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Spelling Bee: TESOL Chile / Franklin Global Spell Event #ELTChat #efl #esl #edtech #edchat #elemchat #ukedchat #technology #TESOL #Teachers #CCK11
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 16, 2011
TESOL Chile is having a Spelling Bee. It will be sponsored by Franklin Electronic Publishers – in cooperation with TESOL Inc. (a global education association). Here are the details: Date: Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 9:00am until we have a … Continue reading → Wed, 16 Mar 2011 02:49:30 +0000 [Comment]

The Real Life Social Network: Do You Have Your Free Copy Yet? #CCK11 #ELTchat #edtech #ukedchat #edchat #technology #cpchat #elemchat #lrnchat #elearning #Teacher #esl #efl #elt #TESOL #IATEFL #TEFL #esol #ell #besig #ylsig
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 14, 2011
The Real Life Social Network: Have you downloaded your free copy yet? I just finished downloading mine. Meet the author: Name: Paul Adams Location: San Francisco, United States Work: Senior User Experience Researcher at Google Industry: Technology / Internet About … Continue reading → Sun, 13 Mar 2011 22:18:26 +0000 [Comment]

Beware The Backchannel: Networking Power & Authority: When The Back-Channel Becomes The Front-Channel #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #cpchat #edtech #technology #esl #efl #elt #education #lrnchat #elemchat #elearning #Teachers
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 13, 2011
Void in form When, just as they are, White dewdrops gather, On scarlet maple leaves, Regard the scarlet beads! Ailsa (Elise) Haxell, from Auckland University of Technology, in a lovely, musical (to my ears) voice, began her talk (with Frances … Continue reading → 2011-03-13T02:00:48 [Comment]

Should Educators Be Using Twitter? #ELTchat #edtech #technology #cpchat #ntchat #education #ukedchat #esl #CCK11 #lrnchat #elearning #esl #Teachers
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 12, 2011
Isn’t everyone using Twitter? If we compare Twitter and Facebook, Twitter has 190 million users while Facebook has 500 million users. There you have it. Everyone isn’t using Twitter. As a PLN, the numbers clearly favour Facebook. It’s not even … Continue reading → 2011-03-12T20:07:40 [Comment]

Taking A Step Ahead: A Message From A Friend #CCK11 #ELTChat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 12, 2011
LinkedIn Denilso Lima has sent you a message. Date: 3/12/2011 Subject: Taking a Step Ahead Dear Connections, As you all well know for the last 3 years I have been working as the National Coordinator for inFlux Franchising (a language … Continue reading → 2011-03-12T13:50:26 [Comment]

Baker’s Dozen – The Top Twelve #CCK11 #ELTchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 12, 2011
A “baker’s dozen” is thirteen. You ask for twelve breakfast rolls, or twelve cookies, or twelve pies, and the baker gives you thirteen. You pay for twelve. We all know this is good business practice. We return, again and again, … Continue reading → 2011-03-12T13:15:55 [Comment]

Transform Your Classroom: Education Technology & You #CCK11 #edtech #ukedtech
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 06, 2011
The eBeam – transform your classroom today. At least, that’s what the eBeam company says. In fact, all IWB companies say that. Revolutionise your classroom. Today. So, this got me to thinking about the IWB, in general terms. What is … Continue reading → 2011-03-06T21:31:51 [Comment]

Alexis Sanchez Connects 4 Goals: The Beautiful Game #ELTchat #CCK11 #ukedchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Mar 01, 2011
The beautiful game. That’s what they call football. The beautiful game. Rarely will a player play the beautiful game as beautifully as Alexis Sanchez did on Sunday. Alexis Sanchez, “El Niño Maravilla”, scored four goals. Let me repeat that: four … Continue reading → 2011-03-01T02:43:38 [Comment]

Complex Adaptive Systems: A Message From Dr. Igor Nikolic (TU Delft) #CCK11 #ELTchat #edtech #technology #edchat #edreform #ukedchat #Teachers #elemchat #elearning #lrnchat #esl #TEFL #TESOL #IATEFL #education
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 28, 2011
Igor Nikolic says: February 28, 2011 at 10:04 pm Hi there Profesorbaker ! Thank you for the wonderful writeup ! You really distilled the essence of the message I was trying to get across. As you noticed, the visuals got … Continue reading → 2011-03-01T00:14:30 [Comment]

PISA Reading Test: Something Is Rotten In The State of Denmark #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #edreform #education #edtech #technology #Teachers #lrnchat #elemchat #elearning #esl #efl #elt #esol #ell #TEFL #TESOL #IATEFL
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 27, 2011
Reading. That’s five core elements: 1. Phonemic Awareness, 2. Phonics, 3. Fluency, 4. Vocabulary, and 5. Comprehension. So, what is PISA testing? All of these? Some of these? None of these? http://www.slideshare.net/profesorbaker/unlocking-reading-for-all-students-presentation Here’s the answer: “In the reading test, “OECD/PISA … Continue reading → 2011-02-27T21:24:40 [Comment]

When Was The Last Time You Cried – Tears Of Joy? #elemchat #edchat #education #ELTchat #CCK11 #ukedchat #esl #edreform
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 26, 2011
Teachers. We have the greatest job on the planet? Yes, teachers we have the greatest job on the planet. Today I shall be of few words. The last time I cried over a story someone else shared, I honestly can’t … Continue reading → 2011-02-26T22:42:01 [Comment]

Week 6 – Personal Learning Environments & Networks #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #edreform #ukedchat #lrnchat #elearning #edtech #technology #education #esl #efl #elt #ell #Teacher #esol #TEFL #TESOL #IATEFL
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 26, 2011
Once upon a time, so the story begins, and how it ends, is yet to be revealed… For me, this week was, and is, the most important one of the whole course. It directs my reflections to my personal reason(s) … Continue reading → 2011-02-26T19:36:38 [Comment]

Girls R Great & Boys R Bad: What R We Gonna Do? #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #edreform #education #elearning #lrnchat # esl #efl #ell #esol #TEFL #TESOL #IATEFL #elt #Teacher #edtech #technology #reading
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 26, 2011
Reading is an important skill that girls are great at. A decade of PISA statistics tell the whole world this story. The untold story, however, is that boys are not good readers. Again, the PISA test results of the past … Continue reading → 2011-02-26T14:50:38 [Comment]

Have You Read, “Looking for Catarina?” #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #edreform #elearning #lrnchat #esl #efl #elt #ell #esol #TESOL #IATEFL #education #edtech #Teacher #technology
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 26, 2011
You have heard that boys are not good readers, haven’t you? It’s not even a secret. Everyone knows it. World wide. It’s a planetary puzzle. I’ve got the solution to the “Girls read Great and Boys read Bad” problem. The … Continue reading → 2011-02-26T02:55:16 [Comment]

An Imagined Interview with Myself: About Poem 1 (Let It Be) #ELTchat #CCK11 #esl #efl #elt #esol #ell #education #edreform #edtech #elearning #lrnchat #ukedchat #TESOL #IATEFL #Teacher #technology
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 25, 2011
Last year, my students had a unique opportunity. They interviewed a famous musician and composer. When asked about the message in the music, the composer answered: “I never tell anyone what my music means. If I tell you what to … Continue reading → 2011-02-25T23:46:00 [Comment]

Leader: What Are You Supposed to Do? #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #Teacher #education #CCK11
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 25, 2011
I am a leader. I’m supposed to help teachers be the best possible teacher(s) they can be. I’m supposed to be a model for the teachers on my team. A teacher is supposed to look at me, and think to … Continue reading → 2011-02-25T21:36:27 [Comment]

The PISA Paradox: Boys R Bad Readers and Girls R Great – Again…and Again…and Again #CCK11 #ELTchat #edtech #ukedchat #edchat #technology #education #lrnchat #elearning #edreform #technology #Teachers #esl #efl #elt #ell #esol #TESOL #IATEFL
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 24, 2011
“Girls have a huge lead over boys in reading.” This quotation comes to us from the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland. Finland was ranked third in the world, number 3 out of 65 nations tested on the 2009 … Continue reading → 2011-02-24T04:32:05 [Comment]

Free The Textbook: A Connectivist Impossible Dream? #CCK11 #ELTchat #edreform #edchat #edtech #technology #ukedchat #lrnchat #elearning #education #esl #efl #elt #ell #esol #TESOL #IATEFL #Teacher
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 23, 2011
Great minds are evenly distributed. Great textbooks are not. Free textbooks. Legally free. Are you interested? High quality. Written by great authors in your field. Fully supported by the publisher. You, the user, get choices. “What’s the best choice?”, you … Continue reading → 2011-02-24T01:59:46 [Comment]

Conceive, Believe, Achieve #CCK11 #ELTchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 23, 2011
A teacher who is attempting to teach, without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn, is hammering on a cold iron. ~ Horace Mann I obtained the quote above from Saeed Mubarak, who is from Saudi Arabia. Saeed is … Continue reading → 2011-02-23T22:17:01 [Comment]

Connectivism and English Language Teaching: Why Do We Connect? #CCK11 #ELTchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 22, 2011
Connectivism has been called, “A Learning Theory for the Digital Age” (Siemens, 2005). http://bit.ly/gFo2Y5 In this post, I aim to share what I have learned about connectivism, and what it means for English Language Teaching, in my view. What I … Continue reading → 2011-02-23T00:06:51 [Comment]

Punctuation Puzzle Practice: PPP #ELTchat #CCK11
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 22, 2011
Here is a punctuation puzzle for your students (and mine). 1. Have your students listen to Louis Armstrong sing, “What A Wonderful World”. 2. Pass out the lyrics to the song, with punctuation missing. 3. Before listening: Students place punctuation … Continue reading → 2011-02-22T22:41:55 [Comment]

What A Wonderful World #CCK11 #ELTchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 22, 2011
The team of Teachers of English that I work together with had a rare moment recently. We experienced the great satisfaction of leaving no child behind. 100%. Twenty-one out of twenty-one students, as a group, passed the most demanding and … Continue reading → 2011-02-22T21:49:43 [Comment]

The Chinese Butterfly and Connective Knowledge #CCK11 #ELTchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 21, 2011
Connecting. Connective Knowledge. Enjoying the benefits of harmony and tranquility that comes from sharing what I know and interacting with what you know, to the ultimate benefit of a third party. That’s one of my personal goals for the coming … Continue reading → 2011-02-21T22:30:56 [Comment]

Power Point, Prezi, The IWB, and Me: One Big Happy Family #CCK11 #ELTchat #edtech #technology #ukedchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 20, 2011
Power Point is back in my life. I know. You would like an explanation. First, let me recap, because if I don’t, you won’t understand me. Recently I ended a ten-year relationship with Power Point. The breakup had been coming … Continue reading → 2011-02-20T18:31:31 [Comment]

Why I Blog #CCK11 #ELTchat #ukedchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 19, 2011
Why do I blog? I never thought about it before this moment. It’s a great question for me. You see, I would describe myself as a blogger. So, why am I blogging? I think that at first, I just wanted … Continue reading → 2011-02-19T19:35:24 [Comment]

What is Connectivism to You?: A Reflection #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #edreform #education #ukedchat #ell #esl #efl #lrnchat #elearning #Teachers #technology #TESOL #IATEFL #TEFL
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 19, 2011
Three things. Three reflections. Three answers to one question: What is connectivism to you? Fair enough the question. After all, I’ve been participating in the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) called, “Connectivism and connected Knowledge 2011 (CCK11) for the past … Continue reading → 2011-02-19T17:26:51 [Comment]

The Tom Baker PLN Challenge: Participate in Week 6: PLN and PLE! #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #edreform #edtech #technology #Teachers #elearning #lrnchat #esl #education #efl #elt #ell #esol #TESOL #IATEFL #Obama
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 19, 2011
PLN and PLE. Week 6 of #CCK11 course promises to be the most interesting and potentially the most valuable week 0f the entire course. We’ve learned a lot so far. Let’s take a look back, shall we? In Week 1, … Continue reading → 2011-02-19T14:42:12 [Comment]

We Three: Technology, The IWB, and Me #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #elearning #lrnchat #IWB #technology #edtech #Teachers #edreform #esl #education #edu #efl #elt #esol #ell #TESOL #IATEFL
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 19, 2011
This year I will be using interactive white boards (IWB) in my teaching. I am doing this for the first time in my teaching career. So, let’s explore my feelings about that. Question: How do I feel, about incorporating the … Continue reading → 2011-02-19T12:39:47 [Comment]

Groups and Networks: What’s the Difference? Does it Matter? #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #education #elearning #lrnchat #efl #esl #elt #TESOL #IATEFL #Teachers #technology #edreform
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 19, 2011
Today I listened to the live Elluminate session facilitated by George Siemens and Stephen Downes. Groups and Networks was presented by Stephen. As he shared with us at the end, it took about 95% of the time to lay the … Continue reading → 2011-02-19T02:16:12 [Comment]

I Won The Lottery: My Name Was Picked! #CCK11 #ELTchat #education #edtech #edreform #Teachers #technology #ukedchat #elearning #lrnchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 18, 2011
Connections matter. How you are connected is a crucial element in learning and even more so in your life. That’s one thing I’ve learned in #CCK11. Connections matter. They are important, so I’ve taken steps to ensure that I’m connected … Continue reading → 2011-02-18T22:19:27 [Comment]

What if Doctors Were Treated Like Teachers: The Sequel #CCK11 #ELTchat #education #edu #edreform #edchat #ukedchat #edtech #Obama #elt #esl #efl #TED #technology #connectivism #Teachers #professionalism
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 18, 2011
Doctors aren’t treated like teachers. Doctors are special people. They save lives. Again and again, day after day, routinely, somewhere on the planet, a doctor is saving someone’s life. Another routine event in the day of a doctor is bringing … Continue reading → 2011-02-18T08:27:35 [Comment]

First Day of School: A Moment To Connect With You #CCK11 #ELTchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 17, 2011
First day of school. Meet and greet. Smile. Organize. Check out. Amid the hustle and bustle, I’ve taken a moment. To sit. To be still. It may be the last time I do this. I wonder. Will you still be … Continue reading → 2011-02-17T18:23:46 [Comment]

We Teach | We Learn – A Coursebook for Teaching English #CCK11 #ELTchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 17, 2011
As a first-time coursebook reviewer, I am going through a process of looking at what the coursebook writer has made available to the public. But, let’s begin at the beginning. The book I’m reviewing is, “We Teach | We Learn”, … Continue reading → 2011-02-17T04:28:58 [Comment]

After Ten Years, We’re Breaking Up: A Sad Day #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #education #Obama #TESOL #IATEFL #elt #esl #efl #ell #lrnchat #elearning #edtech #technology #Teachers
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 16, 2011
Breaking up after ten years is painful. It really hurts inside, down deep. I’m having pains in places that I never knew existed. But, it’s not all bad. There is someone else. But let me save that for later. My … Continue reading → 2011-02-16T22:12:06 [Comment]

My Amaaazing PLN: A Trip To Florence #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #education #edreform #ukedchat #esl #efl #elt #TESOL #IATEFL #Teachers #edtech #technology
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 16, 2011
I just got treated to an amazing trip to Florence. Thanks to my amaaazing PLN. I was sitting here, and a message arrived from Mr. Karl Donert. “Who is Karl?”, you ask. Karl is a National Teaching Fellow, and President … Continue reading → 2011-02-16T19:15:24 [Comment]

Seven Habits of Highly Connected People #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #edreform #edtech #ukedchat #education
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 16, 2011
Seven Habits of Highly Connected People. I’m highly connected, in multiple senses of the phrase, “highly connected”. Quantity: On Linkedin alone, I’m told that my first, second and third degree connections link me to 9.9 million people. Compared to that, … Continue reading → 2011-02-16T04:48:26 [Comment]

Allt börjar med en bra lärare: Options start with a good teacher #CCK11 #ELTchat #edtech #edchat #ukedchat #Teachers #Technology #educate #education #edu #Obama #efl #esl #elt #ell #esol #TESOL #IATEFL #elearning #lrnchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 16, 2011
Options start with a good teacher. Allt börjar med en bra lärare. Dreams start with a good teacher. Allt börjar med en bra lärare. I was visiting the blog of a #CCK11 course member, five minutes ago. Her name is … Continue reading → 2011-02-16T02:33:40 [Comment]

ELT Coursebook Review: For Amateurs Like Me #CCK11 #ELTchat #efl #esl #elt #edchat #edtech #ukedchat #TESOL #IATEFL #Obama #education #elearning #lrnchat #edreform #Teachers #Technology
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 15, 2011
I’m reviewing a coursebook. I’m an amateur. I admit it. I haven’t a clue as to what to do. So, I’ve asked you to help me, my friend. I’m reviewing, “We Teach – We Learn”, an innovative coursebook, written by … Continue reading → 2011-02-15T21:13:06 [Comment]

Brief Guide For Blog Authors #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #edtech #ukedchat #esl #efl #elt #ell #esol #TESOL #IATEFL #education #Obama #edreform #edu #educate #Egypt #lrnchat #elearning #Teachers
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 15, 2011
A guide on brevity for blog authors. Brief, concise, to the point. How to write better blogsposts, in fewer words, with better usefulness for the reader. That’s what this is about. I received thirteen (13) tips to help improve my … Continue reading → 2011-02-15T16:00:11 [Comment]

Thomas Reply to Valeria: An Open Letter – Regarding Teaching and the Black Male Teacher #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #esl #efl #elt #education #elearning #lrnchat #TESOL #IATEFL #Egypt #edtech #Obama
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 15, 2011
Hi Valeria, Thank you for spending such a long time with me, here, patiently explaining to me how this particular question, the Black Male Teacher, plays out in your context, in Brazil. I am indebted to you for your first-hand … Continue reading → 2011-02-15T07:04:21 [Comment]

An Open Letter from Valeria to Thomas: Regarding Teaching and the Black Male Teacher #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #esl #efl #elt #education #elearning #lrnchat #TESOL #IATEFL #Egypt #edtech #Obama
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 15, 2011
Valeria Franca says: February 15, 2011 at 4:04 am Hi Thomas, It´s important for us to consider issues such as the one you raise. After all, we work in the field of education and if our educational institutions fail do … Continue reading → 2011-02-15T06:54:49 [Comment]

Teach | Learn – a new kind of course book (David vs Goliath): An Interview With David Deubelbeiss #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #esl #efl #elt #TESOL #IATEFL #CCK11
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 15, 2011
Teach | Learn – a new kind of course book (David vs Goliath) Thomas: In this interview, David Deubelbeiss, author of the innovative, “Teach | Learn”, will respond to a 5W interview format, namely Who, What, Where, When, Why. In … Continue reading → 2011-02-15T04:22:00 [Comment]

Connectivism Explained…by its Practitioners #CCK11 #edchat #ELTchat #ukedchat #education #esl #elearning #lrnchat #edu #Obama #efl #esol #ell #TESOL #IATEFL #elt #whataconcept #egypt #Teachers #news
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 14, 2011
How many people do you know, who know, how an internal combustion engine works? I will be honest with you. I haven’t a clue, and this diagram doesn’t do much for me, either. Now, if my ability to drive a … Continue reading → 2011-02-15T02:24:52 [Comment]

A Night For Neruda: The Poet Speaks of Lost Love #ELTchat #education #edchat #ukedchat #CCK11
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 14, 2011
Do you speak Spanish? You don’t? Wonderful. You have no choice but to close your eyes, and feel the most romantic poetry in the world, Poem 20, as it enters your mind, your heart, and your soul, in the voice … Continue reading → 2011-02-15T00:23:20 [Comment]

Teachers helping Teachers by David Deubelbeiss #ELTchat #edtech #edchat #ukedchat #education #esl #efl #CCK11
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 14, 2011
There is a new course book out – Teach | Learn, by David Deubelbeiss. I’m going to be reviewing this innovative coursebook in a later post. For now, I thought it best to let David introduce you to the coursebook. … Continue reading → 2011-02-14T22:26:11 [Comment]

Teaching and The Black Male Teacher: A Dis-Connection? #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #edreform #education #esl
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 14, 2011
In the past 10 years of my teaching career, I have seen only three (3) other Black Male Teachers. There was Paulo from Brazil, Ron from Oakland, California, and Kevin, from Costa Rica. That’s it. Incredibly, I never ever gave … Continue reading → 2011-02-14T19:18:23 [Comment]

Looking For Catarina: A Connectivist Love Story #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 14, 2011
February 14, 2011. St. Valentine’s Day, a day for lovers to declare themselves, to renew themselves, to recover lost love… Looking For Catarina is dedicated to my wife, Gabriela. She is the solid foundation in which I rest my love, … Continue reading → 2011-02-14T14:09:36 [Comment]

Wayne Rooney Gives An Integrated, Four Skills Connectivism Lesson #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 14, 2011
Here are suggestions for an integrated, four skills, (reading, writing, speaking, listening) connectivism lesson using the video of the Wayne Rooney goal. Thomas: Have you scored an overhead bicycle kick before? Wayne: No. Thomas: Was it special? Wayne: Yes. Thomas: … Continue reading → 2011-02-14T06:18:47 [Comment]

Wayne Rooney Connects With Wonder Goal #ELTChat #edchat #ukedchat #CCK11
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 14, 2011
LONDON (AP) — Wayne Rooney said it was the best goal he’s scored and Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson called it the greatest strike he’s seen in 25 years at Old Trafford. Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart didn’t even move. … Continue reading → 2011-02-14T05:33:19 [Comment]

Goal 9: Make a Global Connection: Connectivism in Practice #30Goals #CCK11 #ELTchat #edchat #ukedchat #elearning #education #esl #efl #education #elt #edreform #edu
profesorbaker, Profesorbaker's Blog, Feb 13, 2011
Today’s goal is to make a global connection. These words are spoken, on a recorded YouTube video, by Shelly Terrell, the initiator of the 30 Goals Challenge for Educators. Let’s listen in as Shelly quotes Socrates: “True wisdom comes to … Continue reading → 2011-02-14T02:51:57 [Comment]


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