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The Limits of Language: Does Language Shape The Way We See The World?

Do you see the bridge strong and sturdy, or sleek and elegant? That may well depend on which gender the language you speak assigns to the word for “bridge.” The Limits of My Language Mean the Limits of My World … Continue reading

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EdcampChile Sponsor Spotlight: Pearson says, “Move Education Forward”

** Pearson Forward: A K-5 Instructional System of Services, Tools & Curriculum Pearson Launches K-5 Instructional System at FETC By Tim Sohn 01/30/13 At the FETC 2013 conference Wednesday, Pearson released a new instructional system of services, tools, and curriculum … Continue reading

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Make a Difference with a Master’s from USC Rossier

** USC ROSSIER ONLINE 2013 brings an update to the 2SC mobile app:bit.ly/WYEMh7 #Fighton — USC Rossier Online (@USCTeacher) January 25, 2013 Whether you’re an experienced teacher or an aspiring one, the USC Rossier School of Education offers a graduate-level … Continue reading

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REGIONAL ENGLISH LANGUAGE OFFICE

Source: Regional English Language Office RELO Brad Horn shows to a group of English teachers how to play and learn English with video game “Trace Effects”. The Regional English Language Office supports public diplomacy outreach through English language teaching and … Continue reading

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#Edcamp Harrisburg Recap: MAT@USC Curriculum Video

RECAP FROM UNCONFERENCE: EDCAMP HARRISBURG November 21st, 2011 by USC Rossier Online Staff When I got the e-mail from USC about the EdCamp unconference, I was tempted to delete it unread. After all, nothing ever happens in Harrisburg and I … Continue reading

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The Mother Tongue in the Chilean EFL Classroom: How We Learn English

How We Learn English Authored by Thomas Jerome Baker The Mother Tongue Taboo (speak only English in the classroom) addresses all the “Taboo Topics”: Monolingual Fallacy, Native Speaker Fallacy, Early Start Fallacy, and More is Better Fallacy. This book transparently … Continue reading

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Amaaaazing: 800 Thousand Site Visits!!

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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Se realizó la Competencia de Spelling Bee en la Provincia de Chiloé

Se realizó la Competencia de Spelling Bee en la Provincia de Chiloé Fuente: Mineduc – Programa Inglés Abre Puertas (PIAP) La jornada se llevó a cabo el pasado lunes 20 de Agosto, en la ciudad de Castro, y contó con … Continue reading

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Univ. of Chile Researchers’ Surprising Conclusion: Success of Chile’s “Schools of Excellence” due to selection

Study concludes that success of schools of excellence are due to selection Researchers at the University of Chile analyzed the academic trajectory of 28,000 students. by Elizabeth Simonsen Source: La Tercera Over three thousand (3000) students applied last year for … Continue reading

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Inglés: Un “must” (imprescendible) para el futuro de Chile

Actualmente, sólo el 2% de los chilenos habla inglés. Eso quiere decir que el 98% se está perdiendo parte importante del contenido escrito de Internet, donde hoy fluye el conocimiento de la forma más accesible. Fuente: El Dínamo por Ellen … Continue reading

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