Daily Archives: June 5, 2011

Finding Voice in the Pain of a Family and Its Fall

Source: http://nyti.ms/jHt4FL GREENVILLE, S.C. — When Victoria Ford was a little girl growing up in Memphis, her family was so widely known, strangers would see her at the grocery store, notice a resemblance and ask, “Are you a Ford?” The … Continue reading

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Muere en Marruecos Claudio Bravo, el más destacado pintor chileno de los últimos años

El artista falleció en Marruecos, donde residía, a causa de un ataque de epilepsia, enfermedad que recién este año le había sido diagnosticada. Fuente: emol http://bit.ly/midixg SANTIAGO.- A causa de un ataque de epilepsia falleció esta mañana en Marruecos el … Continue reading

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Poema XV – Pablo Neruda

Me gustas cuando callas porque estás como ausente, y me oyes desde lejos, y mi voz no te toca. Parece que los ojos se te hubieran volado y parece que un beso te cerrara la boca. Como todas las cosas … Continue reading

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POEMA XX – PABLO NERUDA

Tonight I Can Write Tonight I can write the saddest lines. Write, for example, “The night is starry and the stars are blue and shiver in the distance.” The night wind revolves in the sky and sings. Tonight I can … Continue reading

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Mario Benedetti – No te salves (Don’t Save Yourself)

No te salves/Don’t Save Yourself Mario Benedetti Don’t remain immobile At the edge of the road Don’t freeze the joy Don’t love with reluctance Don’t save yourself now or ever Don’t save yourself Don’t fill with calm Don’t reserve in … Continue reading

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PISA – Lessons From Chile: Reading Comprehension

Secondary Reading Practice http://www.schoolsworld.tv/videos/secondary-reading-practice A secondary teacher in Chile demonstrates his approach to improving literacy skills through active group work and age-appropriate texts, and how he uses drama to promote understanding.

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PISA – Lessons From Chile: Secondary Curriculum Leadership

A school in Chile demonstrates the successful impact of focusing on learning rather than teaching, since the introduction of a revised secondary curriculum http://www.schoolsworld.tv/videos/secondary-curriculum-leadership

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PISA: Lessons From Chile

Source: Teachers TV http://www.schoolsworld.tv/videos/an-overview SummarySummary The recent PISA results showed that Chile had made remarkable progress in the teaching of reading. Discover how curriculum changes in Chilean schools have helped transform the approach to teaching reading and literacy skills at … Continue reading

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Do You Know? Teachers TV is Alive!

Outstanding Teaching Videos Available, Still! Ten Alps’ Teachers TV lives on as Schoolsworld Ten Alps continues broadcasting its Teachers TV channel, despite government funding for the station coming to an end. Teachers TV was due to close at the end … Continue reading

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Not Kool 2 Study 4 Skool: Study 4 No 1 & U B OK

Alex Mallory.Founder & Educational Director of Competitiveedgetutoring.com http://huff.to/ldcUDa Many students’ biggest hindrance to academic success is their under-developed work ethic. This, of course, is a revelation few parents will find earth shattering, but the reason for this situation may come … Continue reading

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