In this discussion-based webinar, Eduardo Viana da Silva and Carlos Pio will share examples from an inclusionary e-textbook they are developing for language classes with the collaboration and feedback from Portuguese speakers of several economic and cultural backgrounds. By focusing on listening to the language of a given community and committing to reproduce it, minority groups are not portrayed as ‘curiosities’, but as an integral part of the cultures being represented, and the range of language registers, from formal to informal, reflects that.
Resources mentioned in the webinar
- Bate-Papo e-textbook
- Idioma Consulting course on gender identity in the world language classroom (note, there is a fee for this course)
- Unsplash for public domain photos
- COERLL's Language OER Network, where you can be featured and earn a digital badge for using, promoting, or creating OER
- COERLL's introduction to OER for language teachers modules