Daily Archives: June 30, 2013

Celebrate 4th of July! Give a Book 4 an Unforgettable 4th of July Celebration!

Amazon Author Page Thomas Jerome Baker Unforgettable 4th of July: Give someone a gift that sets their imagination free 4ever! Celebrate the 4th of July in a unique way! A great book lasts 4ever! Are you ready for the 4th … Continue reading

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If You Pay Peanuts, Do You Get Monkeys? Four Essential Factors in Promoting Teacher Quality, or, Getting Teachers Who Make A Difference

Source: Pearson – The Learning Curve Getting Teachers Who Make A Difference 1. Attracting the best people to the profession: Getting good teachers begins with recruiting talented individuals. Finland and South Korea – two perennially cited examples of education success … Continue reading

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NCTQ 4-3-2-1 Star-Rating of University Teacher Preparation Programs in the USA: “the evaluations provide clear and convincing evidence, based on a four-star rating system, that a vast majority of teacher preparation programs do not give aspiring teachers adequate return on their investment of time and tuition dollars”

AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE: http://amzn.to/Qxmoec The ratings are part of a larger, independent review of undergraduate and graduate education programs. By KELSEY SHEEHY June 18, 2013 Source: US News Teaching was once dubbed “the profession that eats its young” and many … Continue reading

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From Principal to Lead Learner: New Roles for Changing Times (Exceptional Educational Leadership)

Book Description Publication Date: March 27, 2013 Exceptional Educational Leadership is an experiential account of educational leadership. It fills a gap in the literature by not only looking at leadership in a theoretical way, but offers the reader a practical … Continue reading

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Chile versus Korea: The TEFL Showdown (by Coleen Monroe)

Chile versus Korea: The TEFL Showdown Source: Reverse Retrograde Blog Author: Coleen Monroe Twitter: @ColeenMonroe Unfortunately, this is what happens when I give my students a creative task. It’s a blood zombie. An hour before the flight, I asked a … Continue reading

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