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Susan Asked A Question: American University – Emancipating the Human Mind

Susan Gordon Director of Career Development at American University http://www.american.edu/careercenter/ Location: Washington D.C. Metro Area Industry: Higher Education What do you think of color on a resume/CV? I’m reviewing resumes for a non-advisor job, and seeing more color than I’ve … Continue reading

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Job Announcement: Head of International Baccalaureate (IB) Publishing

Head of IB Publishing Location: The Hague, the Netherlands The Head of IB Publishing is responsible for leading and managing the organization-wide publishing service and for providing guidance and support in the production and sale of print and online material. … Continue reading

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Cutting Funding 4 English Lessons: A False Economy says Alan Tuckett (and Thomas Baker)

Source: Alan Tuckett The Guardian, Tuesday 26 April 2011 http://bit.ly/eKLe7j “Cutting funding for English lessons is a false economy. Britain’s poorest communities have been helped by ESOL classes, but many will now lose out”, says Alan Tuckett. Thomas Baker: “ESOL … Continue reading

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The Non-Native English Speaking Teacher: TEFL? Teaching? A Profession?

PREAMBLE: There are moments in history when time stops, and for a moment, the Earth stands still on its axis. The profession of TEFL and Teaching, worldwide, finds itself in just such a moment. The Earth itself seems to be … Continue reading

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The Wedding Singer: Would You Let This Woman Sing At Your Wedding?

Sweeter than heaven, hotter than hell. Sounds like something I’d say to my wife, Gaby, since both comments describe her perfectly. But come on, as a wedding song? I mean for seduction, anticipation of pending passion, perfect – but as … Continue reading

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Does The Language We Speak Shape How We Think?

Does the language we speak shape how we think? I find this question to be an intriguing one. In fact, it was recently the subject of a lively debate at the Economist news magazine. Now, I speak three languages rather … Continue reading

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Teaching Challenge: Voodoo Economics

After looking at this video for three consecutive reruns, and laughing so hard that my sides are still hurting, I had a sober thought. What could be done to change this video into a positive example of teaching (and learning)? … Continue reading

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520 Great Students: What Does Engineering & Medicine Have That Teaching Doesn’t Have?

It would seem that I’m full of questions today. Questions that warrant answers, if Chile is committed to improving the quality of its education system. Out of the 520 students who scored highest on the recent PSU, there were two … Continue reading

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Octavio Wants To Be A Teacher

Octavio Pérez wants to be a teacher. He is only one of seven students who scored a maximum score, perfection, on the PSU university entrance examination, who wants to be a teacher. Understanding what motivates Octavio to make such a … Continue reading

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Teaching Debate in Chile

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