Category Archives: Connectivism

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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German Students Protest ‘Unfair’ English Exam

BERLIN — Complaining that your final school exams are too tough is a rite of passage — almost a tradition. But German students in the southwestern state of Baden-Württemberg who hunkered down in April to take pivotal final secondary-school exams … Continue reading

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Why Are The Dutch So Good At English? #ASMSG #edchat #bilingual

Ming Chen Chief Culture Officer, EF Education First Source: Huffington Post They’re overwhelmingly tall. They ride their bikes everywhere (without helmets). They’ve conquered sea level. And now, they’re ranked #1 in English. In the most recent EF English Proficiency Index … Continue reading

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Voting Rights Act: Exercise Your Right To #Vote on #ElectionDay

Are you registered to vote? I am. I was born in Louisiana at a time when, if you had the wrong skin color and tried to register to vote or cast a ballot, you might be forced to pass a … Continue reading

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#ASMSG AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Sharon Lopez, (and SHARON STONE) @findnewbooks

Oops, my bad. I meant to say, “Author Interview: Sharon Lopez” Thomas: Sharon, please forgive me for slipping up on your introduction. You are Sharon Lopez. And thank you so much for being here today with me on my blog.   … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Author Interview: Lorraine Carey, #Author of “The Good Teacher”

  Thomas: Welcome to my blog Lorraine. Lorraine: Thanks for the invitation Thomas. It’s a pleasure to be here. TJB: Lorraine, let’s start out with you so my readers can get to know you a little better. Tell us about … Continue reading

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#CR4U Looking For #BookReviewers: #FREE ARC Available #ASMSG

Looking for #BookReviewers – *****ARC is available in exchange for honest reviews***** Contact ===> profesorbaker@gmail.com Amazon PreOrder Link ===> http://tinyurl.com/hpz23az RT ‪#‎PreOrder‬ Emily & David’s Quest: A Saga of the Ancient Family Trilogy (Paperback and Kindle) Coming Out May 15th, … Continue reading

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#AuthorInterview: O.N. Stefan, Author of “The Deadly Caress”

Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written. I live in Sydney and have written two thrillers and I am in the middle of writing a third. This is the second book in the Amanda Blake series. … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Support My #Thunderclap Campaign: The Most Common Way People Give Up Their Power

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any. – Alice Walker (quote from The Best Liberal Quotes Ever : Why the Left is Right (2004) by William P. Martin, p. 173) Call … 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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