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10 Tips for Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide

Classrooms across the world are becoming increasingly diverse with increasing numbers of students whose primary home languages are not English. In the USA, state-reported data estimated 10 percent of the US school-aged population (PreK-twelfth grade) as students identified as limited … 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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Meet Mr. Rich Crankshaw: Amazingly Talented Voice Actor & Narrator of “Story Tellers: In Pursuit of Happiness” #Audiobook #Preview #Comingsoon! #Audible_com #ACX_com #iTunes

Rich Crankshaw is an extremely dedicated and motivated, highly skilled and talented professional, experienced, voice actor. In fact, he has almost 25 years of experience. After collaborating with Rich on this audiobook project, I sincerely feel those words accurately describe … Continue reading

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The Game of Lies I Learned Long Ago: A Day in A Conversation Class

The game of lies I learned long ago. The teacher walked into the room, smiled, and told us she had two stories to tell us. “Cool”, I thought to myself. “I like stories.” Lise Bell, my CELTA teacher, then proceeded … Continue reading

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FREE! Exceptional Educational Leadership

** Book Description Publication Date: March 27, 2013 Exceptional Educational Leadership is an experiential account of educational leadership. It fills a gap in the literature by not only looking at leadership in a theoretical way, but offers the reader a … Continue reading

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What is the Role of the Teacher in 21st Century Education?

I am a member of many professional learning communities. I do a tremendous amount of reading, trying to be at the cutting edge of knowledge in my field: education. Here’s what I mean when I say “cutting edge“: to be … 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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Competition is Great for Games, but Education is Not a Game

When I was in high school, I competed in any sport my school would or could offer. I loved the thrill of winning, of being first, or second, or third. I enjoyed practicing different aspects of the various games. Often, … Continue reading

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Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher (Paperback)

Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher by Thomas Jerome Baker I am a teacher, and I teach in Chile. This year a new Teacher Career Law, defining the teaching profession in terms … Continue reading

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LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF TEACHERS: The Chilean Perspective

The recent study which showed the long term effects of having a great teacher was very interesting, not only for teachers but also for those responsible for education policy, all around the world. It is a study that you ignore … Continue reading

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