Category Archives: Baccalaureate

How To #Teach Literature: The Role of Close #Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts

 How To Teach Literature: What Is Literature? If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature? I share my knowledge about teaching literature, … Continue reading

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How To Teach English Literature: Resources, Strategies and Tips #ASMSG

How To Teach English Literature This textbook is intended for students of English Literature Teaching as well as new and experienced teachers of English Literature. Written by Thomas Jerome Baker, author of 168 books and a teacher of English with … Continue reading

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#HolocaustRemembrance Day: Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers

Holocaust Remembrance: The twenty-seventh of January marks the liberation of the concentration and extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau. On this date every year, the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, UNESCO commemorates the genocide perpetrated … Continue reading

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New #Research Study Explores the Impact of MYPs Social-Emotional Well-Being on Lifelong Success #ibmyp #asmsg

World Class Education http://t.co/stwrlg1JxL RT #T4US #ASMSG #IARTG #RRBC #4FTM BACK TO SCHOOL #RaveReviewsBookClub pic.twitter.com/xaqakcjIQk — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) August 16, 2014 Press release, full study, and research summary available here: http://ow.ly/Ahv0p New Research Finds IB Middle Years Students … Continue reading

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5★★★★★ #BookReview: The International Baccalaureate #ASMSG #KindleUnlimited #AmazonPrime

The International Baccalaureate Program Authored by Thomas Jerome Baker “An international education must go well beyond the provision of information and is involved in the development of attitudes and values which transcend barriers of race, class, religion, gender or politics.” … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN DIPLOMAS AWARDED WORLDWIDE #ASMSG

More Than 135 000 Secondary School Graduates Across the World Receive Results of Internationally Recognized Diploma THE HAGUE (JULY 7, 2014) – The International Baccalaureate (IB) today announced its May 2014 Diploma Programme results. 135, 534 secondary, or high school, … Continue reading

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2011 in #Review: What A #Year! #ASMSG #bynr #ian1

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 550,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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Number 1. #Write The #Book, 2. #Publish The Book & 3. #Promote The Book

I have a confession to make. ==> I write books. I’m a writer. Some of my books are excellent, and I know I’m never going to change a single word. Most of my books, however, will get better, and better, … Continue reading

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#NOV SEVEN BASIC TYPES OF STORIES ★★★★★Story Tellers: In Pursuit of Happiness★★★★★ #ASMSG

My book, Story Tellers: In Pursuit of Happiness has received 47 reviews. Wow, that’s a lot of reviews! Well, in those reviews, the reviewers have shared their unique insights about the book. My favorite is this one, from Mr. Dennis … Continue reading

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Point & CounterPoint: The Shanghai Secret (By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN) The New York Times / The Daily Howler (Bob Somerby)

What makes an education system successful? I’m an educator, so I should have a clue or two. I’ll go with the obvious: teachers who can motivate and inspire students to achieve their full potential. Now, is there a magic formula … Continue reading

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