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Socrates: “I Am A … Citizen of the World”

I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. — Socrates — Ed Coburn (@EdwardJCoburn) September 14, 2013 Being a “Citizen of the world” is a big responsibility. The term implies that you have a … Continue reading

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#Culture of #Excellence: #Accountability & the #International #Baccalaureate

“The culture of excellence” – Presidente Rafael Correa of Ecuador, referring to the International Baccalaureate… Firstly, let me make my position clear: The International Baccalaureate has the best education system in the world. If you doubt the sincerity of my … Continue reading

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A Book Cover, For, “I Live In Chile” (She Has Personality & She Is Beautiful)

Chile, I can assure you, is breathtakingly beautiful. Snow-capped volcanoes, glistening glaciers, fire and ice to the south, moving north we begin to find turquoise blue rivers and lakes, a never ending mountain chain, the bluest of the bluest waters, … Continue reading

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I Live In Chile: What Does It Mean? (to live in Chile)

“Negotiated meaning”: What you take from a book may be very different from what the author puts into it. We cannot ask, “what the text means”, for each reader brings to it different knowledge, experience, attitudes and needs.” – Michael … Continue reading

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FREE Today! White Nights & Dark Days: Quyana Quinhagak!

White Nights & Dark Days: Quyana Quinhagak! by Thomas Jerome Baker “White nights and dark days” is not ordinarily something to be giving thanks for. In the case of Alaska, however, I’m sure you will forgive me for calling the … Continue reading

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White Nights & Dark Days

“White nights and dark days” is not ordinarily something to be giving thanks for. In the case of Alaska, however, I’m sure you will forgive me for calling the bright night of the white midnight sun, “breathtakingly beautiful”, and the … Continue reading

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Help Wanted! Journey of a Lifetime! Hazardous Conditions! Safe Return Doubtful! Hard Work Guaranteed! Dark Days & Long Nights! Join the #EdCampSantiago 2013 Expedition!

It was 1912 when a certain Ernest Shackleton was looking for some men for a hazardous journey in the newspaper advertisement below. The weird guy that posted this ad made a quite unattractive offer for a seemingly not funny expedition. … Continue reading

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Welsh Language passes the identity test: Learning Two Languages At The Same Time

Adran Ddrama ar y ffordd adref o G’dydd #joiojoiojoio yn Theatr Sherman. Sioe wych Frantic Assembly #beautifulburnout twitter.com/bryntawe/statu… — Ysgol Bryn Tawe (@bryntawe) October 24, 2012 Take a look at pics taken of @bryntawe pupils hard at work at a … Continue reading

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Michael Bloomberg, Mayor of New York City: “Why I’ll Be Voting For President Barack Obama”

JUST IN: In wake of Hurricane #Sandy, NYC Mayor Bloomberg endorses Obama for president, citing climate change CBSNews.com — CBS News (@CBSNews) November 1, 2012 NYC Mayor Bloomberg, a Republican, endorses Obama, citing climate change cbsn.ws/RuMroV — CBS News (@CBSNews) … Continue reading

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The Complete List of Scholarships for Online Students

**Florine Church Hi Thomas, I work with Bachelorsdegreeonline.com. We recently published an article that you may be interested in entitled, “The Complete List of Scholarships for Online Students“. I thought perhaps you’d be interested in sharing this article with your … Continue reading

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