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#Kavanaugh Bears the Burden of Proof: #WhyIDidntReport #MeToo

The question isn’t whether he can win confirmation—it’s whether he can defend against the charge he faces in a manner that is both persuasive and honorable. Source: The Atlantic by Benjamin Wittes @benjaminwittes Editor in chief of Lawfare and a … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Deconstruction of A Criminal Book Review (Written by Vell “The Old Wizard” Bruixot) #IAN1

I have never responded directly to any Amazon book reviewer. I believe the person who has bought a book exercises a legitimate option when they decide to write a book review. More people should be encouraged to do this, in … Continue reading

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Chilean Education Commission approves House Education Bill including new Initial Teaching Career

Comisión de Educación de la Cámara aprueba en particular Proyecto de Carrera Docente Inicial. Infórmate en http://t.co/bAMkpl48Gk — Ministerio Educación (@Mineduc) September 11, 2013 Commission approves House Education Bill including Initial Teaching Career The project raises the requirements for youth … Continue reading

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Hockerill Anglo-European College: Record-breaking IB students

HOCKERILL Anglo-European College has celebrated another set of record-breaking International Baccalaureate (IB) results. Source: Herts and Essex Observer Is this real, or is it real? In 2011 Hockerill obtained 99% pass rate for the IB Diploma with an average point … Continue reading

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Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher [Kindle Edition]

Soy Un Maestro: I Am A Teacher Book Description Publication Date: July 1, 2012 I am a teacher, and I teach in Chile. This year a new Teacher Career Law, defining the teaching profession in terms of increased prestige, attracting … Continue reading

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“Soy un maestro”: Teacher Career Law in Chile

Being A Teacher in Chile [Kindle Edition] Book Description Publication Date: May 3, 2012 “How do you become a good teacher?” Those of you who know me from reading my writing already know my answer. The short answer, the simple … Continue reading

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Education Reform in Chile: The Journey Ahead

This topic is one in which I hope to deepen my own personal understanding of current educational reform in Chile, in particular, the way in which it ultimately impacts the teaching and learning of English. The opinions given here are … Continue reading

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NNEST Discrimination: A Counter-Reply to Patricia Rose

Thomas Baker – Chile Experienced EFL Teacher, Teacher Trainer, Writer, Editor, Conference Speaker, Consultant Thomas Baker • Hi Patricia, Your solution #2 is fantastic. All ELT teachers would be well advised to use a teaching video as a marketing tool. … Continue reading

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Shanghai Police Crack Down on Illegal Foreign Teachers

Shanghai Police Crack Down on Illegal Foreign Teachers Dec 12, 2010eChinacities.com Recently, the Minhang Police Entry and Exit Administrative Department of the Shanghai Public Security Bureau began renewing efforts to combat the “three illegalities” for foreigners: illegal immigration, illegal residence … Continue reading

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ENGLISH ONLY: THE NATIVE SPEAKER MYTH GETS AN ALLY

According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the USA was a country very rich in language diversity up until the 1800s. Tolerance was the word of the day. But in 1911 something drastic happened. The Federal Immigration Commission falsely … Continue reading

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