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#BlackHistoryMonth #ASMSG African #Slave Trade & Bartolomé De Las Casas: Gold, #God & Glory

Bartolome De Las Casas: Protector of the Indians “We came here to serve God and also to get rich.” -Bernal Diaz del Castillo With the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the Caribbean, two civilizations that had previously been isolated from … Continue reading

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Problema de plata (Money Problems): Educación el doble de cara, pero igual de mala (Twice as expensive, just as bad as ever)

Seguimos hablando de educación. Está bien. Es un tema importante. Tal vez el más importante de todos en este momento. Pero lo que no comparto es que sigamos hablando de educación casi únicamente en torno a montos de dinero. por … Continue reading

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Peer Effects: Is mixing of abilities the optimal policy?

To track, or not to track students? To mix, or not to mix? Mixed ability classes or grouping of students according to performance levels? Educators have struggled with these questions often, making agonizing decisions about what classroom or what class … Continue reading

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English: A Must for the Future of Chile

Currently, only 2% of Chileans speak English. That means that 98% are missing an important part of content on the Internet, where knowledge flows today in the most accessible. Fuente: El Dínamo In the world today, 402 million people speak … Continue reading

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Books Without Taxes: Chile Chamber of Book Commerce: “70% of Chileans never enter a bookstore or a library”

Chilean Chamber of Book Commerce: “70% of Chileans never enter a bookstore or a library” Arturo Infante Reñasco, Presidente de la Cámara Chilena del Libro: “Remember that books in Chile were exempt from taxation until the introduction of the value … Continue reading

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School Segregation in Chile: What it is & how to make it worse

School Segregation: What it is and how to make it worse Source: Educación 2020 Segregation is when those who belong to a particular group (socioeconomic status, race, sex, religion, physical or intellectual capacity) do not mix with others different from … Continue reading

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The 2012 English National Public School Debate Tournament in Chile: Zonal Finals

Zonal Finals bring the 2012 Chilean National English Debate Tournament to a close Source: Chile Ministry of Education – English Opens Doors Program English translation by Thomas Jerome Baker Profesorbaker’s Blog The winners were Don Bosco Salesian College, Iquique, in … Continue reading

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En la Región de la Araucanía se realizará la Final Zonal Sur del Torneo de Debates en Inglés

En la Región de la Araucanía se realizará la Final Zonal Sur del Torneo de Debates en Inglés Fuente: Mineduc – Programa Inglés Abre Puertas (PIAP) La competencia se desarrollará esta semana, con la participación de los equipos ganadores de … Continue reading

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Colegio Salesiano gana torneo de debate regional de Inglés

Colegio Salesiano gana torneo de debate regional de Inglés 22.06.2012 Fuente: soyiquique Editado por La Estrella de Iquique Los ganadores asistirán al certamen que se disputará en agosto los representantes de la zona norte donde participan las regiones de Arica-Parinacota, … Continue reading

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How Do Students Learn English in Chile?

2012 IATEFL Chile Conference: The Spelling Bee for EFL Teachers from Thomas Baker On Friday morning, I was at the opening ceremony of the 2012 IATEFL Chile annual conference for teachers of English and students of English pedagogy. Sitting in … Continue reading

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