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First Strike In 30 Years… I’m An LAUSD Teacher. This Is Why We Are Striking.

by Joseph Zeccola My pregnant wife coughed and wheezed on Saturday as she fed strike signs into the laminator while fighting off a cold. I punched holes in our signs, handed them to her and trimmed each one as they … Continue reading

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IATEFL Chile International Conference: Pecha Kucha & ELT #ASMSG

At the recent IATEFL Chile Bi-Annual International Conference, I gave a workshop entitled “Pecha Kucha & ELT: Changing The Classroom“. My slides are below. The workshop was well attended. In fact, conference room 309 was full of teachers 15 minutes … Continue reading

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What #Writers & #Teachers Make: #Survey Says ==> less than £600 ($1000 Dollars) a year

http://t.co/rRUvJMLhOq RT @profesortbaker #Teacher #eltchat #ell #IAN1 #ASMSG #edu #indie #JT4a #esl #efl #elt #TEFL pic.twitter.com/E7zZ5w3SRg — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) January 19, 2014 Writers (authors) have a lot in common with teachers: most don’t earn a lot of money. … Continue reading

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A Great Teacher For Every Student: Reflections on Teachers, Innovation & Education

Teachers A teacher, I feel, gets better over the course of a teaching career. In my own case, this is true. Though I have been a teacher all my life, I am continually learning. After a decade of teaching, I … Continue reading

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Competencia de Spelling Bee 2012 – ¡INSCRIPCIONES ABIERTAS!

The Spelling Bee for EFL Teachers [Kindle Edition] This book is for teachers of English Language Learners, ESL, EFL, & ELT. It is dedicated to the students in my EFL class, past, present, and future. I sincerely hope something within … Continue reading

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Congratulations Thomas! You’ve successfully published “Connectivism for EFL Teachers” on the Kindle Store!

Hi Thomas, Hello from Amazon KDP! The book “Connectivism for EFL Teachers: A Theory of Learning For A Digital Age” you recently submitted to KDP and enrolled in KDP Select has been published to the Kindle Store and is already … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: New Teachers Reflect on Teaching (Did You See The Gorilla?)

Teaching can be a tough job. We asked some first-year public school teachers to tell us what they’ve learned now that they have some experience in the classroom. Some of them are traditionally trained with advanced degrees in education. Others … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Santiago: Are Teachers Overpaid?

I do not know of a single teacher, world-wide, who would answer the question by saying, “Yes”, teachers are overpaid. The educators I know would probably say, “teachers have low-prestige and low salaries”. Yet, to satisfy a curiosity, what do … Continue reading

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Have You Heard: TESOL Announces New Name

We have exciting news! TESOL has a new name: TESOL International Association. Though the name has changed, the association will continue to be your source for knowledge, quality professional development, and important research in the field. Most important, TESOL is … Continue reading

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Jeremy Harmer talks about filming teachers

Jeremy Harmer, author of How to Teach English and The Practice of English Language Teaching, talks about filming teachers in the ELT classroom.

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