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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

0:11 I’m a storyteller. And I would like to tell you a few personal stories about what I like to call “the danger of the single story.” I grew up on a university campus in eastern Nigeria. My mother says … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To The #Electors Of The #ElectoralCollege From A Concerned #Citizen

Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel At first glance, my book seems to have no bearing on the … Continue reading

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Connectivism: A Theory of Learning for a Digital Age

Originally posted on Oxford University Press:
In this guest post, Thomas Baker, a teacher and teacher trainer in Chile, and President of TESOL Chile, introduces the concept of digital connectivism and the impact it has on teachers and students of…

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Conflicted Elector in a Corrupt College

Originally posted on The Blessed Path:
When running for the Presidential Elector Nominee some six months ago, I had no idea the conflict that would ensue both from without and within. To say that it has been an “educating experience”…

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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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President Obama on #Dallas: “We are horrified over these events”

THE WHITE HOUSE With your understanding, I want to begin with a few words about the situation back in the United States, specifically the situation in Dallas, Texas. My team has been keeping me updated throughout the morning of the … Continue reading

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President Obama: “We are better than this.”

Today, President Obama spoke on the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. “I’d just ask folks to step back and think: What if this happened to somebody in your family? How would you feel? To be concerned about … Continue reading

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Why Change as an Educator?

Originally posted on My Island View:
One undeniable fact about teaching is that teachers not only need to be masters of content within their subject area, but they must also be masters of education as a subject. Another undeniable fact…

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Bringing Your Own Work Into the Classroom #fridayreads #BookBoost

As a new semester dawns, thousands of instructors are preparing to exit a calling and re-enter a job. For many of us, winter break is a time to spend extended hours on all the work that teaching keeps us from … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Book Review: The Good Teacher: Women of the Willow Wood, Book 1, by International Award-Winning Author, Lorraine Carey

Blurb: When first-year teacher Daniella Reyes starts teaching at a new school, she is frightened by the crows that follow her everywhere. Being a woman with highly empathic abilities and a victim of child abuse, she is tuned to pick up … Continue reading

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