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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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Finnish First: Dan Rather’s Interview with Linda Darling-Hammond

Linda Darling-Hammond: “Teaching is rocket science.” In just 30 years, Finland transformed its school system from one that was mediocre and inequitable, to one that consistently produces some of the world’s best students, while virtually eliminating an achievement gap. And … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: Profesorbaker’s Blog – Annual Report (2011 in Review)

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: London Olympic Stadium holds 80,000 people. This blog was viewed about 520,000 times in 2011. If it were competing at London Olympic Stadium, it … Continue reading

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OCDE: Chile es el país con mayor segregación socio-económica escolar

Contamos con el mayor financiamiento privado en educación primaria y secundaria. Además, es el de menor inclusión socio-económica dentro de los colegios. Fuente: http://bit.ly/nctJ0P Chile es el país de la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económico (OCDE) con … Continue reading

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Training of Teachers Is Flawed…Study Says

by TAMAR LEWIN Published: July 21, 2011 Source: http://nyti.ms/np5HSF The National Council on Teacher Quality, an advocacy group, is to issue a study on Thursday reporting that most student-teaching programs are seriously flawed. The group has already angered the nation’s … Continue reading

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Key Stage 2 Testing, Assessment & Accountability Review: Final Report Published

Lord Bew launches his review into the Key Stage 2 testing, assessment and accountability system at the end of primary school. The report recommends that: •The current writing test should be replaced by teacher assessment of writing composition. This will … Continue reading

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Participation in Sports, Exercise, and Recreational Physical Activities: A Survey to Do & Report

Introduction: The aim of this report is to describe participation in sports, exercise, and recreational physical activities among survey participants. I surveyed a classmate to find out their views. Method: Your partner writes down all activities on one randomly selected … Continue reading

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KIPP Charter Schools: Knowledge is Power. (Ipsa Scientia Potestas Est) Sir Francis Bacon, Meditationes Sacræ. De Hæresibus. (1597)

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts; but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.” Sir Francis Bacon Two quotes by one man, Sir Francis Bacon. The central … Continue reading

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Teaching Challenge: Voodoo Economics

After looking at this video for three consecutive reruns, and laughing so hard that my sides are still hurting, I had a sober thought. What could be done to change this video into a positive example of teaching (and learning)? … Continue reading

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