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What is teaching about? Professionalism and the limitations of standards and competences

by Christopher Day School of Education, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK *Correspondence Christopher Day, School of Education, University of Nottingham, Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road, Nottingham NG81BB, UK. Email: christopher.day@nottingham.ac.uk 1 | INTRODUCTION There is little doubt that responses to the question “What … Continue reading

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Multi-Genre Author Thomas Jerome Baker (Interview by Scottish Author Kirsten Nairn)

Interview by Kirsten Nairn, Scottish author of the novel, A Sorry Affair. You can find out more about Kirsten and her work here: My Website, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ Goodreads, and Pinterest. 1. Thomas, what made you start writing? Kirsten, I … Continue reading

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Tener la camiseta bien puesta: “Have the shirt on well”

╚► https://buff.ly/2FeYjsP Según el Diccionario De Chileno Actual, la frase, “tener la camiseta bien puesta” significa:  Ser leal; entregarse a una causa; esforzarse en el trabajo; cf. puesto, hincha, dar lo mejor de sí. Por ejemplo: “la hinchada del … Continue reading

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Teacher Action Research: Can We Use It To Help Screenagers Learn Better?

What is classroom-based research? First of all, classroom-based research, also known as Teacher Action Research, is practical, reality-based research that ELT educators can use to improve student learning. It is important to note that Teacher Action Research is not focused … Continue reading

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Breaking From Tradition To Create A Culture Of Reading

Breaking From Tradition To Create A Culture Of Reading POSTED ON JANUARY 13, 2019 by Gary Armida Source: The Teaacher And The Admin Last June, I had the good fortune to address the senior members of our school’s National Honor … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Teaching English Language Learners Worldwide

Classrooms across the world are becoming increasingly diverse with increasing numbers of students whose primary home languages are not English. In the USA, state-reported data estimated 10 percent of the US school-aged population (PreK-twelfth grade) as students identified as limited … Continue reading

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Teaching the N-Word To EFL Students: History & Meaning Of The N-Word

Today, I take you back 400 years in time, to the year 1619. The place is Jamestown, Virginia. The first African slaves have just “arrived” in America. At least, that’s what our history books tell us that John Rolfe documented: … Continue reading

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Teaching The N-Word To EFL Students: Should We Or Shouldn’t We?

To begin, let me wish you and your loved one(s) a very Merry Christmas and a Happy, Prosperous New Year! Thanks for taking the time to read and comment on this new series. So, what’s it all about? It’s about … Continue reading

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The International Baccalaureate® at 50: 1968 – 2018

The International Baccalaureate education system is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. “More than 4,000 schools so far have chosen to teach International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes, with their unique academic rigour and their emphasis on students’ personal development. Those schools … Continue reading

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How To Teach English Literature: Resources, Strategies and Tips #ASMSG

How To Teach English Literature This textbook is intended for students of English Literature Teaching as well as new and experienced teachers of English Literature. Written by Thomas Jerome Baker, author of 168 books and a teacher of English with … Continue reading

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