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NCTQ 4-3-2-1 Star-Rating of University Teacher Preparation Programs in the USA: “the evaluations provide clear and convincing evidence, based on a four-star rating system, that a vast majority of teacher preparation programs do not give aspiring teachers adequate return on their investment of time and tuition dollars”

AMAZON AUTHOR PAGE: http://amzn.to/Qxmoec The ratings are part of a larger, independent review of undergraduate and graduate education programs. By KELSEY SHEEHY June 18, 2013 Source: US News Teaching was once dubbed “the profession that eats its young” and many … Continue reading

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$450 Million Dollar Plan: Vietnam demands its Non-Native English Teachers have Intermediate English Level

All school leavers will have a minimum level of English by 2020 under ambitious education reforms, but teachers fear that they are not getting the help they need to upgrade their own skills. Ed Parks Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 8 November … Continue reading

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LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF TEACHERS: The Chilean Perspective

The recent study which showed the long term effects of having a great teacher was very interesting, not only for teachers but also for those responsible for education policy, all around the world. It is a study that you ignore … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why Teaching Debate is A Good Idea

Teaching debate, in Chile, or anywhere else in the world, is a worthwhile endeavour. The purpose of this post is to share with you, the reader, my certainty about the value of debate. I will give only three reasons, as … Continue reading

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Why Education in Finland Works

AFT President Randi Weingarten visits schools in Finland to learn how they have ascended to the top in student achievement.

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VIF Teacher Trainee Program: Job Opportunity

VIF International Education – North Carolina, USA (Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina Area) Contact: Kevin Smith Email: ksmith@vifprogram.com Job Description: Language Teacher Trainee Program Work as a teacher trainee in a Spanish language immersion classroom. The Teacher Trainee Program places newly-trained international … Continue reading

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LEARN ENGLISH FROM A NATIVE SPEAKER

Today I ran across a video entitled, “Learn English From A Native Speaker”, on YouTube. I thought I’d take a look and see what it was about. The video began, “Do you want to learn English?” Would you prefer to … Continue reading

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