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América Latina, estancada en innovación #MondayMotivation

por Andrés Oppenheimer,  Nuevo Herald, May 11, 2016 “Latinoamérica debe darse cuenta de que vivimos en una economía del conocimiento, y ponerse las pilas en materia de innovación.” La mayoría de los presidentes latinoamericanos se jactan sobre los supuestos logros … Continue reading

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Educational Quality And Inequality In Latin America

Forbes, Nov. 20, 2014, by Alejandro Chaufen Inequality continues to be the topic of discussion not only in the United States but also around the world and especially in Latin America. Countries in the region have some of the worst inequality. … Continue reading

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2011 in #Review: What A #Year! #ASMSG #bynr #ian1

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 550,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at … Continue reading

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#Indie #Publisher Book Launch: The Way of the APE

The book launch is a tradition. The proud author notifies some friends and family to bring some of their friends and family to the event. A press release is distributed to the press with the inverted synopsis of your book. … Continue reading

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Valid For Life: Should All English Language Teachers ReCertify Every Year? 2 Years?? Never???

Firstly, yes, let me be clear: Native and Non-Native Teachers of English are included. That’s what I mean by “all” – everybody, everyone who is a Teacher of English in a Second or Foreign Language context. So, here’s the Million … Continue reading

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Are You Ready For The 2012 PISA Results?: International Baccalaureate® (IB), Best In The World (IMHO)

In December 2013, the results of PISA 2012 will be announced. One thing on everyone’s mind in Chile, and many similar countries, will be: How well are we doing? Are children from lower socioeconomic backgrounds performing as well as students … Continue reading

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How To Review A Book You Don’t Like: Top Ten Tips For First-Time Book Reviewers ( A Case Study)

The purpose of this piece, the reason why I’m writing, is to try to be helpful for people who are writing their first book review, and they did not like the book they are reviewing! I will present a case … Continue reading

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Dale Carnegie: “The Purpose of Public Speaking”

“Your purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt.” — http://t.co/KRS3Aejz6r — John Zimmer (@ZimmerJohn) June 5, 2013 I put the search term “public speaking” in to a google search … Continue reading

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Reframe Language Learning: Strategies in Language Learning (by Andrew Weiler)

Andrew Weiler Language Learning Specialist Melbourne Area, Australia Professional Training & Coaching Strategies in Language Learning, Holmesglen Institute If when we are taught English we are just taught the rules of grammar, it would take all our love of our … Continue reading

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Oxford University Press Recruitment: Teacher Trainer (Closing Date: 21 July 2013)

#Chile #National #English #Test: Understanding the Past & Future Adjustments http://t.co/GAz1MHo0wT pic.twitter.com/mGjcBsyGvC — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) July 13, 2013 ** Teacher Trainer Department: ELT Marketing and Professional Development Division: English Language Teaching Location: Oxford – Central Reference number: 2013/55741 … Continue reading

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