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Help Wanted! Journey of a Lifetime! Hazardous Conditions! Safe Return Doubtful! Hard Work Guaranteed! Dark Days & Long Nights! Join the #EdCampSantiago 2013 Expedition!

It was 1912 when a certain Ernest Shackleton was looking for some men for a hazardous journey in the newspaper advertisement below. The weird guy that posted this ad made a quite unattractive offer for a seemingly not funny expedition. … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: The Day After

Above, to begin, we share the awesome image of what international collaboration and cooperation looks like. And now, first and foremost, we say, Thanks. ¡Muchas gracias amigos de Edcamp Delta! Thank you. As a matter of fact, Thank You to … Continue reading

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#EdcampSantiago: Every Teacher Should Have A Twitter Account

Yesterday I gave a presentation about Twitter. I called it, “Twitter for Teachers.” It was my third time ever using “Prezi” as my presentation tool. What? I know. You’re thinking, quite cynically, (maybe even smirking) “How Original”. 🙂 Twitter has … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: 10th Asia TEFL Interantional Conference

Dear Asia TEFL Members, I hope this email will find you in good health and great happiness. The 10th Asia TEFL Interantional Conference will be held at Hotel Leela Kempinski in Delhi, India on October 4-6, 2012, based on the … Continue reading

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Reflection on Professional Development in a Principled Way: P is for Practised Control

Source: An A – Z of ELT (Scott Thornbury’s blog) http://scottthornbury.wordpress.com/2011/05/29/p-is-for-practised-control/ Every week, early on Sunday morning, there appears with regularity an intriguing, engaging, informative blog post by Scott Thornbury on his blog, “An A – Z of ELT. Today … Continue reading

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IB MYP – Some of the Major Components: The Tipping Point or “How A Movement is Made” – The Dancing Guy

A professional development session given for all high school faculty on some of the major components of the IB Middle Years Program (Spring 2010)

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TALIS Revisited: Teaching and Learning International Survey, 2009

“The development of the OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey programme (TALIS) is a significant contribution to the OECD evidence base on education. Never before have we had the opportunity to gain such an understanding of the teaching and learning … Continue reading

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