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#ASMSG A Book Is A #Gift You Open Again & Again & Again

RETWEET Read a GR8 Book 2Nite! ╚►http://t.co/q5rDVs4cdC 🍃🌹 #T4US 🌹🍃 #ASMSG 🍃🌹 F4F🍃🌷🍃 #IARTG 🍃🌷🍃 pic.twitter.com/c11ORJQpU5 — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) July 23, 2015   “What Is A Book?” A Gift You Open Again & Again & Again ~ Thomas Baker … Continue reading

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Pliny The Elder & His Nephew: “There Never Was A Book So Bad…”

Pliny the Elder, a man who died in the eruption of Vesuvius, left behind a rich literary legacy that has lasted across the centuries of recorded time. The quote which is the title of this post comes from him. We … Continue reading

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Is Grammar Necessary? The (Passive) Voice From The Past

Is grammar necessary? It’s an old question, and if a glance is taken, quite casually, at the textbooks on the market nowadays, there would be a unanimous verdict: Grammar is necessary. Our textbooks are full of grammar, our readers are … Continue reading

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Second Language Acquisition is Number 1 on Amazon Best Sellers Rank! You Did It – Thank You! We’re Number 1!

Second Language Acquisition: Language, Culture & Identity is Number 1 on the Amazon Best Sellers Rank in the Professional Development Category! Thank you dear readers, thank you so much! Thank you, individually and collectively, every one of you, for helping … Continue reading

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Incredible Milestone! Eight Hundred Thousand Site Visits! Thank You!

Dear reader(s), Today is a unique milestone. I’m celebrating 800 thousand site visits! That’s a mind-boggling number for a blog about education, and I am thrilled to be able to share it with you, the people who come back, time … Continue reading

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Congratulations! Your Book, “Poems & Poetry: Our Story” has been published on Amazon Kindle!

Hello from Amazon KDP! Congratulations Thomas! Your book, “Poems & Poetry: Our Story” you recently submitted to KDP and enrolled in KDP Select has been published to the Kindle Store and is already available* for readers to purchase here. KDP … Continue reading

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Saving the Most Valuable Teaching Tool — Teachers’ Voices

Millions of teachers across the country are preparing lesson plans and stocking up on classroom supplies. Another thing teachers should be focusing on, but often neglect, is their most valuable teaching tool — their voice. http://huff.to/qctCqW Teachers have the highest … Continue reading

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With Different Eyes – Marjorie Faulstich Orellana Keynote

A conference about English Language Learners. Held at UCLA, every year in November. This year’s conference (2009) theme is What’s Language Got to Do With It. Parts 1 and 2 of Marjorie Faulstich Orellana’s keynote address.

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“Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas reads his poem Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at … Continue reading

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Finding Voice in the Pain of a Family and Its Fall

Source: http://nyti.ms/jHt4FL GREENVILLE, S.C. — When Victoria Ford was a little girl growing up in Memphis, her family was so widely known, strangers would see her at the grocery store, notice a resemblance and ask, “Are you a Ford?” The … Continue reading

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