I was born and lived most of my life in São Paulo. For many years I thought I was going to be an architect and then, all of a sudden, I applied to study Biology in college (who said teenagers know what they want?). I graduated from USP in 2000 with almost 3 years of teaching experience on my back and decided to move to Florida where I taught middle school for 5 years at a public school (and this was one of the most intense-scary-amazing things that could have happened to me!). I came back to Brazil in 2007 to teach IB Biology and middle school science at an international school and this is where I’ve been since then. I gotta say the last 4 years were just full of challenges and growth and I appreciate all experiences I had and feedback I got. Sometimes I feel like I need a 36-hour day just to read everything I find on Twitter (THE MOST AMAZING tool you could use for PD!) and share everything I learn with everyone.