Tag Archives: England

#LoveLetters of Henry The Eighth, #King Of #England: A Linguistic Analysis

“My heart and I surrender ourselves”…King Henry The Eighth’s words to Anne Boleyn…A declaration of love…A dream come true…A king’s love…What woman hasn’t dreamed of such a thing as this? Who is Anne Boleyn? Historians tell us: “It is because … Continue reading

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Jewish & #Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers: An Amazing Tale of #Holocaust #Betrayal in World #War II

#Jewish & #Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers: An Amazing Tale of #Holocaust Betrayal https://t.co/zmrVZLKlM7 #ASMSG — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) January 16, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never … Continue reading

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How #Genre “Squeezes” The Life Out Of A Hybrid, Multi-Genre Text #asmsg #t4us #4ftm

Recent book reviews show book reviewers using genre specific conventions and expectations nonjudiciously for multi-genre, nonconventional texts. The overuse of the genre lens to judge hybrid, genre-crossing texts and general fiction can often lead to a frustrating reading experience. This … Continue reading

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#Book #Review of Boudicca: #HerStory by Lilian Roberts #ASMSG #Bookreviews

The purpose of this post is to share recent reviews I have received for one of my books, entitled, “Boudicca: Her Story“, (in Kindle format, available from Amazon) and “Boudicca: Warrior Queen” (in paperback format, available from Createspace). Same story, … Continue reading

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★★★★★CHRISTMAS GIFT★★★★★ Five Short Stories: Journey of a Hero, True Love, Impossible Love, A Woman at War & Peace

A Wonderful and Entertaining Collection of 5 Short Stories plus! December 4, 2013 by Dennis Waller Amazon TOP 500 REVIEWER Format:Kindle Edition| Amazon Verified Purchase Thomas J Baker has put together an interesting collection of 5 short stories, written in … Continue reading

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The International Baccalaureate: So Great It Was Adopted by the British

Michael Gove announces new English Baccalaureate to replace GCSEs Source: The Telegraph By Rosa Prince, Online Political Editor Michael Gove has told MPs that the new English Baccalaureate to be introduced as a replacement for the GCSE will stop the … 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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Heads react cautiously to Michael Gove’s plans for an English Baccalaureate Certificate

‘The devil is in the detail’ – heads react to EBC Date: 19th September 2012 Author: Dorothy Lepkowska Theme: Curriculum, Education Policy, Exams and Assessment, Leadership, Teacher Subject: English, Humanities, Languages, Mathematics, Science, STEM Tags: English Baccalaureate, English Baccalaureate Certificate, … Continue reading

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Naked Salute: Thousands Get Naked in Support of Prince Harry!

This group – Salute4Harry – was started after a few serving and ex military lads started posting naked salutes to each other in support of Prince Harry! Quote: “I suggested we start a group on facebook and went ahead thinking … Continue reading

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Academies told they can hire Unqualified Teachers: “Teachers Are Born, Not Made”

By Angela Harrison Education correspondent, BBC News 27 July 2012 England’s new academy schools can now hire unqualified teachers, after a change to the rules. Government officials say this means academies will be free to hire “great linguists, computer scientists … Continue reading

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