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Gratis! Free! $0.00【Free Until Friday】Meet Me in Memphis! A serendipitous romance and fortuitous misfortune!

【Free Until Friday】Meet Me in Memphis amazon.com/dp/B007B1W1Z8 #elemchat #edtech #mlearning #elearning #mathchat #scichat #ntchat #Engchat #edu — Thomas Jerome Baker(@profesortbaker) October 10, 2012 This is a tale of serendipitous romance and fortuitous misfortune. It’s got a familiar feel, mixing in … Continue reading

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#Free – Promotion on Amazon #Kindle! “Time To #Teach Teens”: The Extremes of Experience

Free! Friday, October 12, Saturday, October 13, Sunday, October 14, Monday, October 15, and Tuesday, October 16 (until midnight)!!! Time To Teach Teens: The Extremes of Experience Book Description Publication Date: March 13, 2012 The extremes of experience and the … Continue reading

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Reflections on Writing: Dreams, Desires & Determination

Six Months Have Come, and Gone. Once, a long, long time ago, I dreamed of being a writer. My desires came face to face with reality, and I did not become a writer. Instead, I lived my life. I became … Continue reading

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Margaret Dunning: She is 102 & has been driving for 90 years

Pop math quiz: If you cherished and maintained the same car for 63 years and you changed your own oil every 3,000 miles, how much money would you save? Answer: A lot. Just ask Margaret Dunning, a 102-year-old Michigan woman … Continue reading

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New Study from Europe: When Teachers & Students Speak English in the Classroom

In Chile, every time we survey students we find out something that surprises nobody. It is related to teaching English, in English. As you can imagine, it is a good idea to teach English, in English. First, here is the … Continue reading

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Competition is Great for Games, but Education is Not a Game

When I was in high school, I competed in any sport my school would or could offer. I loved the thrill of winning, of being first, or second, or third. I enjoyed practicing different aspects of the various games. Often, … 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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Pinterest, Like Lauren Bacall: Stunning Visual Display & Attractive

Those who know me know that Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart are two of my favorite classic movie stars. Humphrey Bogart rarely gets questioned, but Lauren Bacall always gets a response like: “What about Marilyn Monroe?” I usually answer, tongue … Continue reading

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The #Mother #Tongue in the Chilean EFL Classroom: How We Learn English [Kindle Edition]

The Mother Tongue in the Chilean EFL Classroom: How We Learn English [Kindle Edition] Book Description Publication Date: September 21, 2012 The Mother Tongue Taboo (speak only English in the classroom) addresses all the “Taboo Topics”: Monolingual Fallacy, Native Speaker … Continue reading

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The Last Shot: A Season Like No Other (1980 Luxora Panthers)

The Last Shot: A Season Like No Other [Kindle Edition] Book Description Publication Date: September 15, 2012 “The Last Shot” is told from my point of view. Yet, in a larger sense, it’s a story that makes the effort to … Continue reading

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