Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

La Región Metropolitana escoge a su representante para la Final Zonal del Torneo de Debates en Inglés

“Social media should be censored” es el tema sobre el que 14 equipos que se encuentran compitiendo para ganar este cupo y representar a la región ante los ganadores del Maule, O’Higgins y Valparaíso en Agosto próximo Fotografía: Equipos finalistas … Continue reading

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Polémica por publicidad que muestra a pareja gay con sus hijos / JCPenny Father’s Day ad Features Gay couple with their Children

How to Coach a Debate Team This book contains all you need to know to successfully coach a debate team. First, you may need to convince your students that debate is a good thing: 1. Debating ability is a valuable … Continue reading

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Our Deepest Fear

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves: Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, … Continue reading

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The Native Speaker Myth: ReVisited / Native Speaker Needed?

The Native Speaker Myth: ReVisited [Kindle Edition] When I first began my blog, “Profesorbaker’s Blog: A Bit of Everything” http://www.profesorbaker.com I ran across a powerful piece of writing by Karenne Joy Sylvester, called “NNEST’s Can’t Do DOGME: Explode the Myths. … Continue reading

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Time To Teach Teens: The Extremes of Experience

Time To Teach Teens: The Extremes of Experience [Kindle Edition] The extremes of experience and the limits of reality. This is a formula for which one can approach teaching teens. Often, our best planned efforts in the classroom fail to … Continue reading

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Unlocking Reading For All Students

Unlocking Reading For All Students [Kindle Edition] This book shares reading fundamentals that were presented to a group of teachers at a school where I worked, Colegio del Verbo Divino, in Las Condes, in the city of Santiago de Chile. … Continue reading

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Teaching Academic Writing

Teaching Academic Writing [Kindle Edition] This book is highly practical while addressing the theory underpinning academic writing. It is organized into three parts. Part One: “Writing for Scholarly Publication”, takes a historical look at Academic Writing to inform contents for … Continue reading

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Independent bookshops in crisis, as ebook sales rise

Closure of independent booksellers such as Dartmouth’s Harbour Bookshop and The Travel Bookshop made famous in Notting Hill film, is ‘a cause for very real concern’, says Booksellers Association Alison Flood guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 19 June 2012 The crisis for independent … Continue reading

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Ebook Sales Surpass Hardcover for First Time in U.S.

1 day ago by Lauren Indvik Source: Mashable American publishers are now bringing in more revenue from ebooks than hardcover books, according to a report published by the Association of American Publishers (AAP). The figures, which were posted on GalleyCat … Continue reading

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Rising ebook sales

Sales of ebook novels quadrupled last year, almost making up for the sharp decline in sales of old-fashioned physical books, new figures from the book industry show. By James Hall, Consumer Affairs Editor 01 May 2012 Source: The Telegraph In … Continue reading

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