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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Coordinator of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago 2012 & Edcamp Chile 2013, free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2012 was held at Universidad Mayor in Santiago. Edcamp Chile 2013 was held at Universidad UCINF. Thomas is also a member of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile. Thomas enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. Thus far, he has written the following genres: romance, historical fiction, autobiographical, sports history/biography, and English Language Teaching. He has published a total of sixty one (61) books, all available on Amazon http://amzn.to/Qxmoec . The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family, his wife Gabriela, and his son, Thomas Jerome Baker, Jr.

5★★★★★ #BookReview: The International Baccalaureate #ASMSG #KindleUnlimited #AmazonPrime

The International Baccalaureate Program Authored by Thomas Jerome Baker “An international education must go well beyond the provision of information and is involved in the development of attitudes and values which transcend barriers of race, class, religion, gender or politics.” … Continue reading

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IATEFL Chile International Conference: Pecha Kucha & ELT #ASMSG

At the recent IATEFL Chile Bi-Annual International Conference, I gave a workshop entitled “Pecha Kucha & ELT: Changing The Classroom“. My slides are below. The workshop was well attended. In fact, conference room 309 was full of teachers 15 minutes … Continue reading

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#5STAR #Book #Review of Susan Tarr’s New Book: “Miranda Bay” #ASMSG

Miranda Bay: “We have passed a mauvais quart d’heure“ “Miranda Bay” by author Susan Tarr, is incorrectly described as “an uncomfortable, but brief, experience”. On the contrary, we encounter the full emotional range of the human experience. There is humor, … Continue reading

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#Book #Review of Boudicca: #HerStory by Lilian Roberts #ASMSG #Bookreviews

The purpose of this post is to share recent reviews I have received for one of my books, entitled, “Boudicca: Her Story“, (in Kindle format, available from Amazon) and “Boudicca: Warrior Queen” (in paperback format, available from Createspace). Same story, … Continue reading

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#Very #Impressive #Work: A Book Review #ASMSG

Like all indie authors, I receive feedback from readers in the form of book reviews. Many authors say that the reviews that mean the most are the critical ones. Don’t get me wrong. I’m not talking about the reviews that … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE ANNOUNCES INCREASE IN DIPLOMAS AWARDED WORLDWIDE #ASMSG

More Than 135 000 Secondary School Graduates Across the World Receive Results of Internationally Recognized Diploma THE HAGUE (JULY 7, 2014) – The International Baccalaureate (IB) today announced its May 2014 Diploma Programme results. 135, 534 secondary, or high school, … Continue reading

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#4thofJuly #BookReview: How to #Teach #Debating: Theory & Practical #Handbook ==> http://amzn.to/1rqWIVN <== RT #asmsg #t4us #4ftm #iartg #bookplugs #RRBC

#4thofJuly2014 How to #Teach Debating: Theory & Practical #Handbook ==>http://t.co/AUtEa6ktLK<== RT #asmsg #t4us #4ftm — Thomas Jerome Baker (@profesortbaker) July 4, 2014 Book Description Book Publication Date: November 13, 2013 “It was the best of times, it was the worst … Continue reading

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#MondayBlogs: Being A #Teacher In #Chile #ASMSG #IARTG #Bookplugs

** This book, Being A Teacher In Chile, is for teachers, educators, students, parents, administrators, everyone who has a stake in education. By definition, that is everyone. Timeless issues that concern teachers everywhere are looked at (good teacher, bad teacher, … Continue reading

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#PechaKucha & English Language Teaching: Changing The Classroom (Book Review) #asmsg #RaveReviewsBookClub #iartg #ian1 #edchat

5.0 out of 5 stars New wonderful “communication” possibility! June 25, 2014 By Roxy on Amazon “Roxy on Amazon” – This review is from: Pecha Kucha & English Language Teaching: Changing The Classroom (Kindle Edition) “You know, I was first … Continue reading

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19 Inspirational #Quotes From Nelson Mandela

** Today I have been thinking about Nelson Mandela. I saw a picture of him holding the World Cup trophy in his hand. It made me reflect not on football (soccer), but on his incredible wisdom. That is why I … Continue reading

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