See the main M2S events

Meeting #1

July 6, 2018

The 1st meeting of the project took place at FPCE-UP. It was aimed to launch the M2S project and discuss the plan for the 1st year.


July 26, 2018

Irune Ibarra from the Universidad

del País Vasco gave a seminar

at FPCE-UP about handwriting

in Spanish and Basque. 

Meeting #2

September 7, 2018

The M2S team met for the 2nd time at FPCE-UP to discuss the project, in particular, the next steps to start implementing Study 1.

Winter School

November 5-7, 2018

Fifty-five participants attended the Winter School "Intervention Research in Education", which gathered 12 trainers from educational research.

Meeting #3

November 5, 2018

The 3rd meeting of the project joined all national and international members along with two consultants from Texas A&M University.


December 15, 2018

Twenty colleagues participated in the workshop on assessing executive functions, to be trained for the first wave of data collection for Study 1.

Short Duration Course

December 21, 2018

Together with AE Gaia Nascente, M2S organized a short course on "Writing development: From preschool to Grade 1".

Long Duration Course

January 8, 2019

A 30-hour course on "Effective Practices in the Teaching of Writing" has just started, in collaboration with the City Hall of Póvoa do Varzim.


January 16, 2019

Teresa Limpo gave a seminar about "The Role of Planning in Writing" at the University of Trás os Montes e Alto Douro.

Meeting #4

February 4, 2019

In this meeting we discussed the first study and started the initial brainstorming on the characteristics of the mindfulness app.


April, 2019

We concluded data collection of the first study of the M2S project and started disseminating overall results to the participating schools.


April 29, 2019

Irune Ibarra visited us again with a set of powerful strategies to assess and promote handwriting in young students.

Meeting #5

May 6, 2019

Our fifth meeting started with a workshop on mindfulness provided by Sofia Magalhães and ended with an overview of its current status.


July 1, 2019

Marisa Filipe participated in the III Ciclo Formativo de Psicologia do Município de Lousada with a one-day workshop on executive functions.


July 3, 2019

Teresa Limpo participated in the IV Jornadas Pedagógicas do AE de Gondomar 1 with a workshop on writing strategies for primary grades.

Meeting #6

July 24, 2019

Our sixth meeting was a very practical one! We a full morning to start developing the character for the mindfulness app.


September 6, 2019

Sofia Magalhães delivered a three hour "short duration action" on mindfulness for teachers in collaboration with AE de Cristelo


December 7, 2019

Another edition of the workshop on assessing executive functions was implemented and counted with the presence of several psychologists.