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Martin Luther King Is Dead Now: Should #BlackHistoryMonth Be Eliminated?

Should Black History Month Be Eliminated? That question gets asked every year around this time of year, when we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Some people go so far as to argue that if we don’t … Continue reading

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How to Teach Debating: Theory & Practical Handbook for the Non-Native Teacher, Debate Coach & English Language Learners

How To Teach Debating:Theory and Practical Handbook is the best of both worlds, theory and practice… “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…” ~ Charles Dickens, “A Tale of Two Cities” In the Dickens’ quotation … Continue reading

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#BookReview: Black History Is American History: Should #BlackHistoryMonth Be Eliminated? Or, A Great Debate

Black History Is American History: by Thomas Jerome Baker, is a unique book. Its raison d’être is to give readers of all races, religions, colors, sexual orientations, political views, etc., etc., etc., (all of humanity), the opportunity to experience a practical … Continue reading

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Speeches That Echo Throughout #History

How best to use the speeches in this book? There is no one “best” way to benefit from the material in this book. As a point of departure, read each speech. Read them silently and read them aloud. Then read … Continue reading

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#4thofJuly #BookReview: How to #Teach #Debating: Theory & Practical #Handbook ==> http://amzn.to/1rqWIVN <== RT #asmsg #t4us #4ftm #iartg #bookplugs #RRBC

#4thofJuly2014 How to #Teach Debating: Theory & Practical #Handbook ==>http://t.co/AUtEa6ktLK<== RT #asmsg #t4us #4ftm — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) July 4, 2014 Book Description Book Publication Date: November 13, 2013 “It was the best of times, it was the worst … Continue reading

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#Teacher Resource #Book: How To #Coach A #Debate #Team #asmsg #ian1 #bynr #jt4a #esl #edu #Engchat #edchat

http://t.co/xpXKKzsXvI ►5★Review ►Many #great ideas in this #book to use with your #debate team► #asmsg #ian1 #bynr #jt4a #t4us #aga3 #esl — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) January 20, 2014 This book contains all you need to know to successfully … Continue reading

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Why I Hate School But Love Education: A Spoken Word Video Reflection

Provocative, makes you think, wonder and ponder, if you have a mind for critical thinking. What point does our narrator make that you find irrefutable, universally true, all the time, every day, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? … Continue reading

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Teachers and Testing: The Debate Goes On

Letters in the New York Times, July 21, 2013 Source: New York Times Teachers and Testing: The Debate Goes On To the Editor: In your call for a reduced emphasis on testing (“The Trouble With Testing Mania,” editorial, July 14), … Continue reading

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Teaching Debate in Chile: Age of Wisdom, Season of Light, Spring of Hope

Book Description Publication Date: July 19, 2013 Why should everyone learn how to debate? Here’s a global answer: “Sooner or later, all the people of the world will have to discover a way to live together in peace… If this … Continue reading

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English Opens Doors Program: 2013 Debate Tournament in English Begins in the Aysén Region

Photo: Students of the Aysen region during the first round of the English Debates Tournament 2013. Source: Programa Inglés Abre Puertas Translated by Thomas Baker On the 27th and 28th of May, at Hotel Los Ñires of Coyhaique, Region of … Continue reading

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