicamp, completed a doctoral internship at the University of Viadrina (Germany) and has a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from PUC/SP. She is currently the bilingual education graduate program coordinator at Instituto Singularidades where she also works as a professor of the undergraduate program in Education.

Renata Condi de Souza


Holds a PhD and an MA in Applied Linguistics and Language Studies (PUC-SP), postgraduate diplomas in Interactive Technologies Applied to Education (PUC-SP), Modern Education (PUCRS) and Transformative Education (PUCRS), teaching degrees in Languages – English (PUC-SP) and Education (Universidade Federal de São Carlos – UFSCar), and a BA in Translation (PUC-SP). She has certificates in education and technology by Harvard Graduate School of Education, in the USA, and Tampere University of Applied Science, in Finland.

Maria Teresa de la Torre Aranda



Holds an M.A. in TESL from the School for International Training, in Vermont, and a B.A. in Language Arts from USP. Terry has extensive experience as a teacher and teacher educator in different settings, both in ELT and bilingual education. Former pedagogical coordinator at Global Me Bilingual School, Terry also coordinated the Middle School English Program at Escola Beit Yaacov for five years. She currently teaches in the Bilingual Education graduate program at Instituto Singularidades and acts as consultant to the English Language Arts program at Beacon School. Her areas of interest include teacher education, assessment and curriculum design.

Camila Dias


Holds a degree in Language and Arts from Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and a master’s degree from Pontifícia Universidade Católica (PUC). She has worked as a teacher and coordinator for over 15 years. She currently works as a teacher working with English as an additional language for kindergarten and Year 1. She is also a professor at Instituto Singularidades, where she teaches “Literacy, biliteracy and reading and writing practices” at the Bilingual Education graduate course. Camila is a member of GEEB (Study Group on Bilingual Education) at PUC-SP and her research areas are: bilingual education, multiliteracy and childhood.

Ronaldo Lima Jr.


Is a professor in the Department of English Language Studies at the Federal University of Ceará. He holds a PhD in Linguistics, an MA in Applied Linguistics and a BA in English Language Teaching, all from the University of Brasília. Ronaldo has been involved in ELT since 2000, teaching English and training English teachers. His main academic interest is in second language acquisition, especially in the phonological development of non-native languages and in the effects of explicit instruction.

Isabela Villas Boas


Holds a Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Second Language from Arizona State University and a Doctorate in Education from Universidade de Brasília, with a focus on Literacy Studies. She is currently a Managing Partner at Troika. Before this, she was the Corporate Academic Manager at Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasília, where she worked for 34 years.

Sarah Garrity


Is an Associate Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Child and Family Development at San Diego State University. She was a practitioner in the field of early care and education for almost twenty years as a Head Start teacher. Her research explores the socio-cultural and linguistic complexities of educational settings and seeks to examine how to best support and understand the early childhood workforce.

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12x R$350,00

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Singularidades' students and formar students: 10% discount

Troika members: 10% discount

Group purchases 5 or more: 10% off

SINPRO and public school teachers: 10% discount

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