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Bringing Your Own Work Into the Classroom #fridayreads #BookBoost

As a new semester dawns, thousands of instructors are preparing to exit a calling and re-enter a job. For many of us, winter break is a time to spend extended hours on all the work that teaching keeps us from … Continue reading

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MOOC Pedagogy: Theory & Practice

The MOOC has its share of optimists and pessimists. Some see it as the next best thing since sliced bread, others see it as a waste of time, a passing fad that everyone is talking about lately, but will soon … Continue reading

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Pragmatic English September Newsletter: Reflections by Gloria Salazar on the 2012 TESOL Chile Conference‏

Academic Director Gloria Salazar reflects on the TESOL Chile Conference 2012 “ELT: Global Citizenship for a Fair World” Source: TESOL Chile Conference 2012 “ELT: Global Citizenship for a Fair World” by Gloria Salazar Academic Director of “Pragmatic English” As promised … 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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MOOC Pedagogy – Promise or Peril?

Excerpt: MOOC pedagogy: the challenges of developing for Coursera In the summer of 2012 the team of teachers and researchers associated with the MSc in E-learning programme at the University of Edinburgh began developing a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) … Continue reading

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A Lesson From the Best: Singapore, The PLC & Deep Pedagogy

The Professional Learning Community (PLC) Deep Pedagogy As the basic building blocks of a Professional Learning Community (PLC), Learning Teams use strong inquiry-based collaborative tools (e.g. Lesson Study) to help teachers improve on their instructional practice. To ensure fidelity of … Continue reading

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SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test

SIMCE Inglés 2010: The Untold Story of the Chilean National English Test Why do we take tests? Generally speaking, it’s because both the teacher and the learner are being held accountable. Accountability is an important concept. For English language teaching, … 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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Se realizó la Jornada de Orientación Regional para voluntarios angloparlantes en la Región Metropolitana

La Desconferencia: EdCamp Santiago Soy un maestro. Soy el más afortunado de todos quienes trabajan. A un médico se le permite traer una vida en un momento mágico. ¡A mí se me permite que esa vida renazca día a a … Continue reading

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