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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family.

#Kavanaugh Bears the Burden of Proof: #WhyIDidntReport #MeToo

The question isn’t whether he can win confirmation—it’s whether he can defend against the charge he faces in a manner that is both persuasive and honorable. Source: The Atlantic by Benjamin Wittes @benjaminwittes Editor in chief of Lawfare and a … Continue reading

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Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide: Theory & Practical Guide

It is estimated that over 1 billion people are currently learning English world wide. According to the British Council, as of the year 2,000 there were 750 million English as a Foreign language speakers. In addition, there were 375 million … Continue reading

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Double-Duty Writing Instruction by Emily Gallo

Writing lessons that foster social and emotional skills at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Source: Edutopia Employers today are searching for individuals who have the ability to empathize, communicate clearly, and make unique discoveries. So how exactly do … Continue reading

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Educación Superior: Recursos Para Estudiantes y Docentes Investigadores

REDDOLAC – RED DE DOCENTES DE AMÉRICA LATINA Y DEL CARIBE – “NADIE ENSEÑA A NADIE, CON HUMILDAD PARA APRENDER, TOD@S APRENDEMOS DE TOD@S” 1. Herramientas y portales digitales para la investigación científica AQUÍ 2. Libro: Fuentes de información bibliográficas … Continue reading

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Every Educator A Connected-Educator: For Whom The Bell Tolls

Every Educator A Connected Educator. Why? Why Not! What is the case for connected educators? To begin, the image to our left is one we are familiar with. Let’s call it “traditional education.” Many educators, in fact, were educated this … Continue reading

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#NuncaEsTarde: Licenciatura 2017 de Educación de Adultos en La Municipalidad de El Carmen

Según MINEDUC, cerca de 100 mil jóvenes desertan cada año del colegio. Retomar los estudios mejora no sólo las oportunidades laborales, también la autoestima. El en Liceo Polivalente Juvenal Hernández Jaque de El Carmen, se realizó la ceremonia de licenciatura, … Continue reading

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LA EDUCACIÓN DE ADULTOS EN CHILE: EXPERIENCIAS Y EXPECTATIVAS DE LOS ESTUDIANTES DE LA MODALIDAD REGULAR

Se vuelve EdCamp Santiago 2019!!! Hoy nos vemos enfrentados al reto continuo de adaptarnos a las exigencias de un mundo en constante cambio. En este contexto, la educación adquiere una importancia fundamental, en especial los programas dirigidos a la población … Continue reading

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The International Baccalaureate® at 50: 1968 – 2018

The International Baccalaureate education system is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. “More than 4,000 schools so far have chosen to teach International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes, with their unique academic rigour and their emphasis on students’ personal development. Those schools … Continue reading

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Seymour College Merges Middle School Curriculum into two Interdisciplinary Subjects

A HIGH-profile Adelaide girls school has merged most of its middle years curriculum into two “interdisciplinary” subjects and is phasing out traditional testing. In a radical overhaul launched this week, Seymour College has also introduced medical science as an elective … Continue reading

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