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2012 in #Review: What A #Year! #ASMSG #bynr #ian1

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 330,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about … Continue reading

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From Principal to Lead Learner: New Roles for Changing Times (Exceptional Educational Leadership)

Book Description Publication Date: March 27, 2013 Exceptional Educational Leadership is an experiential account of educational leadership. It fills a gap in the literature by not only looking at leadership in a theoretical way, but offers the reader a practical … Continue reading

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High Intensity Language Learning: I Want to Be A Polyglot (Monolingual With Benefits)

The polyglot / hyperglot: They are not born, rather, they are born to be made. A riddle, a puzzle, an enigma. Why would anyone want to learn multiple languages? After all, isn’t the English language the only language you need … Continue reading

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FREE! Exceptional Educational Leadership

** Book Description Publication Date: March 27, 2013 Exceptional Educational Leadership is an experiential account of educational leadership. It fills a gap in the literature by not only looking at leadership in a theoretical way, but offers the reader a … Continue reading

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What is the Role of the Teacher in 21st Century Education?

I am a member of many professional learning communities. I do a tremendous amount of reading, trying to be at the cutting edge of knowledge in my field: education. Here’s what I mean when I say “cutting edge“: to be … Continue reading

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Help Wanted! Journey of a Lifetime! Hazardous Conditions! Safe Return Doubtful! Hard Work Guaranteed! Dark Days & Long Nights! Join the #EdCampSantiago 2013 Expedition!

It was 1912 when a certain Ernest Shackleton was looking for some men for a hazardous journey in the newspaper advertisement below. The weird guy that posted this ad made a quite unattractive offer for a seemingly not funny expedition. … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Teaching & Learning: Designing & Running A MOOC

I participated in CCK 11 and the facilitators were Stephen Downes and George Siemens. The course was unlike any learning experience I had ever had before. Here’s why: 1. Changed relationship between teacher & learner Teacher, as the term is … Continue reading

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Ofqual: “The International Baccalaureate is an excellent alternative to A levels”

THE International Baccalaureate is an excellent alternative to A levels, attractive to students who enjoy studying a range of subjects. Ofqual have released a report whose findings suggest the programme successfully prepares students for the demands of higher education. Source: … Continue reading

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FOUR FANTASTIC FREE BOOKS 4 U! Only 4 More Days!

DEDICATION These four books are dedicated to all people, the world over, who enjoy a good read, a fast read, with characters who you learn to love, about a topic that touches your soul. My profession, English Language Teaching, touches … Continue reading

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Heads react cautiously to Michael Gove’s plans for an English Baccalaureate Certificate

‘The devil is in the detail’ – heads react to EBC Date: 19th September 2012 Author: Dorothy Lepkowska Theme: Curriculum, Education Policy, Exams and Assessment, Leadership, Teacher Subject: English, Humanities, Languages, Mathematics, Science, STEM Tags: English Baccalaureate, English Baccalaureate Certificate, … Continue reading

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