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If You Pay Peanuts, Do You Get Monkeys? Four Essential Factors in Promoting Teacher Quality, or, Getting Teachers Who Make A Difference

Source: Pearson – The Learning Curve Getting Teachers Who Make A Difference 1. Attracting the best people to the profession: Getting good teachers begins with recruiting talented individuals. Finland and South Korea – two perennially cited examples of education success … 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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Great performance by Tollbar International Baccalaureate students

Students at Tollbar Sixth Form College, near Cleethorpes, are today celebrating the release of the International Baccalaureate results, with 100% of students having achieved IB certificates, and 75% achieving the full Diploma. Monday, July 09, 2012 Source: thisisgrimsby.co.uk 70% of … Continue reading

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Storytelling Performance: International School Paris

http://www.isparis.edu/ The International School of Paris, also known as ISP, is a private international school based in Paris, France. It is one of the only anglophone schools in the city centre of Paris that provides for children from ages 3 … Continue reading

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Sunday Story: Four Stories 4 You & Me

I woke up this Sunday morning with several stories I wanted to tell. The gap between theory and practice was on my mind. Another story was why I blog – revisited. Another was the anticipation of the education news of … Continue reading

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To Be Or Not To Be: Time To Teach Teens

Below, you will recognize Hamlet’s famous soliloquy (3.1), from William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”. How did I use it for a 55 minute class with 3 teens? First, the part of the soliloquy that I used: To be or not to be, … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Is Alive: Hold My Hand

OK, I can hear you, saying, where did you see Michael? Well, chill out, relax, you know my name is Thomas, which goes a long way in matters of faith. So, hold my hand as I speak of Michael… I … Continue reading

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