The challenges of teaching English language learners to read
Acclaimed actress Rita Moreno hosts Becoming Bilingual, a 30-minute PBS program that examines the challenges of teaching children to read in a new language. The show visits six cities across the country to learn about the different ways schools are working to create bilingual readers. Becoming Bilingual is the seventh episode of the award-winning series Launching Young Readers.
A book. Once you give it, it gives forever, memories that live on long after the reading is done.
Giving such a gift will be greatly appreciated, with a smile, with a hug, an embrace that says it all: “Thank You.”
In the end, it’s not about the book, you see. It’s about the bonds you make, the emotions you create, the beauty of the human spirit that you inspire…So, why don’t you go out, and…
Give A Gift that Keeps On Giving: Give A Book this Christmas to Someone You Love….
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you, your friends, your family and loved ones.
May the coming year be full of wonderful memories and joy for one and all!
Thomas Jerome Baker
Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Head of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile.
He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago, free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2012 was held at Universidad Mayor in Santiago.Thomas was recently selected for membership in the Comunidad de Innovación Escolar of the Foundation Telefónica and Foundation Educación 2020. It is a network that brings together education professionals concerned with developing and strengthening the capacities of their educational communities through creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Thomas is also a past member (2011-2012) of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile.
Thomas enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. Thus far, he has written the following genres: romance, historical fiction, autobiographical, sports history/biography, and English Language Teaching. He has published a total of forty eight (48) books overall.
The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family, his wife Gabriela, and his son, Thomas Jerome Baker, Jr.
Twitter: Follow me @profesortbaker
ScoopIt: Edcamp Santiago