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Why Listen to a Book? Listening to an audiobook versus reading a book: Which would you prefer?

The question is an interesting one, both questions, in fact. The answers are just as equally interesting as the questions: Rachelle Gould-Harris writes: “Audio, because it frees me up to do other things while I listen.” Anne Cerstvik Nolan writes: … Continue reading

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Summer Time is Reading Time! Select Your Summer Reading for Rest, Relaxation, & Pleasure [Kindle Edition]

Book Description Publication Date: June 18, 2013 This catalog / “book of books” is dedicated to, and written for, all the people, worldwide, who want rest, relaxation and reading pleasure during the summer. Summer is the perfect time to disconnect … Continue reading

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Boudicca, Teens & Writing: 3 FREE Books!

Author Page: Thomas Jerome Baker What is the connection between these three books? Price? Yes, of course they are all free today. Author? Yes, I wrote each book. What these books have in common is that Queen Boudicca and her … Continue reading

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Breast is Best: How Long is Too Long?

Amazon Author Page: Thomas Jerome Baker My Dear Friend: Welcome to Chile Yes, I admit both the title and the subtitle: “Breast is Best: How Long is Too Long”, are both a bit cheeky. Did I say, “cheeky”? I seem … Continue reading

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The Way Forward: Teachers as Scientists & 2 Million Minutes Used Wisely

As nations around the world grapple with multivariate, complex questions regarding equity and quality, one thing remains outside of dispute. Everyone agrees that education is valuable. It has transformative powers not only for the individual, but for society as a … Continue reading

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Making Time For English

In one representative class room in Evans Adult School, California’s largest adult school English language program (http://www.lausd.k12.ca.us/Evans_CAS/), students and teachers discuss how new immigrants make time to learn English. http://www.evansla.org/ Special thanks to Moby for the donated music. Learn more … Continue reading

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Time To Teach Teenagers: Tough Tunes to Talk

Tough tunes to teach, tough tunes to talk to teens about… That’s what I call Avril Lavigne’s song, “Don’t Tell Me”. A teen (15-year-old-girl) brought the song into my class, after being freely invited by me to “bring a song … Continue reading

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